Far East Focus
January 18, 2013
The two men aboard a rickety brown fishing boat made no attempt to flee or even conceal the two 50-centimeter-long coho salmon they poached on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
August 21, 2012
My handheld global positioning system (GPS) device showed a reading of 68 degrees 58 minutes north latitude. The Arctic Circle sits at 66 degrees 33 minutes north latitude.
August 20, 2012
Once considered slow and a relic of the past, Russia's mighty Trans-Siberian Railway has come to life in the 21st century to play a pivotal role in cargo transport, connecting...
June 26, 2012
Frustrated over the slow pace of economic development in North Korea, a growing number of ambitious Chinese businessmen are joining to give it a kickstart.
June 25, 2012
KHABAROVSK, Russia--A North Korean defector toiled as a logger for about 10 years in a “labor camp” of sorts in Russia’s Far Eastern region under a state program to earn...
February 20, 2012
The region that used to be referred to as the Far East--the eastern reaches of Russia, northeastern China, the Korean Peninsula and Japan--was the epicenter of major...
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