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North Korea Reportedly Renews Commitment to Dismantle the Sohae Launch Facility
Special Contribution
By Joseph Bermudez & Victor Cha
In the run-up to a second Trump-Kim summit, South Korean diplomatic sources reported on Monday (January 28th) “Seoul and Washington last week confirmed that Pyongyang will scrap its ...

Where Those Women Rights Activists Have Gone Nnow?
By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury
Few months back, when an eminent jurist and newspaper editor Barrister Moinul Hussain passed an offensive remark on a female columnist and later sought apology and withdrew his remark, the ...

CSIS Briefs:
Settling Kurdish Self-Determination in Northeast Syria

Special Contribution
By Will Todman
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Middle East Program has released a new brief, Settling Kurdish Self-Determination in Northeast Syria. The brief explores the tools the ...

Critical Questions:
The Trump Administration’s Trade Objectives with Japan and the European Union

Special Contribution
By William Alan Reinsch & Jack Caporal
This winter, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published negotiating objectives for upcoming trade negotiations with the European Union and Japan. The objectives ...

"Don’t Give Up!," Says Old Soldier
US Veteran of Korean War Don Porter's Medical Status
Now senile and weak, a US veteran of Korean War (1950-53), Don Porter's recent medical update shows he continue to improve. The old soldier is continuing with rehab in home and has started back ...

How Is China Securing Its LNG Needs?
Special Contribution
By Nikos Tsafos
In 2017, China surpassed South Korea to become the world’s second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer. In a few years, it might overtake Japan. But how is China securing its LNG needs? ...

Bangladesh Urgently Needs International Efforts in Resolving the Rohingya Crisis
Special Contribution
By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury
It seems Rohingya refugee issue is going to get worse with Saudi Arabia and India expelling Rohingyas. At the same time, for Bangladesh, Indian authority’s illogical and unacceptable ...

29th Anniversary of "Black January" Recalled
Special Contribution
By Azerbaijan Embassy in Seoul
On Jan. 20, 1990, Azerbaijan's capital city of Baku was invaded by 26,000 Soviet troops, which, at the order of the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his Politburo, stormed the city and began ...

Special Column:
Read Online Newspapers

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By Melissa Martin
North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica. Humans live, work, and play on the 7 continents. Humans sail the seas. Humans fly the skies. And humans read online ...

Air India: Low Price But Top Service
Korea Country Manager Kishore Kumar Tells of Secrets
By Tariq Patras
International Correspondent
Air India, originally established in 1932, flies 37 international destinations with its 163 aircraft. Simply the Indian national flag carrier offers low prices yet top quality services to its customers. ...

2018: A Year of Progress and Success for Korea-U.S. Trade and Investment
Looking back over the past twelve months, it is clear that the close trade and investment relationship of Korea and the United States has grown warmer, better integrated, and ready for future successes. ...

Year of Zayed: A Glance at Some of the Achievements of the UAE Founder
The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Founding Father of the United Arab Emirates, the late President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, May Allah rest his soul in peace. The ...

Colombian Foreign Minister Meets with Press
Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo visited South Korea on Dec. 17-18, 2018 as part of his Asian tour including China and Japan. To the Colombian foreign minister, South Korea was the ...

Welcome to UAE
The United Arab Emirates is a modern and dynamic country that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists annually. The UAE has become on the top list of preferred destinations in the world thanks ...

"Qatar National Day 2018" Marked in Seoul
HE Mohamed Abdulla Al-Dehaimi, ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Korea, hosted a dinner reception at Shilla Hotel in Seoul on Dec. 10, 2018 on the occasion of the national day of ...

Malayali Gathering in Seoul
UAE's 47th National Day Marked in Seoul
Samsung's Lee Boo-Jin Is the Only S. Korean among World's 100 Most Powerful Women
Media Bias, Political Polarization and Today’s World
Sex Education
Ties between Doha and Seoul Fast Developing
KITA's FTA Department Serves Foreign Traders
KITA Hosts Luncheon Meeting with US Ambassador to Seoul Harry B. Harris Jr.
“J. Hidden House” Opens in Dongdaemun
Responding to the Xinjiang Surveillance State — and Its Likely Progeny


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