Friday, March 5, 2010

Daily Kor for March 5, 2010

Ah, North Korea. Will you never stop being a source of pissing me off?
  1. North Korea executes man for using cell phone to pass news along to South Korean group (AP via WaPo, AFP, Yonhap)
    • One Free Korea has good commentary on this here.
  2. WHO says South Korean cooperation boosting North Koreans' health (AP via WaPo)
    • South Korean NGO warns of extreme famine in North Korea and urges aid (Yonhap)
  3. North Korea threatens to scrap all tourism agreements with South Korea (Bloomberg, Yonhap, Joongang Daily, Korea Times)
  4. ROK Army helicopter crashes in Namyangju, Kyŏnggi-do Province, killing two pilots (Joongang Daily)
  5. North Korean military fired at defecting soldiers crossing MDL (AFP)
  6. South Korea launches World Cup safety campaign (Yonhap)
  7. Venezuela and North Korea reach draw, 1-1, in pre-World Cup friendly (AP via USA Today)
  8. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il vows by 2015 to vanquish South Korea in race for unimaginative cookie-cutter apartments with peeling wallpaper (Yonhap)

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