100% Support for Kim Jong-il

Surprise surprise! North Korea’s leader, the notorious Kim Jong-il was just re-elected in a nationwide election. In an unsurprising result Kim was re-elected by voters in Constituency 333 with 100 per cent support, the official KCNA news agency said on Monday. The report said voters renewed their “unshakable determination to devotedly safeguard” the North Korean…

Remember the (API) ladies…

The administration and Congress under President Obama is more diverse than ever. In our latest issue of Pacific Ties (available soon online), Elizabeth Park reports on seven prominent Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs) in Obama’s administration and First Family.  I am pleased to see a variety of ethnic backgrounds and areas of expertise represented in his…