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S.Korea Court Rules against Ban on SNS in Elections

The Constitutional Court of Korea  ruled on Thursday that banning social networking services(SNS) in election campaigns was in limited violation of the constitution. In March last year Rep. Chung Dong-young of the Democratic Party and a group of civilians filed an appeal to the Constitutional Court saying that the scope of “the like” in clause 1 of […]

Korea’s “Democracy Godfather” Dies

Korea’s “Democracy Godfather” Dies

 <Photo>  The portrait of Kim Geun-tae is entering into the mortuary of the Seoul Nationl University Hospital on 30.   Kim Geun-tae, a leader of Korean democratic movement died Friday from a brain disease. He was 64. He was dubbed the “Godfather” of the country’s democratization. He served as leader of Korea’s former ruling Uri […]

<2011 Top News> Waiting for Rescue···

<2011  Top News> Waiting for Rescue···

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS  ① An elder woman waits for rescue in northern Thailand’s Pathum Thani Province, Oct. 12, 2011.  news@theasian.asia  

<2011 Top News> “I’m the Leader of Parade”

<2011 Top News> “I’m the Leader of Parade”

   XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS  ③ A mascot dog walks during the parade marking the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification in Rome, capital of Italy, June 2, 2011. news@theasian.asia    

<2011 Top News> “Welcome to Our Village”

<2011 Top News> “Welcome to Our Village”

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS  ④ A snow-covered sculpture in a town of famous tourism spot Okuaizu area, Japan, Jan. 16, 2011. news@thesasian.asia  

<2011 Top News> “We are One”

<2011 Top News> “We are One”

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS ⑤ French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) welcomes visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, France, Dec. 5, 2011. Sarkozy and Merkel met in Paris to thrash out a plan to save the euro.  news@theasian.asia  

<2011 Top News> “What a Cold”

<2011 Top News> “What a Cold”

 XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS ⑥ Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (C) attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow’s Kremlin, Feb. 23, 2011. Russia celebrates its annual Defender of the Fatherland day on February 23.  news@theasian.asia    

<2011 Top News> Wave for Egypt Democracy

<2011 Top News> Wave for Egypt Democracy

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS ⑦ Protestors wave a national flag of Egypt during a demonstration on Tahrir Square in central Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 8, 2011. As a standoff with protesters seeking the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak entered its third week Tuesday, demonstrators called for continued mass rallies against their […]

<2011 Top News> “I Just Want to Play”

<2011 Top News> “I Just Want to Play”

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS ⑧ People gather at the Navona Plaza during an anti-war rally against the West-led military intervention in Libya in central Rome, Italy, April 2, 2011. The rally was organized by Emergency, an Italian humanitarian group running clinics in war-torn countries.  news@theasian.asia  

<2011 Top News> “Sunshine Always Makes Us Happy”

<2011 Top News> “Sunshine Always Makes Us Happy”

XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2011 FOR INTERNATIONAL NEWS ⑨ People in jeans enjoy the sunshine at a garden in Brussels, capital of Belgium, April 9, 2011.  news@theasian.asia  

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