Monday, October 5, 2009

Daily Kor for October 5, 2009

  1. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il greets Wen Jiabao at Pyongyang's airport as Chinese leader makes rare and important visit to DPRK (AP, BBC, Yonhap, Reuters, Bloomberg, UPI, my take)
  2. South Korea refuses to return eleven North Koreans who defected by boat (AP via WaPo, AFP with map)
  3. India seizes North Korean ship but allows it to leave after finding "nothing incriminatory" (AP via WaPo)
  4. South Korea to launch readily deployable 3000-member peacekeeping unit in 2010 (Yonhap)
  5. South Korean crackdown on visa overstayers extended until end of 2009 (Korea Times)
  6. South Korea's faster-than-expected pace of economic recovery ranked sixth out of G20 nations (Yonhap)
  7. Weeping Chicagoans blame South Korean "crying coaches" for their city's failed Olympic bid: "We should never have followed that really stupid 'sobbing strategy'," laments mayor (Chicago Sun-Times)
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2 comments:

  1. South Korea refuses to return eleven North Koreans who defected by boat

    It's incredible that there would ever have been any question of that.

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  2. I remember a number of expats making fun of Koreans when the people of PyeongChang were crying after the announcement was made that their city will not host the 2014 Winter Olympics.

    A lot of expats live in (and comment from) a glass jar.

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