Embassy News
 Arts & Living
 Travel & Hotel
 Medical Tourism New
 Letters to Editor
 Photo Gallery
 News Media Link
 TV Schedule Link
 News English
 Hospitals & Clinics
 Flea Market
 Moving & Packaging
 Religious Service
 Korean Classes
 Korean Weather
 Real Estate
 Home Stay
 Room Mate
 English Teaching
 Job Offered/Wanted
 Hotel Lounge
 Foreign Exchanges
 Korean Stock
 Business Center
 PR & Ads
 Arts & Performances
 Restaurants & Bars
 Tour & Travel
 Shopping Guide
 Foreign Missions
 Community Groups
 Foreign Workers
 Useful Services
 ST Banner Exchange
UAE Embassy in Seoul Hosts 2nd Webinar on "Women Empowerment" in UAE, South Korea
In Cooperation with Ewha Womans University
The UAE Embassy in Seoul organized the second virtual session entitled "Efforts of UAE and Korea to Empower and Protect Women and Girls," in cooperation with Institute for Development ...

Letters from America
Love Conquers All!

By Nanthini Rajarethinam
Special Contributor
Emperor Zhang Bin Bin was awakened by a baby smooth hand caressing his bare chest. He turned to face the woman who laid beside him. It was Concubine Dilraba Dilmurat. The concubine’s beauty ...

Letters from America
How You Too Can Overcome Depression and Anxiety by Living Like Jennie Kim

By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
I figured it was worth a shot. For the past few weeks, I found myself in a shallow mood with winter coming and all, and I had to find some way to fend off the ropy layers of trauma and insomnia. I was desperate ...

Did Evolution Go Wrong With Man?

By Martin LeFevre
Contributing Writer
The question of where and how man went wrong has plagued philosophers for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. In modern Western philosophy, the basic view of human nature has alternated ...

Forbes Reveals Asia's Top 20 Businesswomen
SINGAPORE— Forbes has recently announced the 2021 Asia’s Power Businesswomen list, recognizing 20 female business leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. The complete list can be found at ...

The Case for US-Japan-ROK Cooperation on Democracy Support in Indo-Pacific Region

Special Contribution
By Nicholas Szechenyi, Hannah Fodale, Jada Fraser
When the United States, Japan, and South Korea (Republic of Korea, or ROK) met with other democracies in June 2021 to outline a shared G7 agenda, they committed to increasing ...

South Korea’s Trade and Services Will Benefit from RCEP
By Chu Kar-Kin
Special Contributor
Following the Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations has confirmed receiving the respective instruments of ratification / acceptance (IOR / A) from Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, ...

"A Grand Diwali Celebration 2021" Celebrated

Indian Students & Researchers in Korea (ISRK) hosted "A Grand Diwali celebration on Nov. 6, 2021 at 7 pm KST. It was the utmost honor to have virtual presence of spectator and viewers in ...

World and Regional Powers Shape the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia Bites the Dust
By John Stanton
National Security Writer
“If the US aspires to protect its long-held vital interests and democratic values in its relations with Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa, it is time to reset its ill-consulted policies pushed by the Egyptian and ...

Letters from India
India’s Restive Region Sets to End 2021 without Journo-murder

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
If nothing sad happens in the next seven weeks, India’s restive north-eastern region will complete another year without any incident of journo-murder maintaining the trend for the last four years. The ...

The Urgent Indifference of Enlightenment
Over the centuries many people have pondered the question, ‘What is enlightenment?’ A few have even attained it, though a lot fewer than think they have. Most of us “seeking enlightenment” fall short, and ...

Death Isn’t After Life; It’s Inseparable From Life
On the day after the deluge – an “atmospheric river” that dumped more water on northern California than any storm in recorded history – the parkland was a wondrous mess. A big oak, its broken, horizontal ...

Russian Minister Alexei Chekunkov Visiting South Korea for Economic Cooperation
Mr. Alexei Chekunkov, the Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic, is currently here in South Korea for the four-day official visit for boosting economic cooperation and business ties ...

Arabia, the Bastion of Darkness
Arabia is often portrayed as a lawless jungle, a world apart, stripped from morality and responsibility. In fact nothing came out of the vast no man's land, except the Prophet Mohammed ...

The Berliner Philharmoniker Mourn Death of Honorary Member Bernard Haitink (1929-2021)
The Berliner Philharmoniker mourn the death of its honorary member Bernard Haitink, who passed away at the age of 92 on Oct. 21, 2021. Since his debut in March 1964, he conducted the orchestra more ...

Czech Ambassador Gustav Slamecka's Message for Czechoslovak Independence Day
RSS Condemns Islamist Attacks on Hindu Minorities in Bangladesh
Ghost Sightings Around Mooresville Predate Lake Norman
Morocco: Kingdom That Outwitted Its Subjects
Powell Lied, People Died: Justice Delayed Was Justice Denied
S. Korean Pianist Sunwoo Ye-Kwon Captivates Dubai in InClassica Music Festival
When RSS Chief Bhagwat Articulates Agendas
Adventures in American Education
No Place Better to Spend Autumn Evenings than on the Shores of Lake Norman
"No First Use": An Empty Gesture That Would Cost Nothing
Let’s Talk about Self-Reform and Financial Transparency in Media
Transracial Korean Oli London Unveils New Face Tattoo Dedicated to BTS Singer Jimin
5G Techritory to Host Forum to Discuss Absorption of €300 Bil. in Digitization Funding
Chicago Opera Theater Releases "Taking Up Serpents" as Digital-Only Album
"SiDance 2021" Will Kick Off in Seoul on Oct. 16
Lee Byung-Hun to Receive The Excellence in Asian Cinema Award at 15th Asian Film Awards
Native Americans: The First, Forgotten Slaves
How Much to Dine Out at a Top Michelin-Starred Restaurant
China's Commitment to Stop Overseas Financing of New Coal Plants in Perspective
Scientist-turned Composer Infatuates Dubai
China Headaches for Iran Nuclear Deal
Lee Jun-Hyuk, Lee Joo-Young to Host Closing Ceremony of Busan International Film Festival
China Evergrande Group: Short-term Volatility, with Some Broader Impact Likely
Musical Miracle Created in Desert City of Dubai
The Quad's Strategic Infrastructure Play
UK's Decision to Consider Vaccinated Indians as 'Unvaccinated' Lacks Scientific Merit
China, Again and Again and Again
Step Up Pace Globally If Universal Vaccination Could Lead Us out of the Covid Pandemic
Song Joong-Ki and Park So-Dam Named as the 26th BIFF Opening Ceremony Hosts
Korea Foundation Holds Virtual Concert Series with Classical Musicians from Korea, France
Musk’s Spacefaring Civilization Is Pipe Dream
Son Yeol-Eum Turns Dubai Night Even Hotter!
Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko to Give Concerts in Denmark, Sweden on Nov. 16-20
Will Inclusion and Accountability Take Centrestage at Generation Equality Forum?
Engaging China on Climate before COP26
A Real "Boom" in the World of Cosmetics and Beauty: South Korean Cosmetics
Spotlight on: Rissa -- Life and Work
When Will the United States Have a Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights?
Poking a Hornets Nest -- A Carolina Beach Adventure
Is Latin America Important to China's Foreign Policy?
Wealth of Philippines' 50 Richest on Forbes List Rises 30% As Economy Regains Momentum
Backgrounder: 9/11 and Radical Islam
Korea Foundation Reprises KF Virtual Concert under the Theme "Reconnecting in Harmony"
Nominations for Asian Film Awards Announced
No Significant Activity Observed in N. Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard
Dakar Rally 2022 – Saudi Arabia: Planning ‘the Most Challenging Motorsport Event on Earth’
Forbes Asia Announces Asia's 2021 Best Under A Billion List
South Korean National Assembly Amends the Telecommunications Business Act
Indo-Utsav: Celebrating the 75th Indian Independence Day in South Korea
'Self-reform and Financial Transparency in Media Become Need of the Hour'
“The Daughters of the UAE,” Partners in the UAE’s Successful Journey
Meeting of West, East, Russia’s Place in Global Race Held
First-Ever Filipino Restaurant Experience, And Not in Manila
30th Anniversary of Latvia-Korea Diplomatic Relations Marked with Multifaceted Exhibition
Chinese National Oil Companies Face the Energy Transition
Four Years On: An Update on Rohingya Crisis
The 26th Busan International Film Festival Presents On Screen Section
Marine Ecosystem Models May Greatly Underestimate Future Climate Change Impacts
Pfizer Vaccine Approved by FDA in America
5 Siberian Tiger Cubs Naturally Born in S. Korea
Grundfos Foundation to Present "Into Dust"
2021 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Overtake the Future
The Blurred Highway
Afghans Support for Trump's Agreement to Withdraw US Soldiers
The Speed Trap -- A Cash Register for Small Towns in America
"Biden Deserves a Lot of Credit" -- US Scholar
"Technology Should Be Isolated from Politics"
11th Annual South China Sea Conference: Session Two
Afghanistan: After Action Report
Activist Dedicates Self for Social Justice
What Glitters Truly Is Gold -- Through the Eyes of a Billionaire's Handler
The Artist Mr Doodle Announces the Release of Limited Edition of Color Prints, Collector Box
US Chamber Hosts Coupang CEO "Bom Kim"
Singapore's 50 Richest on Forbes List See Collective Wealth Rise 25%
"Get Ready to Change, Adapt to Environment!"
Forbes Asia Releases "Inaugural 100 to Watch"
Montreal Is The Most Instagrammed Olympic Stadiums Of All Time
There Is Buzz with Elon Musk -- Will Dogecoin Go to the Moon or Collapse in Titanic Fashion?
A Glimpse of Chinese Ballistic Missile Submarines
Inside Africa -- A Missionary’s Work in Africa and Search for Family History
Concern in Pyongyang over Protests in Havana?
Here's Today's Tip ... Swing Sequence.
Bolshoi Theatre Ends Its 245 Season with Premiere of Handel's Opera Ariodante
Placido Domingo Gives Large-Scale Concert in Russia on Occasion of His 80th Birthday
US Defense Chief Austin Accomplishes Two Missions in Southeast Asia
A Bouquet of Novel Compounds: New Treatment Options for HIV
Tibet Sympathizers to Lodge Protest against China’s Aggression
Moritzburg Festival Starts Open Air and with a Digital Premiere on Aug. 7, 2021
Cho Jae-Hyun, CEO & chairman of "GeoYoung DNT Co.," Gearing Up for Major Takeoff
One Size Does Not Fit All: Expanding the Buffet of Choices for Preventing HIV
China’s New National Carbon Trading Market: Between Promise and Pessimism
Indians in Korea to Present “Indo-Utsav” to Celebrate the Colors of 75th Independence
Prof. Yunus Receives Laurel, Bangladesh Adds Name in Olympic History
SiDance Presents "A Time Within Time" Online
India Practices Secularism, Democracy and Pluralism: RSS Chief Bhagwat
Tale of Two Pandemics: Follow the Science and Do Not Forget One at the Cost of the Other
Ray of Hope in Troubled World
Ven. Donghwi Sheds Light on Troubled World
Apple Cider Vinegar Has Undeniable Benifits
Sharp Focus: A Unique View of the Sinpo Shipyard
PETA Accuses Korea Racing Authority of Hiding Horse Slaughter Records
Scenario for US & NATO Invasion of Crimea and Origins of American Hatred of Russia
A Night of Celebration -- 4th of July and a Helping of PTSD
Progress Report on China’s Type 003 Carrier
Governments Must Adopt a Strong Political Declaration that the Global Crisis Mandates
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
Iran: Reshaping the Regional Politics in the Middle East
Mefloquine: A Promising Drug “Soldier” in the Battle Against COVID-19
UAE Embassy in Seoul Holds a Webinar on Women Empowerment
Uighurs Persecuted in China
After Digital Season, Chicago Opera Theater Announces Return to In-Person Performances
Indian Growers Ship 2.5 Tons of GI Mangoes to South Korea
Were People the Missing Link in Covid Response?
Join the "Restore4All" Restoration Community
Dove Cameron Wears a Piece from Collini Milano
US Politicizes COVID-19 Vaccines
Fondation Beyeler Granted Building Permit for Extension Project with Atelier Peter Zumthor
Building Collapses in Miami, Florida, Leaving 5 Dead and 159 Missing
Geopolitical Implications of Scientific Innovation Trends in Northeast Asia
US Chamber: US Should Host APEC in 2023
Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation's Welcome Back Week
Color Blindness in a Colorful World
“Secrets of Wooden Puppets – Czech Marionettes” Goes On in Seoul through Summer
Samsung Signs Partnership with Guild Esports
Lake Norman, the Great Energy Vortex
Blind Observations
45th ICCK Speaker's Forum to Be Held June 23
E. African Countries Champion Integrated Rice Sector Development to Curb Escalating Imports
The Berliner Philharmoniker Will Return to Normality in the 2021/22 Season
The Dresden Music Festival Is Back on the Live Stage -- and Will Continue into Autumn 2021
China’s Third Aircraft Carrier Takes Shape
World Localization Day: Peasants Rise Up to Demand Genuine Food-system Reforms
Needed a Scientific Probe into Bamunipahar Tragedy
Strategic Competition and Foreign Perceptions of the United States
The Great Hostage Hoax
Bonny Lin, Ex-RAND Scientist, to Join CSIS
La La Anthony Redefines Hollywood
Wuhan Lab Leak: It's Not a "Theory"
ISRK to Praise Indian Heroes of Science and Technology at Its Inaugural Event
Local Communities Could Save Africa's Drylands, Experts Say
Sugar Overload May Be a Recipe for Problems
UK-Korea Creative Commission to Be Launched
Wife of Belgium Ambassador Peter Lescouhier Turns Out to Be Master of Chinese Martial Art
US 7th Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Bill Merz Visits USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
Save Lakshadweep: Stop 'Reform' Which Is Not Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable
Seoul Ranks 23 amongst Best Entrepreneurial Cities in the World
Seo Jung-Jin of Celltrion Tops List for 1st Time
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

Back to the Top

ST News Bulletin
Best CEO
Buddhist Wants to Aid Small Companies
Lee Sung-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
Photo News
Fashion Images
Embassy Events
Getway with John Hagan
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
Other Articles by John Hagan
    Helsinki Highlights
    Nobel Prizwinner Seamus Heaney's ...
    Paddock To Plate at Ballymaloe
    24 Hours in Belfast
    24 Hours In Dublin

The Seoul Times Shinheungro 25-gil 2-6 Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea 04337 (ZC)
Office: 82-10-6606-6188
Copyrights 2000 The Seoul Times Company  ST Banner Exchange