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International
Letters from Tokyo
Mexico Resembles a Civil War: Three Murders Per Hour in Early 2017

By Sawako Utsumi
Tokyo Correspondent
The nation of Mexico resembles a nation going through the trauma of a brutal civil war. Yet, the government of Mexico seems at a loss about tackling the ongoing crisis. Hence, in the first four months in Mexico ...

Op-Ed Special
President Moon Jae-In's Initiative of "Miracle on the Daedong River," a Cornerstone for Inter-Korea Ties

By Moon Il-Suk
Publisher of The Break News
The "Miracle on the Han River" refers to the period of explosive economic growth in the decades following the fratricidal Korean War (1950-53). The miracle, made in ...

Op-Ed Special
Wahhabism vs. Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar Crisis Opens Old Wounds

By Marcelle Geroux
London Correspondent
“Muslim Brotherhood,” officially known as the Society of the Muslim Brothers, was formed in Egypt by Islamic scholar Hassan al-Banna in 1928. The transnational Sunni Islamist ...

Master Artist Min Tae-Hong in Vanguard of Promoting Korean Art Throughout the World
Min Tae-Hong Creates Jiduhwa (指頭畵) Style Art
South Korea's master artist Min Tae-Hong has just finished his pro bono solo art exhibition held five days at The Mark in Los Angeles, Calif., the Unisted States. He landed the United ...

"Fight against Corruption Is Actual Task"
Special Conbribution
Bt Uzbekistan Embassy in Seoul
Corruption causes serious damage to the development of any country. At the same time, citizens' trust to social justice, truth and state bodies is lost. Therefore, the fight against this evil ...

"Door Remains Open," French President Says
The new leader of France, President Emmanuel Macron, is making it known that the United Kingdom (UK) can still remain within the European Union (EU). Of course, this is based ...

Grupo Promax Becomes 1st Mexican Company to Set Up Factory in Gwangyang, South Korea
Grupo Promax, one of the leading makers of steel, has become the first Mexican company that made direct investment in South Korea by setting up its factory ...

Marriage Saving Tips We All Should Know
What do you do if your marriage is in trouble? If you’re like most of us, you’ll seek help. However, the last person you’d probably ever consider going to for marriage advice is a ...

Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia
In the past decade, tensions in Asia have risen as Beijing has become more assertive in maritime disputes with its neighbors and the United States. Regional leaders have expressed ...

Joint Art Exhibition of Park Kyoung-Muk and Han Byung-Uk Runs from May 31 to June 20
The joint exhibition of the oriental painter Park Kyoung-Muk and young cartoonist Han Byung-Uk is drawing a large crowd at U-eum Center Gallery on the College Road in Seoul's ...

Grenada's St George’s University Signs MOU with S. Korea's Uiduk University
Junior Football Leagues Show Record Growth in China
Evidence Destroyed Over And Over Again
Trump Hands Over the Possession of Arab Nations from Saudi Arabia to Tel-Aviv
Bhupen-da Came alive with Dhola-Sadiya Bridge Inauguration Ceremony
Mission Hills China Joins Global Efforts to Promote Women's Golf Day
Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker Is Renamed Karajan Academy
Advancing Justice Applauds Court Decision to Keep Block on Muslim Ban 2.0
"Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia"
President Trump and Ousted FBI Chief Comey: Competing Forces and Repercussions




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Asia Watch by George Zhibin Gu
Federation:
The Best Choice for Taiwan & China
The realities between Taiwan and mainland China are 'economically hot, politically cold.' Their ever-increasing economic ties demand far better political relations. One highly feasible resolution is a 'federation.' Would it work? The answer: economically, the time is right; politically, it is only few steps ... more
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Learning Languages the Easy Way?
The ad stated you could learn Spanish, French, or Japanese or other foreign languages in the time it takes to listen to a few CDs for the very low cost of less than $20.00. Maybe. It all depends on the meaning of learning a language. What will you be able to do after listening to a few CDs? No much in all likelihood. ... more
Other Articles by Domenico Maceri
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SOUTH ASIA MONITOR BY B. GAUTAM
India and The Oscars
India's Oscars fiasco is growing bigger, and no one seems to care. Aamir Khan's debut, "Taare Zameen Par," is the country's nominee for the 2009 Best Foreign Language Academy Award. The work undoubtedly ... more
Other Articles by Gautaman Bhaskaran
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    Korean Cinema Comes to Chennai in India
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Getway with John Hagan
Harry Lime's Vienna
So what if it is the city of Mozart, Strauss, Haydn, Beethoven, Klimt, the majestic Schonbrunn Palace, the exquisite baroque Belvedere, and all the glories of Hapsburg indulgence! Call me a lowbrow , a philistine if you like, but I wasnt lured ... more
Other Articles by John Hagan
    Paddock To Plate at Ballymaloe
    24 Hours in Belfast
    24 Hours In Dublin
    24 Hours in Helsinki
    Mexico City's Blue House
Middle East News by Yasser Moailek
Gazan Weapons Dealer Reveals All
Rafah City resident Abu Mohammed whipped out his modern mobile phone and quickly dialed a number, before starting a concise conversation with the other side. "Hello. Please send me 750 watermelons and five crutches, and make that fast," Abu Mohammed ... more
Other Articles by Yasser AbuMoailek
    Korean FM's Visit to Palestine ...
    Heated Campaigning But Friendly ...
    "Reform and Change" Wins Hamas ...
    Tunneling as a Life in Rafah, Gaza ...
    Abu Mazen Liked by US, Israel as ...
THIRD WORLDER By Rolando Fuertes Jr.
Shisha: An Arab Delight, a Taste of Home
MANAMA, Bahrain ? An Arab man leans back in his chair as he blows smoke rings in the air. The smell of apple is much like the scent of baking an apple over a wood fire. So thick is the smell of apple tobacco inside the coffee shop you can almost taste it as it escapes ... more
Other Articles by Rolando M. Fuertes Jr.
    Third Worlder: "World, Read My ...
    Arab Countries Burdened with ...
    Women Empowerment Must Start at ...
    Obesity in Arab World Is on Rise
Window on Japan
The 47 Samurai That Never Were
Tokyo, Nov. 27, 2003 ? In the winter of 1703, following the revenge killing of a court official who had disgraced and caused the self inflicted death of the local lord to whom they owed allegiance, over 40 samurai willingly, happily even, slit open their own ... more
Other Articles by Mark Buckton
    Asia's Biggest Fashion Festas in ...
    Korean Girls Shine at Tokyo’s ...
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    Why Is Seoul Afraid of the ICJ?
    Korean Dokdo Actions Smack of ...
Tragedy in Sudan
Is Appalling Atrocity Genocide?
As he began speaking, Majok lowered his small cocoa-colored eyes and stared intensely at the ground. It was the summer of 2002 and I had just flown thousands of miles deep into the war zone of Sudan, the largest country in Africa, to interview former slaves. ... more
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