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Myanmar’s ‘22222’ anti-coup protest movement spreads across South Korea

Myanmar’s ‘22222’ anti-coup protest movement spreads across South Korea

SEOUL: Eight international students of the Korean Language Students Association from Myanmar’s Mandalay and Yangon University, including Daw Aye Aye Thin and Su Win Lai, have condemned the military coup in Myanmar on Monday afternoon in front of the Seoul United Nations Human Rights Office in Jongno-gu, Seoul. “The Myanmar military should stop the coup […]

Return of presidential system among massive political changes in Kyrgyzstan

Return of presidential system among massive political changes in Kyrgyzstan

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva  BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan has elected a new president, formed a new government, reformed the structure of the government, changed the form of government and now wants to amend the main law – the Constitution of the country. All these changes were started after people’s discontent with the October 4, 2020 parliamentary election results turned […]

The Indian Farmer Protests: An overview of the world’s biggest sit-down protest happening in India right now

The Indian Farmer Protests: An overview of the world’s biggest sit-down protest happening in India right now

  By Gunjeet Sra* NEW DELHI: On June 3, 2020, the Indian government announced that it would be introducing new agricultural ordinances in favour of farmers. The Agricultural Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar called them a “a historic-step in unlocking the vastly regulated agricultural markets in the country.”  A month later, protests against the said ordinances began […]

Situation in Afghanistan defies solutions amid lack of genuine will, absence of sensible moves

Situation in Afghanistan defies solutions amid lack of genuine will, absence of sensible moves

  CAIRO: Asia Journalist Association President Ashraf Aboul-Yazid has ruled out the possibility of a real solution to the Afghanistan crisis in the near future. “I am pessimistic. If I say there is a solution, I think I am far from the right thing because the cycle of this threat is repeated,” he said. “There […]

United Arab Emirates issues jail, fine warning over not reporting COVID-19 infection

United Arab Emirates issues jail, fine warning over not reporting COVID-19 infection

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has warned that anyone who fails to report that he or she is infected with the COVID-19 will be sent to jail and or ordered to pay a fine. The fine will be between $2,722 and $13,600, the UAE public prosecution said in its warning. It is mandatory […]

COVID-19: a lingering gigantic challenge – Part 2/3: Germany and a glimmer of hope

COVID-19: a lingering gigantic challenge – Part 2/3: Germany and a glimmer of hope

  By Dr. Hassan Humeida Port of Kiel, Germany: Germany is one of the great world powers that continue to suffer from the coronavirus and its consequences. The rich and powerful country is among the major industrialized countries in the globe, one of the world’s highest-ranked exporter of high quality industrial products. Germany plays the […]

AJA discusses World Journalists Conference 2021 plans

AJA discusses World Journalists Conference 2021 plans

  By Habib Toumi MANAMA: The Asia Journalists Association (AJA) held its 17th virtual meeting, bringing together member journalists from several countries, as far as Korea in the East and Germany in the West. Within their joyful atmosphere, the participants exchanged best wishes on the Lunar New Year and Seok-Jae shared his family’s celebration of the […]

Singapore shows its mettle by bringing Davos to its shores

Singapore shows its mettle by bringing Davos to its shores

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN SINGAPORE: In 2018, Singapore was picked out of a list that included South Korea’s Jeju Island to host the Kim-Trump summit. The venue where US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un sought to break the ice on their nuclear imbroglio was actually on the […]

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea

SEOUL: A North Korean diplomat has defected to South Korea while serving as the acting chief of mission at the country’s embassy in Kuwait, a source said Monday. Ryu Hyun-woo, who had served as the embassy’s charge d’affaires since Ambassador So Chang-sik was expelled from Kuwait after a U.N. resolution was adopted in 2017, entered […]

Mongolia’s Prime Minister resigns following protests over alleged mishandling of mother, baby

Mongolia’s Prime Minister resigns following protests over alleged mishandling of mother, baby

  LAANBAATAR: Mongolia’s parliament has overwhelmingly voted to accept the resignation of Prime Minister of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa. Local news agency Montsame said that 95.2 percent of the lawmakers present at the parliament voted in favor of accepting the resignation. Under Mongolia’s law, the prime minister’s resignation the entire cabinet, formed in July 2020, will […]

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