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Promoting Korean culture through food

  The Korean Cultural Center in Egypt organised on Sunday its 3rd K-Food Contest. The event took place at the centre’s building, located in Dokki, and aimed to introduce Korean cuisine to Egypt, bearing in mind that most of the popular food in Egypt from the Far East comes from Japan and China. Park Jae …

Maya Nawar

Japan’s decision to compensate wartime Korean sex workers welcome, if also too late for thousands

The Japanese government recently agreed to pay $8.7m to dozens of Korean women who were forced into sex work to serve Japanese soldiers. The payment is meant as compensation for their suffering. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his “deepest regrets” and “contrition” to the victims. Among the estimated 100,000 to 200,000 women recruited from …

Cesar Chelala

Removing roads to protect tigers

A logging company in far eastern Russia is planing to protect Siberian tigers by dismantling unused roads that run through the tigers’ habitat. The Siberian tiger – one of the largest land predators in the world – is highly endangered, with an estimated population of only about 500 animals remaining. And the tigers are under …

Deutsche Welle

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