Kim Jong Nam murder rekindles interest in suspected abduction off Singapore nearly 40 years ago, SE Asia News & Top Stories

BANGKOK (Bernama) – The murder of Kim Jong Nam in Malaysia at the hands of suspected North Korean agents has rekindled interest in the mysterious disappearance of five women, including a Singaporean, almost four decades ago.

On Aug 20, 1978, four young Malaysians and a Singaporean woman disappeared without a trace after they were asked by a “Japanese” man to join a party on a boat off the republic’s coast.

The four Malaysian women are Yeng Yoke Fun, 22, Yap Me Leng, 22, Seetoh Tai Thim, 19, Margaret Ong Guat Choo, 19.

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