Category Archives: Asia

China’s Philippines Relief Surpassed By Lady’s Knitting Committee

TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES – The world watched as the Philippines was devastated by Super-Typhoon Haiyan. Yet in the wake of the destruction many countries have stepped in to help. According to a BBC article, donations have been offered like these: The … Continue reading

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All Clear! – Friday Fictioneers 29Jun13

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. Story begins after the picture. Genre: Science Fiction Word Count: 99 All Clear! “That’s a Jeepnee,” explained the cab driver. “Very colorful, yes?” “It looks old,” said the American. “The Philippines is beautiful, but still … Continue reading

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The Great Mistake – Alastair’s Photo Fiction – 05-05-13

Each week, Alastair Forbes presents image for a writing prompt. The goal is to write a 150 word or less short story based upon the picture. Anyone is invited to join this group of intrepid writers. Please visit Alastair’s page … Continue reading

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North Korea Photo Editing, Again

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – The “Hermit Kingdom” of North Korea has a long history of building larger-than-life impressions out of it’s leaders. This, by itself is not unusual. Many nations commonly portray their leaders as strong, powerful men. The US … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Greatest Threat Yet

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – South Korean intelligence officials are scrambling today after news that sent chills down their spines. North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jung Un has moved his chief chef, Kwak In Ho, to a bunker near Musan. The … Continue reading

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Tamal and the Willow

Tamal found the willow while escaping from the Smith brothers. The bullies chased him nearly every day, but on this day Tamal tried another escape route. Muscles burning and breathing hard from the long chase, he was too exhausted to … Continue reading

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Russian Black Sea Exercises Trigger Response

MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION – In a move that has US intelligence analysts on alert, Russian President, Vladimir Putin ordered substantial military exercises in the Black Sea area. It is unknown at this time what triggered the sudden mobilization. What is … Continue reading

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First Overweight North Korean in 30 Years Sighted

LANGLEY, VA – Satellite controllers were stunned this morning by an improbable sight: an overweight North Korean. Analysts spent hours pouring over photographs and carefully studying data points to insure what they saw could possibly be true. In the end, … Continue reading

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Malaysian Supermen Add Arms, Literally

KUALA LAMPUR, MALAYSIA – In a world where terrorists emerge nearly everywhere, Malaysia takes the job of locating terrorists and anti-government forces seriously. A new breed of supermen lead the charge to keep the Asian nation safe. According to officials, … Continue reading

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Japanese Counter-Protest Violent Chinese Protests

TOKYO, JAPAN – Since August 2012, Chinese citizens have violently protested the Japanese government’s purchase of the Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu in China). At last, Japanese citizens take to the streets to add their voices to the fray. But you would … Continue reading

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