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U.N.셲 big chance to end war on drugs

Outdated drug policies around the world have resulted in soaring drug-related violence, overstretched criminal justice systems, runaway corruption and mangled …

[Kim Myong-sik] Rejecting machine셲 interference in man셲 noblest hobby
[Kim Myong-sik] Rejecting machine셲 interference in man셲 noblest hobby

It was shortly after the war and we little boys back in our country homes on summer vacation had few means of passing the time. My house had a large shed where …

[Editorial] It takes a community

Despite increased preventive efforts, tragic child abuse cases continue to occur, indicating the need to make more concerted and systematic efforts to tackle …

[Editorial] All-in-one account

Banks, brokerages and insurance companies have started to sell individual savings accounts, a new financial product designed to help workers and self-employed …

[Christopher Tan] Untangling the policy barriers to electric cars

The story of a Tesla Model S which was slapped with a S$15,000 ($10,923) carbon surcharge here throws up several questions. The one that goes up in neon must …

Reform in China

Although Chinese growth numbers are sliding in comparison to India, this may be temporary and based on curves in the business cycle; China셲 economic …

[Kim Seong-Kon] The difficulty of 쁧ustice for all
[Kim Seong-Kon] The difficulty of 쁧ustice for all

Recently two incidents caught my eye. One is the publication of 쏷he Story of Hong Gildong by Penguin, adding a Korean title to the celebrated Penguin …

Japan셲 careful return to nuclear power

Five years after the nuclear plant meltdown at Fukushima, Japan has begun the controversial process of restarting its other reactors. The challenge for …

Here셲 why budget airlines aren셳 less safe

One hundred and fifty that셲 how many lives were lost when Germanwings 9525 crashed into the French Alps a year ago this month. In the immediate …

[Robert J. Fouser] The end of free trade?
[Robert J. Fouser] The end of free trade?

The debate on trade in the U.S. presidential election should concern Korea because trade has come under fire from the left and right. On the left, Vermont Sen. …

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