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Letters from India
Needed a Scientific Probe into Bamunipahar Tragedy

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Many questions still remain unanswered by Assam forest department over the mysterious deaths (planned murders?) of 18 wild Asiatic elephants on Bamunipahar in Nagaon locality ...

CSIS Commentary
Strategic Competition and Foreign Perceptions of the United States

Special Contribution
By Anthony H. Cordesman
US soldiers being sent to Germany It is all too easy to focus on the military aspects of strategic competition with China and Russia or on the political issues of the day and to instead ignore the ...

Letters from America
The Great Hostage Hoax

By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
In Bristol, Virginia this week a hostage hoax took place that is more or less defining a problem we are having in society. Crime seems to be increasing and still there are calls to disarm police. ...

Bonny Lin, Ex-RAND Scientist, to Join CSIS
Washington DC (June 11, 2021) — Bonny Lin, a former political scientist at the RAND Corporation, will join the Asia Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) as ...

La La Anthony Redefines Hollywood
As Schön! speaks to Alani ‘La La’ Anthony, she’s in the middle of filming Black Mafia Family in Atlanta, the latest production from her good friend and long-standing collaborator 50 Cent. She’s been ...

Op-Ed Special
Wuhan Lab Leak: It's Not a "Theory"

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
Was SARS-COV-2 — the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic — created (or at least weaponized by being made transmissible to and between humans) in a Chinese research ...

Special Announcement
ISRK to Praise Indian Heroes of Science and Technology at Its Inaugural Event

As 2022 will mark 75 years of independent India, ISRK has taken an initiative to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Indian scientists in the area of Science & Technology ...

Local Communities Could Save Africa's Drylands, Experts Say
Bonn, Germany (June 7, 2021) — Nearly half of Africa’s population could face a future of widespread drought, hunger and mass migration due to the effects of climate change – but there is still ...

Sugar Overload May Be a Recipe for Problems
Children who consume too much sugar could be at greater risk of becoming obese, hyperactive, and cognitively impaired, as adults, according to the results of a new study of mice led by QUT and ...

UK-Korea Creative Commission to Be Launched
The Korea Foundation and the British Council are pleased to announce the launch of a UK-Korea Creative Commission exploring climate change through art, science and digital technology. For your ...

Wife of Belgium Ambassador Peter Lescouhier Turns Out to Be Master of Chinese Martial Art
Madame Xiang Xuequi, spouse of the current Belgium Ambassador to South Korea Peter Lescouhier, practiced the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi Chuan (太極拳), serving as its master, local Korean daily ...

US 7th Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Bill Merz Visits USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
PHILIPPINE SEA (June 2, 2021) — Vice Adm. Bill Merz, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, addresses the crew of the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), from ...

Save Lakshadweep: Stop 'Reform' Which Is Not Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable
There is a growing call to save Lakshadweep islands from attempts to destroy them socially, culturally and ecologically. One of the key demands is for the government of India to recall the Administrator ...

Seoul Ranks 23 amongst Best Entrepreneurial Cities in the World
London took the crown as the most ambitious city in the world for those looking to start a business. With over 664,974 new businesses registered in the city and over 4,400 Google searches for "how to start ...

Seo Jung-Jin of Celltrion Tops List for 1st Time
Optimism surrounding South Korea’s economic recovery energized its stock market, lifting the fortunes of its wealthiest people. This year’s Forbes Korea Rich List saw a record number of 46 . ...

Backgrounder: Israel vs. Hamas
Latvian Films Shown in South Korea
Retirement Home in the Algarve, Portugal
Beyond Polysilicon: The Ties between China’s GCL-Poly and the United States
Capitalism Breaks Down and Homogenizes Life, Disconnects the Past, Present and Future
At 78 Soyee Product Chairman Kwon Soon-Han Alive and Kicking in Trade and Diplomacy
Children of Hamas: Kill and Be Killed
“Artificial Beauty Overshadows Natural Beauty”
Dresden Music Festival Takes Place in June – Streaming Festival in May
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Steams Off the Coast of Iwo To


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