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Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

By Peter Jaegeul Song Asia N Reporter SEOUL: The heads of four of Korea’s most influential conglomerates, Lee Jae-yong, 52, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Chung Eui-sun, 50, the chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, Choi Tae-won, 60, the chairman of SK group, and Koo Kwang-mo, the CEO of LG Corporation, dined together to console Lee […]

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Provinces should cooperate to focus on creating new and suitable tours for local visitors while trying to maintain low prices to encourage people to go out on holidays. That was a directive by the deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism […]

Gyeonggi-do’s Basic Income Model and Suwon City, Korea

Gyeonggi-do’s Basic Income Model and Suwon City, Korea

By Khatuna Chapichadze Georgian Technical University San Diego State University Professor TBILISI: After the coronavirus outbreak in Korea, quite contested, however, very interesting idea of providing the universal basic income (UBI) for citizens, became popularly debated in the country. In consistence with his A New Gyeonggi Province, A Fair Society Provincial Policy, Korea’s most populous Gyeonggi […]

Lee Kun-hee’s spirit of innovation should thrive long after the Chairman is gone

Lee Kun-hee’s spirit of innovation should thrive long after the Chairman is gone

By Habib Toumi Bahrain: I visited South Korea for the first time in March 2019, a guest of the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) and the Asia Journalists Association (AJA) and a speaker at the World Journalists Conference. I have heard and read a lot about South Korea, so it was impossible for me to […]

“Change everything, except your wife and children”: Builder of global tech giant Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78

“Change everything, except your wife and children”: Builder of global tech giant Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78

  SEOUL: Lee Kun-hee, the business leader who had transformed Samsung Group into one of the world’s major tech giants from a small trading firm, died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday at 78, leaving a thorny succession challenge for his children. The chairman of the flagship Samsung Electronics had been bedridden since May […]

An electric car uniquely yours made in Singapore

An electric car uniquely yours made in Singapore

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN   SINGAPORE:  Not just any car, but an electric one made in Singapore itself that you can order over your mobile phone with features to suit your personal taste is coming your way. The exciting experience will be provided by Hyundai’s use of smart technology at its […]

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Germany SUWON: South Korea was the successful host of the World Journalists Conference on September 14-16, 2020. The 18th conference was held as online conference, this time in the context of COVID-19, and was attended by an estimated one hundred media professionals, journalists and writers from more than 52 countries. […]

Gyeonggi-Do: One of South Korea’s most important gateways to the outside world

Gyeonggi-Do: One of South Korea’s most important gateways to the outside world

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Germany Gyeonggi-Do: South Korea was the successful host of the World Journalists’ Conference on September 14 – 16, 2020. The eighteenth conference was held as online conference, this time in the context of COVID-19, and was attended by an estimated one hundred media professionals, journalists and writers from more than […]

Bahrain: Agreement with Israel aims to boost chances for peace in Middle East

Bahrain: Agreement with Israel aims to boost chances for peace in Middle East

By Habib Toumi BAHRAIN: Since the signing of the declaration to support peace by Bahrain and Israel almost one month ago, contacts between officials from the two countries have been intensifying amid promises to build on the agreement to move closer to peace, security and cooperation across the region. For Bahrain, the agreement “emanates from […]

Vietnam’s northwestern region lures visitors with stunning yellow autumn coat

Vietnam’s northwestern region lures visitors with stunning yellow autumn coat

  By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam  Hanoi: The northwestern region of Vietnam is home to its magnificent terraced rice fields and with the rice ripening, this is the best time to visit. The stunning terraced rice fields of local ethnic minority groups, with yellow ripened paddy grains are bringing not […]

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