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Do doctors spread germs via their coats?
Do doctors spread germs via their coats?

For those who work in the medical field, the white knee-length coat is a symbol, not only for their authority as professionals but also for the strict hygiene …

[Editorial] Environmental laggard

A recent report from the International Energy Agency showed Korea셲 carbon dioxide emissions have grown at the fastest pace among Organization for Economic …

[Editorial] Judgment on Saenuri

The April 13 general election has transformed Korea셲 political landscape, depriving the ruling Saenuri Party of its majority, while giving the minor …

[Chon Shi-yong] From the queen to the spoiler
[Chon Shi-yong] From the queen to the spoiler

President Park Geun-hye used to be called the 쐑ueen of elections, having led her conservative party to victory in most crucial elections since 2004. …

G7 commits to total abolition of nuclear arms

It is highly significant that the Group of Seven major powers including the three nuclear powers of the United States, Britain and France issued a …

Hong Kong셲 youth power

Hong Kong is an indisputable part of China, so think the Chinese. A new political party has been launched by young students who orchestrated the 2014 …

[Raul Palabrica] China셲 struggle for recognition

What would you do if you were the richest person in your community and you had issues with your neighbors on property rights? If you were emotionally stable or …

[Tulsathit Taptim] Thai connections in Panama Papers
[Tulsathit Taptim] Thai connections in Panama Papers

It requires financial genius to stash mountains of money in tax havens, as revealed by the Panama Papers, but it probably takes greater intellect to defend the …

[Jeffrey Frankel] The domestic threat to U.S. leadership

U.S. President Barack Obama has racked up a series of foreign-policy triumphs over the last 12 months. But one that has gained less attention than others was …

[Editorial] Signs from North Korea

The recent series of defections by North Koreans have serious implications for South Korea, which is obliged to assess the situation in the North correctly and …

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