All posts tagged "opinion"

  • South Korean riot police officers spray water cannons as police officers try to break up protesters trying to march to the Presidential House after a rally against government's policy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Police fired tear gas and water cannons Saturday as they clashed with anti-government demonstrators who marched through Seoul in what was believed to be the largest protest in South Korea's capital in more than seven years.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    [NYT Op-ed] South Korea targets dissent

      South Koreans can be as proud of their country’s emergence from dictatorship into a vibrant democracy as they are of the rags-to-riches development that made their country a global industrial powerhouse. So it...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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    [Bloomberg] Samsung’s win is S. Korea’s loss

    Long before the South Korean media began indulging in anti-Semitism, Samsung’s recent effort to pull a fast one on its own investors was already firmly in insult territory. The company’s affront extended both to shareholders and...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • A woman walks by buildings on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
    [Forbes] Stereotyping Asian Americans: Harvard calls it ‘Diversity’ but more like racial balancing

      Two sad truths about the state of education in the United States: Our K-12 students are trailing those of other nations, and there aren’t enough homegrown pupils focused on STEM. With this in mind,...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • This undated file photo shows Hashima Island off Nagasaki, southwestern Japan. It is one of the seven early industrial facilities out of its 23 for which Japan won world heritage status at a meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in the German city of Bonn. (Yonhap)
    Opinion: Japan’s play of words

    Tokyo must respect its statement on forced labor Japan, in winning world heritage status for its old Meiji-era industrial sites, made a small but significant acknowledgement on Korean forced labor. “There were large numbers of Koreans and...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    [CNN] Time for Abe to apologize, properly

        In 1944, 16-year-old Yong Soo Lee of Taegu, Korea, was lured by a friend of hers to meet with an older Japanese man. The man took the two of them, and three other teenage...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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