Thursday, April 9, 2015
The South Korean Board of Audit and Inspection has announced the outcome of its audit of the government-funded projects for securing overseas resources.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
In November 2012, two weeks after becoming leader of the Communist Party, Xi Jinping visited the National Museum in Tiananmen Square. There, after viewing a grand exhibition called "The Road to Revival," which recalls China's century of humiliation beginning with the Opium War of 1840, Xi issued a call for achieving the "Chinese Dream," or "the great revival of the Chinese nation."
Through decades of digging into the private lives of rock stars and providing a forum for colorful writers like Hunter S. Thompson and P.J. O'Rourke, Rolling Stone magazine publisher Jann Wenner has never been afraid to push boundaries.
Several weeks ago, a video surfaced on the Internet, documenting outrageous animal abuse at a "halal" slaughterhouse in North Yorkshire, England.
South Koreans were led to believe that public safety would receive the utmost attention following last year's Sewol ferry disaster, which has been attributed to, among other things, blatant disregard for safety in pursuit of monetary gains.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
On a basic level, the framework deal between world powers and Tehran will be judged by whether it prevents an Iranian bomb, but that will take years to figure out.
In one month, the United Kingdom votes in a general election likely to put the nail in the coffin of two-party politics and herald an uncertain future of coalitions, alliances and horse-trading.
South Korea's exports dropped 4.2 percent from a year earlier in March, following the 0.7 percent and 3.4 percent losses in January and February, respectively, according to data released by the central bank last week.
The Indonesia government made the right decision in unblocking Islamist websites, but not because blocking them was undemocratic.
Monday, April 6, 2015
A popular proverb whose origin is attributed to Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, is "When the going gets tough, the tough get going."
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