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Kyrgyzstan President resigns on anniversary of assuming power

Kyrgyzstan President resigns on anniversary of assuming power

BISHKEK: President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has resigned, saying he did not want to be remembered in the history of Kyrgyzstan as the President who shed blood and shot at his own citizens. As the unrest linked to the announced results of the parliamentary elections on October 4 has not abated and the social and political situation […]

Dolce Classic, GCS International organize peace concert to mark 39th UN International Day of Peace

Dolce Classic, GCS International organize peace concert to mark 39th UN International Day of Peace

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary-General Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: A peace concert, organized by Dolce Classic, led by Chung-Ang University Prof. Emeritus Ryee June-il, and supported by GCS International, was successfully held in Seoul. The peace concert was held on Tuesday to commemorate the 39th UN International Day of Peace, […]

Nearly 1 million viewers from 191 countries for BTS’ online concert

Nearly 1 million viewers from 191 countries for BTS’ online concert

SEOUL: Nearly 1 million viewers watched an online concert of K-pop superstar BTS held over the weekend, the band’s agency said Monday. Some 993,000 viewers from 191 countries and territories watched “BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E” that was streamed online due to the pandemic, according to Big Hit Entertainment. The two-day concert, held in […]

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Germany SUWON: South Korea was the successful host of the World Journalists Conference on September 14-16, 2020. The 18th conference was held as online conference, this time in the context of COVID-19, and was attended by an estimated one hundred media professionals, journalists and writers from more than 52 countries. […]

Gyeonggi-Do: One of South Korea’s most important gateways to the outside world

Gyeonggi-Do: One of South Korea’s most important gateways to the outside world

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Germany Gyeonggi-Do: South Korea was the successful host of the World Journalists’ Conference on September 14 – 16, 2020. The eighteenth conference was held as online conference, this time in the context of COVID-19, and was attended by an estimated one hundred media professionals, journalists and writers from more than […]

Amid international in-person and online participation, 2020 DMZ Peace Festival stresses peace is more precious than triumph

Amid international in-person and online participation, 2020 DMZ Peace Festival stresses peace is more precious than triumph

  By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary-General Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: The 2020 DMZ Peace Festival was held successfully in both on- and off-line formats on October 7 in Seoul, Korea. The 2020 DMZ (demilitarized zone) Peace Festival, the second of its kind, was jointly promoted by GCS International, a Seoul-based […]

Tower fire in South Korea sends 93 to hospital; no deaths reported

Tower fire in South Korea sends 93 to hospital; no deaths reported

  ULSAN: Firefighters have brought a fire at a high-rise apartment building in the southeastern city of Ulsan under complete control on Friday after nearly 16 hours of battling the flames, officials said. The blaze broke out at around 11:07 p.m. Thursday at the 33-storey Samhwan Art Nouveau commercial and residential building in Ulsan, 307 […]

New AsiaN editorial team: Making the magazine a force for vibrancy, excellence

New AsiaN editorial team: Making the magazine a force for vibrancy, excellence

  SEOUL: South Korea’s world famous “mukbang” as well as viewspapers, democracy and pluralism were among the wide range of exciting topics to be covered suggested by the new editorial team of AsiaN as it held its first meeting. Other topics suggested by the committee, formed last month, include governance, social media platforms, Big Brother, […]

BLACKPINK music video to be edited following protest outfit sexualized nurses

BLACKPINK music video to be edited following protest outfit sexualized nurses

SEOUL: K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s latest music video “Lovesick Girls” will be edited and replaced, its agency said, following a controversy over scenes that nurse groups criticized for sexualizing the profession. “We have decided to delete all scenes with the nurse uniform in BLACKPINK’s ‘Lovesick Girls’ music video and plan to replace the video as […]

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

SEOUL: Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, CEO of Naturecell and Korea’s most prominent Stem Cell researcher, will be hosted by Asia Journalists Association (AJA) for a live video presentation and interview on October 17, AJA Founder and first president Sang-ki Lee has announced. For the past 20 years, Dr. Ra has shown great progress in the treatment development for […]

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