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S. Korean Pianist Sunwoo Ye-Kwon Captivates Dubai in InClassica Music Festival
A Young South Korean pianist Sunwoo Ye-Kwon dazzled audiences filling in the theater of CocaCola Area in downtown Dubai in the evening of Sept. 22, 2021 as part of the "InClassica 2021" ...

Letters from India
When RSS Chief Bhagwat Articulates Agendas

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Every year, it is ritual for the Sarsanghchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to address its affiliates and well-wishers on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami Utsav, which is ...

Adventures in American Education
By John Stanton
National Security Writer
“General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized that education is the foundation of a century-old plan. It is hoped that the People’s Education Press will focus on the fundamental task of fostering ...

Letters from America
No Place Better to Spend Autumn Evenings than on the Shores of Lake Norman

By Greg Evans
Special Correspondent
It is autumn now in Lake Norman. It is a time when changing leaves paints the shoreline a pastel brilliance as stunning as any location in the country. It is also a time when people seem to want ...

Op-Ed Special
"No First Use": An Empty Gesture That Would Cost Nothing

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
"Debate on 'no first use' of nukes mushrooms in Washington," Joe Gould reports at Defense News. "Five years after President Barack Obama turned back from declaring a 'no first use' as US policy for ...

Letters from India
Let’s Talk about Self-Reform and Financial Transparency in Media

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Guwahati: Along with the media fraternity of India, scribes of north-eastern States also start discussing if the proprietors of mainstream newspapers and satellite news channels can be compelled to ...

Transracial Korean Oli London Unveils New Face Tattoo Dedicated to BTS Singer Jimin
British Tiktok Star, Oli London who recently came out as Korean, has unveiled a brand new tattoo dedicated to his Korean K-pop idol Jimin of boyband BTS on the pop stars 26th birthday. Oli who has ...

5G Techritory to Host Forum to Discuss Absorption of €300 Bil. in Digitization Funding
For the 4th consecutive year, the 5G Techritory forum will meet to bring together the leading 5G decision-makers and practitioners in Europe and beyond. With the newly available European ...

Chicago Opera Theater Releases "Taking Up Serpents" as Digital-Only Album
CHICAGO, IL – October 5, 2021 -– “Naysayers accuse opera of resuscitating a permanent past. Here is where you can see the present,” proclaims Chicago Magazine. Under the leadership ...

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"SiDance 2021," South Korea's largest global dance festival, will run at major arts centers in its capital city of Seoul between Oct. 16 (Saturday) and Nov. 14 (Sunday), 2021, announced ...

Lee Byung-Hun to Receive The Excellence in Asian Cinema Award at 15th Asian Film Awards
The Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) announced on Sept. 30, 2021 that the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Asian Cinema Award is the renowned Korean actor Lee Byung-Hun (이병헌, 李炳憲). The ...

Native Americans: The First, Forgotten Slaves
As a full-time substitute teacher in a school system on the Eastern US seaboard, I am assigned to cover for state-certified teachers who are absent from duty. I’ve had many assignments over the past ...

How Much to Dine Out at a Top Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant is on the bucket list of every respectable foodie out there, but it can come at a price. This is especially true for restaurants that have earned two or three of the ...

China's Commitment to Stop Overseas Financing of New Coal Plants in Perspective
On Sept. 21, 2021, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the United Nations General Assembly debate that China would not build any new coal-fired power plants abroad and would step up ...

Scientist-turned Composer Infatuates Dubai
"I have been involved in InClassica now for six or seven years," said Alexey Shor, composer in residence of InClassica music festival. "They used lots of my music for the festival" The ...

China Headaches for Iran Nuclear Deal
Lee Jun-Hyuk, Lee Joo-Young to Host Closing Ceremony of Busan International Film Festival
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The Quad's Strategic Infrastructure Play
UK's Decision to Consider Vaccinated Indians as 'Unvaccinated' Lacks Scientific Merit
China, Again and Again and Again
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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
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Nominations for Asian Film Awards Announced
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First-Ever Filipino Restaurant Experience, And Not in Manila
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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"
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The Blurred Highway
Afghans Support for Trump's Agreement to Withdraw US Soldiers
The Speed Trap -- A Cash Register for Small Towns in America
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11th Annual South China Sea Conference: Session Two
Afghanistan: After Action Report
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US Chamber Hosts Coupang CEO "Bom Kim"
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Tibet Sympathizers to Lodge Protest against China’s Aggression
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PETA Accuses Korea Racing Authority of Hiding Horse Slaughter Records
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Progress Report on China’s Type 003 Carrier
Governments Must Adopt a Strong Political Declaration that the Global Crisis Mandates
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Uighurs Persecuted in China
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