1st Direct Charter Flights between S. Korea and Latvia to Increase Air Traffics, Mutual TiesLatvian Envoy Hosts Press Conference in Seoul
On the occasion of the first direct commercial flights scheled in May, 2019 between South Korea and Latvia, the Embassy of Latvia in Seoul hosted a press conference at its embassy building in ...Still Under Pressure: Manila Vs. the Militia
Since early March, Chinese fishing vessels—apparently part of the country’s maritime militia force—have been operating near two Philippine-held features in the disputed Spratly Islands: Loaita ...Mecca and Medina, Sacred Sites or Development Engines?
By Atef Alshehri
The ongoing transformation of Mecca and Medina is a deeply contested issue. As Islam's holiest sites, their spiritual significance implies a certain propriety of urban form prescribed by their history. ...The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival To Take Place May 7-12, 2019
NEW YORK, NY — The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival will take place this year from May 5 to May 12, 2019 in multiple locations at the heart of New York City. The festival will ...New Non-Stop Flights from Incheon to Minneapolis, Boston Increase Air Travel
The ever-deepening U.S.-Korea bilateral relationship was recently augmented through the inauguration of two additional nonstop airline routes between both countries. These new, direct ...Omer Meir Wellber to Debut as BBC Philharmonic Orchestra's Chief Conductor
On July 23 and 29, 2019, Omer Meir Wellber will give his first concerts as the new chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and simultaneously his debut at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert ...The Antisemitic Tweets of Murdered Saudi Writer Jamal Khashoggi
By Seth Frantzman
The late Saudi Arabian journalist, editor and kingdom-insider Jamal Khashoggi, writing on Twitter from 2011 until 2018, said Jews had no roots in historical Palestine, that one must know how to ...Etihad Airways to Operate Single-Use Plastic Free Flight on Earth Day for Sustainability
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will be the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise ...The Best News Ever!
By Carlton U. Forbes
Staff Writer & Columnist
Good news is a message that gladdens the downcast, inspires the downtrodden, and enlivens the disheartened. The phrase good news is an everyday expression, and the meaning is self-evident. ...Azerbaijan's Population Reaches 10 Million
The baby deemed to have been the 10 millionth Azerbaijan citizen was born on April 6, 2019, in Baku to a couple of internally displaced people from Nagorno-Karabakh, the territory currently occupied by ...Indians in Korea (IIK) Celebrates Holi in SeoulHundreds of participants from India, Korea, and many Western and Asian countries joined the festival to welcome spring by splashing safe (eco-friendly) colors on each other on March 31, dancing on ...Is North Korea Preparing for a Military Parade?•On the eve of President Donald Trump’s summit with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, commercial satellite imagery of the Mirim Parade Training Facility on the east side of Pyongyang acquired on ...Slow and Steady: Vietnam's Spratly UpgradesVietnam continues to quietly upgrade its facilities in the Spratly Islands, though apparently without facing the same reaction from China’s maritime militia forces as the Philippines recently has. ..."Bangla New Year 1426" to Be Held in SeoulBangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam will host an event to celebrate "Bangla New Year 1426" at Seoul City Hall's Multipurpose Hall on April 14 (Sunday), 2019, the embassy ...TechNovator Expands Business in South KoreaTechNovator, a Polish technology company specialing in wireless long-distance charging solutions, advances into South Korean markets recently. The Korean representative Madam Ruslana ...Which Wolf Will You Feed?Forbes Announces 4th "30 Under 30 Asia" ListMyanmar Presents 3 Elephants to RussiaReading Is A Human RightSanctions against North Korea: An Unintended Good?The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and BritainIsrael in Reality: Multicultural Discord and Love in The Holy LandNo More Genocide!UAE Proclaims 2019 as the Year of ToleranceMaster Fiddler Throws Concert at Sejong Center
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