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Technology, culture, fun as numerous events lined up for fifth anniversary of Asia Culture Center opening

Technology, culture, fun as numerous events lined up for fifth anniversary of Asia Culture Center opening

    SEOUL: In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Asia Culture Center (ACC) on November 25, a variety of programs, including exhibitions, performances, a film festival, and a panel discussion, have been prepared. “To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the ACC’s opening, we will present events based on ACC’s unique […]

International chefs to share Malaysia Queen’s recipes with the world

International chefs to share Malaysia Queen’s recipes with the world

  KUALA LUMPUR: Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) will collaborate to cook dishes from the cookbooks published by Malaysia’s Queen, Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, throughout December. MOMC’s online cooking demonstrations will be broadcast live and feature some of the top Malaysian cuisine experts around the world who first came together during the Covid-19 lockdown to […]

Four Oscar winner Parasite to open Korea movie festival in Bahrain

Four Oscar winner Parasite to open Korea movie festival in Bahrain

  MANAMA: Parasite, the black comedy thriller movie that won four Oscars last year, will open the annual Korean movie festival later this month. The eighth edition of “Korea Movie Weeks” will have its grand opening on November 25 amid full adherence to the precautionary measurements of social distancing. Under the social responsibility and commitment […]

Malaysian PM: Celebrate Deepavali joyously, but adhere to COVID-19 rules

Malaysian PM: Celebrate Deepavali joyously, but adhere to COVID-19 rules

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has wished Hindus in the country a very Happy Deepavali, but stressed that while celebrating the occasion joyously, they should comply with the stipulated standard operating procedure (SOP) since the struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing. Muhyiddin said Malaysians should respect and appreciate the diversity that exists […]

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Provinces should cooperate to focus on creating new and suitable tours for local visitors while trying to maintain low prices to encourage people to go out on holidays. That was a directive by the deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism […]

Comedian Park Ji-sun found dead at home: Police

Comedian Park Ji-sun found dead at home: Police

SEOUL: Popular female comedian Park Ji-sun was found dead alongside her mother at her home in Seoul, police said. Police discovered them lying dead at around 1:44 p.m. after getting a report from her father that he could not contact both of them. Park was reportedly under treatment for an unspecified illness and had been […]

Busan film festival kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

Busan film festival kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

SEOUL: This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off Wednesday in a reduced format amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival will run through Oct. 30 at the Busan Cinema Center in the southern port city of Busan, some 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, featuring 192 films from 68 countries. The 25th edition was […]

Dolce Classic, GCS International organize peace concert to mark 39th UN International Day of Peace

Dolce Classic, GCS International organize peace concert to mark 39th UN International Day of Peace

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary-General Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: A peace concert, organized by Dolce Classic, led by Chung-Ang University Prof. Emeritus Ryee June-il, and supported by GCS International, was successfully held in Seoul. The peace concert was held on Tuesday to commemorate the 39th UN International Day of Peace, […]

Nearly 1 million viewers from 191 countries for BTS’ online concert

Nearly 1 million viewers from 191 countries for BTS’ online concert

SEOUL: Nearly 1 million viewers watched an online concert of K-pop superstar BTS held over the weekend, the band’s agency said Monday. Some 993,000 viewers from 191 countries and territories watched “BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E” that was streamed online due to the pandemic, according to Big Hit Entertainment. The two-day concert, held in […]

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

Suwon City where rich history, economic boom co-exist harmoniously

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Germany SUWON: South Korea was the successful host of the World Journalists Conference on September 14-16, 2020. The 18th conference was held as online conference, this time in the context of COVID-19, and was attended by an estimated one hundred media professionals, journalists and writers from more than 52 countries. […]

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