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North Korea vows to blow up South propaganda facilities

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North Korea vowed Saturday to launch an all-out attack against South Korean loudspeakers and other propaganda facilities along their heavily fortified border, warning it can even turn Seoul into a “sea of flame.” In 2004, the rival Koreas ended decades of propaganda campaigns as relations warmed following a landmark summit in 2000. However, South Korea resumed radio broadcasts to the North... 

99% of the people in China want to move to the U.S.

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A recent news article reports “In China, cracks are appearing – in the neighbourhood of the massive Three Gorges Dam, the country’s great prestige project, and also in the Great Internet Firewall of China, enabling the ominous news to leak out. Three years ago stories were already emerging in the Chinese media about landslides, ecological deterioration and accumulation of algae further down... 

India Failing to Control Open Defecation Blunts Nation’s Growth

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Indian man manually cleaning sewers of you know what… and yet they have the capacity to build nuclear weapons and become software engineers and work in the West…? Until May 2007, Meera Devi rose before dawn each day and walked a half mile to a vegetable patch outside the village of Kachpura to find a secluded place. Dodging leering men and stick-wielding farmers and avoiding spots that... 

Russia sends its mightiest warships for drills in Far East to prevent a US attack on North Korea

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Russian warships Flagships of three Russian fleets have united in Russia’s Far East for the large-scale naval exercises in the Sea of Japan in June, a Pacific Fleet spokesman said on Wednesday. The flagship of the Black Sea fleet, the Moskva missile cruiser, arrived at a naval base near Vladivostok on Wednesday and teamed up with the flagship of the Northern Fleet, the Pyotr Veliky nuclear-powered... 

Obama orders U.S. military to get ready in Korea standoff

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South Korean soldiers check fences set up along the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea, in Yanggu, north of Seoul, South Korea Monday, May 24, 2010. South Korean Defense Minister Kim Tae-young said Seoul would resume psychological warfare against the North that had been suspended in 2004 during a period of warming relations. South Korea won U.S. support Monday for slashing trade to North... 

North Korea threatens War if South tries to Punish it for Sinking Ship

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In this Wednesday May 19, 2010, photo navy soldiers stand guard near the wreckage of the South Korean naval vessel Cheonan, which was sunken on March 26 near the maritime border with North Korea, at the Second Fleet Command of Navy in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Evidence overwhelmingly proves North Korea fired a torpedo that sank a South Korean warship in March, killing 46 sailors, investigators said... 

US: North Korea must stop provocative behaviour or face consequences

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The salvaged South Korean 1,200-tonne corvette Cheonan North Korea must face international consequences for torpedoing a South Korean warship, Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, warned on Friday. As international diplomatic negotiations began over how to punish Pyongyang for the sinking of the 1,200 tonne warship Cheonan, Mrs Clinton’s remarks heaped further pressure on China to back... 

Japanese government blocks a ban on child pornography

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The Japanese government has blocked legal efforts to clamp down on child pornography, with the country becoming the world's "kiddie porn superpower," according to a pressure group. The ruling Democratic Party of Japan has refused to support legislation that would outlaw the possession of child pornography on the grounds that it would infringe individuals’ freedom of expression –... 

US Goes To COCKED PISTOL Alert Status Over Korean War Fears

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Korean poster depicting US being crushed by North Korea Russian Defense Ministry reports circulating in the Kremlin this evening are warning that that the United States has ordered 3 of its aircraft carrier battle groups belonging to its Northern Pacific Third Fleet Naval forces to “COCKED PISTOL” alert status over growing war fears originating on the Korean Peninsula. The “COCKED PISTOL”... 

Korean man living in Japan Adopts 554 Children to Claim $1,000,000 Child Support

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A Korean man living in Japan has reportedly adopted 554 children in order to claim 86 million yen in annual child support payments. The man, said to be a Korean in his fifties, approached the benefits office at the city of Amagasaki in Hyogo prefecture, where he enquired about the possibility of claiming child support for his children. He introduced his Thai wife and explained that the couple, in... 

Microsoft contractors faulted for illegal labor use

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Companies found hiring hundreds of under-aged, unregistered workers, and forcing them to work overtime Two Guangdong-based factories contracted to global giant Microsoft have been found guilty of illegal labor practices, including the employment of more than 300 16- to 18-year-old workers without registration. The companies will face administrative penalties if they do not change their work practices... 

Obama Bows In Greeting Chinese Communist Leader Hu

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President Barack Obama greets Chinese President Hu Jintao during the official arrivals for the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, Monday April 12. Here’s also a photo from Yahoo.com where humble Obama bows again to someone.  Read More »

Death toll rises in Kyrgyzstan unrest; state of emergency declared

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Kyrgyzstan unrest Kyrgyzstan’s President Kurmanbek Bakiyev ordered a state of emergency in Bishkek and three other areas on Wednesday amid clashes between riot police and anti-government demonstrators that reportedly left at least 17 protesters dead. The impoverished mostly Muslim nation in ex-Soviet Central Asia has been gripped by political unrest for weeks. Here are some analysts’ comments... 

Russia Moves Against US In Kyrgyzstan, Thailand As World War III Nears

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Early reports circulating in the Kremlin today from the Foreign Military Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) are showing that Russian forces have successfully engineered government coups against the American “puppet states” of the United States, Kyrgyzstan and Thailand. To the dangerously chaotic situation now existing in Kyrgyzstan we can read as reported... 

Sumatra Earthquake: 7.8-Magnitude Quake Hits Indonesia

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A 7.7 earthquake shook Indonesia’s northwest island of Sumatra early Wednesday, prompting a brief tsunami warning and sending residents rushing for higher ground. There were scattered reports of injuries, but only minor damage was immediately reported. The quake struck at 5:15 a.m. (2215 GMT) and was centered 125 miles (205 kilometers) northwest of the coastal town of Sibolga in Sumatra at... 
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