Los Angeles Times Beijing bureau chief; author Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Only in Japan: Pizza Hut Japan's new ad boasting cat chefs is as adorable as it is unsanitary ti.me/1p9Sgu7 pic.twitter.com/koQRm9HDan
Kim family's banker reportedly flees North Korea with $5 million and seeks asylum abroad. bangkokpost.com/news/asia/4293…
RT @annafifield: latest swimwear fashions at Pyongyang, #NorthKorea water park (although journalists were the only people in the shop) pic.twitter.com/SBQvVxZiPy
RT @annafifield: here's something I've never seen before in North Korea: Coke. also fries + Heinz ketchup, tho no locals were buying pic.twitter.com/mS3NLHODZk
Amazing story of obsession: The Man Who Made Off With John Updike’s Trash theatlantic.com/features/archi…
RT @annafifield: What's changed in #NorthKorea since I was last here (Feb'08): I saw a traffic light! also digital golf at the Koryo pic.twitter.com/kjdXanodwd
RT @SCMP_News: In Arizona, 9-year-old girl loses control of Uzi sub-machine gun at shooting range and kills instructor f.sc.mp/H5Ymiuc
RT @JamesFallows: MT @jorge_guajardo This year 10,000 Chinese have offered to invest $5 billion in order to emigrate to the US. Why would the US put a limit?
RT @W7VOA: Nearly 190 cabin crew have quit @MAS, the airline confirms, since #MH370 and #MH17 tragedies, many citing "family pressure."
Slow news week: 'Pregnant' panda turns out to be false alarm as Chengdu zoo says she'd just eaten too many buns bit.ly/1q0OnXo
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