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Seoul Placed at No. 36 Travel Destination
Bali Takes No. 1, Tokyo No. 19, Beijing No. 45 Spots
Seoul was placed at No. 36 on a global top 50 travel destinations recently surveyed by "Big 7 Travel" while the famous resort of Indonesia's Bali took the top post. Japan's Tokyo and China's ...

Kyungsung University President Song Soo-Gun Refuses to Resign In Spite of Strong Protest
Anti-Song Protest Spreads to Aussie Korean Community
The enduring conflict between president of a South Korean university and the university employees including professors has been aggravating in many years, touching off the anti-president ...

China Risks Flare-Up over Malaysian, Vietnamese Gas Resources
Twice in the last six weeks, the same China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel has harassed oil and gas operations by its neighbors in contested waters on opposite sides of the South China Sea. A ...

Dr. Chang Ho-Jin at Helm of Hyundai Department Store Group in South Korea
Iconic Figure Who Rose from Bottom to Top Position
South Korea's Hyundai Department Store Group, headed by its flagship company of Hyundai Department Store, is the most representative company in the nation in its business area. And recent years ...

Job Announcement
Campus Watch Seeks to Hire Managing Editor

Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum, seeks to hire a full-time managing editor. Reporting to the director of Campus Watch, the managing editor is primarily responsible for generating ...

CSIS Commentary
Fear Won’t Stop China’s Digital Silk Road

Special Contribution
By Jonathan E. Hillman
A version of this commentary was originally published by the Financial Times on July 11, 2019. It is reprinted here with permission. “The biggest of big brothers is increasingly helpless against ...

Lee Kun-Hee Retains No. 1 Spot for 11th Year
Tycoons on Forbes' 2019 South Korea Rich List
Singapore, July 10, 2019 — After a robust 2018 which saw a record 45 billionaires on the Forbes’ South Korea Rich List, this year’s ranking showed a sharp contrast as most of the country’s richest tycoons saw ...

Dongguk University Honorary Prof. Huh Cheon-Taek (許天澤) Dies in Seoul

Late Scholar of English Literature Was Highly Respected
Honorary Prof. Huh Cheon-Taek (許天澤) of Dongguk University passed away at around 3:50 a.m. on July 8 (Monday), 2019, his family announced yesteday. He was 81 years. The former vice president ...

Lionbridge Looks for Dynamic, Creative People
Part Time, Independent Contractor, Work from Home
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with one of America’s top 100 most trusted companies while also increasing your income from the comfort of your home? Then why not consider becoming ...

Op-Ed Special
North Korea Nuclear Freeze? Finally, a Realistic Proposal

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
As US President Donald Trump met with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un for the third time at the end of June — becoming the first sitting US president to visit North Korea — the New York ...

Tate Britain's Retrospective of Frank Bowling
Today, Tate Britain presents the first major retrospective of work by Frank Bowling. Since the early 1960s Bowling (b.1934) has explored and expanded the possibilities of paint, influencing ...

Japan, N. Korea: Summit, Missiles, Abductions
During the recent visit of US President Donald Trump to Tokyo, where he was the first foreign leader to meet the new Japanese Emperor Naruhito, foreign policy discussions between Japanese ...

Tate Liverpool's Keith Haring Exhibition
Keith Haring will bring together more than 85 works exploring a broad range of the American artist's practice including large-scale drawings and paintings. The exhibition will also shed light on ...

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed
These 23 restaurants are creating opportunities for at-risk youth through work and training in the food and hospitality industries. New Orleans, Louisiana, is home to one of the most original food ...

“Revenge of Equality" Takes Aim at Current Liberal Government
Former presidential aide's "Revenge of Equality" book launching event held at South Korea's National Assembly on June 10, 2019 gathered a number of conservative political big shots in ...

Latvia Participates in HANATOUR Travel Show
Korean War's US Veteran Don Porter Is Back with His Second Book “Ball Games in Heaven"
Jan Vogler to Release New CD Songbook
"Korea-German Nuclear Dismantling Business Seminar and Networking" to Be Held in Seoul
Bharat: Nurturing Nationalism with National Polls
UAE Makes Fourth Industrial Revolution Efforts
Dr. Ra Jong-Yil's New Book "Our Beautiful Country (美好的国家)" Published in China
Mediterranean Diet’s Impact on Health, Planet
US War on Iran: Evil, Stupid, Self-Damaging
Trump Declaration on Car Imports: EU Reacts
US President to Visit Japan in late June
Dr. Jaerock Lee of Manmin JoongAng Church Sentenced 16 Years of Jail Term for Raping Female Followers
The First Major Goethe Exhibition in 25 Years
China Again, and Again, and Again
Ryu Bridging China with Korea in Food Culture
I Saw Them All
“Chinese, Russian Influence in the Middle East”
Asia’s Medicinal Cannabis Market Could Be Worth over US $5.8 Billion by 2024
Tracking China’s 3rd Aircraft Carrier
White Wave to Stage "Eternal Now" at Dixon Place in New York City May 19-20
Islamists Teach Young American Muslims
"Donggrami's 50-Year Anniversary Photo Exhibition" Runs at Dongguk University
Violence against Females Is a Global Epidemic
"Hibiscus Should Be Symbol of World Peace"
S. Africa's "Freedom Day" Marked in S. Korea
Seoul City Improv (SCI) Moves to Brand New Location in Yongsan-gu
CSIS Scholars Discuss Trump-Abe Summit
The Russians Started It!
1st Direct Charter Flights between S. Korea and Latvia to Boost Tourism, Mutual Ties
Still Under Pressure: Manila Vs. the Militia
Mecca and Medina, Sacred Sites or Development Engines?
The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival To Take Place May 7-12, 2019
New Non-Stop Flights from Incheon to Minneapolis, Boston Increase Air Travel
Omer Meir Wellber to Debut as BBC Philharmonic Orchestra's Chief Conductor
The Antisemitic Tweets of Murdered Saudi Writer Jamal Khashoggi
Etihad Airways to Operate Single-Use Plastic Free Flight on Earth Day for Sustainability
The Best News Ever!
Azerbaijan's Population Reaches 10 Million
Indians in Korea (IIK) Celebrates Holi in Seoul
Is North Korea Preparing for a Military Parade?
Slow and Steady: Vietnam's Spratly Upgrades
"Bangla New Year 1426" to Be Held in Seoul
TechNovator Expands Business in South Korea
Which Wolf Will You Feed?
Forbes Announces 4th "30 Under 30 Asia" List
Myanmar Presents 3 Elephants to Russia
Reading Is A Human Right
Sanctions against North Korea: An Unintended Good?
The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain
Israel in Reality: Multicultural Discord and Love in The Holy Land
No More Genocide!
UAE Proclaims 2019 as the Year of Tolerance
Master Fiddler Throws Concert at Sejong Center
More Is Possible Now to Address North Korea’s Health and Humanitarian Needs
North Korea Reportedly Renews Commitment to Dismantle the Sohae Launch Facility
Where Those Women Rights Activists Have Gone Nnow?
Settling Kurdish Self-Determination in Northeast Syria
The Trump Administration’s Trade Objectives with Japan and the European Union
"Don’t Give Up!," Says Old Soldier
How Is China Securing Its LNG Needs?
Bangladesh Urgently Needs International Efforts in Resolving the Rohingya Crisis
29th Anniversary of "Black January" Recalled
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Air India: Low Price But Top Service
2018: A Year of Progress and Success for Korea-U.S. Trade and Investment
Year of Zayed: A Glance at Some of the Achievements of the UAE Founder
Colombian Foreign Minister Meets with Press
Welcome to UAE
"Qatar National Day 2018" Marked in Seoul
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
Photo Exhibit, Conference for Azerbaijan's 100 Anniversary Held at Korea's National Assembly
German Hotelier Dedicates His Life to Asia
ASIA’s 50 Best Restaurants Returns to Macau
100th Anniversary of Independent Czechoslovakia Observed in Seoul, Korea
The Phenomenon Bruno Groening on the Tracks of the "Miracle Healer"
Online Learning
Ziad Abdelnour: A Profile in Insight, Hope, Courage
Neutral Austria Marks Its National Day in Seoul
Rethinking U.S. Strategy in the Pacific Islands
ICCK Chairman Vasudev Tumbe Hosts "ICCK Diwali Ball 2018" in Seoul
UAE Women and Their Role in the Society
Nobel Prizwinner Seamus Heaney's Homeplace
Will the Election Results Turn the Tide on Trade?
Spanish Ambassador Gonzalo Ortiz Marks Its National Day in Seoul
Amb. Ramzi Teymurov to Host Azerbaijan "Seminar and Photo Exhibition" in Seoul
Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism and Enemies of Humanity
Babri Mosque Demolished on Dec. 6, 1992
Ashgabat-Seoul Ties Fast Developing
Journalists Have Responsibility to Bring Truth
AWE 2019 Launches Visitor Registration
11th Eurasian Economic Forum Kicks Off in Verona, Italy
Miracle of Han River & Miracle of Desert
Mission Hills Haikou Crowned Asia Pacific Golf Resort of the Year by IAGTO
What Is Meaning of Necessity of WTO Reform?
U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council Holds 30th Annual Plenary Meeting
Han Sang-Cheol: Alpinist & Prolific Poet of Sijo
"Fall into Music" -- Camarata Gala Night
Costa Rica Marks 197th Independence Day
From Hitler Restaurant to Sex Hotel and a Growing Madness
US Should Stop Meddling in Spratly Dispute
US-China Trade Conflict Drags On: Latest Implocations for Real Estate
US Should Stop Meddling in Spratly Dispute
Denying the Allegations of Forceful Conversion
"ICCK Diwali Ball 2018" Planned in Seoul Nov. 9
China, US Choose Between 4 “Cs” Conflict, Containment Vs. Competition, Cooperation
POK Editor Bats for More Exchanges
Indian Community Celebrates Ganesh (Chaturthi) Festival at Seoul National University
Legitimacy of Kashmir Struggle of Independence
Updated US-Korea FTA Signed by Moon, Trump
Bangladesh Envoy All Out for Ties with S. Korea
Shinzo Abe Rolls On
Has Saudis Officially Abolished Slavery Really?
North Korea Should Not Miss the Opportunity
John Bolton Vs. International Criminal Court: A Simple Solution
Pakistan Rides on Camel’s Back
Companies from China Dominate Forbes Asia's Fabulous 50 List
Busan, South Korea is Lonely Planet’s Best Place to Visit in Asia for 2018
After SAARC Is BIMSTEC and What Is Next?
Thai Investment Seminar Held in Seoul
Avert Coming Danger: Proven Way to Restore US Presidency
Self-Made Man Lives Altruistic Life
Gujarat Investment Seminar to Be Held in Seoul
Necessary Counterterrorism Conversations
Sarang: "Festival of India in S. Korea 2018" to Kick Off on Sept. 6 in Seoul
Legal and Illegal Immigration: A Winning Hand for Trump?
JAK Offers Gambian-Style African Dishes
Space Aliens: Do They Walk Among Us?
Trade and Wages
New Soft Bioelectronic Mesh Tested on Human Wrist and Pulsating Pig’s Heart
Superpower Conflict : World Order Is at Stake!
Morocco Marks 2018 "Throne Day" in Seoul
The Creation of "Koryo Union" Is the Only Peaceful Solution in the Korean Peninsula!
“Turkmen Desert Race” to Kick Off on Sept. 9
N. Korea: No More Threat to World Peace and Opening New Economic Corridor
Fascination Japan: Monet, Van Gogh, Klimt
North Korea Begins Dismantling Key Facilities at Sohae Satellite Launching Station
"Put Late Dr. Kim Un-Yong Where He Belongs in National Cemetery!"
ASAS Donates 30,000,000 Won to Seung Ga Won Welfare Center in Seoul
Korean Culture Sweeping Across the World
Etihad Airways Innovates Upgrade Program to a Dynamic Live Auction
Urim Books Participates in CBA International Convention 2018 in the US
Arab Coalition’s Efforts in Liberation of Hodeida
Philippines' 120th Independence Day Celebrated
Singapore Summit Assessed by Victor Cha
"Confucius Is King in Land of Morning Calm"
World Cup: Beyond the Soccer Field
Singapore Summit: Historic Aagreement, Beginning of US-N. Korea Relations
UAE Announces Its Position on "Hodeida Port Liberation"
Negotiating the Right Agreement: Looking Beyond the Nuclear Side of North Korea
"Romeo and Juliet" Praised in Seoul
Canadian Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, Canadian Veterans of Korean War Visit South Korea

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