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Myanmar’s ‘22222’ anti-coup protest movement spreads across South Korea

Myanmar’s ‘22222’ anti-coup protest movement spreads across South Korea

SEOUL: Eight international students of the Korean Language Students Association from Myanmar’s Mandalay and Yangon University, including Daw Aye Aye Thin and Su Win Lai, have condemned the military coup in Myanmar on Monday afternoon in front of the Seoul United Nations Human Rights Office in Jongno-gu, Seoul. “The Myanmar military should stop the coup […]

Iran agrees to release sailors of seized South Korean oil tanker; captain to remain for management

Iran agrees to release sailors of seized South Korean oil tanker; captain to remain for management

SEOUL: Iran has agreed to release all sailors of a seized South Korean oil tanker except for the captain for its management, the foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday, capping weeks of tough negotiations between the two countries. The MT Hankuk Chemi, along with its 20 sailors, including five Koreans, has been held at an Iranian port […]

The relevance of unified Korean Peninsula for a future world – Part III: Lessons learnt: a divided Sudan

The relevance of unified Korean Peninsula for a future world – Part III: Lessons learnt: a divided Sudan

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Kiel, Germany BERLIN: Let us look at the Sudan (Eastern Africa) that had once been one country and is now divided. Experts agree that the recent separation into the North and South Sudan is a failed experience. Both parts of Sudan are now in worse shape than before in both […]

Seoul sends anti-piracy unit to Strait of Hormuz after Iran seizes South Korean tanker

Seoul sends anti-piracy unit to Strait of Hormuz after Iran seizes South Korean tanker

SEOUL: South Korea’s anti-piracy unit began operations in the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday to respond to heightened tensions after Iran’s seizure of a South Korean oil tanker, officials said. On Tuesday, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps seized the tanker, MT Hankuk Chemi, due to what Teheran claims to be environmental and chemical pollution by the […]

Salmon, hamburgers on menu for South Korea’s military

Salmon, hamburgers on menu for South Korea’s military

SEOUL: South Korea’s military service members will be able to enjoy new menu items and diverse foods, such as hamburgers from famous burger chains and salmon, at barracks next year. According to the defense ministry’s new guidelines on military meals for 2021, two dozen new menu items will be added to a list of foods […]

South Korea’s military to launch vegan diet for vegetarians, Muslims next year

South Korea’s military to launch vegan diet for vegetarians, Muslims next year

  SEOUL: The military will provide vegetarian and Muslim enlistees with a vegan diet excluding any meat and ham starting next year, the defense ministry said Sunday. From February, prospective draftees will be asked to mark if they are a vegetarian when they take physical examinations, the ministry said. Two columns marked as “vegetarian” in […]

70 years since the Korean War broke out ··· Vanished ‘grandmothers of military camptowns’

70 years since the Korean War broke out ··· Vanished ‘grandmothers of military camptowns’

Choi Jai Hoon Reporter at KyeongIn Daily News SEOUL: 2020 marks the 70th year since the Korean War broke out. Korea, having succeeded in both industrialization and democratization, is a rarity in world history. However, behind this progress stand citizens who spared no blood or sweat. Some of them had to live in tragic conditions and to […]

A Strange Museum in Tehran: No to the Chemical Bomb, No to the Atomic Bomb

A Strange Museum in Tehran: No to the Chemical Bomb, No to the Atomic Bomb

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: These days, with the election of Mr. Biden as the next President of the United States, one of the options that has gained strength in some media is the US invasion of Iran before the end of Mr. Trump’s presidency; An option that, of course, seems very unlikely. The history of […]

Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

  By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: In the last five years, world governance has gone into uncertainty. Starting from the economic trade war between the USA and China to the border disputes and the threats of the Covid-19 pandemic. In his book “Stabilizing an Unstable Economy”, Professor Hyman Minsky’s thinking is relevant because the […]

Wind of Change

Wind of Change

By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: Today, October 3, 1990 is a historic record for the German people, namely the reunification of Germany or German Reunification. The process of unification took place when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), especially after East Germany’s first free […]

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