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Telling the story through colors and scenery: Jiyoung Lee and the art of set design

Telling the story through colors and scenery: Jiyoung Lee and the art of set design

  Ji young Lee’s 27 years of life can be described as “One road.” She was born in Incheon, South Korea on the 11th of July in 1987. She was raised by passionate and generous parents who have always supported her to follow her dream. She has a beautiful sister who has been her life […]

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 […]

Jane Goodall and Choi Jae-chun: words for the next generation on Humanity and Nature

Jane Goodall and Choi Jae-chun: words for the next generation on Humanity and Nature

World-renowned environmentalist and chimpanzee scholar Jane Goodall along with her academic pupil Choi Jae-chun (Chair professor at Ewha Women’s University) will hold a special Eco-talk (hosted by announcer Jin Yang-hye) on the 10th at 3 pm, at Yeouido (Seoul) National Assembly Conference Room. The event is jointly hosted by the Asia Journalist Association (AJA; Chief […]

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

Egyptian poet and novelist Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Dali) has joined members of the jury of the International Festival of Songwriters in Costa Rica organized by the Health Without Borders Foundation along with singer-songwriter Javier Malca, Spanish poets and songwriters Luis Pastor and Lourdes Guerra, and Director of Poetry Festival Costa Rica Norberto Salinas. Susana Poveda Solorzano, […]

World Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Comes to Korea

World Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Comes to Korea

This coming Saturday (August 12th), world-renowned primatologist and environmental activist Jane Goodall will be in Korea to be awarded the Manhae Grand Prize in the practical component. Her study on Chimpanzees and animal relationships with the human population have been accepted as the foundation for the coexistence of all nature’s inhabitants. As UN Peace Ambassador […]

Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

On July 2015, Indian member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor, speaking at the Oxford Union Debate, made pertinent comments regarding the British. Making references to a common phrase used to illustrate the sheer extent of Britain’s power in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, he said, “No wonder that the sun never set on the British […]

The Fine Line Between Advertising and Propaganda Explored Through Hong Seong-hye Artwork

The Fine Line Between Advertising and Propaganda Explored Through Hong Seong-hye Artwork

The first time I heard about the concept behind Hong Seong-hye paintings, I thought it was very interesting in its complexity. By analyzing propaganda art used during wars and for advertising, she created her own way of expressing her unique artistic intention. Born and raised in South Korea, Hong is a young artist who studied […]

Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for life from holding any public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time. Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, one of the several factions of Muslim League linked to premier Nawaz’s name, which has […]

A Free Press for All Nations

A Free Press for All Nations

On July 19th 2017, at Korea Press Center (Seoul), a joint press conference was held by Journalist Association Korea (JAK) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) under the banner of “Press Freedom and Democracy in the Post-Truth Era”. In attendance as guest speakers were Shirin Ebadi (Honorary Director, Reporters Without Borders and 2003 recipient of the […]

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

South Koreans are known for being self-aware of their physical appearance and for a long time, having tattoos was not considered a “good thing”. Oftentimes, one would be thought of as a gangster or someone up to no good if they received a tattoo. This negative perception of tattoos in Korea hasn’t completely changed: for […]

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