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JAK Offers Gambian-Style African Dishes
Jollof Rice & Chicken Yassa Are My Love at First Bite
There are seven or eight African restaurants in and around Seoul's Itaewon area as the Korean folks' taste is getting more and more global. Among the African restaurants is JAK Jollof Africa ...

Op-Ed Special
Space Aliens: Do They Walk Among Us?

Special Contribution
By Richard Blake
Though what he really said is open to doubt, the nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi gave his name to an elegant and seemingly convincing argument against the existence of intelligent life on other planets. ...

Trade and Wages
Special Contribution
By William Reinsch
One eternal element of the debate on trade policy is blame. Bad things are happening in our economy. Is trade responsible for them? Trade skeptics say “yes”—trade promotes a race to the bottom. Free ...

New Soft Bioelectronic Mesh Tested on Human Wrist and Pulsating Pig’s Heart
A research team at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has succeeded in developing a wearable and implantable device, that measures ...

Letters from Dhaka
Superpower Conflict : World Order Is at Stake!

By MA Hossain
Bangladesh Correspondent
After the Cold-War era, America became the lone Superpower in the world. Over the period of time, advancement of technology and turbulent geo-politics are bringing the threat of Superpower conflict ...

Morocco Marks 2018 "Throne Day" in Seoul
Moroccan Ambassador Chafik Rachadi Hosts Reception
Moroccan Ambassador to South Korea Chafik Rachadi and his spouse Mrs. Rachadi hosted a reception at the Lotte Hotel in downtown Seoul on July 31, 2018 to mark its national day, "Throne ...

Letters from Dhaka
The Creation of "Koryo Union" Is the Only Peaceful Solution in the Korean Peninsula!

By MA Hossain
Bangladesh Correspondent
Finally the international community seems to get its sense back on the issue of resolving the existing political standoff in Korean Peninsula. In the past,I have repeatedly said undue pressure ...

“Amul-Hazar 2018”
“Turkmen Desert Race” to Kick Off on Sept. 9

Initiated by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
In 2018 Turkmenistan will host the International Rally “Amul-Hazar 2018” or, according to the International Classification, “Turkmen Desert Race” that has been registered in the World ...

Ex-UN Chief Urges S. Korea to Donate More
"Sports Doctors" President Heo Joon-Young Invites Mr. Ban Ki-Moon for Speech at His Charity Dinner in Seoul
Former UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon asked for South Korea's bigger role in helping the world's poor countries in his speech he delivered in a recent gathering in Seoul. The 76-year-old ex-UN chief made the ...

N. Korea: No More Threat to World Peace and Opening New Economic Corridor
By MA Hossain
Bangladesh Correspondent
North Korean leader Marshal Kim Jong Un has started important step dismantling some facilities at its main satellite launching station which is believed to be the testing ground for intercontinental ...

Fascination Japan: Monet, Van Gogh, Klimt
The autumn exhibition of the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien 2018 is devoted to “Japomanie” – the passion of the West for the aesthetics and world of images of the Far East. It traces how the ...

North Korea Begins Dismantling Key Facilities at Sohae Satellite Launching Station
In an important first step towards fulfilling a commitment made by Kim Jong Un at the June 12 Singapore Summit, new commercial satellite imagery of the Sohae Satellite Launching ...

"Put Late Dr. Kim Un-Yong Where He Belongs in National Cemetery!"
When a chance meeting with former UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon took place at the Sochi Winter Olympics, I remember him telling me when I told him I had been in Korea in 1951-52, he graciously ...

ASAS Donates 30,000,000 Won to Seung Ga Won Welfare Center in Seoul
Rev. Dong-Joon, president of Seung Ga Won welfare center, welcomed members of the Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul (ASAS) at the welfare center and thanked them for the ...

Korean Culture Sweeping Across the World
On a typically humid Tuesday night I found my tired self being dragged along to a friends studio in Tse Addo, a growing community in Accra, Ghana — my mothers homeland and mine. The quiet ...

Etihad Airways Innovates Upgrade Program to a Dynamic Live Auction
Urim Books Participates in CBA International Convention 2018 in the US
Arab Coalition’s Efforts in Liberation of Hodeida
Philippines' 120th Independence Day Celebrated
Singapore Summit Assessed by Victor Cha
"Confucius Is King in Land of Morning Calm"
World Cup: Beyond the Soccer Field
Singapore Summit: Historic Aagreement, Beginning of US-N. Korea Relations
UAE Announces Its Position on "Hodeida Port Liberation"
Negotiating the Right Agreement: Looking Beyond the Nuclear Side of North Korea


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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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