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Big Journalist Kim Young-Hie Dies of Old Age

Kim Young-Hie, one of the most respected senior journalists in South Korea, has died of old age at his home in Apgujeong-dong in southern part of Seoul. He was at 84. The seasoned ...

The Bundeskunsthalle Presents a Major Exhibition to Mark Beethoven's 250th Birthday
The Bundeskunsthalle, in collaboration with the Beethoven-Haus Bonn, is presenting a major exhibition to mark, in the native city of the famous composer, Beethoven's 250th birthday. ...

S. Korean Lawyer Dr. Oh Byoung-Joo Authors New Book "Secret Key to Hopeful Future"
Dr. Oh Byoung-Joo, South Korea's seasoned lawyer and politician, celebrated his new book titled “Secret Key to Hopeful Future," in a special ceremony held at Sahyang Gymnasium of Seoul National ...

Op-Ed Special
A Soldier’s View of Seoul and More (1951-52)

Special Contribution
By Don E. Porter
As a 20-year-old for the first time outside of Southern California, and starting with nine months on occupation duty in Japan, and next the landing in Inchon, South Korea, where four months earlier US ...

Critical Questions
When Iran Attacks

On Jan. 8, 2020, Iran used ballistic missiles to attack US air bases in Iraq, in response to the US-targeted killing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) commander ...

Send in Pope Francis, Not the Marines
USA’s System of Checks, Balances, Reality Crumbles
By John Stanton
National Security Writer
“Any Muslim who denies Jesus Christ’s and Saint Mary’s infallibility is rejected by Islam. This is how Islam respects Jesus and Mary.The honor Muslims attribute to Jesus Christ is no less than his position ...

Letters to the Editor
Hello Our Dearest Friend, Jenny!

It is so nice for Andrew and I to hear from you. We remember our friends from Doora and think fondly of our time with delegations both here in Australia and in Seoul. Thank you for your concern ...

Op-Ed Special
The Most Precious Gift for Humanity

Special Contribution
By Melissa Martin
There’s a certain gift that most of us want. We desperately seek it. We long for it. We ask for it every Christmas and even throughout the year. Mothers cry for it. Fathers plead for it. Human rights ...

UAE Embassy in Seoul Introduces Korean Students to Tolerance
The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Seoul introduced tolerance to Korean students. Mr. Rashid Al Shamsi, deputy head of mission, hosted a group of students from Incheon Yongson School, ...

UAE Embassy in Seoul Promotes Tolerance to International Students
The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Seoul promoted the values of tolerance to international school student in Seoul. As representative of the Embassy, Ms. Mohrah Al-Dhanhani visited the ...

Italian Embassy, History & Culture Salon Society Mark Leonardo da Vinci 500 Anniversary
On Dec.13 (Friday), 2019 a special event took place which united Korean culture and Italian culture in celebrating two important anniversaries. On the one hand the 100th meeting of the History and ...

Helsinki Highlights
BEST ARRIVAL: Finnair flies daily from Seoul (Incheon) to London (and to most European capitals) via Helsinki. Break the journey, either on the outward leg, or on the return (or on both!), to sample the ...

UAE Embassy in Seoul Plays a History Film on Its National Day
As part of a reception marking the 48th anniversary of the establishment of the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Embassy in Seoul played a documentary film on the country. The film depicts the ...

IRRI, IFA Spark Discussion on Sustainable Agriculture at COP25
Dec. 4, 2019, Madrid, Spain — The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), together with the International Fertilizer Association (IFA), organized Earth, Air, Fire, & Water: Elements for ...

UAE Embassy in Seoul promotes Al Maha Diplomacy
As part of its public diplomacy, the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Seoul screened the documentary film “Back to the Wild” to members of Daejayon, a local environment organization, in late ...

Italian Embassy in Seoul Hosts 1st Bilateral Symposium on Smart Agriculture
NATO is a Brain Dead, Obsolete, Rabid Dog! Euthanize It!
Turner Prize 2019 Awarded to Abu Hamdan, Cammock, Murillo, Shani
Ports and Partnerships: Delhi Invests in Indian Ocean Leadership
Forbes Asia Reveals 30 Altruists of Asia-Pacific
The Berliner Philharmoniker, Gustavo Dudamel to Play for Olympics in Tokyo in June 2020
Special Events Take Place as Part of "4th World Week of Italian Cuisine" in Korea's Sokcho City
Austria's National Day Observed in Seoul
"Jikji, and One NGO's Lonely Fight to Bring It Home"
IPP Set Up in Seoul for Better Policy, World


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