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The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Special Contribution
By William A. Reinsch
It seems that every time I set out to write a dispassionate piece on some wonky area of trade policy, current events intervene, and I end up talking about the president’s latest move. This week is no ...

Message from President Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexico Ready to Negotiate with U.S. Only on Mutual Respect

The following message is from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently delivered to The Seoul Times through the Mexican Embassy in Seoul. It is directed to the Mexican people, urging ...

Op-Ed Special
Syria: Is Trump Finally Putting America First?

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
During a visit to Ohio to promote his infrastructure plan on March 29, 2018 US President Donald Trump dropped one of the bombshells that Americans have become accustomed to over the last year ...

Autonomous Driving, Connectivity, Electric Vehicle Stressed in Automotive Forum in Seoul
ECCK Hosts Future Automotive Forum at Conrad Seoul
"The Korea-Europe Future Automotive Forum" was held in Conrad Seoul Hotel in Yoido area of South Korea's capital city on March 28, 2018 with well over 100 auto industry experts and CEOs ...

Guernica: March 27 through July 29, 2018
Following the 80th anniversary of the creation of the work, the Musée national Picasso-Paris, in partnership with the National Museum Reina Sofía Art Center, presents an exhibition about ...

CSIS Commentary
How Much Have the Chinese Actually Taken?

Special Contribution
By James Andrew Lewis
US President Donald Trump plans to announce at least $50 billion worth of tariffs and other penalties on China for its theft of intellectual property (IP), technology, and trade secrets. The administration says ...

Letters to the Editor
School Misconduct

Special Cohntribution
By Arturo Ramo
Educational French authorities have published a Guide on preventing dangerous misconduct in education centers. The two most critical themes concern the crisis of discipline in schools and the ...

Op-Ed Special
“A Sporting Life and the Forgotten War”

Special Contribution
By Don E. Porter
As the Winter Olympics concluded in Pyongchang last month, I recall Leaving South Korea in May 1952 via Pusan on a troopship bound for Sasebo, Japan and then to the U.S. I recall the endless days, weeks ...

The Other Side of N. Korean Threat: Looking Beyond Its Nuclear Weapons, ICBMs
Special Contribution
By Anthony H. Cordesman
The United States, South Korea, Japan—and every other state affected by the stability and security of Northeast Asia—has a strong incentive to find a way to end North Korea's nuclear threat and its ...

ECCK to Host S. Korea-EU Auto Forum in Seoul
EU Envoy Michael Reiterer to Make Welcoming Address
EU Ambassador to South Korea Michael Reiterer will deliver a welcoming speech as ECCK Chairman Dimitris Psillakis, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Korea, will host a forum on ...

Six Wins as KORUS Turns Six
As we reach the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement’s sixth anniversary of entry into force today, it is useful to once again take stock of this important agreement – commonly known as KORUS. ...

Mission Hills to Unveil 80-Year-Old Hidden Photos at China Flight Exhibition
Haikou, Hainan Province, China (March 16, 2018): In the mid-1930s, a celebrated German aviator called Wulf-Diether Graf zu Castell-Rüdenhausen flew over China with his Leica camera, recording ...

Finland, World's Happiest Country
ROME (March 14, 2018): This year Finland takes the top spot as the happiest country as measured by surveys undertaken by Gallup from 2015-2017. Rounding out the rest of the top 10 in order of overall ...

Some Questions from the Edge of Immortality
Nectome, a startup headed by two former artificial intelligence researchers, is serious about immortality. They're touting a process for preserving the human brain at the point of death (by ...

Prof. Francesco Canganella to Host Italy-Korea Science Club's March Meeting at His Residence
Prof. Francesco Canganella, science and technology counsellor of the Embassy of Italy in Seoul, is inviting scores of local and international scholars and media people to the March 29 ...

More Korean War Is "Worth It?" To Whom?
Cries Mounted for Reviving Nabin Chandra Bardoloi Library
Stop This Shaming of Menstruation
S. Korea, 3rd Most Powerful Country at Henley Passport Index 2018
China's Only 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist in Naked Anti-Fur Ad
Costa Rica Celebrates Signing of Central America-S. Korea Free Trade Agreement
Keeping Quiet about Overpopulation Could Trigger a Global Revolution
26th Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide Marked
Year of the Earth Dog Dawns in 2018
Mandela's 100th Birthday Celebrated


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Among hundreds of plastic surgery clinics clustered in Seoul’s Gangnam area, Mecca of South Korea’s medical industry, Grand Plastic Surgery Clinic stands out. Equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities and top-notch skills its 31 highly specialized doctors meet their patients, both locals and foreigners in its own system of one-stop service that ... more
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Harry Lime's Vienna
So what if it is the city of Mozart, Strauss, Haydn, Beethoven, Klimt, the majestic Schonbrunn Palace, the exquisite baroque Belvedere, and all the glories of Hapsburg indulgence! Call me a lowbrow , a philistine if you like, but I wasnt lured ... more
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