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Egyptian Korean boost for ties following summit in Cairo

Egyptian Korean boost for ties following summit in Cairo

By AsiaN Correspondent, Cairo CAIRO: Egypt and South Korea have over the recent few years held several meetings, including exchange of visits by presidents, which can promise a major qualitative leap in relations between the two countries. On Wednesday, Egypt welcomed President Moon Jae-in of South Korea. It was the first visit by a South […]

AJA member writes history of World Expos

AJA member writes history of World Expos

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: “The Glass World 2”, a book documenting the history of the World Expos from 1851 to Dubai Expo 2020, has been published. It complements “the Glass World 1” published around six years ago. The book, written by Alireza Bahrami, a member of the Asian Journalists’ Association, is the result of his […]

The Life of Activists – Leaving own life for others

The Life of Activists – Leaving own life for others

Youth Climate Strike in Seoul, South Korea (Greenpeace) Dr. Hassan Humeida – Kiel, Germany KIEL, GERMNAY: When we look at the lives of activists in different fields, we find a number of real threats to this professional group. Activists as a term reveals that this special target group achieves above-average performance of the normal person […]

Malaysia, South Korea strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy sector

Malaysia, South Korea strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy sector

Takiyuddin Hassan addresssing the workshop (Bernama) KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is committed to implementing an energy transition towards a low carbon electricity supply industry, in line with the country’s aspiration to achieve clean greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The matter was stated by Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan in his keynote […]

CSTO gradual withdrawal from Kazakhstan to start in two days; process to last at least 10 days

CSTO gradual withdrawal from Kazakhstan to start in two days; process to last at least 10 days

Tokayev addressing the Kazakhstan Majilis (Kazinform) NUR-SULTAN:   The gradual withdrawal of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) peacekeeping troops from Kazakhstan will begin in the next two days, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said. The troops arrived in Kazakhstan after Tokayev called them to help restore peace in the country following clashes and acts of […]

Detained in Kazakhstan during the riots, Kyrgyz jazz musician is now home

Detained in Kazakhstan during the riots, Kyrgyz jazz musician is now home

BISHKEK: Kyrgyz musician Vikram Ruzakhunov, who was detained in Kazakhstan, has arrived on Monday evening in the capital Bishkek. Today, at about 6:40 p.m. local time, he crossed the border at the Ak-Zhol checkpoint. Media representatives and activists waited for him at the checkpoint for several hours, but could not meet with him. He was taken […]

Kyrgyzstanis protest detention of musician in Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstanis protest detention of musician in Kazakhstan

Protestors in Bishkek call for the release of Kyrgyz musician held in Kazakhstan (Photo: Kabar) BISHKEK: About 50 supporters, colleagues, friends and concerned citizens have gathered in front the Kazakhstan embassy in Kyrgyzstan to call for the release of Vikram Ruzakhunov, a well-known Kyrgyz jazz musician and the executive director of the Jazz Bishkek Spring […]

Kazakhstan’s crisis: Historical comparison to Korean Peninsula’s geostrategic situation in late 19th century

Kazakhstan’s crisis: Historical comparison to Korean Peninsula’s geostrategic situation in late 19th century

By Jong-eun Lee Lecturer , International Studies,  American University SEOUL: This week, Kazakhstan has experienced widespread domestic protests, resulting in the intervention of “peacekeeping” troops from the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) member states, including Russia. The mass protests began at first, in response to the state’s raising of LPG price, but were also an expression […]

Turkmenistan president calls for extinguishing “Gateway to Hell”

Turkmenistan president calls for extinguishing “Gateway to Hell”

Berdymukhamedov skids round the flaming pit in a rally car ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has asked experts to find a way to extinguish a massive five-decade old fire in a huge natural gas crater in the Central Asian country, dubbed the “Gateway to Hell”. Chairing the first online meeting of the cabinet in 2022, […]

UNESCO: 55 journalists killed in 2021; 87% of all journalist killings since 2006 still unresolved

UNESCO: 55 journalists killed in 2021; 87% of all journalist killings since 2006 still unresolved

PARIS: Fifty-five journalists and media workers were killed around the world in 2021, according to UNESCO data. “The UNESCO Observatory of Killed Journalists collected fifty-five journalist killings in 2021. Two-thirds of these took place in countries not experiencing armed conflict, showing the continued risks faced by journalists in their daily reporting to expose wrongdoing. This […]

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