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Luxury fashion powerhouses rush into South Korean market

Luxury fashion powerhouses rush into South Korean market

Seoul: When it comes to purchasing luxury and premium products and services, South Koreans are almost on par with other major countries. Indeed, South Koreans’ love for luxury goods is astonishing, and that’s why high-end brands, which are known to stick to their heritage and tradition, have recently taken new and innovative moves in South […]

Korean internet cafés upgrade foods to lure hungry gamers

Korean internet cafés upgrade foods to lure hungry gamers

Seoul: Kim Ji-soo goes to a PC bang, or Korean-style internet café , once or twice a week to play his favorite online game, League of Legends, but there’s another reason to go there on late nights or weekends. After checking in at a self-service kiosk, Kim clicks on the “order food” button on the computer […]

Malaysians urged to be more careful with water, energy consumption

Malaysians urged to be more careful with water, energy consumption

By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysians could do more to abate climate change and help the country’s deteriorating environmental condition by being more prudent in using energy and natural resources, particularly water. During the Malaysia Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit 2019 recently, it was reported that Malaysians domestic use of water is an […]

India offers 300 tertiary scholarships for Malaysian students

India offers 300 tertiary scholarships for Malaysian students

Paris: The government of India is offering full scholarships to 300 Malaysian students to pursue their tertiary studies. Malaysia’s Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said the matter was conveyed to him by India’s Human Resource Development Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank when they met on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the […]

Pakistani foundation wins Bahrain’s Isa Award for Service to Humanity

Pakistani foundation wins Bahrain’s Isa Award for Service to Humanity

By Habib Toumi Manama: The Edhi Foundation, Pakistan’s largest charity foundation known worldwide for its humanitarian work, was awarded the Isa Award for Service to Humanity in its fourth edition 2018-2019. The biennial award was established in 2008 by Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in commemoration of his father, the late His Highness […]

South Korea to build 30,000 smart factories to deal with demographic change

South Korea to build 30,000 smart factories to deal with demographic change

Sejong: South Korea will build 30,000 smart factories and 10 smart industrial zones by 2022 as part of efforts to deal with a looming decline of the country’s working-age population, the finance minister said Wednesday. Hong Nam-ki said the number of people working at smart factories and smart industrial zones could stand at 100,000, which […]

Peace is fragile and should not be taken lightly – Malaysian minister

Peace is fragile and should not be taken lightly – Malaysian minister

Cyberjaya: A Malaysian minister has warned that peace is a fragile state that should not be taken lightly or be neglected. Peace is also beyond the perception that it is simply the sole responsibility of any singular government, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha Moorthy. “If it only took one minute for the […]

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday in Narowal area near Indian border, paving the way for Sikh pilgrims to visit Darbar Baba Guru Nanak, one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. “I congratulate the Sikh […]

Pakistan Opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh Pilgrims on Saturday

Pakistan Opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh Pilgrims on Saturday

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims at Pakistan-India border near Narowal city of Punjab province will be held on Saturday November 9. A ceremony will also be held separately at the same time on Indian side of border. The corridor will be inaugurated by Prime Minister […]

South Korean ‘ajumma’ gain confidence with English

South Korean ‘ajumma’ gain confidence with English

Seoul: “Hi everyone,” a middle-aged woman donning an emerald-colored ballroom gown and a fancy updo hairstyle chirped at hundreds of middle-aged and elderly women. “Hi,” the excited crowd echoed back. “Welcome to the 18th English Speech Contest of Ilsung Middle and High School. I’m Kim Hyun-ja, first grade of high school. I’m very glad to […]

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