Wednesday, February 15, 2006




Thursday, February 09, 2006

China cranks up Japan anger [07feb06] 

TENSION between China and Japan escalated yesterday with a major newspaper here describing Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's visits to a Tokyo war shrine as the actions of a person who knowingly eats "rat s..t".

The vermin-type commentary in The People's Daily, the Communist Party mouthpiece, comes .....

"China has an old saying: One pellet of rat s..it spoils a bowl of soup," said the commentary, signed by Wu Ming, probably a pseudonym.


The Courier-Mail

Setting the Ice on Fire 

With their power, grace and artistry, Japan's women figure skaters are a daunting force that could help revitalize the troubled sport

TIMEasia Magazine

airport horror story 

Coffee, Tea, or Should We Feel Your Pregnant Wife’s Breasts Before Throwing You in a Cell at the Airport and Then Lying About Why We Put You There? by Nicholas Monahan

Wednesday, February 08, 2006



Wednesday, February 01, 2006

North Korea Diary 

RTE News - Index

RTE Foreign Editor Margaret Ward kept a diary of her week-long visit to North Korea. Cameraman Magnus Kelly took the pictures. 'We didn't have freedom of movement, we were accompanied at all times except for evening visits to restaurants, and our filming was restricted to locations agreed in advance by the government,' said Margaret Ward. 'However, we travelled around the country more than most foreign crews have managed to do, and got at least a flavour of life inside this secretive country.'

Day One- Saturday 19 November


朝鮮日報 Chosunilbo (Japanese Edition)

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