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  • O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost

    O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...
  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • Get tough with North Korea

    Get tough with North Korea
    After four years of negotiating in and with North Korea, I cannot say that I have all of the answers to deal with a regime that defies the expectations of rational thinking, but I do have at least one of them: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea...
  • Warning about shellfish from South Korea issued by state health officials

    Warning about shellfish from South Korea issued by state health officials
    State health officials are warning consumers not to eat any fresh or frozen molluscan shellfish from South Korea.  Molluscan shellfish include fresh or frozen oysters, clam and mussels. Also on the list of foods to avoid are roe-on scallops, either...
  • Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art

    Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art
    Mina Cheon is used to seeing things from multiple perspectives. As a child in South Korea, the artist was exposed to two religious philosophies — Buddhist on her father's side, Christian on her mother's — and embraced a third as an adult,...
  • The myth of free trade

    The myth of free trade
    Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
  • Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea

    Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea
    He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north. Families were close-...
  • On North Korea, caution is better than rash words

    On North Korea, caution is better than rash words
    Perhaps there has been nothing more baffling to American eyes than the photographs of hordes of obviously grief-stricken North Koreans mourning the death of their 69-year-old dictator, Kim Jong Il. Under his reign and that of his father, the people of the...
  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Asian stocks reach three-year peak, China holds gains

    Euro touches eight-month low, European shares fall
    LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit an eight-month trough against the dollar on Wednesday and German bond yields were at record lows ahead of inflation data expected to boost the case for further European Central Bank policy easing. Investors were also...
  • Doomed South Korean ferry boss's driver turns himself in

    Driver for South Korean ferry boss may have answers in sinking
    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 people turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the businessman's final days after the country's worst...
  • Experience the key for next South Korea coach- KFA

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Experience is the top priority for choosing the next coach of South Korea's national football team, the new head of the KFA's technical committee said on Monday. Lee Yong-soo told reporters the organisation was in no hurry to appoint...