What to give to Japanese for the New Year
In Japan it is impossible to give for the New Year
(these were my first ideas, which were immediately rejected):
You can not give the rake – the ritual wreath that hung on the front door of every Japanese home.
Many Japanese told me that they have no tradition to give presents for the New Year. Well, you can give something without a specific topic, but not necessarily. Simvolicheskie gifts some in Japan give employees, neighbors, relatives. See photos from new year’s Japanese stores, what the Japanese give gifts for the New year .
And yet I found a solution.
Before the New Year, every Japanese home on the table or tokonoma put special ritual food – Kagami mochi (sounds like `urine`) for happiness and a harvest year. Made from special mochi sticky rice and sold in any supermarket, the store is `100 yen`, of course these factory mass consumption products not fit for gift. But if you make the mochi themselves (which is pretty hard) – it will be a perfectly acceptable gift for the Japanese.
Also in Japan there are many shops producing mochi in the old style, manually. They are not cheap, and if you have a fairly close relationship to the family, where you want to make Continue reading
North Korea promised to continue their tests
North Korea announced on Thursday about the “successful start” several missiles, including long range, as part of regular military exercises. Despite the concerns of neighboring States, including Russia, in North Korea found its missile programme “factor of peace and stability” in the region.
“today’s successful launches of missiles this is a regular part of our army military exercises to strengthen the defence power of the sovereign”, – said the representative of the foreign Ministry of the DPRK through the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).
This statement was also stated by South Korean news Agency Renhap.
“Our army will continue missile tests in the framework of strengthening deterrence,” he said.
The representative of the North Korean foreign Ministry rejected the accusations against his country, reminding that North Korea is not bound by any international obligations in the missile area, because it is not a party to the Treaty on limiting the spread of missiles and missile technologies.
“the claim that missile launches conducted on a regular basis by the army, allegedly increased tension in the region and impede progress on the negotiations completely untrue”, – said the representative of the foreign Continue reading
Goji South Korea
It is Goji berries in Buddhist temples since ancient times called “the first remedy for 1000 diseases”. Asian countries, China, Korea, Japan more than 2,500 years have used Goji berries as a food product.
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In Korea and China, the ginseng root is also used in cooking. Eastern medicine contends that ginseng prolongs life and youth. Korea is the first country to start mass farming of ginseng. Ginseng is cultivated in Russia (farm “Ginseng” in Primorsky Krai), North and South Korea, China, Japan, USA, Canada, Vietnam.
North Korea has nuclear weapons, it is a fact, — said this week, IAEA head Mohamed ElBaradei. This will force military strategists to rethink plans for war in Korea and will significantly increase the potential costs of an invasion in a future war on the Korean Peninsula. The step from recognition of the North Korean program to develop nuclear weapons to the recognition of North Korea a fully fledged nuclear power is extremely controversial.
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