Schooling and social change in Pakistan

The importance of education ― and especially schooling ― cannot be overestimated. Not only has the expansion of primary and secondary education been linked to accelerated economic growth, poverty eradication, and improved income...

Stand firm on nuke inspections

President Obama warned Iran’s ayatollahs on Tuesday that he was ready to walk away from a nuclear deal if Tehran won’t agree to tough measures to prevent cheating.Let’s hope he means what he says.Negotiators have already extend...

[Editorial] Palace hotel

Of the four major Joseon-period palaces in Seoul, Changdeokgung Palace stands out for its natural beauty. Unlike the nearby Gyeongbokgung Palace, which was arranged in the Chinese style, Changdeokgung Palace reflects the more natu...

[Editorial] North Korean drought

With food experts predicting a possible famine in North Korea as a result of prolonged drought, Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo told the National Assembly that the government stood ready to cooperate with Pyongyang in tackling ...