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Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day: challenges to sustain peace, economic progress, and political stability

Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day: challenges to sustain peace, economic progress, and political stability

KUALA LUMPUR – Today, the Malaysians are celebrating their 60th Independence Day. For everybody here, independence means we are far away from imperialism, terrorism, dictatorship. It means the peacefulness that we are enjoying right now. The secret of our peacefulness is the strong unity and high tolerance amongst the people of different races, religions and […]

2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum Indonesia to be held August 23rd-27th for “Better Network, More Opportunity”

2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum Indonesia to be held August 23rd-27th for “Better Network, More Opportunity”

This coming August 23rd to 27th, Asia Journalist Association, with the sponsorship of the Indonesian government, will host the “2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum” in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, and the beautiful port city, Surabaya. Under the overarching motto of “Better Network, More Opportunity,” major government officials, business executives, and specialists of various fields from both […]

Goodall’s “Window of Time to Sustain Our Environment”

Goodall’s “Window of Time to Sustain Our Environment”

Yesterday, at Seoul Yeouido National Assembly Conference Center, Jane Goodall and her pupil and friend, Choi Jae-chun held a special eco-talk in front of 530 members of the audience that came by joint invitation of the Asia Journalist Association (AJA) and Jeon Hye-sook (National Assembly member). Throughout the program, Goodall and Choi strongly urged everyone […]

“Never Let Me Go” and the Search for Humanity

“Never Let Me Go” and the Search for Humanity

In 1990s Britain, three friends: Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy attend the quaint boarding school, Hailsham. Their lives are eerily normal, with students picking fun at each other across the hallways and anatomy classes during the day. But a few pages in, it is easy to see that all is anything but normal. These students have […]

Z-Works Health-Monitoring Platform: Keeping Loved Ones Close

Z-Works Health-Monitoring Platform: Keeping Loved Ones Close

By Eui-mi Seo The “Baby-boomers” have become older, leaving younger generations with an ever-growing aging population. But with a full-time job and children to rear, it’s easy to forget our parents who are also in need of care. It would be great if we had multiple bodies to take care of loved ones, but who […]

Books are Back with Radish Media

Books are Back with Radish Media

By Eui-mi Seo What happens to all those books that have been published but no one wants to read? All those hours put into creative writing and publishing one work, left to collect dust. Of course, one can’t expect every book that passes the publishing house to make it big, but then what of those […]

Seoul D Museum [YOUTH] Exhibition: the Young Visualized

Seoul D Museum [YOUTH] Exhibition: the Young Visualized

Youth Culture—widely known as a symbolic lifestyle that is shared among adolescents—has often been the subject of public scrutiny for its distinctness relative to other age groups. Often associated with various subcultures (culture within a culture), youth culture encompasses groups that have, in the present and past, been distinguished by norms, behaviors, fashion styles, and […]

[Book Review] American Dreams and “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”

[Book Review] American Dreams and “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”

  The Reluctant Fundamentalist By Mohsin Hamid   “[Pakistan] was where I came from, this was my provenance, and it smacked of lowliness…” Changez, a young Pakistani Princeton graduate, is admitted to New York’s prestigious valuation firm where he immediately becomes the star player. Young, passionate, and eager to take on the world, or at […]

2017 South Korea Presidential Election: the “Moon” and “Hong” Race

2017 South Korea Presidential Election: the “Moon” and “Hong” Race

The ballots have been counted and the results announced—Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party has been selected as Korea’s 19th executive leader, winning with 41.1 percent of the votes. It took months of mass rallies, an impeached President, and a divided nation to come to this point and though the winning candidate came without surprise, […]

Inauguration of Gangwon Film Commission

Inauguration of Gangwon Film Commission

The inaugural ceremony of the Gangwon Film Commission was held on Thursday, March 16th. Gangwon province was last of 11 South Korean regions to organize and network a film association. Actress and director, Bang Eun-jin, who directed pieces such as <Princess Aurora 오로라 공주> and <Going Home 집으로 가는길> was appointed head of the Gangwon […]

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