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Korea Times - Opinion

A lack of compromise has dealt a setback to the dialogue between unions, management and government. It is regrettable that one of the country's two umbrella unions boycotted a tr...

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The Financial Dispute Settlements Committee has told banks and brokerages to fully return the principal of investments to customers of mis-sold funds run by Lime Asset Management.

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Foreign friends doing business in Korea often ask me "Can I trust Korean Courts?" When we go to a foreign country for the first time and w...

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During a Facebook Q&A session in June, the Polish President was asked if he was going to ban K-pop in Poland. The President replied diplom...

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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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2004 was a mixed year for South Korea: Roh Moo-hyun was in the second year of his presidency, the Miryang gang rape scandal brought to lif...

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They say that a picture is worth a thousand words but some images have more to say than a mere thousand words. They speak about loss and p...

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One of the least-known participants in the Korean War was Ethiopia. The first battalion of Ethiopian soldiers arrived in Busan in May 1951...

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When I discussed my plans to run for president of the United States with friends, I was told that my ideas and my purpose were noble, but ...

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Most people hardly need reminders of their mortality. Mere mortals know there's a time to live and a time to die, but surely a statue shou...

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Seventy years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean troops attacked South Korea launching an unexpected military blitz. Kim Il-sung's commun...

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COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on the global economy. Like every continent, Africa has been bracing itself for a sharp economic d...

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I wouldn't mind being 20-something again. That was about the only time in my life that I considered myself blunder-immune, and - as best a...

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Over the centuries, a positive development among international relations and domestic politics has been the increased respect of the sanct...

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There was even more yelling and screaming than usual in Washington last week. I'm not talking about the "peaceful" demonstrators in Lafaye...

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Many people found an oasis in the desert when the Korean government started paying out coronavirus emergency funding in May. Ranging from ...

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Having been hit early by the COVID-19 crisis, some East Asian economies are also recovering early - including South Korea. The early mover...

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All presidents must deal with things they did not expect. FDR had the Great Depression and World War II. Kennedy had the Cuban Missile Cri...

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Despite years of speculation, there is no evidence that suggests the U.S. and China have agreed on an action plan in the event of sudden u...

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No entry go home

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The emergence of a bipartisan consensus following weeks of protests about racial injustice _ that police departments need either complete overhauls or major reforms _ i...

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As coronavirus cases soar nationwide in many U.S. states, there is one thing every American could do that would make a difference. Wear a ...

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The Miami City Commission made a bold move last Thursday, passing an emergency order demanding that masks be worn by everyone in a public place, not just when entering ...

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1816-French frigate "Medusa" runs aground off Cap Blanc. Gross - incompetence kills 150 in calm seas - 1848-Slaves freed in Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands) 1863-Battle of Gettysburg Pa ends, major victory for North - 1886-First NY Tribune printing using first commercial linotype machine - 18...

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