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GCS Malaysia hosts special lecture on ‘Beauty Ear Therapy’ for Korean Society members

GCS Malaysia hosts special lecture on ‘Beauty Ear Therapy’ for Korean Society members

The GCS International Malaysia Chapter hosted an online special lecture on “Beauty Ear Therapy” for the members of the Korean Society in Malaysia on August 18, 2022. Under the title “Ear Tells Your Health,” the one-hour-long special lecture was given to about 20 Koreans living in Malaysia by Park Ae-ran, president of the World Beauty […]

Busan mayor proposes allowing alternative military services for BTS

Busan mayor proposes allowing alternative military services for BTS

BUSAN: Busan Mayor Park Heong-joon has proposed allowing the members of K-pop superband BTS to replace their military duties with alternative service as public relations ambassadors for the city’s bid to host the 2030 World Expo, officials said Thursday. The government formally appointed the septet last month as a PR ambassador in charge of promoting […]

South Korean President: We must respond with worse-than-expected scenarios in mind

South Korean President: We must respond with worse-than-expected scenarios in mind

  SEOUL (Yonhap): South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol apologized to the nation on Wednesday after heavy rains triggered massive flooding in southern Seoul this week and sparked criticism the capital city lacks adequate flood control measures. Yoon offered the apology during a government meeting on the response to the flooding in Seoul and surrounding areas, […]

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

BISHKEK: A 75-year-old man from Kyrgyzstan is confronting age, natural elements and challenges as he sets out a long bike ride to attend the World Nomad Games in Turkey. Mamyt Tashtanov, a resident of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan, will ride through seven countries – Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. The fourth World […]

Ahmad Samiei Gilani: A man who has lived in three centuries

Ahmad Samiei Gilani: A man who has lived in three centuries

By Alireza Bahrami TEHRAN: A cultural figure lives in Iran who has lived in 3 consecutive centuries. Ahmad Samiei Gilani is the most famous editor in Iran and whose life span was in the 13th, 14th and 15th solar centuries (Iranian calendar). He was born on January 31, 1921, while there were about 7 weeks […]

Travel journal of FIEL Secretary General to Palestine

Travel journal of FIEL Secretary General to Palestine

RAMALLAH: On July 21, after arriving at Amman Airport in Jordan and going through police checks, Secretary General of FIEL, Leonardo Gastón Herrmann passed through five checkpoints for ten hours during which he first experienced the brutal conditions to which thousands of Palestinians who want to enter their land are subjected by Israel’s occupying army. […]

Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety permits import of aguaje oil

Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety permits import of aguaje oil

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  SEOUL: The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has approved imports of aguaje oil from the Peruvian jungles on July 15, 2022, according to a local trading company. The Korean firm, Worldone Trade Co. Ltd., said it will start importing aguaje oil from Peru as early […]

Nomad fashion highlighted at world festival in Kyrgyzstan’s Cholpon-Ata

Nomad fashion highlighted at world festival in Kyrgyzstan’s Cholpon-Ata

CHOLPON-ATA: The third edition of the World Nomad Fashion festival in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, a special platform to celebrate and popularize traditional knowledge, culture and clothing history, has concluded on a high note. The festival at the Rukh-Ordo cultural center was attended by famous designers, artisans and specialists in the fashion industry from about 20 countries. […]

AJA condemns assassination of Japan’s former PM Shinzo Abe

AJA condemns assassination of Japan’s former PM Shinzo Abe

SEOUL: Asia Journalists Association (AJA) condemns the assassination of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Seeking to mute a voice through assassination is a barbaric, cowardly and intolerable act that challenges a core foundation of democracy and freedom of expression. AJA calls on civil society and all people to unite strongly behind campaigns against political […]

New WT-ADF Cares projects kick off in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Timor-Leste

New WT-ADF Cares projects kick off in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Timor-Leste

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  SEOUL: World Taekwondo (WT) and the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) kicked off their new WT-ADF Cares Program in three countries – Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan and Timor-Leste – on July 1, 2022 for a one-year period. The new WT-ADF Cares projects, funded by the ADF, are designed to help […]

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