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Tokyo Kim Jong-il Death News

<Kim Jong-il dead> Tokyo Kim Jong-il Death News

 A man watchs the news report of the death of Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in a shop of Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 19, 2011. <Photo: Xinhua/Kenichiro Seki> news@theasian.asia  

Profile of Kim Jong-il

<Kim Jong-il dead> Profile of Kim Jong-il

Feb. 1941 Born at Milyoung, Baekdu Mountain His father Kim Il-sung and mother Kim Jong-suk 1945 Back to settle in North Korea from the Soviet Union 1950-52 Went to China to study at the Jirin Academy Jul. 1961 Entered the Worker’s Party of Korea 1966 Central Committee Member Jun. 1973 Senior Manager of the Party’s […]

Dear all the students of Korea

Dear all the students of Korea

[1000th Wednesday] Danyang High School Girls

[1000th Wednesday] Danyang High School Girls

    Danyang High School girls at the rally. Danyang is a part of Chungcheongbuk-do, approximately three hours away from Seoul. They had to depart as early as 7am to attend the historic occasion. <Photograph: Kris Min>

Park Tae-joon, Father of Steel Dies at 84

Park Tae-joon, Father of Steel Dies at 84

  Park Tae-joon, the creator of Posco, one of the world’s largest steel companies that helped to lay the foundations for South Korea’s rise from a devastated postwar society into an industrial powerhouse, died on Tuesday in Seoul at the age of 84. According to Lee Sung-man, a spokesman for Severance Hospital where he had […]

[1000th Wednesday] Han Myeong-sook

[1000th Wednesday] Han Myeong-sook

  Former Prime Minister Han Myeong-sook at the rally saying, “Let us solve this problem while the old ladies are alive.” <Photograph: Kris Min>

[1000th Wednesday] Chung Bong-ju

[1000th Wednesday] Chung Bong-ju

  Chung Bong-ju, a former MP who gained the increasing popularity with the radio talk show “Naneun Ggomsuda” which can be translated as “I’m a man of tricks” attended the rally. <Photograph: Kris Min>

[1000th Wednesday] Lee Jung-hee

[1000th Wednesday] Lee Jung-hee

  Lee Jung-hee, the leader of the United Progressive Party delivering her speech at the rally. <Photograph: Kris Min>

Vivid Reminder of Violence Against Women

Vivid Reminder of Violence Against Women

  The shoe memorial in Vancouver, Canada reminds the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women(December 6). Hundreds of shoes are collected to represent those women who have been killed or are missing. <Xinhua=AsiaN>

Bush and Blair guilty of ‘Crimes against Peace’

Bush and Blair guilty of ‘Crimes against Peace’

The former US President George W. Bush and the former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair found guilty of ‘Crimes against Peace’ on 22 by a moot court in Malaysia.     The former Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad set up the court in Kuala Lumpur in 2007 strongly criticizing the Iraq war led by […]

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