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Korea Times - Opinion

The Moon Jae-in administration announced its 22nd set of anti-speculative housing measures Friday to put the brakes on ever-rising home prices. The move came less than a month af...

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It is still premature to expect North Korea to return to nuclear talks with the U.S. anytime soon. Pyongyang, however, appears to be cautious in not totally ruling out any possib...

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"Judges are not politicians in robes."Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated for our Supreme Court in 2017, used that phrase to emphasize the law's...

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When I was a youngster, I spent a lot of time with my grandmother who was an avid gardener. She taught me the names of all of the plants i...

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Difficulty knocks on the door out of nowhere. Adversity comes in many forms. We all bound to face hardships from which it seems there is n...

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Few indeed are politicians who start their frequent tributes to our country without a few words about democracy. They do not bat an eye, t...

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Mayor Park Won-Soon stands out in my memory among the many politicians that I have met during my 12 years in Korea. Granted the limits imp...

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At dawn, on July 4, 1886, the first American teachers in Korea started their journey to Seoul. Of course, it started out in confusion. "Am...

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On the sultry morning of July 3, 1886, the Tsuruga Maru, a Japanese steamship, sailed into Jemulpo (modern Incheon) harbor. Along with its...

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Okay, call me slow. Yes, I know everyone else has been talking about K-drama forever. But I've finally gotten on board. The key to my conv...

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People have high hopes and expectations for the 21st National Assembly which kicked off its four-year term May 30. For their part, lawmake...

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You can add another item to the list of shortages in our current age of the China flu.Political trust is harder to find than disinfectant ...

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Every Thursday, I try to get up around 5 a.m. I participate by Zoom in the morning worship of Miami Joonim Church at 6 o'clock. Then I fre...

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This month South Korea will honor Lt. Col. C. Rangarajan, who led the Indian medical mission during the 1950-53 Korean War as the Korean W...

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During a normal Major League Baseball season, by mid-July fans would be anticipating the annual All-Star Game. But in 2020, COVID-19, the ...

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As the COVID-19 crisis has escalated, stay-at-home orders have led to a surge in online purchases - of everything from groceries to medici...

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The insistence of a pair of brothers on scattering hundreds of thousands of leaflets from balloons fired over North Korea confronts the So...

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The term "blues" can be understand basically as a music genre that originated in the United States around the 1870s among African-American...

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I'm a sucker for horror movies, but not the new ones filled with blood, gore and articulate zombies. My tastes trend toward the classics, ...

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When China imposed a draconian new security law on Hong Kong early this month, I grabbed my phone to call some young pro-democracy activis...

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When New York City's COVID-19 epidemic peaked in late March and early April, the city was reporting more than 5,000 new confirmed cases a day, and more than 60 percent ...

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For months, President Donald Trump's Justice Department has hinted that it intends to crack down on Silicon Valley. It recently took a big step closer as senior antitru...

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