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Indonesia: Amnesty International condemns bomb attacks

Indonesia: Amnesty International condemns bomb attacks

Amnesty International Indonesia today condemns in the strongest terms the 13 May bombings in three areas in Surabaya, the church areas in East Java. At least 10 people died and more than 41 were injured in Sunday’s bomb attacks. The deliberate targeting and killing of women, men and children going about their daily lives can […]

From Inconvenience to Innovation

From Inconvenience to Innovation

From Inconvenience to Innovation When you live without disability, you don’t experience the difficulties. But if you are part of the 15% of the global population (World Health Organization) struggling with some form of disability, then sometimes, even daily life can become painful routines. They may be a minority, but they remain members of every […]

Spies & Journalists, the Thin Line Tightened between Media and Security

Spies & Journalists, the Thin Line Tightened between Media and Security

“23-year-old Zubeida is one of 1,500 Egyptians who vanished from the streets in what human rights campaigners call enforced disappearances. Zubeida’s mother spoke to Orla Guerin (BBC correspondent in Cairo) about the torture her daughter was subjected to at the hands of the police”. This was what BBC Newsnight tweeted mid-February, to reveal what they […]

Daewoo Making Inroads in Pakistan’s Public Transportation System

Daewoo Making Inroads in Pakistan’s Public Transportation System

Although over two dozen South Korean companies have engaged in different sectors in Pakistan for years, including construction of roads, bridges, tunnels, and power plants, Daewoo is the only corporation facilitating the Pakistani people through the public transportation sector. Daewoo Express Limited, having had a significant presence in Pakistan’s public transportation for the past two […]

Will Najib Get Voters’ Support in the June 2018 General Election?

Will Najib Get Voters’ Support in the June 2018 General Election?

The 14th Malaysian General Election will be held any time before June 2018, as recently announced by Prime Minister Najib Razak. Right now, the buzz around the country surrounds netizen’s comments on the General Election through social media platforms. Comments and hot criticism of the government and opposing factions came in gradually as political leaders […]

Singapore COUNTRY REPORT: Professional Ethics Still a Media Imperative

Singapore COUNTRY REPORT: Professional Ethics Still a Media Imperative

In the internet age, some people brush aside the need for conventional full-time journalists or media organizations to give us our daily news. “That is already passe,” said a former reporter colleague of mine, surprised to hear that Asia Journalist Association (AJA) accept mainly working journalists. “Nowadays, a journalist is anyone who posts online—the bloggers […]

40 Years of Fake Peace and Illusion Wars

40 Years of Fake Peace and Illusion Wars

On 9 November 1977, late Egyptian President Sadat (born December 25,1918, assassinated October 6, 1981), startled the world by announcing to his parliament his intention to visit Jerusalem and speak before the Knesset (the unicameral national legislature of Israel), seeking genuine peace. The initiative was prepared by the US political kitchen, and shortly afterward, the […]

All is “Not Well” with Pakistan’s Education Sector

All is “Not Well” with Pakistan’s Education Sector

Although the governments, federal as well as provincial, have begun to focus on improving existing educational systems by establishing new higher educational institutions in Pakistan, the situation at the primary and secondary level is dismal. According to official data, around 48 percent of public schools in the country do not have toilets, boundary walls, electricity, […]

Three Hotel Associations Signed an Agreement Allowing Muslim Employees to Wear Scarves

Three Hotel Associations Signed an Agreement Allowing Muslim Employees to Wear Scarves

Following the pronouncement of Malaysia as an Islamic state almost three decades ago, many things changed within the national community: from lifestyles, cultures, and right up to an increasing awareness towards Islamic values. Such values included the wearing of traditional headdresses (scarves or long dresses that cover the body from head to toe) by women, […]

Buddhism is a Gender Equal Religion. Or Maybe Not.

Buddhism is a Gender Equal Religion. Or Maybe Not.

Buddhism in the Korean Peninsula Buddhism is one of the main religions in South Korea: in fact, 15.5% of the population is Buddhist. The religion first came to the Korean peninsula from China during the 4th century. Nowadays, there are the different schools of Seon (Korean Zen), Jogye Order, Taego, Cheontae, Jingak Order and Won […]

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