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K-pop diva Goo Ha-ra found dead at her home

K-pop diva Goo Ha-ra found dead at her home

Seoul: Goo Ha-ra, a K-pop diva and member of girl band KARA, was found dead Sunday at her home, police said. An acquaintance of the 28-year-old found her dead at around 6 p.m. at her home in Seoul’s Gangnam Ward and notified the police and firefighters, the police said. The police said they are currently […]

South Korean embassy launches ‘Friends of Korea’ challenge in Nur-Sultan

South Korean embassy launches ‘Friends of Korea’ challenge in Nur-Sultan

Nur Sultan: The embassy of the Republic of Korea has launched the ‘Friends of Korea’ challenge for Kazakhstani students in Nur-Sultan. South Korean Ambassador Kim Dae-sik kicked off the challenge at a special ceremony which brought together over 150 university students at the Korean embassy in the Kazakh capital. Participants of the challenge are expected […]

Korean Buddhist monks visit Pakistan to promote religious tourism

Korean Buddhist monks visit Pakistan to promote religious tourism

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: A delegation of Korean Buddhist monks led by President of Jogye Order, Won Haeng, the biggest denomination of Buddhism in the Republic of Korea, is currently on a visit to Pakistan to promote religious tourism and to give fresh impetus to the existing cultural ties between Korea and Pakistan. […]

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 […]

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