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Dec 14, 2017
【#485(Special)】North Korean Attempt to Smuggle Weapons for Uighurs
Tsutomu Nishioka China has recently found North Korean military members’ attempt to smuggle weapons for armed insurgents of the Uighurs, an ethnic minority in China, according to Chinese sources. The incident has been a factor behind the rapid deterioration of Beijing-Pyongyang relations, they said. Details of the incident are .... <Read more>
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Dec 14, 2017
【#484】Unreasonable Court Ruling on NHK Reception Fee
Katsuhiko Takaike On December 6, Grand Bench of the Supreme Court made a ruling on a contract with Japan Broadcasting Corporation, better known as NHK, for receiving television transmission. In this case, NHK sued a man in 2011 for refusing to conclude a TV reception contract with NHK and pay a fee as requested by the public .... <Read more>

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【#483】Pyongyang’s Doubtful Claim of Completing Nuclear Force
Fumio Ota On November 29, North Korea’s state-run news media reported that Pyongyang successfully launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) named Hwasong-15 that could strike the “entire region of the U.S. mainland.” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared that North Korea had “finally realized

【#482】Conversation with South Korean Conservatives
Tsutomu Nishioka “I’m shameful as a Korean.” “They don’t know diplomatic protocol.” “At a time when South Korea, the United States and Japan are required to work together in rejecting a nuclear-armed North Korea, the Moon Jae In government is running counter to the requirement.” South Korean conservative leaders whom I met in