zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/14/2015 09:22
As we noted on Friday, America’s closest ally on the world stage went completely rogue last week when the UK made the highly questionable decision to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank without getting the all clear from Washington first. In fact, US officials say […]
gata.org / By Avery Goodman via Seeking Alpha / February 23, 2015
The Lunar New Year celebration closed stores and markets throughout China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, and elsewhere in the Far East last week. That presented an opportunity to torpedo prices and trigger the stop loss orders of get-rich-quick dreaming paper-gold buyers. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/16/2015 14:32
In 1988, America was the best place to be born in the world. Based on The Economist Intelligence Unit’s quality-of-life index – which links the results of subjective life-satisfaction surveys (how happy people say they are) to objective determinants of the quality of life across countries […]
The Shin Kori No. 1 reactor (R) and No. 2 reactor of state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) are seen in Ulsan.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 12/23/2014 13:08
The marketing stunt involving what would otherwise have been a straight to DVD flop, a pudgy North Korean dictator, an FBI desperate to […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 2, 2014
Megan Trainor tells us it is “All About the Base”. It seems like many reporters and analysts may be mistaking her lyrics as it is all about debase, as in currency wars.
The latest surge of currency war stories follow the unexpected decision by the Bank […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/18/2014 15:23
With race-relations in American at a boiling point, it is perhaps worth a glance at Asia for some context. As Media Equalizer’s Brian Maloney reports, one restaurant in South Korea is refusing to serve black people due to fears over Ebola! As he concludes: […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/04/2014 08:39
The US trade balance collapsed in April dashing hopes for the exuberant hockey-stock rebound in Q2 GDP.This is the biggest trade deficit since April 2012 and the biggest miss from expectations since October 2008. The last 2 months have seen the biggest slide in the deficit in […]
armstrongeconomics.com / By Martin Armstrong / April 8, 2014
The antics of North Korea are rising with the Cycle of War since the model on Korea turned in 2012. South Korea, the USA and Japan have jointly warned the communist nation yesterday….
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/08/2014 08:57 -0500
The war of words (and deeds) is once again escalating between China and Japan. As we detailed last night, this has been a long time coming and as Reuters reports today took a further turn for the worse. In an op-ed in Britain’s Daily Telegraph, the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 12/25/2013 23:17 -0500
It has been 7 years and 4 months since the last Prime Ministerial visit to Yasukuni Shrine (a symbol of Japan’s past militarism – and its convicted war criminals – which appears to be resurrecting); but in what China describes as an act that is “absolutely […]
zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 12/08/2013 22:31 -0500
As fear and nationalism rise in Japan (and Abe’s grip on the people founders amid falling approval ratings and underperforming economic indicators such as GDP tonight), so another party has joined the debacle in the East China Sea. As NHK World reports, South Korea has officially […]
endthelie.com / By Madison Ruppert / November 12, 2013
A portrait of Kim Il-sung in North Korea
South Korean media has reported that as many as 80 people were executed publicly in North Korea, many for infractions like watching movies from South Korea or possessing a Bible.
Possession of a Bible is considered […]