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Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

By Peter Jaegeul Song Asia N Reporter SEOUL: The heads of four of Korea’s most influential conglomerates, Lee Jae-yong, 52, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Chung Eui-sun, 50, the chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, Choi Tae-won, 60, the chairman of SK group, and Koo Kwang-mo, the CEO of LG Corporation, dined together to console Lee […]

Contemplation on the inside story of ‘France Terror’

Contemplation on the inside story of ‘France Terror’

By Peter Jaegeul Song Asia N Reporter SEOUL: Living in Europe from the early 2000s for about ten years during my teenage years, I had an opportunity to experience the diversity of Europe. In particular, I had witnessed how prosperity through coexistence positively influenced European citizens. At the time, I was relatively able to enjoy […]

Indonesia media tycoon Oetama passes away at 88

Indonesia media tycoon Oetama passes away at 88

By Peter Song Head of Foreign Cooperation Department – AJA Contributor to AsiaN SEOUL: Jakob Oetama, the owner of Indonesia’s largest media group “Kompas Gramedia” and the founder of the daily newspaper “Kompas Daily,” passed away on September 9. He was 18 days short of turning 89 on September 27. In his early career, he […]

The symbol of Democrats’ resistance and the controversies

The symbol of Democrats’ resistance and the controversies

By Peter Jaegeul Song Staff Reporter at The Asia N SEOUL: On Monday, June 8, a few dozen Congressional Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, tried to honor George Floyd’s memory by kneeling in the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall for 8 minutes and 46 seconds; they were all wearing kente […]

Trump Administration should immediately stop racism, oppression of the press

Trump Administration should immediately stop racism, oppression of the press

  By Peter Jaegeul Song Staff reporter at Asia N and officer at AJA SEOUL: Since the death of a black U.S. citizen by police assault on May 25, mass protests and the Trump administration’s coercive suppression have continued day after day. This series of events has caused deep unrest not only in the United […]

Reminiscing on the memories of Children’s Day

Reminiscing on the memories of Children’s Day

  By Peter Jaegeul Song Staff Reporter at Asia N SEOUL: COVID-19 has brought about violent changes in every aspect of living across the continents and cultures. Social distancing, also called physical distancing, is bringing about the changes in the behaviour of our neighbours. Those whose jobs are maintaining communications with the public, namely the […]

COVID-19 shaking neoliberal system

COVID-19 shaking neoliberal system

By Peter Jaegeul Song Staff Reporter at Asia N SEOUL: Most countries expect negative growth as the global stock price and oil prices have plunged more than 30 percent due to the coronavirus infection (COVID-19). Investment bank Morgan Stanley expects the U.S. gross domestic product to fall more than 30 percent in the second quarter […]

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