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[Junior AJA Talk] What would you do for Asia if you were UN Sec-Gen?

[Junior AJA Talk] What would you do for Asia if you were UN Sec-Gen?

  The Asia Journalist Association(AJA) has created the Junior AJA program to allow for international students to experience journalism and expand their perspective of their country, Asia and the world through workshops, writing articles, networking and exchanges. 18 international students from 16 different countries are participating in the program from April to August 2013. Among the […]

IT means democratising of information

IT means democratising of information

Interview with internet and education activist Wael Ghonim Wael Ghonim, 32, became an international figure in 2011 for his role in the pro-democracy revolution in Egypt as co-creator and administrator of the Facebook page that helped spark the revolution. He was named one of the 100 most influential people of 2011 in Time Magazine’s “Time […]

‘Wine country’ Georgia eyes closer relations with Korea

‘Wine country’ Georgia eyes closer relations with Korea

Interview with the Georgian Ambassador Nikoloz Apkhazava Georgia is a country so far from Korea, but one with many similarities. Did you know that most nationalities can visit Georgia without a visa for 360 days? This can be seen as an extension of Georgia’s history of tolerance. In an interview with The AsiaN earlier this […]

Bangladeshi expats in Korea ask their gov’t to bring 1971 war criminals to justice

Bangladeshi expats in Korea ask their gov’t to bring 1971 war criminals to justice

About 40 Bangladeshis called on their government to bring the 1971 war criminals to justice and give them maximum punishment in their gathering  at the Korea National University of Transportation (KNUT) in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do, on Sunday (Mar. 24, 2013) on the occasion of celebrating Bangladesh’s 42nd Independence Day. Similar events were held simultaneously in 40 cities on 5 continents including New York, […]

Bangladesh global community further unites before Independence Day

Bangladesh global community further unites before Independence Day

In commemoration of the 42nd Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence and National Day, the Bangladeshi global community will join together this upcoming March 24th and carry out events in 40 cities in 5 continents including San Francisco, Capetown, London, Sydney and Chungju to pay homage and demand justice for victims of the 1971 Genocide and War […]

Direct flight and new airport to boost Sri Lanka-Korea relations

Direct flight and new airport to boost Sri Lanka-Korea relations

Interview with Sri Lankan Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne With the launching of Korean Air’s direct flight between Seoul and Colombo on March 9th and the opening of Sri Lankan’s 2nd international airport on March 18th and an enthusiastic, hardworking ambassador, bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Korea are embarking on a new stage. The AsiaN met with Ambassador […]

Israeli ambassador tells of the creative economy’s driving force

Israeli ambassador tells of the creative economy’s driving force

As Korea sets its sails to make a “creative economy,” which will create new jobs through the development of science, technology and IT, it looks to the start-up nation of Israel as a model. Israel has a population of 7.8 million and an area of approximately 20,700 square kilometers, about one-fifth the size of South […]

Asia’s first Holocaust Museum opens in Busan

Asia’s first Holocaust Museum opens in Busan

Interview with Israeli Ambassador Tuvia Israeli “We would like to share the story and lessons of the Holocaust. There are many similarities, but yet so much unknown.” Israeli Ambassador to Korea Tuvia Israeli told The AsiaN about the opening of the Busan Israel House in late February at the Israeli Embassy in Seoul. One of Amb. Israeli’s […]

“Trust, verification, and engaging storytelling remain”

“Trust, verification, and engaging storytelling remain”

New media may change the way we deliver content and the need for engagement of the audience, but trust, verification, and engaging storytelling are here to stay. ‘Arirang-KF Global Media Forum: Bridging the Divide’ co-hosted by Arirang TV and the Korea Foundation on Feb. 21-24, brought media people together to discuss the future of media in the […]

“Both Indians and Koreans consider education as a passport to success”

“Both Indians and Koreans consider education as a passport to success”

Interview with Indian Ambassador Vishnu Prakash Ambassador Vishnu Prakash said as a career diplomat, South Korea was a post he was always waiting to be assigned, which he was granted in January 2012. The AsiaN interviewed Amb. Prakash in early February at the Indian Embassy in Seoul. Prakash first visited Korea in 2010 for the […]

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