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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Not much war hype in Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea

For all the hype about North Korea in the press right now, the official Korean Central News Agency of Democratic People's Republic of Korea has had very little today about the looming war.  -សតិវ អតុ
One article simply says;

Kim Jong Un Sends Letters to People of Various Social Strata
Pyongyang, April 10 (KCNA) -- The dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un sent autograph letters of various social strata, including teachers, students and children, in reply to their letters which reflected their firm determination to achieve a final victory in the confrontation with the U.S. and the drive for building a thriving nation and firmly prepare themselves as pillars for Songun Korea.
He sent autograph letters to An Ho Chun, second cell secretary of the Department 5 of the Korean Central News Agency, and Ko Pong Chun, cell secretary of the transport work-team of the transport shop of the Pyongyang Post Office, who participated in the Fourth Conference of Cell Secretaries of the Workers' Party of Korea and repeatedly received loving care and trust.
The rest of it names different factories, schools and other institutions where Kim sent the letters. Then there is an accusation against the regime in the south;
Minju Joson Denounces S. Korean Media for Slandering DPRK's Line
Pyongyang, April 10 (KCNA) -- The ultra-right conservative media of south Korea including Segye Ilbo and Munhwa Ilbo recently released misinformation that the DPRK is creating a nuclear war phobia, terming its new line of simultaneously pushing forward economic construction and the building of nuclear force an "attempt at nuclear weaponization going beyond the level of verbal provocation" and the "height of brinkmanship." They even made no scruple of hurting the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK. 
Minju Joson Wednesday observes in a bylined commentary in this regard:
The new line serves as an immortal programme for protecting and glorifying the independent dignity of Songun Korea and bringing about a bigger leap forward and innovations in the building of an economic power and marks an important landmark for hastening the great revolutionary event of national reunification.
This new line is fully supported not only by the Koreans at home and abroad but the world progressives desirous of independence. The pro-U.S. lackeys in south Korea, however, are struck with terror by the declaration of the new line as they pursue confrontation with fellow
countrymen and a war against the north. That is why the south Korean puppet authorities prodded hack media men into a base and dastardly campaign slandering the line….
More important is the up coming holiday marking the birthday of Kim Il Sung;  
Preparatory Committees Formed in Various Parts of World
Pyongyang, April 10 (KCNA) -- Preparatory committees for celebrating the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung (the Day of the Sun) were formed in nearly 70 countries and regions to celebrate it as an auspicious holiday in the wake of the inaugural ceremony of the Thai preparatory committee in January.
National preparatory committees were inaugurated in Nepal, Romania, Benin, Nigeria and Uganda and similar committees were formed by public organizations of Russia, Blagobeshensk City of Amur Region and the Karelia-DPRK Friendship Association of Russia
Inaugural ceremonies of the preparatory committees were held by the Pioneer Party of Indonesia, the Diversity Party of Indonesia, the Socialist Unionist Party of Syria and the Socialist Party of Benin with members of the party leadership attending.
The deputy prime minister of Cambodia in charge of the Royal Palace was elected chairman of the preparatory committee at the instruction of the Cambodian king, and the chairman of the National Leading Council of the Diversity Party of Indonesia, general secretary of the C.C., the Nepal Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist), general secretary of the Movement for Peace and Socialism of Italy, chairman of the Romanian Socialist Union, president of the Socialist Party of Benin, chairman of the Ecuadorian Cultural Institute for the Study of the Juche Idea and other prominent figures of the governments, political parties and organizations of various countries were elected chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretary generals of those committees.
The preparatory committees set the celebration period and discussed the issue of giving wide publicity to the revolutionary career and feats of Kim Il Sung in the period.
Meanwhile, the preparatory committee of the Korean Friendship Association for celebrating the Day of the Sun was formed in Tarragona, Spain and the international preparatory committee for celebrating the Day of the Sun in Sankt-Petersburg, Russia.
The International Alliance of Societies for the Study of the Juche Idea and Songun Policy in East European and Central Asian Regions published a decision on the inauguration of the international preparatory committee, appointed chairman and executive secretaries and entrusted them with the task to carry out the working plan of the preparatory committee for organizing colorful events and conduct dynamic activities for supporting the just cause of the Korean people.

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The towering Himalayas are, to many travellers’ minds, the chief reason for visiting Nepal. The country tumbles steeply down from the 800km stretch of the Himalayan battlements that forms its northern border, and can claim no fewer than eight of the world’s ten highest peaks – including, of course, Everest, the highest of them all. The mountains are more than just physically astonishing, however. The cultures of highland-dwelling Nepalese peoples are rich and fascinating, and the relaxed, companionable spirit of trekking life is an attraction in itself. The Himalayas have long exerted a powerful spiritual pull, too. In Hindu mythology, the mountains are where gods go to contemplate, while the Sherpas and other mountain peoples hold certain peaks to be the very embodiment of deities.
Most visitors to mountain areas stick to a few well-established trekking routes. They have good reasons for doing so: the classic trails of the Everest region with its famous trails like Everest Base camp trek and the 3 high passes are both mind blowing ventures and highly popular in the world. And Annapurna regions are so popular because they offer close-up views of the very highest peaks; this includes Annapurna 1 & 2, fishtail peak and Ganesh Himal trek. Famous treks like the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Annapurna Base camp trek & the Annapurna Circuit trek are some of the most famous on earth. Dramatic scenery and fascinating local cultures are most known in this area. Lodges on the main trails – some as sophisticated as ski chalets, these days – make it possible to go without carrying a lot of gear or learning Nepali, and without spending too much money, either. While trekking, you’ll likely eat and sleep for $20–30 a day. For those who put a high priority on getting away from it all, there are plenty of less-developed routes, of course, and simply going out of season or taking a side-route off the main trail makes a huge difference.
The Helambu and Langtang regions are less striking but conveniently close to Kathmandu, attracting a little fewer than ten percent of trekkers. The Langtang valley trek & the Ganja-La pass are known trails in this area. This leaves vast areas of eastern and far western Nepal relatively untrodden by visitors. To hike in these areas you’ll need either to get set for camping and carry your own supplies, and live like a local, or pay to join an organized trek with tents and accept the compromises that go along with that.
With a good operator, you can anywhere in the wild. A Great Himalayan Trail now runs the length of highland Nepal – though it will be for some time, if ever, before such a route will be serviced by lodges.
Treks in remote far eastern and far western Nepal are mostly restricted to two kinds of globe trotters, both adventurous in their own way. The majority come on organized camping treks with agencies – in fact, this is obligatory for those areas that require a permit. The minority are independent trekkers prepared either to carry tents and food or negotiate with porters, or to seek food and lodging in local homes and basic lodges. Some great camping outdoors include the Manaslu circuit Trek, Upper Mustang trek the Dhaulagiri circuit, Rara lake trek and the great Kangchenjunga trek, both north and south.