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Critical Questions
China’s New National Carbon Trading Market: Between Promise and Pessimism

Special Contribution
By Jane Nakano & Scott Kennedy
After a decade of planning and trials, China officially launched a national carbon trading market last week. Called the national emissions trading scheme (ETS), it initially targets carbon emissions from ...

Indians in Korea to Present “Indo-Utsav” to Celebrate the Colors of 75th Independence
ISRK President Lailesh Kumar to Stage Cultural Event
The Indian Students & Researchers in Korea (ISRK) will represent “Indo-Utsav” to celebrate the colors of its independence as India is all set to celebrate its 75th Independence Day with full joy ...

Letters from India
Prof. Yunus Receives Laurel, Bangladesh Adds Name in Olympic History

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Guwahati: With Nobel peace laurate Prof. Muhammad Yunus receives the Olympic Laurel award at the opening ceremony of 32nd Games of the Olympiad Tokyo 2020, organized under the ...

SiDance Presents "A Time Within Time" Online
Artistic Director Lee Jong-Ho of Seoul International Dance Festival (SiDance) will present online "A Time Within Time" created by Kwon Hyuk of South Korea and Adele Goh of Singapore from July 18 till ...

Letters from India
India Practices Secularism, Democracy and Pluralism: RSS Chief Bhagwat

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Guwahati (July 22, 2021) — India does not only preach but practices secularism, democracy and pluralism as the great nation follows the concept of vasudhaiva kutumbakam (world is one). ...

Tale of Two Pandemics: Follow the Science and Do Not Forget One at the Cost of the Other
Special Contribution
By Shobha Shukla
Covid-19 has posed innumerable health, economic, and social challenges for all, including people living with HIV. It has exposed the fragility of health systems around the globe and has diverted ...

OBJ Column
Ray of Hope in Troubled World

By Oh Byoung-Joo
Special Columnist
Men can live for 10 days without eating food and can survive for as many as 100 days without drinking water. However, it is difficult that they can not live their life even for a moment without hopes for the ...

Ven. Donghwi Sheds Light on Troubled World
"Picasso of Korean Buddhism" Trying to Enlighten Earth
By Park Soung-Jin
Staff Reporter & Editor
Ven. Donghwi is ambitious female monk whose nickname is "Picasso of Korean Buddhism." She majored in fine art at a major university in Seoul before she worked as a magazine journalist. ...

Apple Cider Vinegar Has Undeniable Benifits
Ancient folk remedy, household cleaner, and popular cooking ingredient. Vinegar in all its forms can be used for even more purposes than there are versions of it. With the resurgence of ...

Analysis
Sharp Focus: A Unique View of the Sinpo Shipyard

Special Contribution
By Joseph Bermudez & Victor Cha
As with our recent Sharp Focus high off-nadir (HON) reports of the Sinpo South Shipyard and Mayang-do Submarine Base, the same April 21, 2021 Maxar Technologies image provides a unique look at ...

PETA Accuses Korea Racing Authority of Hiding Horse Slaughter Records
Seoul — Between Oct. 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, 947 horses were killed in South Korea. But the Korea Racing Authority (KRA) doesn’t want anyone to know the identities of these horses. The KRA is still ...

Scenario for US & NATO Invasion of Crimea and Origins of American Hatred of Russia
“The average (Soviet) citizen’s innate readiness to defend Mother Russia against any invader was stronger than his assumed aversion to the Communist dictatorship. As to the Soviet armed forces, their ...

A Night of Celebration -- 4th of July and a Helping of PTSD
We arrived at Romare Bearden Park in downtown Charlotte for the "4th of July 2021 fireworks" on an exquisitely beautiful evening. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Nor was there a parking spot within an ...

Progress Report on China’s Type 003 Carrier
Recent satellite imagery reveals that China has made considerable progress in the construction of its third aircraft carrier, known as the Type 003, since CSIS reported on the vessel last month. Imagery of ...

Governments Must Adopt a Strong Political Declaration that the Global Crisis Mandates
Because if they do not, then we are doomed to fail to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 (for which only 104 months are left). The clock is ticking but governments from around the ...

Macedonians Pay Attention to Fashion Afresh
Wealth of Thailand's 50 Richest Rises More than 20 Percent amid Pandemic Challenges
Sharp Focus: A Unique View of the Mayang-do Submarine Base
Here's Today's Tip ... Importance of Loft
SARS-CoV-2 Treatment and mRNA Vaccine Issues Demystified
18 Days to Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Miami Building Collapse -- Possible Flaw in Construction
Berliner Philharmoniker Releases First Edition of Music Education Format with Kirill Petrenko
Facebook Gives the Most Dangerous Extremists a Free Pass
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