Posts Tagged ‘Liaoning’
Roger Cavazos analyzes messages to Chinese netizens and the DPRK leadership, a critically important part of the PRC discourse on North Korean affairs during the fishermen hostage crisis.
Even when rockets emblazoned with hangul are being trundled around the periphery, strange developments in domestic politics maintain a certain primacy. In an unusually precipitous public clash of swords between the Obama and Romney camps this past week, the subject of East Asia never arose once, in spite of the fact that the POTUS was […]
Sino-NK’s editors are on the move, fleeing North: Managing Editor Charles Kraus is in Toronto for the Association for Asian Studies conference, and Chief Editor Adam Cathcart is on assignment in the PRC’s Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region. Goings-on in Beijing and further south in Chongqing, however, are at the heart of this Krausian missive. — […]
Just as we’re having a discussion here at SinoNK.com and at Aujourd’hui en Chine about the growing methamphetamine [冰毒/빙두] problem in North Korea, right on cue the Rodong Sinmun issues the following commentary on “anti-drug campaigns” in the developing world. While the North continues to dismiss claims about drug manufacturing and abuse in the DPRK, the author […]
People and goods can and will always penetrate borders, even the ostensibly tightly-sealed DPRK boundary. In this essay, Jende Huang, Sino-NK’s Border Security Analyst, offers his take on the illicit drug trade between North Korea and China.While the laobaixing — represented, at least, by the taxi drivers in Tumen — know the problem exists, so […]