· March, 2006

Stories about North Korea from March, 2006

China: Google News

  31 March 2006

Musing Under The Tenement Palm‘s Davesgonechina questions the people at Google on how they determine what is to be included in Google News and is not satisfied with their response.

North Korea: Official defects

  29 March 2006

Joshua from The Korea Liberator compares the recent defection of a North Korean man rumored to be a diplomat with the 2003 defection of senior North Korean weapons official Bok Ku Lee.

North Korea: American defector in Japan

  17 March 2006

OhmyNews! runs an in-depth interview with U.S. Army deserter Charles Jenkins, now living on Sado Island after spending four decades in North Korea. “My life is not worth five cents, I know that,” he tells reporter David McNeill. “I don't think they have the nerve to come and get me,...

North Korea: Who are you calling a threat?

  10 March 2006

OhmyNews! hosts a forum discussion between Robert Einhorn, advisor to the International Security Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based foreign policy think tank, and Peter Beck, Northeast Asia Project Director for the International Crisis Group, on the bogey men being used by various parties...

North Korea: Multiple choice

  9 March 2006

NKZone picks up a report from the official Chinese Xinhua news agency about changes to middle school testing in North Korea, where authorities are opting for multiple choice test formats as opposed to the traditional essay-based exams used in the past. Includes links to interesting background.

Asian History Carnival

Frog in a Well presents the 3rd Asian History Carnival, including discussions of Memoirs of a Geisha (Media and Popular Culture), an entire pre-modern Japanese history seminar blogging their reading, martial Buddhas and possible links to the samurai tradition, an Korean insect extermination ritual, the Soviets in Manchuria, the French...

North Korea: Supports “One China”

  6 March 2006

Angry Chinese Blogger examines a statement issued by Pyongyang over the weekend via the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper, pledging North Korea's support for Beijing's “One China Policy”, and denouncing Taiwan for abolishing its unification council.

Northeast Asia: Discussion forum

  3 March 2006

OhmyNews and the Civil Network for a Peaceful Korea are co-hosting a series of online discussion fora entitled Talk! Northeast Asia. Translated and cross-posted in Korean, Japanese, Chinese and English between Feb. 27 and March 15, the event aims to provide the means for Northeast Asian citizens to produce ideas...

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