Paul Rhee

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The Trouble with Sharing: China's Bike Fever Has Reached Saturation Point

Back in 1987, when I was still a boy, my father, a doctor, attended a medical conference in Communist China. He returned from Beijing with tales of a …

Answers on traffic snarls related to Valley Line LRT left to next council, next budget cycle

It will be up to the next city council to rethink construction priorities and prepare for traffic woes when the Valley Line LRT opens in three short …

Edmonton

Man convicted in TFW program fraud to be sentenced this week

An Edmonton man who acted as an unauthorized immigration consultant has pleaded guilty to abusing Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program and …

Corruption

City to release neighbourhood flood maps after Postmedia wins privacy appeal

The City of Edmonton admitted it does not have the right to withhold neighbourhood flood maps Thursday, promising to release the maps to Postmedia …

Edmonton

Opinion: What makes young people vulnerable to extremism?

For many of us who watched the recent events in Paris with a combination of fear, horror and indignation, the inevitable question we come to is …

Edmonton

Have You Ever Wondered Why East Asians Spontaneously Make V-Signs in Photos?

Spend a few minutes browsing social media, or watch groups of travelers posing in front of a popular tourist attraction, and you’re bound to come …

If the Gaza Truce Holds, What Then? 5 Possible Outcomes

Egypt announced that Palestinian factions declared a 72-hour cease-fire to begin on Tuesday at 8 a.m. Israel sat out of the Cairo talks that produced …

A Theory of Architecture Part 1: Pattern Language vs. Form Language

<i>As you may have seen, ArchDaily has been publishing UNIFIED ARCHITECTURAL THEORY, by the urbanist and controversial theorist Nikos A. Salingaros, in</i> …

Language Learning

Zaha Hadid's Dongdaemun Design Plaza opens in Seoul

Amongst the bustling 24-hour shopping district of South Korea's capital city, Zaha Hadid has completed a 38,000-square-metre cultural complex with a …

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

South Africa's first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces • All the latest reaction to Nelson Mandela's death<p>Nelson Mandela, the towering figure of Africa's struggle for freedom and a hero to millions around the world, has died at …

Garden flat in Lyon photographed before and after a party

French studio Dank Architectes wanted to make this minimalist apartment they designed near Lyon look "more alive" in the photographs, so they staged …

Napoleon's will to be auctioned off in Paris

The frail Napoleon knew he was near his end as he penned his will and asked that his ashes be scattered along the Seine among the French people he …

World History

IT Convergence Building / Kyu Sung Woo Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a suburb of Daejeon, Korea, the campus is comprised of buildings scattered throughout a lush …

Architecture

Elegant All-White Home Surrounded by Green Space in Parede, Portugal

Humberto Conde has recently completed the Parede 11 project, a modern residence located in the countryside, in Portugal. The exquisite home, which …

Why is Spam a luxury food in South Korea?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1011000/1011878_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524641822_992cebcddf6cb62aad035e7c2424b33d<p><b>Asia is celebrating the annual lunar thanksgiving holiday this week. In South Korea, where it's known as Chuseok, the holiday is celebrated by visiting</b> …

South Korea