South Korea’s Supreme Court today maintained the probation sentence of the chairman of the retail giant Lotte Group (Xin Dongbin). Xin Dongbin was accused of bribery and convicted in a large-scale corruption scandal that caused former President Park Geun-hye to step down. Agence France-Presse reported that 64-year-old Xin Dongbin wasContinue Reading

US Ambassador to Indonesia Tang Ruowen recently visited the Muhammadiyah Association, the second largest Islamic organization in Indonesia, and called on the association to suppress the Uighurs in China. Tang Ruowen will also visit Indonesia’s largest Islamic organization, the Islamic Confederation, next week. The Jakarta Post reported that Joseph DonovanContinue Reading

Lee Soo-yong, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and the vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Party, met with fellows and fellows of the Navy Listed Chief of the Political Affairs Division of the Central Military Committee ofContinue Reading

Iranian President Hassan Luhani condemned the US for committing a crime on Sunday. He locked the sanctions into economic terrorism, saying that it is a shame to let the United States prevent food and medicine from reaching Iranians through sanctions. Despite unfair and unprecedented sanctions, Iran’s scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs andContinue Reading

The pound rallied Tuesday to five-month peaks amid optimism over a breakthrough in Brexit talks while Wall Street stocks rebounded following an upbeat start to earnings season. Sterling got an early boost from the European Union’s top Brexit negotiator flagging the possibility of reaching a divorce agreement this week, revivingContinue Reading