No Smiling On The Anniversary of Kim Il-Sung’s Death

Kim Jong-un‘s grandfather, Kim Il-sung, is presented as the benevolent father of the nation. Though he died in 1994, the date of his death, July 8, is a day of nationwide mourning. And North Koreans are expected to grieve and grieve noticeably. The law forbids smiling or even talking loudly on July 8. Kim Jong-il … Read moreNo Smiling On The Anniversary of Kim Il-Sung’s Death

One child policy in China

In late 1970s, due to the widespread poverty, then Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping viewed the Chinese population under his rule as a huge burden, instead of a productive force. A big decision was made overnight, by a few high-rank Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials, that each Chinese couple can only have one child, in their … Read moreOne child policy in China