Monday, April 5, 2010

Daily Kor for April 5, 2010:
Weekend at Dear Bernie's

I'm going to take this bully pulpit to declare that the Korea Herald's new layout is mucking up the works in Safari. Still, at least all the hotlinks seem to work, unlike before.
  1. Pyongyang media reports indicate Kim Jong-il was in North Korea when media rumors placed his train in Dandong, China (links here)
  2. Somali pirates capture South Korean oil tanker with twenty-four crew aboard (links here)
  3. ROK Navy gets ready to salvage sunken Chonan (Yonhap)
  4. Pyongyang accuses South Korean troops of firing on North Korean border troops in eastern portion of DMZ (VOA, Yonhap)
  5. Overseas industrial plant orders secured by South Korean companies soared 487.5 percent to $25 billion in first quarter of 2010 (Yonhap)
  6. Hwang Jang-yop makes first trip to Japan since highest-ranking defector left North Korea (AFP)
    • Will speak with Japanese authorities dealing with issue of kidnapped Japanese as well as families of abducted Japanese
  7. Kim Jong-il disappointed to find no iPads at the apple store (Yonhap)

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