Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
#1 Interesting. Are elements of the Nork armed forces out of central gov control and looking for their own revenue raising.
Posted by phil_b 2012-05-17 08:22||
#2 looking for their own revenue raising
Or just - Food
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-05-17 09:35||
#3 Bingo, phil.
Posted by Barbara 2012-05-17 09:55||
#4 Funny how the Chinese _don't_ feel that way about the Philipines.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-05-17 10:05||
#5 I wonder if some day the Chinese will get so upset with their lap dog they will euthanize it.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-05-17 16:41||
#6 Is Beijing certain whom did it - the MSM-Net Artics from yestiddy afternoon seemed to allude Beijing believed these "Pirates" were working on behalf of the NORTH KOREAN STATE = Jong-un + his Pyongyang Boyz???
* CHINA DAILY FORUM > NORTH KOREA ASKS RANSOM FOR CAPTURED CHINESE FISHING BOATS.
* TOPIX > NORTH KOREA SEIZES CHINESE BOATS FOR RANSOM, "GLOBAL TIMES" SAYS.
* SAME > NORTH KOREA ASKS RANSOM FOR CAPTURED BOATS.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-05-17 22:24||