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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    Sun Hyung Moon's influence held South Korea's Unification Church together

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... A messianic movement built on the rubble of the Korean war and exported to countries such as the United States, where it found favour with conservatives and disaffected ex-hippies, it now faces ... Nixon during the Watergate scandal." The timing of the church's expansion to the United States - Moon moved there in 1972 - was fortuitous for its growth, according to David Bromley, ...

  2. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Moonies mourn death of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as a cult-building charlatan who brainwashed church members, Moon was a deeply divisive figure whose shadowy business dealings saw him jailed in the United States. The church claimed its members, known ... the death of its founder, Sun Myung Moon. Moon, the self-styled messiah from South Korea who built a business empire spanning cars to sushi, was taken to hospital with complications from pneumonia ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldiers ignored warnings by Afghan colleagues not to burn Korans

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the prison, adjoining Bagram air base north of Kabul, did not act with "any malicious intent to disrespect" the Koran "or to defame the faith of Islam". News of what many Afghans ... insurgents last year. The Koran burning began when US military police and an army counter-intelligence unit were convinced that Afghan prisoners were using books from the prison library to pass ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Obtaining degree X from prestigious institution Y in only Z years, or on scoring A on test B at age C [would not help long-term development] Terence Tao, winner of the Crafoord Prize in mathematics We hope that Iran will engage with us on the possible mil ...

  5. Currency issue stays hot topic as talks loom

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rather than outside,' Professor Tao said. China and the US have dozens of direct talks from ministerial to state level, but Professor Tao said the strategic economic dialogue could easily ...

  6. America's duty to a historic Christian community

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... The future of Iraq is almost certainly in the hands of Iraqis. The number of optimists who expect to see a liberal, western-oriented, united Iraq are dwindling fast. Virtually invisible, alas, has ... secretary of state for refugee affairs until 2005, explained: 'For political reasons, the administration will discourage Iraqi resettlement in the US because of the psychological message ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Feuds a concern as children inherit Moon’s empire

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 04:23pm by Associated Press in Gapyeong

    ... will deepen,” Kim said. The church has amassed dozens of businesses in the United States, South Korea and even North Korea, including hotels, a ski resort, sports teams, schools, universities ... the Pyeonghwa Motors automaker in North Korea. “Unification of South Korea and North Korea was a long-cherished ambition of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon,” church official Kim Kab-yong said in Seoul. “He ...

  8. News - World - US POLITICS

    References to God and Jerusalem back on the US Democrats' party platform

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in key battleground states like Florida, relations with Israel are a hot button issue in US elections. ... that America has their back." Since 1992, Democrats have stated unequivocally that "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel", but the US embassy remains in Tel Aviv pending an agreement ...

  9. Relatives bond with faith over bullet-train crash

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Wenzhou william.clem@scmp.com When the Ministry of Railways and local government officials squared off with grieving relatives of victims of the Wenzhou bullet-train crash this summer, one unexpected factor- faith- played a key role in the way events unfolded. With emotions high, the strong religious beliefs of a core group of relatives were instrumental in pushing ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The comfort of religion without God

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE The comfort of religion without God Stanford University has a new chaplain for atheists and agnostics. This comes after Harvard University and the US military introduced- how shall I put it- non-religious religious service ...




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