Only a few months after the launch, LINE experienced a server overload, since the number of users from Japan and abroad started growing at an extremely fast pace.
To establish the app as a top-level competitor in the messaging market, in 2012 Naver introduced a series of social features, such as a Timeline section where to share statuses, pictures and videos with contacts, a Home section, a game center and a market where to buy emoticons (also called – a very important feature in order to be appealing in the Asian market, as we will see.
For example, in Thailand prostitution is illegal, but in practice it is tolerated and regulated, and the country is a destination for sex tourism.
The World Health Organization has called for the decriminalisation of sex work as a means of combating HIV/AIDS.
Thailand is a magnet for travellers, with great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture and great beaches.
And what happened just a year later was even more impressive: 18 billion messages has been exchanged inside the Whats App system in just one day.While most of China's anti-missile systems are deployed to protect major strategic targets, many second- and third-tier cities are exposed to the threat of North Korean nuclear and chemical weapons.In the meantime, Beijing must also be on guard over possible nuclear leaks after potential US strikes against North Korea's nuclear facilities.Once the Sino-North Korean relationship collapses and war breaks out, the possibility for it to launch strikes against China with nuclear and chemical missiles cannot be excluded.It is estimated that North Korea has enough materials to make 10 nuclear warheads.