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Celtic English Academy-  Cardiff, UK

Celtic English Academy-  Cardiff, UK

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Kiel, Germany CARDIFF: Celtic English Academy was founded in 2004 and has places throughout the month and year for students from all over the world. Located in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, the Academy is very centrally located and is only a few minutes from the centre of the city. This […]

Busan: A vibrant city turning into prime model for the future

Busan: A vibrant city turning into prime model for the future

BUSAN: Few cities in the world can boast of a cultural program for October as appealing as the one listed by Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city. On October 1-2, the Busan Rock Festival, Korea’s largest rock festival, returns after three years for performances at Samnak Eco Park. The multiple-award winners BTS are on their way […]

Opening ceremony held for Third Mt. Everest Open Taekwondo Championships in Pokhara, Nepal

Opening ceremony held for Third Mt. Everest Open Taekwondo Championships in Pokhara, Nepal

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  POKHARA: An opening ceremony was held in Pokhara, Nepal on September 22, 2022 for the Third Mt. Everest International Open Taekwondo Championships and the First Mt. Everest GCS International Poomsae Championships. The four-day Mt. Everest events drew over 1,400 athletes and officials from 12 countries, with India […]

In memory of Queen Elizabeth II

In memory of Queen Elizabeth II

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY: September 8, 2022 was a sad day. This is not just for the people of Britain and Europe, but also for all people in the world. The news that day carried the sad news “The Death of the Queen”. Who should be queen because there is only one Queen in the […]

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan presidents discuss tense border situation, agree on demarcation action

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan presidents discuss tense border situation, agree on demarcation action

Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon (Kabar) holding talks in Samarkand BISHKEK: A cease-fire appeared remains shaky in the restive border area between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan where reportedly almost half of the 970-kilometer Kyrgyz-Tajik border has yet to be demarcated. However, high hopes for full cease-fire and peace are emerging after Kyrgyzstan […]

South Korea: Beacon of hope for Asia in times of climate change, global warming

South Korea: Beacon of hope for Asia in times of climate change, global warming

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY: South Korea holds a prominent position among the developed countries with a total population of 51.8 million. This is despite the obstacles and difficulties faced by neighboring countries. The total area of the Korean Peninsula is estimated at approximately 100,329 square kilometers, with a population density of 530.7 people […]

New international honor for Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo

New international honor for Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo

NEW YORK: Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo will be honored at the annual Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards on September 19. The president will be honored for his leadership during Indonesia’s G-20 presidency, efforts to build bridges to end the devastating war in Ukraine, and wider advocacy for human rights, democracy, and a more robust global […]

Mehran of Sindh and Iran  

Mehran of Sindh and Iran  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative in Pakistan Karachi: My friend Col. (R) Hassan Imam and I are nostalgic beings, as whenever we had a conversation on the phone, we used to talk of past stories related to history, heritage, culture, language and the people of Sindh. Laughingly, he often says “We are Retrophiliac, as we […]

In Kyrgyzstan, Komuz Day gives life to heritage music

In Kyrgyzstan, Komuz Day gives life to heritage music

BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan has celebrated with great pride the komuz, a three-stringed musical instrument that has become a national icon venerated by leaders and people with a day – September 9 – dedicated to it. “The Komuz is the pride of our national culture, a special symbol of folk art,” President Sadyr Zhaparov said in his congratulations […]

The menace of terrorism in Nigeria and its effects on our generation next

The menace of terrorism in Nigeria and its effects on our generation next

By Lesley Muosowo Otu LAGOS: My shoe had just gone bad and so I decided to stand by a colleague’s car waiting for one of these shoes menders popular referred to as “Mai jaran takaramin”. Not long after, one was passing and I beckoned on him to come. Then I showed him what to do. […]

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