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Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

By Pham Dinh Hiep,  reporter/editor, Ha Noi Moi HANOI: Authorities at all levels from the central to local levels have stepped up the prevention of Covid-19. The Government promptly issues directives and policies; regularly directing the Ministry of Health, localities and functional agencies to carry out the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic. The Prime Minister irregularly […]

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK: South Korean superband BTS addressed the U.N. General Assembly Monday and praised the world’s young people for welcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The septet flew to New York to speak in person at the 76th U.N. General Assembly’s Sustainable Development Goals Moment event as special presidential envoys for future generations […]

Remembering my absent mother

Remembering my absent mother

By Francisco Azuela Mexican poet and writer MEXICO CITY: The afternoon stretches on the horizon of life until it is more than one hundred years old; the sunset of this day is felt in the slow rhythm of the train that passes by with multiple images of time, from window to window, where the cornfields […]

Setting the record straight in Afghanistan: Need to explain what NATO really did

Setting the record straight in Afghanistan: Need to explain what NATO really did

ROMA: The former number two of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has insisted on setting the record straight on what happened in Afghanistan, making a clear distinction between what the Americans did and what the alliance did. “In Afghanistan, the mistakes made are there for all to see, but we must be careful not […]

Korean firm goes all out to cope with waste plastics

Korean firm goes all out to cope with waste plastics

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President of the Asia Journalists Association  SEOUL: As global plastic consumption increases rapidly, the amount of waste discharged is also surging. The Korean Ministry of Environment reported recently that the total amount of waste produced in the country has continued to increase, with the latest figure tallied at 497,238 tons per day […]

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

  KAZAN: The Grand Prix of the XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival was awarded to “18 kilohertz” (Kazakhstan), the film directed by Farhat Sharipov. The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the film forum in the capital city of Tatarstan. The hosts of the celebration were the actress, honoured artist of the […]

9/11 killed it, but 20 years on, Global Justice Movement is poised to reincarnate

9/11 killed it, but 20 years on, Global Justice Movement is poised to reincarnate

By Kalinga Seneviratne SYDNEY: Since the attacks on the United States by Islamic fanatics on September 11, 2001 (now known as 9/11) the world has been divided by a ‘war on terror’ with any protest group defined as “terrorists”. New anti-terror laws have been introduced both in the West and elsewhere in the past 20 […]

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President of Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: The second Dolce Concert will be held at the Yun Bong-gil Memorial Hall in Seoul, Korea, on September 14 to celebrate the 78th anniversary of the birth of the Great Korean composer Lee An-sam. Since 2016, the Dolce Martine, led by Chung-Ang University Prof. Emeritus […]

Saudi female rider breaks stereotypes, wins T3 title

Saudi female rider breaks stereotypes, wins T3 title

RIYADH: Saudi rider Dania Akeel has made history by becoming the first Arab woman to win the T3 title at the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas event. Dania’s outstanding achievement and remarkable comeback from a serious injury suffered earlier this year prompted the Saudi sports minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faysal […]

ADF receives ‘Taekwondo Day’ commendation from Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism

ADF receives ‘Taekwondo Day’ commendation from Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism

By Seok-Jae Kang Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association  SEOUL: The Asia Development Foundation (ADF) has received a commendation from the Korean minister of culture, sports and tourism on 2021 Taekwondo Day. The ministerial citation was given to the ADF in recognition of the federation’s years of financial support to World Taekwondo to help […]

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