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The quest to restore China’s face

The quest to restore China’s face

[Books] The quest to restore China’s face Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-first Century By Orville Schell and John Delury | Random House | 2013 How did China after such a long, painful decline including civil war, revolution and foreign occupation recover from its impeding past and reach its current state of […]

Kazakh expats on a cycling tour to promote Astana Expo 2017

Kazakhstan expats cycle 513km from Busan to Seoul during the Chuseok (Korean thanksgiving) holiday in order to promote Kazakhstan Astana Expo 2017. Daniyar Aitkulov, 25, and Meruert Zhakupova, 30, completed the full journey while Darya Umbina, 25, joined in the Seoul area due to spinal pains. Aitkulov organized this cycling trip, as he wanted to […]

Georgia reaffirms peace commitment on 5th anniv. of Russia-Georgia War

In this season of numerous Independence Day anniversaries, Georgia is reminded of the Russia-Georgia August 2008 War, which broke out 5 years ago on August 7. On this day, Russia invaded Georgia with a large-scale military operation and has since been occupying Georgia’s South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions, which makes up 20% of Georgia’s territory. […]

“Want to be an effective salesman for Indonesia”

Interview with Indonesian Ambassador John Prasetio Before being appointed as the ambassador to the Republic of Korea, John Prasetio was a businessman, holding positions such as Founder and Chairman of CBA Consulting, a Board Member of PT Bank Permata Tbk, PT Sarana Menara Nusantara Tbk, and Advisory Panel member of P&G Indonesia, Crowe Horwath Indonesia as […]

“Distance makes the heart grow fonder”

Interview with the Philippine Ambassador to Korea Luis Cruz Going back and forth between Korea and Singapore has become routine for Ambassador Luis and Minda Cruz. They joined the Foreign Service together in 1983 and have been on joint and separate missions from London, Beijing, Malaysia, and Singapore to Korea. For the last 5 years, […]

Kim Tae-hee chosen as top ‘Hallyu star’

Survey of Asian university students from 27 nations… and the best Hallyu films and drama productions were..? Which star comes to mind when you think about the Korean Wave(Hallyu)? What’s your favorite movie or drama? Magazine N conducted a survey on the Korean wave of 202 university students from 27 Asian nations. They were asked […]

Australian start-up creates marketplace connecting freelancers and publishers

Australian start-up, Newsmodo, creates marketplace connecting freelancers and publishers Rakhal Ebeli, a former journalist and Network Ten presenter has developed a web based media marketplace called Newsmodo that connects media organizations with freelance contributors including journalists, photographers, camera operators and other media professionals. Newsmodo allows for freelancers to access real work opportunities and pitch directly […]

Samsung chosen as most popular company to work for in Asia

Samsung chosen as most popular company to work for in Asia

Survey commemorating the launching of ‘Magazine N’ “I want to work at Samsung, and visit Tokyo,” Asian university students say. They have also chosen Xi Jinping as the most influential individual in Asia. The students were asked three questions and Korea, China, and Japan each ranked first in one category. Which Asian companies do many […]

New window on Asia ‘Magazine N’ launched

New window on Asia ‘Magazine N’ launched

As our world shrinks and the globe turns toward Asia, the AJA Media & Culture Co. Ltd launches Magazine N, a monthly print publication, in affiliation with the Asia Journalist Association and its online media, The AsiaN, on June 25. With professional writers and veteran journalists from the Asia Journalist Association’s 50 member nations, Magazine […]

FTA opens doors for wider markets for both Turkey and Korea

Interview with the Turkish Ambassador to Korea Mustafa Naci Saribas Turkey and Korea embark on the first steps of a strategic partnership as a free trade agreement came in effect on May 1, 2013. In a recent interview with The AsiaN at the Turkish Embassy in Seoul, Amb. Saribas shares about Turkey’s economic achievements. Saribas […]

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