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International
CSIS Commentary
The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Special Contribution
By William A. Reinsch
It seems that every time I set out to write a dispassionate piece on some wonky area of trade policy, current events intervene, and I end up talking about the president’s latest move. This week is no ...

Message from President Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexico Ready to Negotiate with U.S. Only on Mutual Respect

The following message is from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently delivered to The Seoul Times through the Mexican Embassy in Seoul. It is directed to the Mexican people, urging ...

Op-Ed Special
Syria: Is Trump Finally Putting America First?

Special Contribution
By Thomas L. Knapp
During a visit to Ohio to promote his infrastructure plan on March 29, 2018 US President Donald Trump dropped one of the bombshells that Americans have become accustomed to over the last year ...

Autonomous Driving, Connectivity, Electric Vehicle Stressed in Automotive Forum in Seoul
ECCK Hosts Future Automotive Forum at Conrad Seoul
"The Korea-Europe Future Automotive Forum" was held in Conrad Seoul Hotel in Yoido area of South Korea's capital city on March 28, 2018 with well over 100 auto industry experts and CEOs ...

Guernica: March 27 through July 29, 2018
Following the 80th anniversary of the creation of the work, the Musée national Picasso-Paris, in partnership with the National Museum Reina Sofía Art Center, presents an exhibition about ...

How Much Have the Chinese Actually Taken?
US President Donald Trump plans to announce at least $50 billion worth of tariffs and other penalties on China for its theft of intellectual property (IP), technology, and trade secrets. The administration says ...

School Misconduct
Educational French authorities have published a Guide on preventing dangerous misconduct in education centers. The two most critical themes concern the crisis of discipline in schools and the ...

“A Sporting Life and the Forgotten War”
As the Winter Olympics concluded in Pyongchang last month, I recall Leaving South Korea in May 1952 via Pusan on a troopship bound for Sasebo, Japan and then to the U.S. I recall the endless days, weeks ...

The Other Side of N. Korean Threat: Looking Beyond Its Nuclear Weapons, ICBMs
The United States, South Korea, Japan—and every other state affected by the stability and security of Northeast Asia—has a strong incentive to find a way to end North Korea's nuclear threat and its ...

ECCK to Host S. Korea-EU Auto Forum in Seoul
EU Ambassador to South Korea Michael Reiterer will deliver a welcoming speech as ECCK Chairman Dimitris Psillakis, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Korea, will host a forum on ...

Six Wins as KORUS Turns Six
Mission Hills to Unveil 80-Year-Old Hidden Photos at China Flight Exhibition
Finland, World's Happiest Country
Some Questions from the Edge of Immortality
More Korean War Is "Worth It?" To Whom?
Cries Mounted for Reviving Nabin Chandra Bardoloi Library
S. Korea, 3rd Most Powerful Country at Henley Passport Index 2018
Keeping Quiet about Overpopulation Could Trigger a Global Revolution
26th Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide Marked
US to Unveil New Tough Sanctions on N. Korea




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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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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
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    Heated Campaigning But Friendly ...
    "Reform and Change" Wins Hamas ...
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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.
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    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 ...
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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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