The 888 Blog

This blog was created to shed awareness of issues that East Asians face politically, economically and culturally. While we are passionate about our views we still maintain our sense of humor and may occasionally post some funny Asian things found on the internet.

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Just a reminder Jade, Jewelry, Coins & Asian Ceramics auction is scheduled May 18 at 2:00 pm

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​A reminder to all our members and followers to register for the auction tomorrow if you haven't already done so at http://bid.888auctions.com Now is the time for spring cleaning, perhaps you will find a special item hidden in the attic or basement.  Contact us and we will give you our opi...
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Just a reminder Jewelry, Jade & Asian Furniture auction is scheduled April 27 at 2:00 pm

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​A reminder to all our members and followers to register for the auction tomorrow if you haven't already done so at http://bid.888auctions.com Yesterday I saw a video of a Chinese Porcelain Chicken Cup sell at Sotheby's for a world record $36 Million.  That's an incredible amount of m...
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South Korean Newspaper Advertises Nuclear Bombs For Sale

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Undoubtedly, you're wondering which newspaper ran an advertisement offering "nuclear bombs for sale." The media outlet at the center of this story is The Korea Herald . The second thing you're probably wondering is whether The Korea Herald is a satirical newspaper, like The Onion . The answer is no....
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China warns Pyongyang could be obliterated if Kim Jong-Un tests another nuke

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CHINA has finally lost patience with North Korea and warned despotic Kim Jong-un that another nuclear weapons test would push relations "beyond the point of no return". ​ The Chinese government have also warned that should war break out, it would be Pyongyang that would suffer most. Xi Jinping's pow...
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Massive Python Swallows Indonesian Man Whole-Graphic Images

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*Warning: Graphic Content Below* Akbar Salubiro, a 25-year-old father of three, headed off to work. When he didn't return home the next day, family and friends went looking. This could easily be the start of a Law and Order episode or some other police drama TV show. However, the mean streets of New...
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Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea

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  U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. "The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable," Trump told a meeting with the 15 U.N....
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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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North Korea could reduce a U.S. strike force to a sea wreck if it's provoked, the country's propaganda outlets said Monday, adding to tensions on the Korean Peninsula. With the threat of a nuclear test in North Korea looming and another U.S. citizen reportedly detained there, China's President Xi Ji...
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