On this day, Asia Pundits would like to remember the people of Japan and all that they experienced on March 11th, 2011. New video from last year’s earthquake and tsunami shows the chaos and utter devastation as it unfolds. Mother nature never fails to amaze me with the amount of raw energy and destruction it’s […]
Fang Shuting, the chairperson of the Chinese Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine says that bears are perfectly happy having their gall bladders drained. When speaking at a press conference yesterday, he reportedly said, “The process of extracting bear bile is like turning on a tap: natural, easy and without pain. After they’re done, the bears […]
The Nation is reporting that three explosions went off in Bangkok yesterday. The explosions left 5 bystanders injured and rattled the nerves of the city’s residents. The first explosion went off at a rented house in Sukhumvit. Police arrested two Iranians at the home. A third suspect is reportedly still at large. The second explosion […]
In today’s Photo of the Day, Kim Jong-Un is seen smiling broadly as he inspects a Korean People’s Army Large Combined Unit. North Korea Leadership Watch reports that Kim’s last known public appearance was around February 7th, most likely the same day this photo was taken. A few days after Kim’s last public appearance, rumours […]
Today’s photo of the day comes to us from MOP.com via chinaSMACK, which ran MOP’s full gallery on bikers in China during the Spring Festival. The New Year’s holiday in China is the one time of the year when everyone attempts to take a break from it all to go home and see family and […]
Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I have been busily updating this site. I will try to make a few more posts in the days to come. For now, here is this week’s video of the week. It features Kim Jong-Un in all his military prowess. This clip is from a documentary which was […]
Here is raw video from Kim Jong-il’s funeral procession which was held today. Kim Jong-un can be seen leading the procession through the snow filled square on the appropriately grey and wintry looking day in Pyongyang.
Gusts of Popular Feeling featured this short scene from Lee Jong-ho’s film “Heavenly Homecoming of Stars” earlier in the week. The scene gives us some insight into rebellious 1970′s Korean youth culture and life on the Peninsula after the war. Sit back, spark one up and enjoy.
Our first installment of Video of the Week and our first “real” post of relevance. This week’s video via Roboseyo in Korea is a North Korean propaganda movie. It comes complete with guns, nationalistic music, scare-mongering and fear; all the bells and whistles of good propaganda film. Great stuff. Sit back and enjoy the music […]