The truth about modern Japanese geisha and the samurai
The samurai class, including their wives and children, never exceeded 5% of the population. A geisha, even in the best years was not more than 70 thousand is now about…

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Traditions of greetings in China and Japan - WU - path in search of self
Today is talk a little bit about greetings. Compare the ritual adopted in Europe and Chinese/Japanese ceremony. We are all so accustomed to the ritual to shake hands when meeting,…

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In South Korea elected a new President

South Korea has made a momentous choice – according to preliminary results of counting of votes, the President of the country was 60-year-old Park Geun-Hye of the right of the saenuri party, reports Yonhap.

News of the victory of Park Geun-Hye flew after the announcement of the results of processing just over 80% of the ballots. According to available data, she wins with a slight margin, gaining 51.6 per cent. Rival ladies, we recall, is moon Jae In is the son of a defector from North Korea, a former lawyer and human rights activist once headed the of the head of state, an implacable opponent of the current conservative government led by President Lee Myung-Bak and the supporter of a soft policy toward Pyongyang.

The current President of South Korea Lee Myung-Bak has congratulated Park Geun-Hye’s victory. “You had to overcome a lot of difficulties”, – said held in a telephone conversation the leader of the country. At the same time moon Jae In has publicly acknowledged his defeat, writes “Interfax”.

After learning about the victory of the candidate who voted for it Koreans gathered near the house policy, waving national flags – they have not prevented the sub-zero temperature. Happy Geun-Hye came out was through the crowd, shaking hands with his supporters.

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North Korea declared war on South Korea – the First channel

Home international news North Korea announced the entry into a state of war with South Korea, and, as stated by the North Korean leadership, ready to strike at the slightest threat. While Seoul is preparing an adequate response, Pyongyang raises the morale of citizens parades. Western experts say, in connection with the joint exercises of US and South Korea, to predict the aggression of North Korea was easy, but the further actions of the young leader Kim Jong UN is unpredictable.

Home international news North Korea announced the entry into a state of war with South Korea, and, as stated by the North Korean leadership, ready to strike at the slightest threat. While Seoul is preparing an adequate response, Pyongyang raises the morale of citizens parades. Western experts say, in connection with the joint exercises of US and South Korea, to predict the aggression of North Korea was easy, but the further actions of the young leader Kim Jong UN is unpredictable.

The Declaration of accession to a state of war with its southern neighbour was called in North Korea, predictably, a surge of patriotism. Throughout the country held mass rallies and demonstrations in support of the government, which announced Continue reading

Some More amazing facts about “the hermit Kingdom” – Forbes Kazakhstan

In recent times the world has increased the interest in “hermit Kingdom’ – North Korea. This is not surprising, because the country claims to be the most closed and very exotic, and the forbidden fruit is always sweet, according to Our planet. We present to your attention several interesting facts, which, we believe, little-known: North Korea is one of the most literate countries in the world: the average literacy rate in North Korea reaches 100%!

In the country allowed to wear a total of 28 government-approved hairstyles and haircuts

Girls are allowed to carry 14 different types of haircuts; married women are expected to wear a short haircut, and single women can grow my hair longer. Men are forbidden to grow their hair longer than 5 inches, while older people can afford hair length to 7 inches.

Annual spending of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il for a luxury cognac to 800 times the average annual income by country

The father of the current leader Kim Jong UN-Kim Jong-Il spent 700 thousand euros per year to buy cognac Hennessy. The average annual income in North Korea, estimated at 1 to 2 thousand dollars.

Moreover, the dictator was an avid movie buff, and his collection consisted of more than 20 thousand films

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National culinary tradition of Japan
Culinary traditions of different Nations rarely not at all comparable with the peoples of neighbouring countries. To this rare exception is Japanese cooking, which significantly differs not only from European…

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