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Opposition Chief Shaves Hair in Strong Opposition to President Moon Jae-In
Over 840 Professors Sign Petition to Condemn Moon
Leader of South Korea's largest opposition party shaved his hair on Sept. 16, 2019 as a sign of his strong opposition to its President Moon Jae-In's appointment of former aide Cho Guk as justice ...

Special Column:
Koreans of Kazakhstan — the "Golden Bridge" of Modern Kazakh-Korean Friendship

By Eugene Lee
Contributing Writer
Over many years of diplomatic cooperation, Kazakhstan and South Korea have been linked by many different political, trade and economic ties. But between our countries there is a unique ...

Julián Castro's Monolingualism: a Failure or Just Standard Assimilation?
Special Contribution
By Domenico Maceri
Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor, announced his candidacy for the US presidency in both English and Spanish. “Yo soy candidato para presidente de Estados Unidos” would not be ...

The United States: A Nation on Suicide Watch
By John Stanton
National Security Writer
“The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan required major shifts in national resources from civilian to military purposes and contributed to the growth of the budget deficit and public debt. Through FY 2018, ...

Bolivian Embassy to Host Guitarist Piraí Vaca's Concert in Seoul on Oct. 19
Charge d'Affaires Luis Pablo Ossio Bustillos of the Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in Seoul is scheduled to present the renowned Bolivia's guitarist Piraí Vaca to the local Koreans in ...

62nd "Hari Merdeka" Marked in Seoul
Hundreds Celebrate Malaysia's Independence Day
Malaysian Ambassador to South Korea Dato Mohd Ashri Muda and his spouse Mrs. Rohayahti Hamzah hosted on Sept. 6, 2019 a dinner reception at Crystal Ballroom of Lotte Hotel in downtown Seoul ...

Indian Community Celebrates Ganesh (Chaturthi) Festival at Seoul National University
Special Contribution
By Dr. Lailesh Kumar
Ganesh Chaturthi, one of the most colorful national festivals of India, was celebrated in South Korea at Seoul National University (SNU) by Indian communities on Sept. 1, 2019 to honor the elephant ...

Critical Questions:
Red Flags: Why Was China’s Fourth Plenum Delayed?

Special Contribution
By Jude Blanchette & Mingda Qiu
On August 30, 2019, the Politburo of the Communist Party of China (CCP) announced that the long-awaited Fourth Plenum of the Nineteenth Central Committee will convene in October 2019, during ...

"Fall Exhibitions 2019"

CYNTHIA-REEVES opens an exhibition of new pastels by noted landscape artist Ray Ruseckas, in concert with the poetry of Alice B. Fogel, Poet Laureate of New Hampshire, with a reception from ...

"SiDance 2019" to Run in Seoul on Oct. 2-20
56 Troupes from 19 Nations to Join in "22nd SiDance"
“SiDance 2019," South Korea's largest global dance festival, will run at major arts centers in its capital city of Seoul between October 2 (Wednesday) and October 20 (Sunday), 2019, ...

Biden's Immigration Plan: Between Trump and Warren
“I think people should get in line.” That's how Joe Biden responded to a question about unauthorized immigrants entering the US, adding though that asylum seekers “deserve a chance to be heard.” ...

Forbes Asia Launches Inaugural "Best Over A Billion" List
SINGAPORE (August 28, 2019) — Forbes Asia on August 28, 2019 announced the launch of its inaugural "Best Over A Billion list," which spotlights 200 top-performing listed companies across the ...

S. Korean Delegates to Attend 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Sept. 4-6
Well over 200 members of South Korean delegation headed by Hong Nam-Gi, deputy prime minister and minister of economy and finance, will attend the Fifth Eastern Economic Forum to be held in ...

Chinese Video Wall Companies Weigh Up Business Options in US-China Trade War
The global LED video wall market achieved revenues of $5.7 billion last year, with year-on-year double digit growth expected out to 2023, according to a new worldwide industry report from ...

Deutsche Bank, Berliner Philharmoniker Extend Partnership
Deutsche Bank and the Berliner Philharmoniker will continue their successful cooperation. On August 23, 2019, at the opening ceremony of the orchestra's season in Berlin, the two partners announced ...

There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine
“The Baltic Way 30”
"Boknal or Dog Days" in South Korea
Angelina Danilova, Hot Model in South Korea
Palestine Is Geographical Area, Not Nationality
Please Help Korea and Taiwan and All Mankind
Hong Kong-Shenzhen Joint Technology Mission in Korea
3 Koreans Students Win Prestigious Debate Award in Europe
Women's Soccer Earns Less Because of Gender Discrimination?
"Histories Left by Ancestors" Draws Attention


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