Posts tagged "North Korea"

Quote of the Day

“Trying to understand North Korea’s sinking of the Cheonan is like trying to understand Peter Frampton’s guitar-talkin’.” – John Girarde, while listening to portions of Frampton Comes Alive! with this blogger and discussing current events, Sunday, May 30th, 2010.

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Japanese government has “stick it to North Korea day”.

The Japanese government enacted into law several bills Friday designed to put the screws to North Korea. Japan is cracking down on the amount of money that may be brought or sent to North Korea in the form of remittances. The amount that may be remitted to North Korea without notifying the government has been...

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Hatoyama condemns North Korean role in Cheonan sinking

Not much to say about this, the headline pretty much says it all. “Our country strongly supports South Korea,” Hatoyama said in a written statement. “North Korea’s action is inexcusable and, along with the international community, we strongly condemn it.” (Link) That’s great and everything, but exactly why should North Korea care what Japan thinks?...

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Japan, South Korea, and China in Talks

The foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea, and China are in talks in South Korea to discuss the Cheonan incident, among other things. The ministers expressed sympathy at the heavy loss of life and exchanged views on the incident, South Korean Foreign Minister Yu Myung-Hwan told a press conference after talks with China’s Yang Jiechi...

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Kim Jong Il Comic

Recently, cartoonist Matt Bors and I collaborated on a series of comics for the web site War Is Boring. Here’s one that briefly mentions Japan. You can find the rest here.

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