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President Abe and Xi pledge Japan and China will deepen cooperation

President Abe and Xi pledge Japan and China will deepen cooperation

The leaders of China and Japan have pledged to speed up cooperation in the latest sign that the two Asian rivals are mending ties strained by territorial and historical disputes. On the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]

Taiwanese protest after Japanese man kicked comfort woman statue

Taiwanese protest after Japanese man kicked comfort woman statue

Dozens of human rights activists rallied outside Japan’s de facto embassy in Taipei on Monday to call on the Japanese government to apologize after a Japanese right-winger was caught on a security camera kicking a memorial statue for “comfort women.” According to local media, members of the Tainan City Women’s Human Rights Equality Promotion Association […]

Comfort woman statue unwelcome at colleges

Comfort woman statue unwelcome at colleges

Local universities are unwilling to approve students’ requests to place statues of girls symbolizing Korean victims of sexual slavery on their campuses out of concerns that it may discourage their attempts to attract Japanese students. According to students at Kookmin University, Wednesday, an intramural community, comprised of 20, has sought to erect a statue since […]

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Visiting South Korea

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Visiting South Korea

  During the Asian Games, President Joko Widodo announced that the 2032 Olympic Games will be held in Indonesia. I would like to show full support to this. Not only me, but Koreans, other Asians, and friends all around the world will try their bests to Indonesia successfully host the Olympic Games. Speaking from my […]

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 […]

[19th Presidential Election] And the lucky number is..?

[19th Presidential Election] And the lucky number is..?

The things that we do most subconsciously depict the way we are cognitively wired. And on many occasions, it is our connotative messages that actually work to get our message across. Counting on our fingers is one of the most common things we do absent-mindedly. Only one who had never been able to use their […]

PM Modi, Paytm founder in Time’s ‘most influential people list’

PM Modi, Paytm founder in Time’s ‘most influential people list’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma were the only two Indians to make it to an annual list of ‘100 most influential people in the world’ this year released by the Time magazine on Thursday. The list features pioneers, artists, titans, leaders and icons from around the world honored for […]

Ashgabat eyes to resolve situation in Afghanistan peacefully

Ashgabat eyes to resolve situation in Afghanistan peacefully

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on a visit to Kazakhstan, said that the situation in Afghanistan can be resolved only peacefully, the Turkmen Dovlet Khabarlary State News Agency said. During the talks with Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, President Berdimuhamedov stressed that it is necessary to create effective political and diplomatic mechanisms involving international organizations, […]

Bangladesh govt compromises with Islamic bigots

Bangladesh govt compromises with Islamic bigots

The two latest major events may help to define how things are happening now in Bangladesh. One of the country’s most dreaded militants, Mufti Abdul Hannan, who was chief of a faction of Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami Bangladesh, was hanged on the night of April 12 for carrying out a grenade attack on British High Commissioner in Bangladesh […]

The simplest way to solve the Afghan problem

The simplest way to solve the Afghan problem

In recent years, the most talked-about problems have been connected to Afghanistan; the most problematic point of the Earth, that is to say, because of international terrorism, and the production and trading of drugs. Moreover, many decisions have been made regarding such issues, the culmination of which was, “Operation Enduring Freedom,” carried out by American […]

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