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Reporter : Park Yoon-bae
Sun, November 27, 2022 | 13:36
Peace overture
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's New Year speech has raised hopes for improvement in the frayed inter-Korean ties, as he expressed his willingness to send a delegation to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.
Manmade disaster
A fire that killed 29 people and injured 29 others in a city in North Chungcheong Province, Thursday, is certainly a disaster that could have been avoided with proper precautions. In this sense, this tragic fire has many reasons to be called a manmade disaster.
Impact of US tax cuts
U.S. President Donald Trump's role model is his Republican predecessor Ronald Reagan. Former President Reagan's two most essential policies were the “Star Wars” program and massive tax cuts, mainly for the rich.
Trump, Republicans should let Mueller do his job
As President Donald Trump's lawyers were preparing this week to meet with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, their client continued to undermine Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election.
Punks, not politicians
When Trump got elected, many speculated this would “make punk music great again.” But what does that mean for Korea, which deposed an unpopular authoritarian president and replaced her with a liberal human rights lawyer?
Trump doctrine
A new U.S. national security strategy declared Monday by President Donald Trump is based on his “America first” mantra. It sent a clear and strong message to the world that the United State will stand up for itself to defend its national interests at all costs.
Chinese aircraft intrusion
China is going too far in its relations with the Republic of Korea despite President Moon Jae-in's state visit to Beijing last week as proved by its five military airplanes' intrusion into the air defense identification zones of Korea and Japan on Monday.
Pride and pragmatism
President Moon Jae-in's four-day state visit to China last week has left some points to ponder about good diplomacy. The rival political parties disagree on most issues, but their assessments of Moon's China visit couldn't be more of a contrast.
GOP tax 'reform' is huge gamble
With the word Friday that Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, was on board after winning a concession _ expanded access to the child tax credit for low- and middle-income households _ the Republican plan to cut taxes by $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years seems certain to be passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump in coming days.
Running out of Rhetoric on North Korea
A riveting Security Council session condemned North Korea for its nuclear proliferation and illegal ballistic missile firings. The meeting at the ministerial level saw foreign ministers and delegates nearly universally condemn Pyongyang's provocative actions which have brought the world to the brink of conflict. Now what?
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