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Letters from India
When Repeated FIRs Lodged against an IAS Officer

By Nava Thakuria
Special Correspondent
Guwahati: Another first information report (FIR) has been lodged against the former State coordinator of  National Register of Citizens  (NRC) and the system integrator, sub-contractors with other ...

South Korean Striking Truckers Continue with Failed Negotiations
Jullea Powell
Guest Columnist
From Seoul to Ulsan and Incheon to Busan, union and non-union truckers from all over South Korea have united in a multi-day strike for demands for higher pay and in protest of skyrocketing fuel ...

National Candy Month:
While Jelly Beans and Jelly Babies May Be Sweet, They Possess A Powerful Punch

By Jullea Powell
Guest Columnist
Late President Ronald Reagan of the United States is known as the unprecedented biggest fan of jelly beans, but what if, at one point, The Beatles loved jelly beans more than this president who has a mural ...

Malaysia's 50 Richest on Forbes List See Slight Fall in Collective Wealth
Robert Kuok Retains Top Spot
The combined wealth of tycoons on the 2022 Forbes list of alaysia’s 50 richest fell 10% from a year ago to US$80.5 billion. Overall, 30 on the list saw their wealth decline. Buoyed partly by a recovery in ...

Putin Caught US with NATO Unable to Properly Defend Themselves and Started War in Ukraine
America Rushing between Scylla and Charybdis
Special Contribution
By Anatoliy Sibilov
Putin caught America with NATO unable to properly defend themselves and started a war in Ukraine. USA rushing between Scylla and Charybdis Sooner or later, historians will write ...

Imagining ‘Umwelts’ Is Unnecessary

By Martin LeFevre
Contributing Writer
Rows of magnificent cumulus are piled up to the east. It’s an unusually cool afternoon before a protracted heat wave is due in California. I seize the opportunity and drive to Upper Park, parking ...

Rev. Samuel Yun Completes His 1st World Mission Journey
Rev. Samuel Yun of South Korea has recently made his first world mission journey to Mt. Ararat, the biblical venue of Noah's Ark in Turkey, attending the 1st international symposium on ...

Partnership Between K-pop Agency SM Entertainment & Saudi Arabian Government
By Antonina Veljanovska
EU Correspondent
A partnership between K-pop agency SM Entertainment and the Saudi Arabian government is reportedly in the works. South Korea’s entertainment behemoth SM Entertainment ...

US Stuck in the Antarctic Night like the Belgica
By John Stanton
National Security Writer
“The masses are so blinded by greed that they do not even notice that their own leaders live in ill-gained luxury, in cozy isolation and at their expense. Indeed, they do not see that in their political ...

Letters to the Editor
War between Russia and Ukraine Still Going on

Will US Leadership Find Courage to Stop the War?
Special Contribution
By Anatoliy Sibilov
The picture is scary but real! The last war of the Kremlin Fuhrer Putin in Europe. Will the US leadership find the courage to stop it and not give it to this cannibal? How many hundreds of billions of dollars will ...

Expansion or Negation of Self?
By invitation in the last few days, I attended a zoom reading and discussion of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself.” Considered his masterpiece, the poem fuses the ‘divine I’ with the egocentric I in ...

Christopher B. Johnstone Joins CSIS as Japan Chair
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is announce that Christopher B. Johnstone has been appointed as Japan Chair effective June 13. Prior to joining CSIS, he served on the ...

Electric Cars: Great Idea, But Not a Panacea
Over the last few years, the world's transition from powering our cars with gas-burning internal combustion engines to zipping along on battery power has accelerated faster than the Tesla ...

Intelligent Life, Meditation and Transmutation
It was the philosophical obsession that largely defined the first 15 years of my adulthood. After having a life-changing ‘mystical experience’ at 18 of the separative nature of thought as opposed to ...

UAE Embassy Organizes an Introductory Lecture on Role of Youth in UAE
In the context of public diplomacy and enhancing communication and cooperation with educational and academic institutions in the Republic of Korea, the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates to the ...

I Could Tell by the Way Lalisa Looked at Me That She Had Fallen Madly in Love ...
Great Art of Suffering -- Degenerate Life of Genius, Vagabond Writer, Malcolm Lowry
“The Blooming of K-pop in the Virus Outbreak”
Korea's Zen Master Ven. Jinje to Save Souls of Corona, War Victims in Largest Buddhist Event
The Source of Evil Is Not a Person or a Nation
The Beautiful Sun In South Korea.
Dreamer CEO Launches Business into World
UAE Embassy in Seoul Organizes "The UAE Is an Example of Coexistence and Tolerance"
K-Pop Blooms in Spite of Corona Pandemic
The Dialogue Buffet at the Death Café


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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
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