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World Bank's IFC Hosts Conference in Seoul
International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group will host a conference titled "Innovation Day: Korea's VCs/Startups and Opportunities in Emerging Markets" at Diamond Hall of Coex in ...

Scam, Media Outburst and Its Aftermath
By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
The mainstream media in Assam (or India) today faces enormous credibility crisis, but has it turned such low that a young State civil service officer could out rightly slam the ‘men in the medium’with the ...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Opens New Website
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC in the United States has launched a new website highlighting the jobs, exports, and growth created by the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) ...

Obituary
Julia Mullock, Ex-Wife of Korea's Late Last Prince Yi Gu, Dies Alone in Hawaii

Former Princess Julia Mullock, the American ex-wife of the Last Crown Prince Yi Gu or Lee Gu (李玖) of Korea's Jeoseon Dynasty, died of old age in Hawaii on Nov. 26, 2017. She was 94 years of age. Her ...

“Italian Cuisine: Sharing Health and Taste with the World” Held at Hanyang University in Seoul
Prof. Francesco Canganella Explains on Italian Cuisine
"The World Week of Italian Cuisine," launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reached its second edition with the aim of promoting culinary traditions and high quality food-and-wine . ...

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

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 ...

Korean Tigers Exterminated by Japanese
Japanese Man Tells the Tale of Its Extinction in His Book
The tiger is a symbolic animal for Korean folks as the magnificent animal appears in the tale of the Dangun Legend together with a bear. Throughout the centuries Koreans both feared and revered ...

What Happened to Comfort Women's Babies?
By Alan Timblick
President of The Seoul Times
Nobody wants to ask that question. What happened to the babies of the comfort women mobilized as sex slaves for the Japanese soldiers during the Second World War? Nazi Germany was turning genocide ...

Seoul, Asia's Modern City Under Kojong's Rule
Ill-Fated Emperor Kojong Reforms Old Seoul City
Great Korean Empire (大韓帝國: 1897-1910) was one of the Asia's most advance countries unlike the popular image of Korea as the Hermit Kingdom due to a series of drastic reform policies known as ...

The Other Side of the North Korean, Iranian, Hezbollah, and Yemeni Missile Threat
"WMD" Versus "Weapons of Mass Effectiveness"
Special Contribution
By Anthony H. Cordesman
No one can discount the threat of nuclear war, even when the threat is still materializing and remains far lower than some media reports would indicate. At the same time, it makes little sense to define the ...

The Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle Conclude Successful Asian Tour
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) has returned from their last Asian tour with Sir Simon Rattle as chief conductor. The orchestra played works by Igor Stravinsky, Unsuk ...

ICCK Hosts Investment Forum in Seoul
Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of Ministry for Education, Health, and Finance of India's Asam State made a presentation at the "Investment Opportunity Forum with Assam, India" hosted by Indian ...

"2017 East Sea Energy Cluster Forum" Held in Gyeongju for Renewable Energy's Future
Scores of experts on renewable energy gathered in South Korea's ancient Millennium Capital of Gyeongju to discuss the future of wind farms and solar energy for deep blue East Sea areas ...

S. Korean Ambassador Shin Soong-Chull Decorated by Costa Rican Government
Mr. Shin Soong-Chull (申崇澈), former South Korean ambassador to Venezuela and Costa Rica, was decorated by the Costa Rican government on Nov. 21, 2017 for his contribution to the ...

Bolivia's Salt Flats, Filming Locations of Upcomming US Film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
With "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" set to be released to the world on Dec. 14-15, 2017, the Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in Seoul released its news release, illustrating Bolivia's vast white ...

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?
Joseph J. Day MBE Dies of Cancer in Seoul
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!
Celebrating the Johnson Collection
Japan’s Lower House Election: Abe Prevails Again
Grimes Runs Cao Close in F4 SEA
"The Jordan Is Palestine" Conference
Singapore's NTU Rises to Asia’s No. 1
Asserting Media Person’s Rights in India
Microsoft Corp. vs. United States: Jeff Sessions Wants Open Borders, But Only For Police
China’s Myanmar Bonanza Sans Responsibility
"2017 Summit for World Peace" Held in S. Korea
Tiger Man Mike Pandey
Antibiotic Resistance: Enlarging Life Process of Pathogen
Dr. Kim Un-Yong, "Father of Olympic Taekwondo," Passes Away at Age 86
Not Again!
Egypt's First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival Screens Sparkling Fare
A Memorable Chuseok
Abe Calls a Snap Election
Ugandans in S. Korea to Celebrate Its Independence Day
El Gouna Film Festival Opens with Sheikh Jackson
Lee 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 Region
Gerhard Schroder to Marry S. Korean Lady Kim So-Yeon 25 Years Under His Age
N. 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 Seoul
K-Pop Saves the World
Trump's Tiny Heart and DACA's Repeal
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
“72 Hours in Pyongyang: How We Exited Gulag”
Ex-US Envoy Lippert Visits Ball Park in Gwangju
Oh Ji-Hyun Wins KLPGA Held in Chuncheon
British Songwriting Duo "Ooberfuse" to Be in Seoul on Sept. 17-21, 2017
UNESCO Should Cancel Japan’s Okinoshima Heritage Status Unless Women Allowed on It
Bring North Korea to the Negotiation Table, Do Not Sanction It
Forbes Asia's Fabulous 50 List Features A Record Number of Companies from China
An Intolerable Hell
Competition for Survival Signals Maintains Immune Balance
Bolivia Marks 192nd Independence Day in Seoul
Mexican Navy's Cruise Training Ship “Cuauhtémoc” to Visit Busan Soon
A War of Monkeys, Every Man for Himself
World-Class IT Pros Trained in Ukraine
Mexican Military Attache Sexually Harass Local Female Employee at Mexican Embassy in Seoul
Himachal Pradesh: A Holy Himalayan Land of India
Japan's Takahama Nuclear Plant Poses Serious Threat to Neighbors of S. Korea, China, Russia
Why Live in Israel?
China and Technology: Tortoise and Hare Again
"Golden Tulip Sky Bay Gyeongpo" to Open in Late 2017
KB's Madam Moon Myung-Soon Dedicates Life to Nation's Financially Vulnerable Folks
Morocco's 2017 "Throne Day" Marked in Seoul
Tunisia Marks 60th Anniversary of Proclamation of Tunisian Republic in Seoul Event
Assam Forum Bats for Work Permits to Bangladeshi Settlers
"Incheon Remarkably Improved!"
Singapore's Tycoons on Forbes Rich List See Wealth Rise
Hong Kong Hosts Grand Reception in Seoul to Mark 20th Anniversary of Its Handover to China
Three Key Players in Middle East Diplomacy
Yesterday's Immigrants: Better Than Today's?
Temple Mount Violence
"Forgotten War" Hasn't Been Forgotten!
WaterROK Names Its Good Will Ambassador
UAE Energy Minister Blames Qatar for Supporting Terrorism in Press Briefing in Seoul
6 Arab Nations Ask FIFA to Replace Qatar as 2022 World Cup Host
Tensions among S. Korea, N. Korea, US Will Quickly End If Leaders Do This
Drugs Crisis in Iran Emanating from Afghanistan
Why You Should Buy Ralph Lauren Stock?
Mexico Resembles a Civil War: Three Murders Per Hour in Early 2017
President Moon Jae-In's Initiative of "Miracle on the Daedong River," a Cornerstone for Inter-Korea Ties
Wahhabism vs. Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar Crisis Opens Old Wounds
Master Artist Min Tae-Hong in Vanguard of Promoting Korean Art Throughout the World
"Fight against Corruption Is Actual Task"
"Door Remains Open," French President Says
Grupo Promax Becomes 1st Mexican Company to Set Up Factory in Gwangyang, South Korea
Marriage Saving Tips We All Should Know
Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia
Joint 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 Herzberg
Grenada's St George’s University Signs MOU with S. Korea's Uiduk University
Junior Football Leagues Show Record Growth in China
KB's Madam Moon Myoung-Soon Dedicates Life to Nation's Financially Vulnerable Folks
Evidence Destroyed Over And Over Again
Trump Hands Over the Possession of Arab Nations from Saudi Arabia to Tel-Aviv
Bhupen-da Came alive with Dhola-Sadiya Bridge Inauguration Ceremony
ITF Demonstration Team to Perform in Muju
Mission Hills China Joins Global Efforts to Promote Women's Golf Day
Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker Is Renamed Karajan Academy
Advancing 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
Forbes Announces World's Biggest Public Companies
S. Korean Team to Enter $1.75 Mil. Water Abundance XPrize Competition
FIT Launches Fashion Programs at SUNY Korea
Forbes Launches 2017 Global Game Changers List
"Golden Period" for New President Moon Jae-In
"2017 NewCities Summit" to Be Held in Songdo
Election of New President to Have Mixed Impact on Real Estate Market
Trump Uses Saudi Arabia to Balance Its Ties with Middle East and Southeast Asia
Dog Meat Industry in South Korea
Moon Jae-in to Become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea
My Experience with Korean Pop Culture
Cherishing Our Children
Mission Hills China Invites Golfers to Scale 5 Continents in 5 Days
Keeping Workforce Healthy Is Also a Smart Business Strategy
Japanese Minister in Shameful Comment about Tohoku: Tsunami, Nuclear Crisis, Tokyo Centric
America, China, Russia Should Work Together on the Issue of North Korea
The Fading Spirit of Kano Chikanobu Awakened by Shintoism
Asia’s Creeping Catastrophe
LPGA Tour Opportunity Bekcons for Strongest Ever Annika Field in China
Robert Mugabe, 93, Scoffs at Anti-Mugabe Alliance in Zimbabwe
Forces That Shape Military Options in Korea
Behind the Scene of Khan Sheik Hun Chemical Attack and US Strike on Syria
China Needs to Re-evaluate the Independence of Taiwan: America and Japan
India Stands Shamed after Racial Attacks near New Delhi
"Hong Kong Phil" Performs in Seoul
Japanese Poetry of Kakinomoto no Hitomaro: Impact of the Asuka Period
Trump Offers China Economic Inducements If Beijing Puts Pressure on North Korea
Nuclear Preemptive Strikes on North Korea?
Ahn's Soaring Popularity Unstoppable
The Trump-Xi Summit Paves the Way to New Realism in US-Chinese Trade
Eleven Madison Park Claims No. 1 Spot at World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards
A Quick Guide to Speaking Japanese
Requirements for Permanent Residence and Citizenship
Opening Minds, Shaping the Future: Ultimate Goal of Higher Education in Gloabalised World
Tunisia Marks 61st Independence in Seoul
The Dashing Pedro Almodovar to Chair Cannes Fest Jury
Bill Gates Tops List of Forbes’ 2017 Ranking of the World’s Billionaires
THAAD and Shifting Korean Public Opinion toward the US and China
Top Lady Professionals Receive Mission Hills Ambassador Awards
Kim Hae-Rym Wins World Ladies Championship in a Play-Off
Micro Power Nations
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Trump’s Bigger Military Won’t Necessarily Make the US Stronger or Safer
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Saudi Ambassador to Malaysia Takes Harsh Stance at North Korea
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FC Barcelona, Mission Hills Group Announce Ground-Breaking Partnership in China
Asia-Pacific Should Bolster Health Systems




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