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New Book
Dr. Ra Jong-Yil's New Book "Our Beautiful Country (美好的国家)" Published in China

Former Ambassador Captivates Chinese Readers
Distinguished Chair Prof. Ra Jong-Yil of Gachon University authored a book in Chinese language in early this year regarding a poor Korean boy's success story. In his book titled "Our Beautiful Country" ...

Mediterranean Diet’s Impact on Health, Planet
Special Contribution
By Katherine Walla
New research from the American Psychological Association (APA) finds that the Mediterranean Diet is better for mind, body, and planetary health. It’s no surprise, however. Decades of research has found ...

Op-Ed Special
US War on Iran: Evil, Stupid, Self-Damaging

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
"If Iran wants to fight," US President Donald Trump tweeted on May 19, 2019, "that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again." The "threat" Trump appears to be responding to is a ...

Trump Declaration on Car Imports: EU Reacts
BRUSSELS – Reacting to last Friday’s declaration by the US President on the imports of cars and parts into the United States, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association ...

US President to Visit Japan in late June
Trump, Abe to Discuss Diplomacy, Security, Trade
The following is the transcript of the full discussion on “President Trump’s Visit to Japan” among the experts and authorities in the area. The two leaders will discuss diplomacy, security, and trade. ...

Dr. Jaerock Lee of Manmin JoongAng Church Sentenced 16 Years of Jail Term for Raping Female Followers
Dr. Jaerock Lee, founding pastor of Manmin JoongAng Church in Seoul, was sentenced 16 years of jail term at his appeal court on May 17, 2019, South Korea's mass circulation daily JoongAng Ilbo ...

The First Major Goethe Exhibition in 25 Years
Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749 - 1832) is one of the world’s best-known German writers who reflected, perhaps more than any other artist of his time, the dramatic changes that sent shockwaves ...

China Again, and Again, and Again
Once again it is impossible not to write about China. The president has a gift for focusing everyone's attention on his priority of the moment and ruining everyone's weekend in the process. Today, ...

Ryu Bridging China with Korea in Food Culture
Chairwoman Ryu Hyun-Mi of the Korea-China Food Culture World Forum received lots of attention from world's gastronomic and other food-related experts as well as Chinese and South Koreans on ...

I Saw Them All
To start with, the past 20 years or so is good place to start. I will start with Fidel Castro, Kim Il-Sung, Hugo Chavez, and Vladimir Putin. Can you imagine what certain parts of the world would be ...

“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
Violence against Females Is a Global Epidemic
CSIS Scholars Discuss Trump-Abe Summit
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


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Asia Watch by George Zhibin Gu
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
Other Articles by George Zhibin Gu
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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
    Legal and Illegal Immigration: A ...
    World Cup: Beyond the Soccer Field
    John Kelly's Fails English and History
    Trump's Tiny Heart and DACA's Repeal
    Yesterday's Immigrants: Better Than ...
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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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
    Nobel Prizwinner Seamus Heaney's ...
    Paddock To Plate at Ballymaloe
    24 Hours in Belfast
    24 Hours In Dublin
    24 Hours in Helsinki
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 ...
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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 ...
    China’s Blind-Eye towards NK ...
    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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