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Armenian Elections and Regional Implications

Armenian Elections and Regional Implications

On April 2, Armenians will go to the polls to elect a new parliament.  Although Armenia has a very poor record of free and fair elections, this particular ballot stands as a milestone for the country; this for several reasons. First, this election marks the start of the transformation to a full parliamentary form of […]

Presidential elections in South Korea: The importance of welfare

Presidential elections in South Korea: The importance of welfare

List of political parties in South Korea With the impeachment of Park Geun-hye, the 19th South Korean presidential election is to be held May 9th, 2017—in less than two months. Loosely, the conservative right is made by the Liberty Korea Party and Bareun Party. The candidates of Park’s group: Liberty Korea Party, for now, are […]

The Westminster Terror Attack

The Westminster Terror Attack

Terror took place in London, when a car-and-knife attack happened, in the heart of London on March 22. Reports say that a black-clad assailant, armed with two long knives, drove his car through a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds of Parliament. This incident led […]

Visit of Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan may bring big changes to the region

Visit of Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan may bring big changes to the region

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has started his two-day state visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on March 22. Generally, there is nothing unusual: newly elected president of a country is paying a visit to a neighboring state. However, if to consider the roles of Uzbekistan […]

Haenyeo: the Amazons of Jeju Island who created a system of gender equality

Haenyeo: the Amazons of Jeju Island who created a system of gender equality

Haenyeo are female divers living in Jeju Island who dive into the ocean water to gather various shellfish and seaweed among other seafood delicacies, without using any underwater diving equipment. While early records that some men were involved in this work, for at least the past few centuries, it has been purely the work of […]

A young and talented artist: Lafic

A young and talented artist: Lafic

Rob Kim, also known as Lafic, is a young and talented artist based in Seoul, South Korea. The 22 year-old artist was born in South Korea, but he grew up in Toronto, Canada. His desire to come to Korea and compete in the music and art industry here led him and his producer friend, OV, […]

Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank sign loan agreement for IT park

Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank sign loan agreement for IT park

The government of Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank signed loan agreement on Tuesday for a new information technology park in Islamabad. Total project cost is US $ 88.383 million including a loan of US $ 76.3 million from Korean Exim Bank under the Economic Development Cooperation Framework (EDCF) arrangement. Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Tariq […]

Cultural Heritage of Georgia: Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

Cultural Heritage of Georgia: Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

On the border with Azerbaijan, the ancient monastery complex of Davit Gareja (or Gareji) is one of the most remarkable of Georgia’s historic sites. Its uniqueness is heightened by a lunar, semi-desert landscape that turns green and blooms with flowers in early summer. Davit Gareja comprises of about 15 monasteries spread over a remote area […]

Women’s political participation in Georgia

Women’s political participation in Georgia

International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions, the focus of the celebrations is usually a general celebration of respect and appreciation towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. This day will also be celebrated in Georgia where woman movements are becoming more visible: […]

Uzbek students will be involved in R&D project of Jeonbuk Technopark

Uzbek students will be involved in R&D project of Jeonbuk Technopark

A delegation of the Republic of Korea led by director of Jeonbuk Technopark located in Jeonju, Lee Young Choon visited Inha University in Tashkent (IUT). During the meeting with the delegation, Vice Rector of IUT, Professor Woosug Cho introduced them to the activities of the university. He also shared the plans of IUT with the […]

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