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Bollywood and India

Bollywood and India

Bollywood is like an insignia of India. Whether they like them or not, everyone knows about Bollywood films – replete with melodrama, song, and dance. Facebook posts show strange Bollywood connections. A new Spanish bride dancing to a Bollywood song on a street. German girls doing a Bollywood number on stage. Today, young men and […]

China creates over 13 million new jobs in 2016

China creates over 13 million new jobs in 2016

China created over 13 million new jobs in urban areas in 2016 as part of an effort to stabilize the slowing economy. The country has seen over 1.2 million jobs created for three consecutive years, from 2014 to 2016, according to Economic Information Daily. Despite the economic slowdown, the Chinese government has managed to keep […]

35% of newlywed couples are childless

35% of newlywed couples are childless

More than 35 percent of newlywed couples had no children last year amid the country’s chronically low birthrate and late marriage trend, government data showed. According to the data compiled by Statistics Korea, some 1.47 million couples married in the past five years as of November 2015, with 80.1 percent of them consisting of first-time […]

The South Caucasus: Real Needs in the Permanently Changeable Environment

The South Caucasus: Real Needs in the Permanently Changeable Environment

Daily observation of the life quality in Georgia, as well as in the other two South Caucasian countries justifies the picture shown in the latest numbers; Caucasus Barometer 2015 regional dataset (Armenia and Georgia) says the “most important issue facing the country” in Georgia is “unemployment” (55%), while the second place is – “poverty” (15%). […]

To Be or Not to Be a President!

To Be or Not to Be a President!

In every continent, there was a certain time when one country – at least – was facing a presidential crisis. Actually, 2016 showed us that we need to redefine the process to elect a person for presidency, then ask him / or her, to step down. Asia was not an exception. To begin, look at […]

-Bill Hill and the A-Maize-ing School Bus

-Bill Hill and the A-Maize-ing School Bus

Yoon Seok-Hee – The AsiaN Correspondent Instead of taking a plane like I did in November, I decided to take a bus to Standing Rock. I found a bus through a Facebook rideshare page departing from the Bronx on the 1st of December. The driver and owner Bill Hill, was born and abandoned in Upstate […]

YPF invites participants of Int. Seminar on Kashmir in Jan 2017

YPF invites participants of Int. Seminar on Kashmir in Jan 2017

Nazir Siyal – ISLAMABAD: A Young Parliamentarians’ Forum (YPF) of around 80 young elected members of National Assembly of Pakistan and the scholars of various countries will attend 2-Day “International Seminar on Kashmir issues” is being held on 5 – 6 January 2017. The YPF International Seminar is being assisted and partnered by the Ministry […]

Major Sightseeing Places of Tokyo

Major Sightseeing Places of Tokyo

Ali Ertuğrul OZTARSU – The AsiaN Tokyo is an important capital of Asia with its traditional and modern faces. There are a lot of places to visit in a short time visit of tourists. If we look at both historical and modern places, I can recommend that districts to visit: Asakusa: It is the north-eastern […]

The New World Literary Voice from Nigeria

The New World Literary Voice from Nigeria

Interviewed by: Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Dali) Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a Nigerian writer and journalist. He is the author of the novel Season of Crimson Blossoms (published by Cassava Republic Press, London in 2016 and Parresia Publishers, Lagos, 2015), which recent won the Nigeria Prize for Literature, one of the richest literary prizes in the world. […]

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

by Shafiqul Bashar – President, AJA Bangladesh Chapter DHAKA (Bangladesh): While the persecution by Myanmar army continues in Rakhine State, thousands of Rohingya Muslims thronged the Bangladesh border in their attempt to infiltrate into this country for shelter. Hundreds of Rohingyas are floating in dozens of wooden boats in the Naf River at the border […]

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