A Korean woman’s prison letter in Mexico

A Korean woman’s prison letter in Mexico

Somebody please listen to my story. My name is Yang, Hyunjung, I am 38 years old, and I have spent the last 8 months in a Mexican prison. I am charged with human trafficking and…

Singapore icon who wanted to be feared, yet was loved

Within and without the island-state, his name has been synonymous with Singapore. His demise touched hearts and triggered a seldom-witnessed catharsis as Singaporeans felt the profound loss of their national…

The World of Valentina

There is no doubt that I passed the town of Canosa di Canosa di Puglia when I headed to Bisceglle to participate in the Art Festival peoples of the Mediterranean …

Restoration of Peace and Unification of Korean Peninsula is inevitable

Standing at the observatory atop a hill in demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South and North Korea, I gazed towards northern part of Korean peninsula, covered with thick mist making it…

Nepal: fear, debris and shattered lives

Khilmaya Gautam, 66, is a heart patient. She cannot walk. Her husband is a diabetic. This old couple of Koteshwore, Kathmandu, who owns a house, spent Saturday night in the…

Alliance of convenience

Many, if not most, Westerners with a passing interest in North Korea tend to believe that in the bygone days of the Communist bloc the Soviet Union and North Korea…

From Confucius to Gandhi

What makes the South Korean industry and economy robust? Hard work…sincerity…honesty or simply the righteous character of each and every citizen? The first thing that strikes a visitor is the…

New project to showcase Egypt’s military history

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced a major project to retell the country’s military history from the ancient Egyptian era to the present day through the opening of several historical…

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