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May 15, 2015

Japanese man gets 17 years in H.K. for drug smuggling

A Hong Kong court on Thursday sentenced a Japanese man to 17 years and four months in prison for trafficking illicit drugs, local media reported. Masaki Yamaguchi, 46, was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport in March 2013 while attempting to smuggle 5.79 kg ...

May 14, 2015

Chongryon, Pyongyang slam arrest of association chief's son

Pyongyang’s de facto embassy in Japan has slammed the arrest of the son of its director for alleged sanctions-busting trade with North Korea. The suspect’s arrest on Tuesday along with two other individuals represented a “reckless political crackdown (which) cannot be condoned,” said Nam ...