Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Are Filipino Muslims training with Abu Sayyaf and Kim Jong-un calls for combat readiness. Plus a former Chinese Premier’s daughter could be the next one snared for graft and messaging app Viber could be out of Korea.
Could the Philippines’ MILF be training with Aby Sayyaf?
The Philippine government is currently attempting to validate photographs depicting members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front training in Sulu with the presence of the Abu Sayyaf Group.
North Korea must be combat ready
According to state media, North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-un, told the Central Military Commission, they needed to be “fully ready to react to any form of war to be ignited by the enemy.”
Next week, South Korea and the United States begin the annual Key Resolve joint military drill. North Korea views them as hostile and prelude to war.
Former Chinese premier’s daughter in anti-graft crosshairs
Chinese President Xi JinPing’s anti-corruption probe could target the daughter of former premier Li Peng. Many of recent the anti-corruption actions have involved companies related the former premier’s family.
Viber possible forced out of Korea
SK Telecom, South Korea’s leading mobile phone carrier recently won a District Court case against smart phone mobile messaging app Viber. The decision could send the technology company out of Korea. The court said Viber infringed on four of SK Telecoms patents and that it could not distribute its software in the Korean market.
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