I haven’t seen anything in the Japanese press, but this Straits Times story is a giggle anyway. According to the ST, Japanese pundits were expecting to concentrate on one thing when Mr Jenkins stepped off his flight in Jakarta:
If Mr Jenkins brought the dog, it meant he intended to stay for some time in Indonesia. No dog, the reasoning went, and he intended a quick return to Pyongyang.
But just hours before Mr Jenkins was due to arrive at the airport in Pyongyang, and the dog-watching could begin, a newspaper reported that the telltale pooch was already dead.
‘Both of them are dead of old age,’ the Yomiuri Shimbun quoted a Japanese government official as saying, referring to the dog and its predecessor. — Reuters
I may be deliberately obtuse and start calling the neighbour’s noisy dog “Reuters” too.
- Charles Jenkins’ war
With no disrespect intended, and given that it is easier to organise wars and other historical events in the mind when they
- Sounds to kill Jews by
“Then the monsignor left the altar and told us that we could start killing the Jews.”
- La Vanguardia’s WTC lies
John Chappell picks up on the Vanguardia “exclusive” from June/July re alleged mysterious shadows on the fuselage of the second WTC
Apologies–I know who brought the site down, and I know that they did it deliberately, but I can’t do anything about
- Lleida airport (pot), meet Ciudad Real airport (kettle)
La Vanguardia appears interested in Spanish local airports as a means of diverting large sums of public money to private pockets