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Korea Journalist Awards

Korea Journalist Awards

On February 23, members of the Journalist Association of Korea (JAK) gathered in celebration of the annual Korea Journalist Awards. Founded in 1967, JAK is Korea’s most established network of journalists with the purpose of protecting the nation’s democracy and rights to a free press. This year, a sizeable number were in attendance due to […]

Restart of Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations started on the stage of theatres

Restart of Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations started on the stage of theatres

Artists of Kyrgyzstan’s Osh state Uzbek-language academic musical drama theater named after Muhammad Bobur staged plays in Andijan, Namangan and Ferghana regions of Uzbekistan. The theater was invited to Uzbekistan during the visit of the delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Prime Minister Adham Ikramov to Osh region of Kyrgyzstan. The visit was the first for last […]

Japan’s military exports to ASEAN hint at new proactive strategy

Japan’s military exports to ASEAN hint at new proactive strategy

Japan’s offer to give used military trucks to ASEAN countries indicates its plan to expand arms exports past the levels that have been in place for nearly 70 years, Chinese experts warned. This could lead to unpredictable turbulence and regional animosity. Japanese newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reported on Feb. 19 that the country may donate […]

Success story of a not-cotton-growing Uzbek farmer: 10 millions USD annual export

Success story of a not-cotton-growing Uzbek farmer: 10 millions USD annual export

Implementation gradual reduction of production raw cotton from 3 million 350 thousand tons to 3 million tons in Uzbekistan is freeing up about 170,500 hectares of irrigated land, which is leading to the result that fruit and vegetables are being sown and planted on unleashed cotton fields. The same agricultural modernization can be seen in […]

The aftermath of Lee Jae-yong’s arrest

The aftermath of Lee Jae-yong’s arrest

Lee Jae-yong, vice president of Samsung Electronics and heir of the first South Korean conglomerate, was arrested in connection with the corruption scandal that threatens to topple the country’s suspended president, Park Geun-hye. The sequence of events is related to the scandal of corruption and other crimes involving the president Park Geun-hye and her confidant […]

84% of women victimized by online hate speech in Korea

84% of women victimized by online hate speech in Korea

Eighty-four percent of women have come across hate speech against women online, according to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). According to an NHRC report on hate speech and measures to prevent it, the rate was even higher among sexual minorities, with 95 percent answering they were confronted with hate speech against them online. The […]

Deputy IT and Communications Minister of Uzbekistan from South Korea completes his mission

Deputy IT and Communications Minister of Uzbekistan from South Korea completes his mission

It was something very unusual for Uzbekistan when in 2013 a group of South Korean scholars headed by the consultant on ICT Kim Nam Seok began its activity at the Uzbek State Committee for Communication, Information and Telecommunication Technologies. Unusual was not the fact of attracting foreign specialists but the appointment of Kim Nam Seok […]

74 new airports to be completed by 2020 in China

74 new airports to be completed by 2020 in China

China is aiming to have 74 more civil transport airports by 2020, according to a report released by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The report provides the blueprint and sets the goals for the development of China’s civil aviation industry during the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) period, which outlines the government plans […]

Uzbek president’s visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbek president’s visit to Russia scheduled for April

Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Russia in early April, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov said at the 18th meeting of the Uzbekistan-Russia intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation. The commission requested the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries together with the concerned ministries and agencies until March 15 to agree on […]

New developments in Kim Jong-Nam murder case

New developments in Kim Jong-Nam murder case

Wednesday 15th, February, 2017 (10:30 pm South Korea) Currently, the body of Kim Jong-eun’s estranged brother, Kim Jong-nam, is being examined for an autopsy to decipher the cause of death and motive for murder. This report comes mere hours after multiple reports that a body had been found at an airport in Kuala Lumpur which […]

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