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The Biggest Shopping Day ‘Boxing Day’

The Biggest Shopping Day ‘Boxing Day’

Shoppers buy goods at a shop during the Boxing Day in Toronto, Canada, on Dec. 26, 2011. Boxing Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year in Canada. <Photo: Xinhua/Zou Zheng> news@theasian.asia      

Britain Boxing Day ‘Stream of Visitors’

Britain Boxing Day ‘Stream of Visitors’

Shoppers crowd outside a GAP store on Oxford Street, central London, Britain, Dec. 26, 2011, the traditional Boxing Day. Millions of shoppers in the UK are expected to go to high streets and shopping centres today for big discounts. <Photo: Xinhua/Zeng Yi> news@theasian.asia    

Happy Christmas All Over The World

Happy Christmas All Over The World

There are various celebrations. Happy Christmas all over the world. news@theasian.asia

Japanese Emperor Celebrates 78th Birthday

Japanese Emperor Celebrates 78th Birthday

Japanese Emperor Akihito (L) waves to people as Empress Michiko looks on during a celebration of his 78th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo Dec. 23, 2011. Japanese Emperor Akihito celebrated his 78th birthday on Friday, expressing concern and support for people affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. <Photo: Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng> news@theasian.asia […]

China Blackmarket “Eggs Are Hot Item”

China Blackmarket “Eggs Are Hot Item”

Photo taken in Beijing, capital of China, on Dec. 22, 2011 shows a Chinese surrogacy website. Because the Ministry of Health bans the sales of eggs, some infertile couples started to get eggs through black markets. Experts say that it’s not just unethical but also harmful for college girls who are yet to have their […]

NGOs sharply divided

<Kim Jong-il Dead> NGOs sharply divided

  The NGOs of Korea have expressed different views about the death of Kim Jong-il. Especially, the issue of offering condolences is dealt in an extremely different way. Left-wing NGOs such as PSPD and Nanummunhwa gave condolences but right-wing NGOs such as NRU and CUBS had a fairly negative attitude to condolences. PSPS released a […]

Analyses of the Korean Media

<Kim Jong-il Dead> Analyses of the Korean Media

<graphic=Cho Ha-neul> How do the Korean media view the news of Kim Jong-il’s death? We have looked at the features and analyses of the major media on 20th, the next day.   Chosun Ilbo Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Han Sung-ju wrote a column titled ‘Leadership vacuum of North Korea’ and said, “The death of […]

KCTV Covers Kim Jong-il’s Death

<Kim Jong-il dead> KCTV Covers Kim Jong-il’s Death

    Korean Central Television covered the death of Kim Jong-il in detail with its website www.kcna.kp. This website is not available in South Korea. Their breaking news on 19 December 2011, also the day to mark 100th anniversary of “Juche” was “Our dear father Kim Jong-il has passed away.” Before this, they had said […]

Video on South-North Korean Summit in 2007

<Kim Jong-il dead> Video on South-North Korean Summit in 2007

North Korean people welcomes the former South Korean President Noh Moo-hyun and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-il at the South-North Korean Summit which held in 3rd October  in 2007 in this video. North Korea’s official media, Korean Central Broadcasting Station’s explanation included in this 4 minutes and 29 seconds video. <Source=Youtube, Korean Central Broadcasting Station>  

Video on South-North Korean Summit in 2000

<Kim Jong-il dead> Video on South-North Korean Summit in 2000

<Youtube>   This film is about Chairman Kim Jong-il welcoming President Kim Dae-jung on 13 June 2000.  Kim Jong-il said, “Thank you very much for coming. It is very nice to see you as promised.” Kim Dae-jung said, “Thank you very much for your warm welcome.”   news@theasian.asia

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