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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 […]

XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

KAZAN: For the first time in its 17- year history, Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opening ceremony was organized at the Kazan Town Hall. It traditionally started with guests and participants walking on the red carpet. The host of the ceremony was Russian theater and cinema actress, TV presenter and singer Tatiana Abramova and the […]

Women breaking stereotypes with falconry

Women breaking stereotypes with falconry

ABU DHABI: Women in Falconry will be a major theme of the conference “The Future of Falconry” to be hosted in the next edition of Abu Dhabi International Hunting & Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), the Middle East’s largest annual event dedicated to hunting, equestrian and the promotion and preservation of cultural heritage. ADIHEX, held in cooperation […]

As it happened: AJA member launches book detailing Cambodia’s fight against COVID-1

As it happened: AJA member launches book detailing Cambodia’s fight against COVID-1

PHNOM PENH: Asia Journalists Association (AJA) member Chhay Sophal has authored a book that documents Cambodia’s endeavors and strategic measures to confront COVID-19, including the acquisition of vaccines to ensure the people’s safety and wellbeing. The book, formally launched on August 28, features six chapters and comprises nearly 900 pages, local daily Phnom Penh Post […]

Seoul Institute of the Arts Internationalization, Contains the Changes of the Times

Seoul Institute of the Arts Internationalization, Contains the Changes of the Times

Seoul Institute of the Arts, the birthplace of Hallyu, recruits international students Selected as the only government-funded university among art colleges in Korea Vitalization of contactless international exchange through on CultureHub Special admission process for international students: Fully online from application submission to practical exam Seoul Institute of the Arts (President Nam-sik Lee) is recruiting […]

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