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Letters from America
Taken from Jurassic Park and Put into Civilization

By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
My girlfriend woke up this morning with a jolt and a moan and sharp stinging pain on her ankle. Once again, her soft skin was stabbed by my two-plus inch ingrown toenail that screamed velociraptor. ...

Art News at a Glance
Bilbao and Painting

At the end of the 19th century, Bilbao became one of the most prosperous cities in Spain, thanks to its naval, iron and steel industries as well as its commercial, banking, and cultural activities. ...

RCEP, Nepal the Geo-Politics in Asia-Pacific
By Raktim Baruah
Special Correspondent
Indeed, the year 2020 was annus horribilis for the entire human race. Amidst the onslaught of the new coronavirus pestilence, China was seen unrelenting in trying to increase and expand its influence ...

Letters to the Editor
Jan. 6, 2021 Putsch Organized by Trump Failed

Thousands of Trump Supporters Seize US Capitol
Special Contribution
By Anatoliy Sibilov
What happened in the United States on Jan. 6, 2021 is a vivid reminder of how among the citizens of America the highest post can be taken by a madman who, by his actions, in order to maintain ...

THOMAS RUFF: Tableaux Chinois
David Zwirner is pleased to present recent photographs by the German artist Thomas Ruff at the gallery’s Paris location. The exhibition will feature works from Ruff’s tableaux chinois series (2019–), which ...

Letters from America
10 Most Irritating Bad Driver Behaviors

During the 2020 Christmas & New Year's Season
By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
As the 2020 holiday season comes to a close, I want to be the first to say what everyone else has been thinking. What is going on, on our highways and byways? I don’t know if I am just getting older and more ...

Chairman Lee Seung-Un Spends 20 Years in Japan to Become NPL Expert
Buddhist Wants to Aid Small Companies with Finances
By Park Soung-Jin
Staff Reporter & Editor
Chairman Lee Sung-Un of "Bojeong PJT," a successful construction company, was a jobless young man 30 years ago when he went to Japan. Now at 53, he is applying techniques on NPLs (non- ...

Letters from America
Throw Me a Bone — What in the World Is a Beaglemation?

By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
I am the owner of an ornery beagle-dalmatian. “Hank,” was a wee six-week-old when he showed up in my kitchen about seven years ago. Back then, he was unusually small, so much so that he resembled ...

Committee of IDEX, NAVDEX, and Int'l Defence Conference Gearing Up for 2021 Edition in UAE
Under the Wise Leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE
The Higher Organising Committee of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2021), the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), and the International Defence Conference, held under ...

IRRI Announces New Leadership at IRRI SARC
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) announced last week the appointment of Dr. Sudhanshu Singh as the new Director of IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) in ...

Pandemic-Hit Book Publishers Eye for Openings
It was an intriguing discussion at a special session of prestigious 33rd Guwahati Book Fair, where a number of book publishers, writers, journalists and conscious readers assembled to introspect over ...

Charlotte, North Carolina's South End Neighborhood Is America's Itaewon
If you venture over to Charlotte’s South End of historic streets, celebrity sightings, and quaint townhouses, you might be intrigued. Upon wandering along the manicured tree-lined streets ...

Queen Nefertari's Egypt at Kimbell Art Museum
Nefertari was one of the most celebrated queens of ancient Egypt. The favorite wife of the great pharaoh Ramesses II (reigned about 1279–1213 BCE), she was highly regarded, educated, and ...

Madame Park Kyung-Rang Selected "Best Traditional Dancer of the Year 2020"
Madame Park Kyung-Rang, senior dancer of the traditional Korean dance, has been recently picked as South Korea's best cultural figure representing the field of the traditional Korean dance by ...

Modern Imperialism in Korea and Abroad
Racists used to call African-Americans "niggers" in order to remind them that they were abducted from Africa – from places like Nigeria. For some reason, they thought that reminding the ...

Useful Tips for Applying for a Job at a Charity
Combatting Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
Tycoons on Forbes' 2020 List of Indonesia's 50 Richest Face Pandemic Headwinds
How Covid-19 Affected U.S.-China Military Signaling
Queen Nefertari's Egypt
Ex-Ambassador Ngovi Kitau's Mother, Loice Kutula Kitau, Passes Away at 118
The Inaugural Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars List Launched
Berliner Philharmoniker, Conducted by Andris Nelsons, Will Perform Mahler’s 1st Symphony
What Is the United States of America? A Military Democracy
Master Artist in Woodworking Captivates Audience in Seoul's Insa-dong Area


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Lee Seung-Un Spends 20 Years in Japan to Become NPL Expert
Chairman Lee Sung-Un of "Bojeong PJT," a successful construction company, was a jobless young man 30 years ago when he went to Japan. Now at 53, he is applying techniques on NPLs (non-performing loan) to the local Korean market, making remarkable achievements in the real estate market. Back then Japan was in recession after decades of rapid economic ... more
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Harry Lime's Vienna
So what if it is the city of Mozart, Strauss, Haydn, Beethoven, Klimt, the majestic Schonbrunn Palace, the exquisite baroque Belvedere, and all the glories of Hapsburg indulgence! Call me a lowbrow , a philistine if you like, but I wasnt lured ... more
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