Asia Briefs:2 Koreas to hold talks

2 Koreas to hold talks

SEOUL • North and South Korea have agreed to hold rare talks on Nov 26, aimed at setting up a high-level dialogue that might provide the foundation for a sustainable improvement in cross-border ties.


1MDB 'asset sale nears'

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE •Malaysia's 1MDB is nearing the sale of its power assets to a consortium including Qatar's Nebras Power and China General Nuclear Power, people familiar with the matter said yesterday. The assets could be valued at about RM18 billion (S$5.9 billion). A deal could be announced as early as Monday.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2015, with the headline 'Asia Briefs:2 Koreas to hold talks'. Subscribe