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DAVID BOWIE “Rest In Paradise” Exhibition

DAVID BOWIE “Rest In Paradise” Exhibition

David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a figure in popular music for over five decades, regarded by critics and musicians as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, his music and stagecraft significantly influencing popular music. During his lifetime, […]

Can Korea say no to US?

Can Korea say no to US?

Oh Young-jin – The Korea Times It appears to be unthinkable for South Korea to give up its decades-old alliance with the United States and choose China in its place. However, a combination of events gives a sense of reality to this unlikely scenario. Recently, a group of opposition lawmakers visited China on a fact-finding […]

Women in political leadership: Bangladesh a unique model

Women in political leadership: Bangladesh a unique model

Bangladesh has become a unique example of women leadership in politics. One may not find such record in other countries in the globe since women were given political rights to vote and stand in elections more than 100 years ago. Bangladesh has been run by two women political leaders: Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia for […]

Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82

Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82

Iran’s Head of Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died of a heart failure. Mohammad Hashemi, younger brother to Hashemi, told reporters that Mr. Hashemi had been in a ‘satisfactory condition’ after efforts to resuscitate former president and Revolutionary figure. An update of the same story unofficially said that attempts to save Mr. Hashemi […]

Does PKK use drug addicts to conduct suicide attacks?

Does PKK use drug addicts to conduct suicide attacks?

For the illegal Marxist organizations, a suicide attack is a last effort to stand up for themselves. Especially as a result of the successful operations in Eastern and South-eastern Anatolia against the organization, PKK has changed its strategy and started to go for suicide attacks by employing its urban settlements. In the previous periods there […]

Trump and Asia

Trump and Asia

Bernard Rowan – The Korea Times I didn’t think Trump had a chance. His campaign rhetoric didn’t reveal much knowledge of global affairs. Beyond the pedestrian, it showed a demagogue hell-bent on thumping illegal immigrants and socking it to convenient enemies. However, Trump did win, and he’ll soon raise the hand as the next American […]

Images back to 1917 from 2017

Images back to 1917 from 2017

Lee Sun-ho / The Korea Times At the dawn of the year 2017 it is intriguing to look back on the last century of human history to see how things have progressed since 1917, a typical common year of the snake, in contrast to 2017, the year of the rooster (the Lunar calendar again). In […]

“Anti-Americanism is on the rise around the world”

“Anti-Americanism is on the rise around the world”

Mr. Ferit TEMUR who is an expert on the post-Soviet region. He is the author of two books: “20. Asrın Casusluk Şebekesi: Cambridge Beşlisi” (Cambridge Five: The Espionage Network of the XX. Century) and Yükselen Asya’da Şangay İşbirliği Örgütü: Dünü, Bugünü ve Yarını” (The Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Rising Asia: Past, Present, and Future). He […]

Mari Kim’s solo exhibition ‘La Vie Parisienne’

Mari Kim’s solo exhibition ‘La Vie Parisienne’

You might want to make a quick visit near Cheongdam’s Dosan Park, to Gallery 0914. With the 130 Year Friendship Korea-France event ending, Mari Kim’s solo exhibition ‘La Vie Parisienne’ will be opening. The title of the exhibition, ‘La Vie Parisienne’, which means the life of Parisian, is based on the French weekly magazine, which […]

Iran may become regional leader in tourism

Iran may become regional leader in tourism

Iran may become a leader of the tourism market in the region, head of Euromonitor International Middle East department Nikola Kosutich informed. According to him, Iran may become a leading tourism destination in the region after the creation of necessary infrastructure. He said that if necessary conditions will be met, tourism sector will bring $35 […]

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