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Tunisia Marks 60th Anniversary of Proclamation of Tunisian Republic in Seoul Event
Amb. Mohamed Ali Nafti Hosts Reception in Seoul
Tunisian Ambassador to South Korea Mohamed Ali Nafti and his spouse Madame Kalthoum Nafti hosted a reception at the Korea Press Center in Seoul on July 25, 2017 to commemorate the 60th ...

Assam Forum Bats for Work Permits to Bangladeshi Settlers
By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Guwahati: Understanding the troubles caused by millions of illegal Bangladeshi migrants in Assam of northeast India, a patriotic forum urges the Union government in New Delhi to think about offering work ...

"Incheon Remarkably Improved!"
US Veteran of Korean War Revisits South Korea
Special Contribution
By Don E. Porter
American veteran of the Korean War (1950-53), Don E. Porter visited Incheon west of Seoul for the second time in 63 years as the honorary president of International Softball Federation. He served in ...

Singapore's Tycoons on Forbes Rich List See Wealth Rise
Robert & Philip Ng Retains Top Spot for 8th Year
SINGAPORE (July 27, 2017) — Despite a sluggish economy, the total net worth of the top 50 tycoons on the 2017 Forbes Singapore Rich List rose to US$104.6 billion, up 11% from a year ago. The ...

Hong Kong Hosts Grand Reception in Seoul to Mark 20th Anniversary of Its Handover to China
As elsewhere around the world as well as Hong Kong a grand reception was held here in Seoul on July 25, 2017 on the occasion of 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China. The dinner ...

Three Key Players in Middle East Diplomacy
By Marcelle Geroux
London Correspondent
It has passed already two months when US President Donald Trump made his first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia but the talks and analyses on the fortune Saudis spent on dealing arms are still on the lips. ...

Yesterday's Immigrants: Better Than Today's?
Special Contribution
By Domenico Maceri
“They were real immigrants”. That's how two Italian miners were described in my friend's Facebook post in a photo taken sometime in the 1950's. No comment on today's immigrants but the contrast ...

Temple Mount Violence
Special Contribution
By Zvi November
At the moment there is a great deal of tension in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria following the murder of two Israeli Druze and the subsequent placing of metal detectors in front of the nine gates to the holy ...

Op-Ed Special
"Forgotten War" Hasn't Been Forgotten!

Special Contribution
By Don E. Porter
Has anyone remembered the “Forgotten War” or Korea 1950-53 in which over 35,000 Americans lost their lives in additions to millions of others? And who propped up the North Koreans ...

WaterROK Names Its Good Will Ambassador
Chairman Choi Sung-Rak of WaterROK, a premium water brand in South Korea, has recently appointed General Manger Bernhard Brender of Grand Hilton Hotel in Seoul as WaterROK's ...

UAE Energy Minister Blames Qatar for Supporting Terrorism in Press Briefing in Seoul
With four Arab nations already cutting ties with Qatar for its state-sponsored terrorism, the visiting UAE Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei strongly ...

6 Arab Nations Ask FIFA to Replace Qatar as 2022 World Cup Host
Saudi Arabia and five other Arab countries in a letter asked FIFA to replace Qatar as 2022 World Cup Host, calling the country as a "base of terrorism" threatening the ...

Tensions among S. Korea, N. Korea, US Will Quickly End If Leaders Do This
South Korea, North Korea, and the United States are all suffering the effects of too high levels of collective stress. During these dangerous times of high tensions, lasting ...

Drugs Crisis in Iran Emanating from Afghanistan
The Islamic Revolution in Shia Iran was meant to usher in a society based on conservative Muslim morals based on Sharia Islamic law. Yet, many decades later then clearly “emptiness” and “disillusionment” is rife in Iran. At the same time, it ...

Why You Should Buy Ralph Lauren Stock?
Ralph Lauren stock is sinking. Amidst news of a mishandled CEO transition, Ralph Lauren too announced recently that it would close its flagship store on Fifth Avenue, New York. ...

Mexico Resembles a Civil War: Three Murders Per Hour in Early 2017
President Moon Jae-In's Initiative of "Miracle on the Daedong River," a Cornerstone for Inter-Korea Ties
Wahhabism vs. Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar Crisis Opens Old Wounds
Master Artist Min Tae-Hong in Vanguard of Promoting Korean Art Throughout the World
"Fight against Corruption Is Actual Task"
"Door Remains Open," French President Says
Grupo Promax Becomes 1st Mexican Company to Set Up Factory in Gwangyang, South Korea
Marriage Saving Tips We All Should Know
Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia
Joint Art Exhibition of Park Kyoung-Muk and Han Byung-Uk Runs from May 31 to June 20


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