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German Hotelier Dedicates His Life to Asia
Story of GM Bernhard Brender of Grand Hilton Seoul
Mr. Bernhard Brender, the general manager of the Grand Hilton Seoul in Hongjae-dong, has spent way over 30 years out of over 50 years of his career in hotel business, bringing his native German ...

ASIA’s 50 Best Restaurants Returns to Macau
Awards Ceremony in March, 2019 at Wynn Palace Cotai
Following the successful move to Macau in 2018, the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony and associated event program will return to the city-state in 2019. On the evening of Tuesday 26th ...

100th Anniversary of Independent Czechoslovakia Observed in Seoul, Korea
Slovak Ambassador Milan Lajčiak Hosts Reception
By Tariq Patras
Special Correspondent
Slovak Ambassador to South Korea Milan Lajčiak and his spouse Madam Elena Lajčiaková hosted a reception in a Seoul Hotel in downtown Seoul on Oct. 30, 2018 on the occasion of the 100th ...

Special Documentary:
The Phenomenon Bruno Groening on the Tracks of the "Miracle Healer"

For Enthusiastic Viewers and First Healings
In early 1949, thousands of people streamed to Herford, Westphalia in Germany. In the autumn of the same year up to 30,000 people were drawn daily to the Traberhof – a horse stud farm - in Rosenheim ...

Online Learning
Special Contribution
By Arturo Ramo
Even if the computer is not the panacea of future learning, no one can doubt that it is a very powerful teaching tool with the power to change a professor’s way of teaching and a student’s way of ...

Ziad Abdelnour: A Profile in Insight, Hope, Courage
Special Contribution
By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury
Ziad K. Abdelnour is a Wall Street financier, author, philanthropist, activist, lobbyist, oil & gas trader & president & CEO of Blackhawk Partners, Inc., a New York based-private equity “family office” that ...

Neutral Austria Marks Its National Day in Seoul
Amb. Michael Schwarzinger Hosts Reception at Marriot
Austrian Ambassador to South Korea Michael Schwarzinger and his spouse Madam Rosemaria Schwarzinger hosted a dinner reception at At JW Marriot Dongdaemun Hotel in downtown ...

CSIS Commentary
Rethinking U.S. Strategy in the Pacific Islands

Special Contribution
By Patrick Gerard Buchan
In the wake of US Vice President Pence’s October-4 speech at the Hudson Institute on relations between the United States and China, little mention has been made of the Pacific Islands, an area ...

ICCK Chairman Vasudev Tumbe Hosts "ICCK Diwali Ball 2018" in Seoul
Diwali, Indian Festival of Lights, Brings Prosperity
By Tariq Patras
Special Correspondent
Chairman Vasudev Tumbe of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK) hosted India's one of the most important cultural events "ICCK Diwali Ball 2018" in Seoul in the evening of Nov. 9 (Friday), ...

UAE Women and Their Role in the Society
Special Contribution
By UAE Embassy in Seoul
Ever since the founding of the country, United Arab Emirates women have played a key role in driving the growth of the country and leading it into a new era of progress and development. ...

Nobel Prizwinner Seamus Heaney's Homeplace
Who would have believed it? Bellaghy (County Londonderry, Northern Ireland) the site of an international tourist attraction! But it is. Bellaghy’s old, ugly, highly fortified, and forbidding police ...

Will the Election Results Turn the Tide on Trade?
On Nov. 6, 2018, American voters flipped the House of Representatives away from Republican control into the hands of Democratic members. Republicans managed to strengthen their grip ...

Spanish Ambassador Gonzalo Ortiz Marks Its National Day in Seoul
Spanish Ambassador to South Korea Gonzalo Ortiz hosted a reception at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Hotel in downtown Seoul on Oct. 12 (Friday), 2018 on the occasion of ...

Amb. Ramzi Teymurov to Host Azerbaijan "Seminar and Photo Exhibition" in Seoul
Azerbaijan Ambassador to South Korea Ramzi Teymurov will host "Seminar and Photo Exhibition" in Seoul on Nov. 19 (Monday), 2018 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Republic of . ...

Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism and Enemies of Humanity
One of the many reasons I love US President Donald Trump is his undeterred stand against antisemitism. Following Saturday’s barbaric shooting at the Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue that left ...

Babri Mosque Demolished on Dec. 6, 1992
Ashgabat-Seoul Ties Fast Developing
Journalists Have Responsibility to Bring Truth
AWE 2019 Launches Visitor Registration
Sports Doctors Inks MOU with National Cancer Center to Help Needy Folks Home and Abroad
11th Eurasian Economic Forum Kicks Off in Verona, Italy
Miracle of Han River & Miracle of Desert
Mission Hills Haikou Crowned Asia Pacific Golf Resort of the Year by IAGTO
What Is Meaning of Necessity of WTO Reform?
U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council Holds 30th Annual Plenary Meeting


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