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The man tipped to be North Korea's next leader was schooled in Switzerland where he was an ambitious pupil who enjoyed basketball and even picked up the local dialect, reports said on Monday.

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Old 20.12.2011, 09:37
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Wonder if he was ever on EF
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The man tipped to be North Korea's next leader was schooled in Switzerland where he was an ambitious pupil who enjoyed basketball and even picked up the local dialect, reports said on Monday.

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I wish his first appearance on North Korean TV starts with: " Grüezi mitenand" wearing these clothes:

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Re: Next North Korea leader got Swiss education: reports

I hope the education he got will make him take good decisions in favor of the population's freedom.
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I hope the education he got will make him take good decisions in favor of the population's freedom.
I think you misread. He got a Swiss education
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I think you misread. He got a Swiss education
someone starting with "Grüezi mitenand" can't fundamentally be bad.
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I think you misread. He got a Swiss education
Well, Switzerland isn't North Korea.
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I think you misread. He got a Swiss education
You think that the Swiss population isn't free?

Or you just wanted a cheap and inaccurate laugh?
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Old 20.12.2011, 10:03
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Re: Next North Korea leader got Swiss education: reports

I see The Local is on the ball as ever.
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I see The Local is on the ball as ever.
... and always OT.
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Old 20.12.2011, 10:22
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I see The Local is on the ball as ever.
and starting parallel threads
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Old 20.12.2011, 11:01
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You think that the Swiss population isn't free?

Or you just wanted a cheap and inaccurate laugh?
Where did I even mention my opinion on the freedom of the Swiss population.

Do you think if he was going to get some radical and free thinking education in Switzerland his father would have sent him here?
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Where did I even mention my opinion on the freedom of the Swiss population.

Do you think if he was going to get some radical and free thinking education in Switzerland his father would have sent him here?
His father does have a bit of a reputation for poor judgement (depending on your reference point) so maybe yes...

After all, the young Assad also was educated in the UK, right?
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Do you think if he was going to get some radical and free thinking education in Switzerland his father would have sent him here?
Dont think it makes much difference. Where he is/was educated will have little to do with the person he will become.

Parents take note.
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Old 20.12.2011, 15:53
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Do you think if he was going to get some radical and free thinking education in Switzerland his father would have sent him here?
Does that mean he will now get a PHD from LSE?
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..... who enjoyed basketball and ....
Also notable, he was considered the world's best basketball player. In his first games playing, he shot 13 consecutive 3 pointers, with a game total of 138 points.

He went on to entertain the crowd with his dunking abilities.
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I see The Local is on the ball as ever.
I Pointed that out 2 years ago,about the swiss education
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I think you misread. He got a Swiss education
"Schooled in Switzerland".
Wasn't he at the Bern international school?
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Re: Next North Korea leader got Swiss education: reports

Did the homework. Answer is: both.

First International school Bern 1993-98,
then Liebefeld Steinhölzli“ in Köniz.
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