Ishihara’s Hanabi

Just a couple of weeks after Tokyo Mayor Ishihara – one of my favourite people – condemned the Chinese rocket programme as using old technology, Japan launched two spy satellites onboard one if it’s home-grown H-2A rockets…and then had to self-destruct the vehicle minutes after takeoff for unspecified reasons, thus creating the largest, most expensive hanabi (firework) of the year. Congratulationas Ishihara-san. [China View] [News24] .