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Seoul Placed at No. 36 Travel Destination
Bali Takes No. 1, Tokyo No. 19, Beijing No. 45 Spots
Seoul was placed at No. 36 on a global top 50 travel destinations recently surveyed by "Big 7 Travel" while the famous resort of Indonesia's Bali took the top post. Japan's Tokyo and China's ...

Kyungsung University President Song Soo-Gun Refuses to Resign In Spite of Strong Protest
Anti-Song Protest Spreads to Aussie Korean Community
The enduring conflict between president of a South Korean university and the university employees including professors has been aggravating in many years, touching off the anti-president ...

China Risks Flare-Up over Malaysian, Vietnamese Gas Resources
Twice in the last six weeks, the same China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel has harassed oil and gas operations by its neighbors in contested waters on opposite sides of the South China Sea. A ...

Dr. Chang Ho-Jin at Helm of Hyundai Department Store Group in South Korea
Iconic Figure Who Rose from Bottom to Top Position
South Korea's Hyundai Department Store Group, headed by its flagship company of Hyundai Department Store, is the most representative company in the nation in its business area. And recent years ...

Job Announcement
Campus Watch Seeks to Hire Managing Editor

Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum, seeks to hire a full-time managing editor. Reporting to the director of Campus Watch, the managing editor is primarily responsible for generating ...

CSIS Commentary
Fear Won’t Stop China’s Digital Silk Road

Special Contribution
By Jonathan E. Hillman
A version of this commentary was originally published by the Financial Times on July 11, 2019. It is reprinted here with permission. “The biggest of big brothers is increasingly helpless against ...

Lee Kun-Hee Retains No. 1 Spot for 11th Year
Tycoons on Forbes' 2019 South Korea Rich List
Singapore, July 10, 2019 — After a robust 2018 which saw a record 45 billionaires on the Forbes’ South Korea Rich List, this year’s ranking showed a sharp contrast as most of the country’s richest tycoons saw ...

Obituary
Dongguk University Honorary Prof. Huh Cheon-Taek (許天澤) Dies in Seoul

Late Scholar of English Literature Was Highly Respected
Honorary Prof. Huh Cheon-Taek (許天澤) of Dongguk University passed away at around 3:50 a.m. on July 8 (Monday), 2019, his family announced yesteday. He was 81 years. The former vice president ...

Lionbridge Looks for Dynamic, Creative People
Part Time, Independent Contractor, Work from Home
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with one of America’s top 100 most trusted companies while also increasing your income from the comfort of your home? Then why not consider becoming ...

Op-Ed Special
North Korea Nuclear Freeze? Finally, a Realistic Proposal

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
As US President Donald Trump met with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un for the third time at the end of June — becoming the first sitting US president to visit North Korea — the New York ...

Tate Britain's Retrospective of Frank Bowling
Today, Tate Britain presents the first major retrospective of work by Frank Bowling. Since the early 1960s Bowling (b.1934) has explored and expanded the possibilities of paint, influencing ...

Japan, N. Korea: Summit, Missiles, Abductions
During the recent visit of US President Donald Trump to Tokyo, where he was the first foreign leader to meet the new Japanese Emperor Naruhito, foreign policy discussions between Japanese ...

Tate Liverpool's Keith Haring Exhibition
Keith Haring will bring together more than 85 works exploring a broad range of the American artist's practice including large-scale drawings and paintings. The exhibition will also shed light on ...

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed
These 23 restaurants are creating opportunities for at-risk youth through work and training in the food and hospitality industries. New Orleans, Louisiana, is home to one of the most original food ...

“Revenge of Equality" Takes Aim at Current Liberal Government
Former presidential aide's "Revenge of Equality" book launching event held at South Korea's National Assembly on June 10, 2019 gathered a number of conservative political big shots in ...

Latvia Participates in HANATOUR Travel Show
Korean War's US Veteran Don Porter Is Back with His Second Book “Ball Games in Heaven"
Jan Vogler to Release New CD Songbook
"Korea-German Nuclear Dismantling Business Seminar and Networking" to Be Held in Seoul
Bharat: Nurturing Nationalism with National Polls
UAE Makes Fourth Industrial Revolution Efforts
Dr. Ra Jong-Yil's New Book "Our Beautiful Country (美好的国家)" Published in China
Mediterranean Diet’s Impact on Health, Planet
US War on Iran: Evil, Stupid, Self-Damaging
Trump Declaration on Car Imports: EU Reacts




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