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Korea Times - Opinion

South Korean archer An San deserves praise for winning three gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics. The 20-year-old athlete has become the first archer ever to snatch three gold at a...

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The war of nerves between the financial authorities and Shinhan Financial Group over the latter's dividend policy has reaffirmed that some of the old-fashioned ways of doing thin...

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What does freedom mean to you? It's a frequently asked question, and the answer usually depends upon the current predicament an individual...

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Shin FreedmanI look at my grandchild busily watching animation on his iPad. I am amazed at how smoothly with his tiny index finger my 2-ye...

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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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K-pop dominates the news with its schizophrenic approach to genre-bending and dizzying choreography. Yet despite this assault and insisten...

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In the early hours of Aug. 2, 1911, much of the population of Seoul gathered in the streets to pay their final respects to Lady Eom, the c...

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In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Jemulpo (part of modern-day Incheon) was a popular place for Westerners - especially those in S...

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On the evening of Dec. 18, 1892, Father Jozeau, accompanied by his teacher and a servant, were passing "quietly" through the streets of Gi...

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Last week South and North Korea resumed operation of cross-border hot lines. The move came as a pleasant surprise after the North unilater...

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As Artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more deeply integrated into our day to day life, many jobs doing simple and repeated tasks might q...

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Billionaire space cowboys Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have rightfully been taking some flack for sub-orbital jaunts earlier this month ...

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"What are you searching for?" We are all searching for that "one more" that will bring us happiness, that will make us complete. Maybe you...

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The U.S., North Korea and China were still at war, rhetorically speaking, on the 68th anniversary earlier this week of the signing of the ...

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Cuba's ongoing political and social upheaval has shocked many observers as a sudden and intense summer storm. Across the island in small t...

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Having visited former President Park Chung-hee's birthplace in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province and the Park Chung-hee Presidential Library...

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Maybe the United Nations - fumbling, hopelessly bureaucratic, partly corrupt and so on - is in fact beyond redemption. Just forget about i...

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Maybe croquet could improve the ratings for the 2021 Summer Olympics? Please allow me to explain. The COVID-delayed 2020 Olympics are on t...

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While there has been much gloom surrounding the Olympics so far, the world's biggest sporting event could yet have significant positive va...

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Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican, is a controversial former police officer and car dealer. The "Cajun John Wayne" is neither a virologist nor an epidemiologist...

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Reading the news over the past month - or maybe just stepping outside - you could get the sense that something has gone wrong with the weather. One heat wave after anot...

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Six Olympic medals and 25 more from world gymnastics championships is more than enough proof that Simone Biles is a young woman who knows how to withstand pressure and ...

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1903-Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey - 1909-FirstLincoln head pennies minted - 1938-First test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals) 1939-Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers - 1961-Beatles 1st gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club - 1964-Nort...

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