Posts Tagged ‘Korea’

January 20th, 2019 - 12:47 am § in Misc.


TALMUD CLASSES IN KOREA Some South Koreans think the key to unlocking such “secrets” can be found in Jewish approaches to education. (Voz is Neias, 1/14/2019) The mother of two lives in study-mad South Korea, a nation where parents fork over a combined $17 billion on private tutoring every year.[...]

May 8th, 2018 - 1:45 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

The Korean Deal

Axios The Korean dynamics are changing at light speed because Kim Jong-un cares far more about economics than his father ever did, per people close to advisers of South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Under the hood: A source who has spoken recently with top South Korean government advisers — and w[...]

April 28th, 2018 - 9:01 am § in China, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics

CHINA Celebrates Korean Meetup, RUSSIA worries

BEIJING, April 28 (Xinhua) — The world welcomed the two Koreas’ joint commitment to denuclearization and permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula at Friday’s summit, looking forward to the next key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democr[...]

March 9th, 2018 - 12:01 pm § in Politics

Can Trump Take The Stage as a World Leader?

This is high stakes, end of the world, diplomacy. Whatever you think of Trump, talking with Kim Jung Un could be the event that puts DJT into history, for good or bad! The problem is that Trump is about as ignorant as any  one can be about foreign policy.  The Koreas are only part of […][...]

April 14th, 2017 - 8:18 am § in Foreign Affairs

Scary Times on Korean Peninsula

China says North Korea tension has to be stopped from reaching ‘irreversible’ stage[...]

December 7th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Of Korea and The Jews

Brooklyn, NY – A Harvard University senior named as a Rhodes Scholar last week said it was her upbringing on the outskirts of Borough Park that influenced her decision to pursue a career as a professor of Jewish history. The daughter of Korean immigrants, 21 year old Nancy Ko grew up fascinate[...]

February 23rd, 2016 - 2:57 pm § in Misc.

Cure for all that ails you: YUK GAE JANG


February 4th, 2015 - 11:57 am § in Hypocrisy

South Korea debuts new parking spaces that are wide, pink, and really sexist

(Marshall Astor/Flickr) What better way to promote gender stereotypes than to paint them all over the ground in a city of 10 million people? South Korea has a message for the women of Seoul: you are bad drivers, but we care about you, so here, enjoy these new parking spaces that are wide enough to [[...]

December 23rd, 2014 - 2:40 pm § in Uncategorized

A Christmas Movie

 Charles Park on FACEBOOK   OK. I will go to any local theater in Southern California that shows the movie Interview. I was planning to brush it off and not see it… Sony hackers threaten US cinemas Hackers targeting Sony Pictures have threatened to attack US cinemas showing the studio’[...]

December 2nd, 2013 - 4:03 am § in China, Misc.

US carriers urged to comply with China air zone rules

China announced on Thursday it was deploying warplanes in the area for surveillance and defense of a zone it claims contains parts of its territory. (excerpted and expanded from BBC News) The US announced that it expects its civilian aircraft to observe China’s newly imposed  air defense zon[...]