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[Kim Myong-sik] Historic juncture to upgrade Korea’s presidency

Have you ever imagined that someday big data will replace the whole election procedure? On Election Day, you don’t have to go to the polls. Instead, the Central Election Commission will just announc...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:42

[Dick Meyer] Trump defames way to fortune

President Donald Trump’s craven lies that President Barack Obama had his “wires tapped” are viscerally repugnant and maddening for anyone but the most rabid, delusional Obama-haters. First, it is d...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:42

[The Sacramento Bee] Trumpcare collapses under the weight of its own lies

Determined to destroy Barack Obama’s signature health care achievement, Republicans in the US Congress and President Donald Trump have insisted the Affordable Care Act is a failure. If it were a car,...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:41

[Dan K. Thomasson] Remember when presidents lived at the White House?

Way back when the United States was just a baby nation, its citizens built a house for their president. Not a palace for a king like the one they had shed, but a democratically suitable residence on ...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:41

[Desk column] Distrust is the real problem in South Korea

After months of a scandal that laid bare corruption, influence-peddling and an unbelievable lack of discipline in the nation’s highest office, it may be only natural that people lose faith in the go...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:41

[Other View] Trump's tough talk meets bloody reality in Mosul

It’s easy to call for destroying the Islamic State group, as President Donald Trump does to thunderous applause from his supporters. But our new commander in chief is learning how difficult and blo...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:41

[Kim Seong-kon] What to choose among the Deathly Hallows?

A few days ago, I watched “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” on TV again. Once again, I was impressed by the compelling theme that poignantly mirrored contemporary human society. As the story ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:45

[Other View] Trump's top generals ask congress to join the war on terror

Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford found something constructive to tell senators on an appropriations subcommittee this week, even if it had nothing t...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:45

[In My View] How to reduce youth job unemployment

Give the Labor Ministry credit. They are trying to reduce the stubbornly high unemployment rate among young Koreans, but the latest round of policies to boost South Korea’s youth labor market is simp...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:44

[Adam Cohen] Can eugenics be a force for good this time?

We entered a new phase as a species when Chinese scientists altered a human embryo to remove a potentially fatal blood disorder -- not only from the baby, but all of its descendants. Researchers call...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:42

[Adam Minter] The Great Firewall is a trade barrier

The San Francisco-based photo-sharing site Pinterest would seem to rank low on the list of potential threats to China. Beloved by fashion designers, photographers, cooks and hobbyists, the 7-year-old...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:42

[Robert J. Fouser] Dealing with Korea's horrible air

The day after I arrived in Korea for my annual spring visit, I woke up to headlines saying that the air in Seoul was the worst in the world. After a few days improvement, it was back near the top. S...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:24

[Therese Raphael] Flushing out terror from Birmingham

In the aftermath of the Belgian terrorist attack a year ago, the world learned of the Brussels district of Molenbeek. After Wednesday‘s attack in the heart of London, we may hear more about Birmingh...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:51

[Other view] We can’t walk away from a world in crisis

Americans watched in alarm but not shock as Parliament was locked down after a “terrorist incident” in London on Wednesday, the first anniversary of the deadly attack in Brussels. A refugee camp in N...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:44

[Reg Henry] Americans fleeing US to NZ still small flock

Before the election of President Donald Grump, some Americans pledged to leave the county if, by some crazy chance, he were to win the White House. This departure of the disappointed always stru...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:43