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UAE 52nd National Day Observed in Seoul
UAE Envoy Abdulla Saif Alnuaimi Hosts Reception
UAE Embassy in Seoul hosted a diplomatic reception at Shilla Hotel on Nov. 24, 2023 to celebrate its 52nd UAE National Day. The UAE National Day gets celebrated yearly on December 2 every year to ...

Letters from America
Cop28 and Man’s War On the Earth

By Martin LeFevre
Special Contributor
The Cop climate conferences have become a farce. This year the host nation, the United Arab Emirates, chose an oil company executive, Sultan Al Jaber, to preside over Cop28. And surprise surprise, ...

Forbes Asia Recognizes 15 Top Donors in 17th Annual Heroes of Philanthropy List
SINGAPORE (Nov. 30, 2023) – Forbes Asia today honored 15 leading philanthropists from the Asia-Pacific region who have shown commitment and donated generously to causes close to ...

JUST Commentary
Israel Attacks Palestinian Health Workers in Gaza

Special Contribution
By Rupa Marya & Vijay Prashad
On Nov. 11, 2023, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) stated that Israeli tanks were within twenty meters of the al-Quds hospital, the second-largest hospital in Gaza City. They reported ...

Inside Wall Street With Nomi Prins
This Crypto Trend Will Be Even Bigger Than a Spot Bitcoin ETF

On Nov. 18, 2004, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made a big announcement. It approved the world’s first gold exchange-traded fund (ETF), GLD. ETFs are ...

Exercise Global Dexterity Brings Heavy Lifters Down Under
Exercise Global Dexterity 23-2 is bringing together C-17A Globemaster aircraft from the United States, United Kingdom and Australia for a series of air mobility training missions. Held at RAAF ...

Palestinian Envoy Waleed Siam Speaks on Hamas-Israeli War at Oman Embassy in Seoul
Mr. Waleed Siam, non-residing ambassador of State of Palestine to South Korea, will speak on the current situation surrounding war between Palestine and Israel at the press conference to be held at ...

Forbes Asia Hosts Best Under a Billion Forum and Awards Dinner in Manila
SINGAPORE (Nov. 22, 2023) – Forbes Asia hosted the Best Under A Billion Forum and Awards Dinner 2023 at the Conrad Manila in Manila, the Philippines on Nov. 21, 2023. The Forum and Awards ...

Inside Wall Street with Nomi Prins
Bank of America’s $131 Billion Warning Sign for the U.S. Banking Industry

Special Contribution
By Nomi Prins
The Federal Reserve is gearing up for its last rate decision of 2023. We’ll have a verdict next month. But while there’s a lot of anticipation around this, there’s a different story that seems to have gone ...

Shooting Our Own Foot: Misuse of Medicines Is Making Infections Difficult to Treat
Special Contribution
By Shobha Shukla
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and become resistant to (or no longer respond to) medicines, making infections harder to treat and ...

Hunter Proof-of-Concept Mast Set-to-Work Begins
BAE Systems Australia’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia, has taken the first steps in constructing the proof-of-concept mast for the Hunter Class Frigate Program. While the Hunter class ...

J Street Stands with Hamas – Naturally
The shocking and horrific Hamas attack on Israelis on October 7 – the mass murder, rape, abductions, torture, and mutilation – was a paradigm-shifting event. Israel's war in response is a starkly ...

"Food Is Medicine" Simmers
“Food is medicine” — a concept that employs prescribing medically tailored meals to tackle chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease — is having a moment. The White House last year pledged ...

Open Letter to Herzi Halevi, Commander-in-Chief, Israel Defense Forces
am writing to you today with great urgency and hope regarding the precarious situation in Israel. Israel has faced more than its fair share of challenges and conflict, and the Israel-Hamas war is a matter of ...

Prima Donna Choo Hee-Myung Meets Her Fans in Seoul at Blue House of Cheongwadae
Prima Donna mezzo soprano Choo Hee-Myung is meeting her fans with Carmen's "Habanera" in a group concert hosted by Korea National Opera (KNO) this weekend at Cheongwadae or Blue House, ...

Revolutionary Spirit of East, Third World Rises Up to Oppose Israeli Aggression
Wealth of China's 100 Richest on Forbes List Edges Down to US$895 Billion
Angelina Jolie Blames Israeli Bombing in Gaza
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