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CSIS Commentary
Economic Indicators of Chinese Military Action against Taiwan

Special Contribution
By Gerard DiPippo
China’s recent military exercises around Taiwan in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip have raised concerns about Beijing’s intentions regarding cross-strait relations. Even before what ...

Letters from India
Northeast Celebrates I-Day with Full Patriotic Fervor

By Nava Thakuria
All north-eastern States celebrated the 76th Independence Day with fanfare, where the people participated in the occasion with patriotic fervor defying the diktat from separatist armed militants ...

Morocco — A Medieval Kingdom in Disarray
Special Contribution
By Prof. Abdelkader Zerougui
Whereas some Arab and Middle East countries engaged into policies of reforms, democratization and the rule of law, such as Algeria and Tunisia, some other countries like Morocco has experienced ...

Letters from India
Marching ahead with the spirit of Swatantra Bharat

Special Contribution
By Nava Thakuria
It was probably two decades back, when a group of journalists and Guwahati-based patriots marched on a street of Guwahati to celebrate the armed militant outfits imposed a general strike on the day (that ...

2022 Forbes’ List of Philippines’ 50 Richest Falls to US$72 Billion from $79 Billion Last Year
Over Two-Thirds of Listees Saw Their Wealth Shrink.
SINGAPORE (August 11, 2022) – The combined wealth of tycoons on the 2022 Forbes’ list of Philippines’ 50 richest fell to US$72 billion from $79 billion last year, amid the country’s recovery from ...

Meditations
Human Beings Can Meet This Moment

By Martin LeFevre
Contributing Writer
An inquiry with a friend generated remarkable insights into the question: Is this a moment of Olympian magnitude in human evolutionary history? The question is a much deeper version of a ...

Seoul Is Second Best City for Business Travel
Singapore Is Best City in World for Business Tourism
Seoul is the second best city to travel to for business trips A new study by UK card machine provider, Dojo, has revealed the best cities around the world that accommodate for business travel and Seoul ...

CSIS Commentary
China Is the Wrong Industrial Policy Model for the United States

Special Contribution
By Scott Kennedy
This is the first commentary of a three-part series on Chinese industrial policy. The second will examine how to strengthen international rules and norms, and the third will discuss the question ...

Meditations
Nagasaki and the Incorrigibility of Man

By Martin LeFevre
Contributing Writer
I knew a Marine that fought on Tarawa, which had the highest American casualty rate of any battle in World War II. Who saw dozens of women clutching their babies and children as they jumped from the ...

KSA to Host "ESG Fishing Festival" at Andong
20 Foreign Sportfishermen to Vie with 300 Local Anglers
The Korean Sportfishing Association (KSA) will host an major international sportfshing event "ESG Fishing Festival" at the beautiful lake of Andong, South Korea's North Gyeongsang ...

She Thinks She’s In Love (2014)
Editor's Note: The following poem was writtten by Kim Je-Wook, son of Prof. Emeritus Kim Kyu-Chin, who spent his whole life at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), teaching Czech ...

"Idols Aren’t the Perfect Figures!"
The bullying allegations rocking the K-pop world are a reminder that idols aren’t the perfect figures the industry tries to make them seem. K-pop is a desirable career choice and there are many academies ...

Tracking the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis
As U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi traveled to Taiwan on August 2-3, China responded with forceful and coercive military, economic, and diplomatic measures. Developments are still ...

Time for Journalists to Be Cautious, Authentic and Credible
Guwahati: That was an amazing experience to attend the foundation day of a 25-year-old press club in central Assam on a lazy Sunday, where a number of senior citizens along with rural scribes and ...

The Great White West Aims to Crush the Slavs and Chinese
Leon Trotsky “And the noteworthy thing is this, that while America avariciously fed the war with her industry and avariciously intervened in order to help crush a likely and dangerous competitor, she has ...

Prakash: Throwing Light on Tibetan Literature and Culture
Putin Strikes Fear into the Whole World
Central Questions in US-China Relations amid Global Turbulence
How Will Children Living with HIV Grow Up Normally When HIV-Stigma Still Lurks?
"Urban Break 2022" Adorns Seoul with a Diverse Palette of Color
Ukraine Is a Huge Suitcase for US President Joe Biden -- Hard to Carry and Scary to Throw
Continued Expansion and Upgrade Work at Sunchon Airbase
There Is No Evolution of Consciousness
Advancing Women’s Leadership, Gender Equity Are Critical for Sustainable Development Goals
When Repeated FIRs Lodged against an IAS Officer
South Korean Striking Truckers Continue with Failed Negotiations
While Jelly Beans and Jelly Babies May Be Sweet, They Possess A Powerful Punch
Malaysia's 50 Richest on Forbes List See Slight Fall in Collective Wealth
Putin Caught US with NATO Unable to Properly Defend Themselves and Started War in Ukraine
Imagining ‘Umwelts’ Is Unnecessary
Partnership Between K-pop Agency SM Entertainment & Saudi Arabian Government
US Stuck in the Antarctic Night like the Belgica
War between Russia and Ukraine Still Going on
Expansion or Negation of Self?
Christopher B. Johnstone Joins CSIS as Japan Chair
Electric Cars: Great Idea, But Not a Panacea
Intelligent Life, Meditation and Transmutation
UAE Embassy Organizes an Introductory Lecture on Role of Youth in UAE
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
The Dreaded Slump
An Evening in Savannah
Higher Thought: Threshold and Impediment to Intelligence
Developing Guwahati as a people-friendly city
Listof Taiwan's 50 Richest See Mixed Fortunes
Fuhrer Putin Intimidates World with a "Lightning Strike
The Burgeoning North Korea Missile Threat
The US Empire Strikes Back: Russia Takes the Hits, China Lives in Fear
A Successful Life Is There for the Taking!
UAE Embassy in Seoul Joins Forces with International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in Ceremony
Mariupol: Let's Talk About "Chemical Weapons" Propaganda
Is Universality a Western Idea?
UAE Embassy in Seoul Joins Carbon Neutrality & Green Growth Investment Seminar
China Unveils its 1st Long-Term Hydrogen Plan
Who Really Is the War Criminal?
What Is Your View of Human Nature?
Defeating Evil Without Violence
“Alive among the Dead”
S. Korean Monk Jeong Kwan Is Named Winner of the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants
Elena Bezgodkova to replace Asmik Grigorian in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades
74-Year-Old Huh Kyung-Young Gives Hope to Voters in S. Korea's Presidential Election
Open Letter to US President Joseph Biden
A Recipe For World War
Writing Is on the Wall: Pictorial Health Warnings Reduce Tobacco Use
USA Sees Russia’s Operation in Ukraine as Blessing in Disguise
Beyond Thinking Machines
Beijing Winter Olympics, Paralympics 2022 Good or Bad for World?
Natsuko Shoji Receives 2022 Winner of Asia's Best Female Chef Award
The Millennial's Guide to a Successful Interview
Circumcision: Pope Francis States the Obvious, But Omits Half of Humanity
Global Summit Gathers World Leaders on Peaceful Reconciliation of the Korean Peninsula
There Is No Such Thing as "Personal Development"
Filling In the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
Asia's 50 Best Restaurants Celebrates 2022 Awards Ceremony across Continent
Negating PSO Culture among Media Persons
The Zen of Blackpink
Five Things to Watch in 2022
World Started Talking about War between Russia and Ukraine -- Will It Take Place?
Time Is a Tremendous Illusion
Failing on the Basics: Are We Able to Break The Chain of Infection Transmission?
Breakthrough Infection, or Inflection?
Losing Public Goodwill: Assam Media's Way
Five Things to Watch in 2022
"Putin and Zircons Mach 9"
Is China Building a New String of Pearls in the Atlantic Ocean?
Cowardly West.
Requiem for a Meditation Place
China Ramping Up Its Electronic Warfare, Communications Capabilities near S. China Sea
Putin, Permanently Keep Your Warriors on Ukraine Border
The Mayan Predictions Were Spot On!
Fobes Asia Recognizes Leading Altruists in 15th Annual Heroes of Philanthropy List
Advance Booking for Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation Events for February and March
Global Award to Journalist Nava Thakuria
Fragmentation and Wholeness
Confessions of a Single Dad -- I Lost the Instructional Manual to Teenagers
A New Chapter in U.S.-China LNG Relations
Previewing the 2021 Summit for Democracy
US President Joe Biden: Representing the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
When People with HIV Can Live Normal Lives Then Why 680,000 AIDS Deaths in 2020?
South Korea Ranked 10th Most Valuable Nation Brand
Water Security under Spotlight at World Water Congress in Daegu, South Korea
China: The Growing Military Challenge: Volume Two of a Graphic Net Assessment
Blurred Highway
Oli London Awarded World Record for 'Most Disliked K-Pop Music Video in Youtube History'
UAE Embassy in Seoul Hosts 2nd Webinar on "Women Empowerment" in UAE, South Korea
Love Conquers All!
How You Too Can Overcome Depression and Anxiety by Living Like Jennie Kim
Did Evolution Go Wrong With Man?
Forbes Reveals Asia's Top 20 Businesswomen
The Case for US-Japan-ROK Cooperation on Democracy Support in Indo-Pacific Region
South Korea’s Trade and Services Will Benefit from RCEP
"A Grand Diwali Celebration 2021" Celebrated
World and Regional Powers Shape the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia Bites the Dust
India’s Restive Region Sets to End 2021 without Journo-murder
The Urgent Indifference of Enlightenment
Death Isn’t After Life; It’s Inseparable From Life
Russian Minister Alexei Chekunkov Visiting South Korea for Economic Cooperation
Arabia, the Bastion of Darkness
The Berliner Philharmoniker Mourn Death of Honorary Member Bernard Haitink (1929-2021)
Czech Ambassador Gustav Slamecka's Message for Czechoslovak Independence Day
RSS Condemns Islamist Attacks on Hindu Minorities in Bangladesh
Ghost Sightings Around Mooresville Predate Lake Norman
Morocco: Kingdom That Outwitted Its Subjects
Powell Lied, People Died: Justice Delayed Was Justice Denied
S. Korean Pianist Sunwoo Ye-Kwon Captivates Dubai in InClassica Music Festival
When RSS Chief Bhagwat Articulates Agendas
Adventures in American Education
No Place Better to Spend Autumn Evenings than on the Shores of Lake Norman
"No First Use": An Empty Gesture That Would Cost Nothing
Let’s Talk about Self-Reform and Financial Transparency in Media
Transracial Korean Oli London Unveils New Face Tattoo Dedicated to BTS Singer Jimin
5G Techritory to Host Forum to Discuss Absorption of €300 Bil. in Digitization Funding
Chicago Opera Theater Releases "Taking Up Serpents" as Digital-Only Album
"SiDance 2021" Will Kick Off in Seoul on Oct. 16
Lee Byung-Hun to Receive The Excellence in Asian Cinema Award at 15th Asian Film Awards
Native Americans: The First, Forgotten Slaves
How Much to Dine Out at a Top Michelin-Starred Restaurant
China's Commitment to Stop Overseas Financing of New Coal Plants in Perspective
Scientist-turned Composer Infatuates Dubai
China Headaches for Iran Nuclear Deal
Lee Jun-Hyuk, Lee Joo-Young to Host Closing Ceremony of Busan International Film Festival
China Evergrande Group: Short-term Volatility, with Some Broader Impact Likely
Musical Miracle Created in Desert City of Dubai
The Quad's Strategic Infrastructure Play
UK's Decision to Consider Vaccinated Indians as 'Unvaccinated' Lacks Scientific Merit
China, Again and Again and Again
Step Up Pace Globally If Universal Vaccination Could Lead Us out of the Covid Pandemic
Song Joong-Ki and Park So-Dam Named as the 26th BIFF Opening Ceremony Hosts
Korea Foundation Holds Virtual Concert Series with Classical Musicians from Korea, France
Musk’s Spacefaring Civilization Is Pipe Dream
Son Yeol-Eum Turns Dubai Night Even Hotter!
Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko to Give Concerts in Denmark, Sweden on Nov. 16-20
Will Inclusion and Accountability Take Centrestage at Generation Equality Forum?
Engaging China on Climate before COP26
A Real "Boom" in the World of Cosmetics and Beauty: South Korean Cosmetics
Spotlight on: Rissa -- Life and Work
When Will the United States Have a Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights?
Poking a Hornets Nest -- A Carolina Beach Adventure
Is Latin America Important to China's Foreign Policy?
Wealth of Philippines' 50 Richest on Forbes List Rises 30% As Economy Regains Momentum
Backgrounder: 9/11 and Radical Islam
Korea Foundation Reprises KF Virtual Concert under the Theme "Reconnecting in Harmony"
Nominations for Asian Film Awards Announced
No Significant Activity Observed in N. Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard
Dakar Rally 2022 – Saudi Arabia: Planning ‘the Most Challenging Motorsport Event on Earth’
Forbes Asia Announces Asia's 2021 Best Under A Billion List
South Korean National Assembly Amends the Telecommunications Business Act




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