The border between North & South Korea is 250 kilometres long, approximately 4 km wide and is the most heavily militarized border in the world. The coastline and islands on both sides of the DMZ are also heavily militarized. Apparently this precarious balance of power is maintained only through the diligent confiscation of diving knives at Incheon Airport (see my rantings in the previous post). The Korean Peninsula was ruled by the Empire of Japan from 1910 until...
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So now we're boycotting palm oil and cashmere in the interest of saving the planet (in addition to previous boycotts of any recordings by the Captain & Tennille, and chia pets) and DH is pushing hard for a travel boycott of South Korea. South Korea has recently announced that they will be resuming 'scientific' whaling which is hard to understand given the somewhat universal condemnation that announcement is drawing. I've got two problems with this...