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Korea’s first woman foreign minister to highlight women’s leadership in Bahrain lecture

Korea’s first woman foreign minister to highlight women’s leadership in Bahrain lecture

Kyung-Wha Kang MANAMA: South Korea’s first woman foreign minister will deliver a lecture on Women’s Leadership – The Case of Korea. Kyung-Wha Kang will lecture on the topic at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research, in Muharraq on Tuesday at 8 pm. Kyung-wha Kang is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Ewha […]

Kyrgyz president proposes to exchange country’s external debt for implementation of green initiatives

BISHKEK: President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov has proposed to exchange the country’s external debt for the implementation of green initiatives. “We can all see how the problem of smog has become one of the most pressing problems in our country in the recent years,” he said. “Smog is especially strong in the fall and winter […]

2,155 babies born on first day of New Year in Uzbekistan

2,155 babies born on first day of New Year in Uzbekistan

TASHKENT: 2,155 babies were born ON the first day of the new year in Uzbekistan, local media reported, quoting the health ministry. The figure is lower than 2021 when 2,316 were born, but higher than the number in 2018 (1,961), 2019 (1,708), 2020 (1,974) and 2021 (1644). The babies born on January 1, 2023, were […]

Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan roadmap for 37 investment projects, trade contracts signed

ASTANA: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have agreed on a roadmap for the implementation of investment agreements and trade contracts signed during the visit of the Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Uzbekistan on December 2122. The agreements were signed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Integration of Kazakhstan Serik Jumangarin and Deputy Prime Minister […]

Uzbekistan: 2023 is the Year of Human Care and Quality Education

Uzbekistan: 2023 is the Year of Human Care and Quality Education

Shavkat Mirziyoyev TASHKENT: Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has made a proposal to call 2023 the Year of Human Care and Quality Education. Mirziyoyev made the proposal as he delivered his annual address to the Oliy Majlis (parliament) and the people of Uzbekistan. “The more opportunities we create for our people, the greater the impact, and the […]

Messi  of Arabia: A Bisht for the Best

  By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: Football doesn’t only give its lessons from playing on the field, but also other lessons, revealed by the sport sociology that are not less important in playing outside the green rectangle. The most important sporting event, in parallel with the Olympic Games, by which I mean […]

Mongolia second Asian country to join Nature for Health Initiative

Mongolia second Asian country to join Nature for Health Initiative

The conference in progress (Montsame) ULAANBAATAR:  Mongolia has become one of the six countries to join the Nature for Health Initiative (N4H) to advance global efforts in upstream pandemic prevention. Environment and Green Development Advisor to the President of Mongolia N. Batkhuu participated in the side event at the CBD COP 15 in Montreal to […]

Avaza Summit shows Turkmenistan’s confidence

Avaza Summit shows Turkmenistan’s confidence

The leaders of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkiye meeting in Avaza By Kuban Abdymen AVAZA: The trilateral summit of the heads of state of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkiye in the Caspian resort of Avaza did not bring the result expected by some of its participants. Despite the fact that before the summit in this resort town […]

Korean age to be eliminated as South Korea set to unify age counting system

Korean age to be eliminated as South Korea set to unify age counting system

SEOUL: Korea’s National Assembly on Thursday passed a set of bills requiring the use of international age counting system in all judicial and administrative areas, rather than the unique “Korean age” counting system. Under the revisions to the Civil Act and the General Act on Public Administration that are slated to go into effect in […]

Mask dance 22nd South Korean entry on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage lists 

Mask dance 22nd South Korean entry on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage lists 

SEOUL: The traditional Korean mask dance, or “talchum” in Korean, has been inscribed onto a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list. UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage decided to put “Talchum, Mask Dance Drama in the Republic of Korea” on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during […]

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