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Etihad Airways Innovates Upgrade Program
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways has enhanced its upgrade offering to a dynamic live auction which will make it easier for customers to secure a premium seat in a higher cabin class. ...

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Op-Ed Special
Arab Coalition’s Efforts in Liberation of Hodeida

Special Contribution
By Abdulla Saif Alnuaimi
Hodeida is one of the most important provinces in Yemen. It has the second largest port in the country after Aden. Most of the imports of foodstuffs, oil and other supplies enter the country ...

Philippines' 120th Independence Day Celebrated
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On June 12, 2018, the 120th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence celebrated in a number of places in the world as well as in the Philippines. On this day 120 years back Filipinos ...

Critical Questions:
Singapore Summit Assessed by Victor Cha

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By Victor Cha
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On June 12, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a bilateral summit in Singapore. Prior to the meeting, U.S. and North Korean officials engaged in weeks ...

Letters from the Philippines
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Hotline Getting to Know Seoul
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Koreans express national pride in earnest and most often endearing — and even lasting. It can take in the form of small talk in coffee shops down to a more serious one during meetings. Notably, ...

Prof. Maceri's special column
World Cup: Beyond the Soccer Field

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By Domenico Maceri
“The truth is that I don't regret for a second scoring that goal with my hand.” With these words revealed in 2005, Diego Maradona confirmed that he had used his hand to score a goal in a game between ...

Op-Ed Special
Singapore Summit: Historic Aagreement, Beginning of US-N. Korea Relations

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By M A Hossain
The Korean War (1950-53) has ended. The 1953 pause of the war between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has now totally been ended through the magnanimous ...

UAE Announces Its Position on "Hodeida Port Liberation"
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CSIS Commentary
Negotiating the Right Agreement: Looking Beyond the Nuclear Side of North Korea

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There are good reasons why the United States should be extremely cautious in meeting with North Korea. Few countries have a longer history of using negotiations as a political weapon, rather than ...

"Romeo and Juliet" Praised in Seoul
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Canadian Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, Canadian Veterans of Korean War Visit South Korea
Seamus O’Regan, minister of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), is currently in South Korea along with 14 Canadian veterans of the Korea War. They are visiting South Korea from May 27 till June 1, 2018 on ...

Shakespeare's Drama Captivates Audience in Seoul
The last night’s (on May 19, 2018) production of Romeo and Juliet is the creation of a new paradigm in presenting Shakespeare’s plays on the stage. It is a beautiful, organic collaboration of film, operatic ...

John Kelly's Fails English and History
“They don't speak English. They don't integrate well.” This is how John Kelly, Donald Trump's Chief of Staff, described his reasons for the need to block Mexican immigrants from coming into the US. Kelly's ...

The Korean Civil-Military Balance
US President Donald Trump's cancellation of the summit with North Korea is a warning as to just how difficult it is to bring any kind of stability to the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia. It is also a warning that the U.S. cannot focus on the nuclear issue ...

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Guernica: March 27 through July 29, 2018
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School Misconduct
“A Sporting Life and the Forgotten War”
The Other Side of N. Korean Threat: Looking Beyond Its Nuclear Weapons, ICBMs
ECCK to Host S. Korea-EU Auto Forum in Seoul
Six Wins as KORUS Turns Six
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Finland, World's Happiest Country
Some Questions from the Edge of Immortality
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Stop This Shaming of Menstruation
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China's Only 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist in Naked Anti-Fur Ad
Costa Rica Celebrates Signing of Central America-S. Korea Free Trade Agreement
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26th Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide Marked
Year of the Earth Dog Dawns in 2018
Mandela's 100th Birthday Celebrated
A Korean Spring after the Winter Olympics Is Unlikely
"GENERTE" Launched in S. Korea's Songdo
Deep Condolence for Ha Ji-Won's Misfortune!
US to Unveil New Tough Sanctions on N. Korea
Convenience Food You Should Avoid
Azeri Envoy to Host Concert in Seoul to Celebrate Proclamation of Its Independence
"Passion Show" Held in Seoul for Success of "2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics"
Jang Jun-Ha, Political Rival of Park Chung-Hee
S. Korean Actress Ha Ji-Won in Mourning Following Death of Her Own Brother
ECCK to Reveal Results of Business Environment Survey at Press Meeting in Seoul
"Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55."
Geumseonjeong (錦仙亭), a Resting Place for Confucian Scholars of Jeoseon Dynasty
Public Hearing for S. Korea's New Ocean Industry to Be Held in Seoul
Mission Hills Tops 100,000 Rounds by Junior Golfers as New Schedule Announced for 2018
"White Chrysanthemum" by Mary Lynn Bracht
Japanese Activist Blames Japanese Gov't, Press for Lack of Sincerity on Sex Slave Issue
Myanmar, Bangladesh Sign an Accord but Buddhists, Hindus, Others Need Protecting
No Room for the Christ-child
“Tears Are Still Streaming Out of My Eyes," Says Ex-South Korean Comfort Woman
Japan Hopes to Boost Ties with Myanmar
Cold Front Hits the Korean Peninsula
World Bank's IFC Hosts Conference in Seoul
Scam, Media Outburst and Its Aftermath
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Opens New Website
Julia Mullock, Ex-Wife of Korea's Late Last Prince Yi Gu, Dies Alone in Hawaii
“Italian Cuisine: Sharing Health and Taste with the World” Held at Hanyang University in Seoul
The Phenomenon Bruno Groening on the Tracks of the "Miracle Healer"
Korean Tigers Exterminated by Japanese
Fermented Food Products and Traditional Practices of Indian Origin
Seoul, Asia's Modern City Under Kojong's Rule
The Other Side of the North Korean, Iranian, Hezbollah, and Yemeni Missile Threat
The Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle Conclude Successful Asian Tour
ICCK Hosts Investment Forum in Seoul
"2017 East Sea Energy Cluster Forum" Held in Gyeongju for Renewable Energy's Future
S. Korean Ambassador Shin Soong-Chull Decorated by Costa Rican Government
Bolivia's Salt Flats, Filming Locations of Upcomming US Film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Fundraiser for Um Hong-Gil Human Foundation
CSIS & Syracuse's Maxwell School Offer Executive Master's in International Relations
South Korean Maestro Gum Nanse Serves As Slovak Honorary Consul
Latvia's National Day Observed in Seoul
S. Korea's Lee Kun-Hee Drops to No. 2 Spot on Forbes Asia's Richest List
S. Korea Ranked No. 2 in World Only after Iceland on ITU's ICT Development Index 2017
King's Day of Belgium Celebrated in Seoul
Restarting Negotiations between Koreas: Kazakhstan Maybe Is a Way
Are Otters No More Endangered Species?
Dr. Lui Che-Woo Donates RMB 120 Mil. to Peking University in China
Gimje Paddy, Breadbasket of South Korea
Dr. Sue Mi Terry Joins CSIS as Senior Fellow for Korea Chair
The Washington Post Aims to Boost Its Online Advertising Business
EU to Social Media: Regulate or Be Regulated
La Rambla by Catalunya to Open at IFC Mall
Dog-Bite Rises As Dogs Increase in S. Korea
Amidst Chinese Threat Dalai Lama Concludes Tawang Visit
Do It Right the First Time, Every Time!
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"The Jordan Is Palestine" Conference
Singapore's NTU Rises to Asia’s No. 1
Asserting Media Person’s Rights in India
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China’s Myanmar Bonanza Sans Responsibility
"2017 Summit for World Peace" Held in S. Korea
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El Gouna Film Festival Opens with Sheikh Jackson
Lee Ha-Nui Stars in New Film "The Brothers"
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Gerhard Schroder to Marry S. Korean Lady Kim So-Yeon 25 Years Under His Age
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Singapore's 52nd National Day Marked in Seoul
K-Pop Saves the World
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A Blueprint for Fisheries Management, Environmental Cooperation in South China Sea
Indian Community in Korea Marks 11th Ganesh Festival at Seoul National University
EU Trade Chief Cecilia Malmström to Attend "2017 EU-Korea Business Forum" in Seoul
Animal Cruelty Should Be Stopped in S. Korea
Manufacturing Misguided Protests in Assam
US Chamber CEO Strongly Opposes US Withdrawal from US-S. Korea Trade Agreement
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Ex-US Envoy Lippert Visits Ball Park in Gwangju
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British Songwriting Duo "Ooberfuse" to Be in Seoul on Sept. 17-21, 2017
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Bring North Korea to the Negotiation Table, Do Not Sanction It
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