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Vietnam woman in Kim assassination accepts new charge, likely to go free

Apr 01, 2019 - 1:58 PM

Doan Thi Huong smiles and says 'I'm happy' after prosecutors presented the new charge in a Malaysian court, where she has been on trial since 2017

Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (C) is escorted by Malaysian police out of the High Court in Shah Alam on April 1, 2019. A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother will walk free in May after pleading guilty to a lesser charge, her lawyer said. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

Vietnam woman in Kim Jong-nam case in new release bid

Mar 28, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Doan Thi Huong's lawyers have lodged a second application to the attorney-general seeking her release

DOAN THI HUONG. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong is escorted with a heavy police presence after a court appearance at the magistrates' court in Sepang on March 1, 2017. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/ AFP

Vietnam 'regrets' murder suspect not freed in Malaysia

Mar 14, 2019 - 7:46 PM

'We want Doan Thi Huong to be tried fairly and objectively and for her to be freed,' says Vietnam's foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang

REGRET. In this file photo, Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (C) is escorted by Malaysian police after a special court session to rule on witness statements at the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on December 14, 2018 for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Vietnamese woman in North Korea murder case loses bid for release

Mar 14, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Doan Thi Huong breaks down in tears as a prosecutor tells a court the attorney-general rejects a request to free her

DOAN THI HUONG. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (L), 28, is escorted with a heavy police presence after a court appearance with Indonesian national Siti Aisyah, 25, at the magistrates' court in Sepang on March 1, 2017, for their alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/ AFP

Malaysia court frees Indonesian in Kim Jong-nam murder case

Mar 11, 2019 - 11:17 AM

(UPDATED) The news is a surprise as the court has only been scheduled to hear Doan Thi testify. The Vietnamese woman is left in shock that she is not released alongside Siti Aisyah.

RELEASED. Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (center) smiles while leaving the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 11, 2019 after her trial for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Vietnam suspect to testify in Kim Jong-nam murder trial

Mar 05, 2019 - 6:18 PM

'[Doan Thi Huong] is in good health, confident and is ready to take the stand,' says one of the suspects' lawyers

SUSPECT. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (C) is escorted by Malaysian police after a special court session to rule on witness statements at the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on December 14, 2018 for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kim Jong-nam trial delayed further over witness statement row

Jan 24, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Proceedings in the trial of Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong have moved slowly due to the large number of witnesses and the fact that hearings are held infrequently

TRIAL DELAYED. In this file photo, Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (C) and Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (top C) are escorted by Malaysian police after a special court session to rule on witness statements at the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on December 14, 2018. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kim Jong-nam murder not a prank – prosecutors

Jun 28, 2018 - 3:54 PM

'It is an assassination, where the murder was carefully planned and executed,' says Malaysian state prosecutors

ASSASSINATION. A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect 'visited Cambodia for TV pranks'

Feb 22, 2018 - 6:21 PM

The court hears that Siti Aisyah travelled to Phnom Penh on January 21 last year where she met a North Korean posing as a Japanese man named 'James' and another alleged North Korean agent Hong Song Hac, known by the pseudonym 'Mr. Chang,' at the Cambodian capital's airport

SITI AISYAH. Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (C), 25, is escorted with a heavy police presence after a court appearance with Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong, 28, at the magistrates' court in Sepang on March 1, 2017, for their alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspect 'hired for multiple pranks' – lawyer

Feb 09, 2018 - 6:48 PM

Defense lawyers argue the women were recruited to take part in what they thought were prank TV shows but were instead tricked into becoming inadvertent assassins, in an elaborate plot by a group of North Korean agents

MURDER TRIAL. Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (R) is escorted by Malaysia police during a court appearance with Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (not pictured) at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur on January 22, 2018. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kim Jong-Nam met American days before his death – witness

Jan 29, 2018 - 8:05 PM

Kim Jong-Nam meets the man at a hotel in Langkawi on February 9, a witness says during the trial of two women accused of killing him

MURDER TRIAL. Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (R) is escorted by Malaysia police during a court appearance with Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (not pictured) at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur on January 22, 2018. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

LINI MASA: Persidangan Siti Aisyah, terdakwa kasus pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam

Oct 27, 2017 - 9:42 PM

Siti Aisyah terancam hukuman mati jika terbukti bersalah membunuh Kim Jong-Nam

Kim Jong-Nam murder trial visits lab to view tainted clothes

Oct 09, 2017 - 3:31 PM

The visit to the government lab near Kuala Lumpur comes after a chemist last week testified there were traces of VX on the women's clothes

MURDER TRIAL. This photo taken on February 11, 2007 shows a man believed to be then-North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's eldest son, Kim Jong-Nam at Beijing's international airport. File photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Kim Jong-Nam suffered extensive organ damage, trial hears

Oct 03, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Vital organs, including Kim Jon-Nam's lungs and brain, swell due to a build-up of fluid, pathologist Mohamad Shah Mahmood testifies after carrying out the post-mortem

KIM JONG-NAM. A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Siti Aisyah mengaku tidak bersalah dalam kasus pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam

Oct 02, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Siti Aisyah diancam hukuman mati jika terbukti bersalah

PEMBUNUHAN. Foto yang menunjukkan wajah Siti Aisyah, Kim Jong-Nam dan Doan Thi Huong. Siti dan Doan terlibat dalam kasus pembunuhan yang menewaskan Jong-Nam. Foto oleh AFP

Sidang WNI Siti Aisyah dimulai di Pengadilan Tinggi bulan Oktober

Jul 28, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Jika di persidangan terbukti Aisyah membunuh Kim Jong Nam maka ia bisa dihukum mati

SIDANG. Pengadilan memutuskan sidang perdana WNI Siti Aisyah yang terlibat dalam kasus pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam akan digelar perdana pada bulan Oktober di Pengadilan Tinggi Shah Alam. Foto oleh Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Kim Jong-Nam murder trial to start in October

Jul 28, 2017 - 10:02 AM

3rd UPDATE The women who face the death penalty if convicted deny carrying out the killing and say they were duped into believing they were taking part in a reality TV show

Kasus WNI Siti Aisyah dilimpahkan ke Pengadilan Tinggi Malaysia

May 30, 2017 - 9:08 PM

Jika terbukti bersalah maka Siti Aisyah dapat dijatuhi hukuman mati

DIKAWAL. Siti Aisyah terlihat dikawal ketat oleh personel polisi ketika menghadiri persidangan di Pengadilan rendah di Selangor pada 1 Maret. Dia hadir bersama dengan terdakwa asal Vietnam, Doan Thi Huong karena diduga membunuh kakak tiri Kim Jong-Un pada 13 Februari. Foto oleh Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Laywer for accused in Kim murder slams 'unethical' authorities

May 29, 2017 - 7:58 PM

Gooi Soon Seng chief lawyer for Siti Aisyah says police and state prosecutors have yet to give the defense the airport closed circuit television CCTV footage of the assassination or the autopsy report on Kim

ON THE KIM MURDER. A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Di balik jeruji Siti Aisyah menangis, ratapi nasib

Apr 13, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Aisyah tidak menyangka keikutsertaannya dalam program prank tersebut malah menyebabkan nyawa orang lain melayang

DIKAWAL. Siti Aisyah dikawal oleh personel kepolisian Malaysia ketika menghadiri sidang perdana pada 1 Maret karena diduga melakukan pembunuhan terhadap warga Korea Utara, Kim Jong-Nam pada 13 Februari di Bandara KLIA. Foto oleh Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kim murder suspects taken to Malaysian court

Apr 13, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Prosecutors are expected to apply for the case to be transferred to an upper court where the women will be tried for murder

TRIAL. Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (left) and Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (right) are taken to a Malaysian court where they will be tried for murder. File photos from Agence France-Presse

Sidang kedua digelar, jaksa hadirkan bukti dakwaan terhadap Siti Aisyah

Apr 13, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Pada hari ini pengacara juga akan menuntut pengaduan di Mahkamah Majistret Sepang agar Siti Aisyah dibebaskan karena dia hanya korban

DITAHAN. Wakil Inspektur Jenderal Kepolisian Malaysia, Noor Rashid Ibrahim tengah menunjukkan foto Siti Aisyah yang secara resmi diumumkan telah ditahan oleh kepolisian Malaysia pada tanggal 16 Februari lalu. Foto oleh Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Lawyer for suspect in Kim murder calls for second autopsy

Mar 06, 2017 - 8:44 PM

Doan Thi Huong s lawyer suggests Malaysia does not have the necessary expertise in the VX nerve agent adding that he planned to request a second post mortem

DOAN THI HUONG. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (L), 28, is escorted with a heavy police presence after a court appearance with Indonesian national Siti Aisyah, 25, at the magistrates' court in Sepang on March 1, 2017, for their alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/ AFP

Frustrated Malaysian police release North Korean suspect

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:13 AM

3rd UPDATE The North Korean was deported Friday night a government official who asked not to be named confirms

RELEASED. North Korean national Ri Jong Chol (C) is escorted with a heavy police presence as he leaves the Sepang police headquaters in Sepang on March 3, 2017. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia to deport North Korean arrested in Kim killing

Mar 02, 2017 - 4:32 PM

UPDATED Attorney general Mohamed Apandi Ali says 47 year old Ri Jong Chol would be released and deported Friday March 3

This handout picture released by the Royal Malaysian Police in Kuala Lumpur on February 19, 2017 shows suspect North Korean Ri Jong Chol, detained in connection to the February 13 assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Photo by Royal Malaysian Police / AFP

Berita hari ini: Rabu, 1 Maret 2017

Mar 01, 2017 - 12:06 PM

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This photo taken on February 11, 2007 shows a man believed to be then-North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's eldest son, Kim Jong-Nam, walking amongst journalists upon his arrival at Beijing's international airport. The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has been murdered in Malaysia, pleaded for his life after a failed assassination bid in 2012, lawmakers briefed by South Korea's spy chief said on February 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT

Didakwa membunuh kakak tiri Kim Jong-un, Siti Aisyah terancam hukuman mati

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Dakwaan dibacakan hari ini

Two women to be charged with Kim murder – Malaysia

Feb 28, 2017 - 5:27 PM

UPDATED South Korea says its isolated neighbor was behind the assassination and claims the North s agents engaged two outsiders to carry out the murder

A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO / JUNG Yeon-Je

Dakwaan terhadap Siti Aisyah dibacakan besok

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Siti Aisyah diduga membunuh kakak tiri pemimpin Korea Utara Kim Jong un

Kim killing suspect given $90 to take part in 'prank'

Feb 25, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Indonesia s deputy ambassador to Malaysia says Siti Aisyah only said in general that somebody asked her to do this activity which led to the death of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong un

ARRESTED. Royal Malaysian Police deputy inspector-general Noor Rashid Ibrahim (center L) speaks about detained Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah (top) during a press conference as Selangor state police chief Abdul Samah Mat (R) looks on, at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on February 19, 2017, following the February 13 assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kepada pengacara, Siti Aisyah minta orang tua tidak perlu menyusul ke Malaysia

Feb 25, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Siti Aisyah juga mengaku tidak tahu jika perbuatannya bisa menyebabkan kematian terhadap orang lain

DITAHAN. Ilustrasi wajah Siti Aisyah, perempuan yang kini tengah ditangkap oleh personel polisi Malaysia karena diduga terkait peristiwa pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Ilustrasi oleh Rappler

Polisi Malaysia: Racun di wajah Kim Jong-Nam masuk dalam senjata kimia

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Zat VX dimodifikasi untuk melumpuhkan organ syaraf manusia

DIBUNUH. Seorang pria tengah menonton sebuah tayangan berita di televisi yang menampilkan berita mengenai saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un yakni Kim Jong-Nam. Dia tewas usai diracun pada Senin, 13 Februari. Foto oleh Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Mengapa Malaysia bersikukuh tak izinkan pengacara temui Siti Aisyah?

Feb 23, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Pemerintah Malaysia hanya boleh menahan Siti Aisyah maksimal selama 21 hari Jika tidak ditemukan bukti maka dia harus dibebaskan

FOTO SITI AISYAH. Dubes Malaysia untuk Indonesia Dato Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim menunjukkan foto tersangka kasus pembunuhan Kim Jong Nam, Siti Aisyah saat menyampaikan keterangan kepada awak media di Kedubes Malaysia, Jakarta, Kamis, 23 Februari. Foto oleh M. Agung Rajasa/ANTARA

Indonesia kecewa dengan cara polisi Malaysia tangani kasus Siti Aisyah

Feb 23, 2017 - 2:29 PM

Kepolisian Malaysia justru menyampaikan fakta hukum baru mengenai Siti Aisyah kepada media dan bukan ke pengacara KBRI

DITAHAN. Wakil Inspektur Jenderal Kepolisian Malaysia, Noor Rashid Ibrahim tengah menunjukkan foto Siti Aisyah yang secara resmi diumumkan telah ditahan oleh kepolisian Malaysia pada tanggal 16 Februari lalu. Foto oleh Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Kapolri: Warga Korut yang rekrut Siti Aisyah untuk program reality show

Feb 22, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Kepolisian Malaysia kini memperpanjang masa penahanan Siti Aisyah hingga tujuh hari ke depan

DITAHAN. Warga Indonesia, Siti Aisyah ditahan oleh kepolisian Malaysia hingga tanggal 22 Februari karena diduga terkait pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Foto dari Kepolisian Diraja Malaysia

Ungkap peran Siti Aisyah, Polri siap bantu Polisi Malaysia

Feb 22, 2017 - 2:33 PM

Ini memang kasus yang cukup pelik

Kepolisian Malaysia: Siti Aisyah akan ditahan selama satu minggu

Feb 19, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Kepolisian Malaysia masih memburu empat orang lainnya yang diketahui merupakan warga Korea Utara Mereka sudah meninggalkan Malaysia di hari Kim Jong Nam terbunuh

DITAHAN. Warga Indonesia, Siti Aisyah ditahan oleh kepolisian Malaysia hingga tanggal 22 Februari karena diduga terkait pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Foto dari Kepolisian Diraja Malaysia

Kemlu: Kondisi Siti Aisyah sehat di dalam penjara

Feb 18, 2017 - 9:49 PM

Siti Aisyah juga telah melakukan proses rekonstruksi perdana di Bandara Internasional Kuala Lumpur KLIA 2 Adegan yang diperagakan Aisyah sama dengan yang diberitakan media selama ini

DITAHAN. Ilustrasi wajah Siti Aisyah, perempuan yang kini tengah ditangkap oleh personel polisi Malaysia karena diduga terkait peristiwa pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Ilustrasi oleh Rappler

Wapres JK: Siti Aisyah korban penipuan

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Siti Aisyah ditipu seolah olah tengah syuting program reality show Just for Laughs Dia tidak tahu tengah dijebak untuk melakukan pembunuhan

DITAHAN. Ilustrasi wajah Siti Aisyah, perempuan yang kini tengah ditangkap oleh personel polisi Malaysia karena diduga terkait peristiwa pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Ilustrasi oleh Rappler

Mengenal Siti Aisyah, perempuan yang diduga terlibat pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam

Feb 17, 2017 - 6:08 PM

Siti Aisyah sempat pergi ke Malaysia di tahun 2010 bersama suaminya untuk mencari pekerjaan

DITAHAN. Ilustrasi wajah Siti Aisyah, perempuan yang kini tengah ditangkap oleh personel polisi Malaysia karena diduga terkait peristiwa pembunuhan Kim Jong-Nam, saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un. Ilustrasi oleh Rappler

Kemlu: Penahanan Siti Aisyah di Malaysia hanya sementara

Feb 17, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Kepolisian Malaysia menangkap Siti Aisyah berdasarkan rekaman kamera CCTV dan bukan dari pemeriksaan forensik

DIBUNUH. Foto kakak tiri Kim Jong-Un, Kim Jong-Nam yang diambil pada tanggal 11 Februari 2007. Kim Jong-Nam dibunuh di Bandara Kuala Lumpur Internasional (KLIA) 2 ketika akan masuk ke pesawat menuju ke Makau pada Senin, 13 Februari. Foto oleh Jiji Press/AFP/File

Kemlu: Paspor WNI terduga pelaku pembunuhan warga Korut asli

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:56 PM

Pejabat konsuler di KBRI Kuala Lumpur tengah berupaya untuk menemui Siti Aisyah dan melakukan verifikasi

DIBUNUH. Seorang pria tengah menonton sebuah tayangan berita di televisi yang menampilkan berita mengenai saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un yakni Kim Jong-Nam. Dia tewas usai diracun pada Senin, 13 Februari. Foto oleh Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Salah satu pelaku pembunuhan saudara Kim Jong-un membawa paspor Indonesia?

Feb 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Tersangka kedua yang ditangkap oleh polisi Malaysia diketahui bernama Siti Aisyah dan memegang paspor Indonesia

DIBUNUH. Seorang pria tengah menonton sebuah tayangan berita di televisi yang menampilkan berita mengenai saudara tiri Kim Jong-Un yakni Kim Jong-Nam. Dia tewas usai diracun pada Senin, 13 Februari. Foto oleh Jung Yeon-Je/AFP