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Dr. Jaerock Lee of Manmin JoongAng Church Sentenced 16 Years of Jail Term for Raping Female Followers
Dr. Jaerock Lee, founding pastor of Manmin JoongAng Church in Seoul, was sentenced 16 years of jail term at his appeal court on May 17, 2019, South Korea's mass circulation daily JoongAng Ilbo ...

Goethe: Transformation of the World
The First Major Goethe Exhibition in 25 Years

Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749 - 1832) is one of the world’s best-known German writers who reflected, perhaps more than any other artist of his time, the dramatic changes that sent shockwaves ...

CSIS Commentary
China Again, and Again, and Again

Special Contribution
By William Alan Reinsch
Once again it is impossible not to write about China. The president has a gift for focusing everyone's attention on his priority of the moment and ruining everyone's weekend in the process. Today, ...

Ryu Bridging China with Korea in Food Culture
She Hosts "1st Korea-China Food Culture World Forum"
Chairwoman Ryu Hyun-Mi of the Korea-China Food Culture World Forum received lots of attention from world's gastronomic and other food-related experts as well as Chinese and South Koreans on ...

Op-Ed Special
I Saw Them All

Special Contribution
By Don E. Porter
To start with, the past 20 years or so is good place to start. I will start with Fidel Castro, Kim Il-Sung, Hugo Chavez, and Vladimir Putin. Can you imagine what certain parts of the world would be ...

“Chinese, Russian Influence in the Middle East”
Jon B. Alterman of CSIS Senior Vice President Testifies
Special Contribution
By Jon B. Alterman
Washington DC, May 9, 2019: Jon B. Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy and director, Middle East Program, testifies before the House ...

Asia’s Medicinal Cannabis Market Could Be Worth over US $5.8 Billion by 2024
The Asian medical cannabis market will be worth an estimated 5.8 billion US dollars by 2024, the world’s leading market intelligence and strategic consultancy firm Prohibition Partners has found in ...

Tracking China’s 3rd Aircraft Carrier
"Type 002" Being Built at China’s Jiangnan Shipyard
CSIS's China Power Project has analyzed new satellite imagery showing what appears to be the construction of a third aircraft carrier, the Type 002, at China's Jiangnan Shipyard. While details ...

White Wave to Stage "Eternal Now" at Dixon Place in New York City May 19-20
WHITE WAVE Dance Company is scheduled to present Eternal NOW, our multi-media Dance Theater piece, at the Asia Culture Center, one of the most prestigious Arts Centers in Asia, during the ...

Islamists Teach Young American Muslims
Special Contribution
By Samantha Rose Mandeles & Sean MacCormac
In an age of a growing American Muslim population, the United States has seen an increase in the number of American Muslim private schools. Lobbying over public school curricula is also an ...

"Donggrami's 50-Year Anniversary Photo Exhibition" Runs at Dongguk University
A total of 160 works of photography by 108 photographers are currently on the show on the campus of Seoul's Dongguk University in a special photo exhibition hosted by one of the oldest students photo ...

Violence against Females Is a Global Epidemic
“We have an abundance of rape and violence against women in this country and on this Earth, though it's almost never treated as a civil rights or human rights issue, or a crisis, or even a pattern. Violence ...

"Hibiscus Should Be Symbol of World Peace"
"We want to help thaw the frozen ties between South and North Korea through our patriotic Mugunghwa Movement activities," said Chairman Lee Jae-Gil of the International Alliance for Hibiscus ...

S. Africa's "Freedom Day" Marked in S. Korea
Seoul — South Africans residing in South Korea celebrated their freedom and commemorated their sixth post-Apartheid elections held on April 27, 2019, by attending various events in Seoul. ...

Seoul City Improv (SCI) Moves to Brand New Location in Yongsan-gu
SEOUL – Seoul City Improv (SCI), Korea’s premier improv community, is moving to the brand new location for the Korea Improv Theater (KIT) in Yongsan-gu at: Yongsan-gu Hangang-daero 48-gil 17-6 in ...

CSIS Scholars Discuss Trump-Abe Summit
The Russians Started It!
1st Direct Charter Flights between S. Korea and Latvia to Boost Tourism, Mutual Ties
Still Under Pressure: Manila Vs. the Militia
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The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival To Take Place May 7-12, 2019
New Non-Stop Flights from Incheon to Minneapolis, Boston Increase Air Travel
Omer Meir Wellber to Debut as BBC Philharmonic Orchestra's Chief Conductor
The Antisemitic Tweets of Murdered Saudi Writer Jamal Khashoggi
Etihad Airways to Operate Single-Use Plastic Free Flight on Earth Day for Sustainability


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