“Why I Traveled Over 10 Million Miles”Porter’s “Inclusion/Exclusion, Softball’s Olympic Odyssey
By Don E. Porter
During the course of a 40+ year odyssey, that of bringing a little known merican domestic sport in to the Olympic arena, I had to travel mostly from my base in Oklahoma City by air to over 100 countries. ...Critical Questions:
Will Trump-Kim Summit Be Cancelled?
On May 16, 2018 North Korea announced that it was unilaterally cancelling previously scheduled high-level inter-Korean talks because of U.S.-South Korean military exercises (Max Thunder) ...Peru Hosts Investment Seminar in Seoul
"We would like to invite South Korean businessmen and we want them to continue to invest in Peru," said a visiting high-profile Peruvian official in an interview with The Seoul Times on May 15, 2018. ...Hotline Finally, It’s Morning Calm in Korea
By Ruffy Magbanua
SEOUL, South Korea — Now I know why this country, despite the bellicose threat from North Korea continues to be called the Land of the Morning Calm. South Korea is indeed oozing with that ...CSIS Commentary
The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!
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?
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 SeoulECCK 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?
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 ...School MisconductEducational 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 ...“A Sporting Life and the Forgotten War”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, ICBMsThe 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 SeoulEU 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 SixAs 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 ExhibitionFinland, World's Happiest CountrySome Questions from the Edge of ImmortalityProf. Francesco Canganella to Host Italy-Korea Science Club's March Meeting at His ResidenceMore Korean War Is "Worth It?" To Whom?Cries Mounted for Reviving Nabin Chandra Bardoloi LibraryStop This Shaming of MenstruationS. Korea, 3rd Most Powerful Country at Henley Passport Index 2018China's Only 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist in Naked Anti-Fur AdCosta Rica Celebrates Signing of Central America-S. Korea Free Trade AgreementKeeping Quiet about Overpopulation Could Trigger a Global Revolution26th Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide MarkedYear of the Earth Dog Dawns in 2018Mandela's 100th Birthday CelebratedA Korean Spring after the Winter Olympics Is Unlikely"GENERTE" Launched in S. Korea's SongdoDeep Condolence for Ha Ji-Won's Misfortune!US to Unveil New Tough Sanctions on N. KoreaConvenience Food You Should AvoidAzeri 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-HeeS. Korean Actress Ha Ji-Won in Mourning Following Death of Her Own BrotherECCK 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 DynastyPublic Hearing for S. Korea's New Ocean Industry to Be Held in SeoulMission Hills Tops 100,000 Rounds by Junior Golfers as New Schedule Announced for 2018"White Chrysanthemum" by Mary Lynn BrachtJapanese Activist Blames Japanese Gov't, Press for Lack of Sincerity on Sex Slave IssueMyanmar, Bangladesh Sign an Accord but Buddhists, Hindus, Others Need ProtectingNo Room for the Christ-child“Tears Are Still Streaming Out of My Eyes," Says Ex-South Korean Comfort WomanJapan Hopes to Boost Ties with MyanmarCold Front Hits the Korean PeninsulaWorld Bank's IFC Hosts Conference in SeoulScam, Media Outburst and Its AftermathU.S. Chamber of Commerce Opens New WebsiteJulia 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 SeoulThe Phenomenon Bruno Groening on the Tracks of the "Miracle Healer"Korean Tigers Exterminated by JapaneseFermented Food Products and Traditional Practices of Indian OriginSeoul, Asia's Modern City Under Kojong's RuleThe Other Side of the North Korean, Iranian, Hezbollah, and Yemeni Missile ThreatThe Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle Conclude Successful Asian TourICCK Hosts Investment Forum in Seoul"2017 East Sea Energy Cluster Forum" Held
in Gyeongju for Renewable Energy's FutureS. Korean Ambassador Shin Soong-Chull Decorated by Costa Rican GovernmentBolivia's Salt Flats, Filming Locations of Upcomming US Film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"Fundraiser for Um Hong-Gil Human FoundationCSIS & Syracuse's Maxwell School Offer Executive Master's in International RelationsSouth Korean Maestro Gum Nanse Serves As Slovak Honorary ConsulLatvia's National Day Observed in SeoulS. Korea's Lee Kun-Hee Drops to No. 2 Spot on Forbes Asia's Richest ListS. Korea Ranked No. 2 in World Only after Iceland on ITU's ICT Development Index 2017King's Day of Belgium Celebrated in SeoulRestarting Negotiations between Koreas: Kazakhstan Maybe Is a WayAre Otters No More Endangered Species?Dr. Lui Che-Woo Donates RMB 120 Mil. to Peking University in ChinaGimje Paddy, Breadbasket of South KoreaDr. Sue Mi Terry Joins CSIS as Senior Fellow for Korea ChairThe Washington Post Aims to Boost Its Online Advertising BusinessEU to Social Media: Regulate or Be RegulatedLa Rambla by Catalunya to Open at IFC MallDog-Bite Rises As Dogs Increase in S. KoreaAmidst Chinese Threat Dalai Lama Concludes Tawang VisitDo It Right the First Time, Every Time!Celebrating the Johnson CollectionJapan’s Lower House Election: Abe Prevails AgainGrimes Runs Cao Close in F4 SEA"The Jordan Is Palestine" ConferenceSingapore's NTU Rises to Asia’s No. 1Asserting Media Person’s Rights in IndiaMicrosoft Corp. vs. United States: Jeff Sessions Wants Open Borders, But Only For PoliceChina’s Myanmar Bonanza Sans Responsibility"2017 Summit for World Peace" Held in S. KoreaTiger Man Mike PandeyAntibiotic Resistance: Enlarging Life Process of PathogenDr. Kim Un-Yong, "Father of Olympic Taekwondo," Passes Away at Age 86Not Again!Egypt's First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival Screens Sparkling FareA Memorable ChuseokAbe Calls a Snap ElectionUgandans in S. Korea to Celebrate Its Independence DayEl Gouna Film Festival Opens with Sheikh JacksonLee Ha-Nui Stars in New Film "The Brothers"Is the Western Wall Judaism's Holiest Site?S Korea-N Korea-US Tensions Will Quickly End If Leaders Do This …New Egypt's El Gouna Film Festival to Add Colour to the RegionGerhard Schroder to Marry S. Korean Lady Kim So-Yeon 25 Years Under His AgeN. Korea & Kim Jong-Un Get a New Enemy with "The Leader Is Present" by Max Papeshi in U.S.Singapore's 52nd National Day Marked in SeoulK-Pop Saves the WorldTrump's Tiny Heart and DACA's RepealA Blueprint for Fisheries Management, Environmental Cooperation in South China SeaIndian Community in Korea Marks 11th Ganesh Festival at Seoul National UniversityEU Trade Chief Cecilia Malmström to Attend "2017 EU-Korea Business Forum" in SeoulAnimal Cruelty Should Be Stopped in S. KoreaManufacturing Misguided Protests in AssamUS Chamber CEO Strongly Opposes US Withdrawal from US-S. Korea Trade Agreement“72 Hours in Pyongyang: How We Exited Gulag”Ex-US Envoy Lippert Visits Ball Park in GwangjuOh Ji-Hyun Wins KLPGA Held in ChuncheonBritish Songwriting Duo "Ooberfuse" to Be in Seoul on Sept. 17-21, 2017UNESCO Should Cancel Japan’s Okinoshima Heritage Status Unless Women Allowed on ItBring North Korea to the Negotiation Table, Do Not Sanction ItForbes Asia's Fabulous 50 List Features A Record Number of Companies from ChinaAn Intolerable HellCompetition for Survival Signals Maintains Immune BalanceBolivia Marks 192nd Independence Day in SeoulMexican Navy's Cruise Training Ship “Cuauhtémoc” to Visit Busan SoonA War of Monkeys, Every Man for HimselfWorld-Class IT Pros Trained in UkraineMexican Military Attache Sexually Harass Local Female Employee at Mexican Embassy in SeoulHimachal Pradesh: A Holy Himalayan Land of IndiaJapan's Takahama Nuclear Plant Poses Serious Threat to Neighbors of S. Korea, China, RussiaWhy Live in Israel?China and Technology: Tortoise and Hare Again"Golden Tulip Sky Bay Gyeongpo" to Open
in Late 2017KB's Madam Moon Myung-Soon Dedicates Life to Nation's Financially Vulnerable FolksMorocco's 2017 "Throne Day" Marked in SeoulTunisia Marks 60th Anniversary of Proclamation of Tunisian Republic in Seoul EventAssam Forum Bats for Work Permits to Bangladeshi Settlers"Incheon Remarkably Improved!"Singapore's Tycoons on Forbes Rich List See Wealth RiseHong Kong Hosts Grand Reception in Seoul to Mark 20th Anniversary of Its Handover to ChinaThree Key Players in Middle East DiplomacyYesterday's Immigrants: Better Than Today's?Temple Mount Violence"Forgotten War" Hasn't Been Forgotten!WaterROK Names Its Good Will AmbassadorUAE Energy Minister Blames Qatar for Supporting Terrorism in Press Briefing in Seoul6 Arab Nations Ask FIFA to Replace Qatar as 2022 World Cup HostTensions among S. Korea, N. Korea, US Will Quickly End If Leaders Do ThisDrugs Crisis in Iran Emanating from AfghanistanWhy You Should Buy Ralph Lauren Stock?Mexico Resembles a Civil War: Three Murders Per Hour in Early 2017President Moon Jae-In's Initiative of "Miracle on the Daedong River," a Cornerstone for Inter-Korea TiesWahhabism vs. Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar Crisis Opens Old WoundsMaster Artist Min Tae-Hong in Vanguard of Promoting Korean Art Throughout the World"Fight against Corruption Is Actual Task""Door Remains Open," French President SaysGrupo Promax Becomes 1st Mexican Company to Set Up Factory in Gwangyang, South KoreaMarriage Saving Tips We All Should KnowCountering Coercion in Maritime AsiaJoint Art Exhibition of Park Kyoung-Muk and Han Byung-Uk Runs from May 31 to June 20"Chinese Cities Want to Copy Songdo As Model of Smart City," Says Caspar HerzbergGrenada's St George’s University Signs MOU with S. Korea's Uiduk UniversityJunior Football Leagues Show Record Growth in ChinaKB's Madam Moon Myoung-Soon Dedicates Life to Nation's Financially Vulnerable FolksEvidence Destroyed Over And Over AgainTrump Hands Over the Possession of Arab Nations from Saudi Arabia to Tel-AvivBhupen-da Came alive with Dhola-Sadiya Bridge Inauguration CeremonyITF Demonstration Team to Perform in MujuMission Hills China Joins Global Efforts to Promote Women's Golf DayOrchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker Is Renamed Karajan AcademyAdvancing Justice Applauds Court Decision to Keep Block on Muslim Ban 2.0"Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia"President Trump and Ousted FBI Chief Comey: Competing Forces and Repercussions
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