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Fashion dazzle at Saudi Cup 2021

Fashion dazzle at Saudi Cup 2021

  RIYADH: Elite horse racing and fashion went hand in hand at the $20 million race at the King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Saudi Arabia, the world’s most valuable. Several women, Saudi and foreigners, descended wearing fashionable clothes and made sure that the prestigious horse race can also be a landmark fashion event, a tribute to […]

Music and life of Tenor Yim Ung kyun, the Real Man

Music and life of Tenor Yim  Ung kyun, the Real Man

By Sang-ki Lee Former President of Korean Journalists Association Asia N Founder SEOUL: Yim Ung kyu, known as the best tenor in Korea, has very unique characteristics. It comes from his own self-discipline rather than a stubborn self-pride that can be witnessed from common artists. With his 30 years of career as a professor in […]

In Bahrain, COVID-19 fails to dampen passion for celebrations

In Bahrain, COVID-19 fails to dampen passion for celebrations

  By Habib Toumi MANAMA: Despite its fierce and relentless assault across the globe, COVID-19 has not succeeded to dampen the Valentine spirit in Bahrain and other countries, Ahmed, 26, said. The young teacher had been standing for a long time in front of the tempting chocolate boxes, in various colors and shapes, not sure […]

Media in Pakistan – A Slippery Road

Media in Pakistan – A Slippery Road

  By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative  Islamabad: Freedom of Press in Pakistan had always been a hot topic to discuss but on February 4, 2021, certain stunning remarks by Justice Qazi Faez Isa, a judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, unleashed the debate afresh when he criticized the state of media freedom, democracy and governance in […]

FOUR SPACES: Poems from Asia, Africa and Europe

FOUR SPACES: Poems from Asia, Africa and Europe

By editors CAIRO: The Silk Road Literature Series has recently published a poetic anthology written by four poets: Eva Petropoylou Lianoy (Greece), Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe), Santosh Kumar Pokharel (Nepal) and Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Egypt). Entitled “Four Spaces”, the anthology joins series in its digital form, following the printed version in paper.   In this issue, Greek […]

Noisy neighbors a growing headache for South Koreans who stay home amid pandemic

Noisy neighbors a growing headache for South Koreans who stay home amid pandemic

  SEOUL: Annoying neighbors are a universal issue. But in South Korea, where 80 percent of all homes are apartments or villas, where several families live in individual flats in a shared building, having a noisy neighbor can be more painful than you think. For Kim Ha-jung, things began when her new neighbors at a […]

Parinirvana of Kyabjé Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche

Parinirvana of Kyabjé Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche

By Pemba Sherpa KATHMANDU: Kyabje Tsikey Chokling Mingyur Dewey Dorje, Rinpoche born in 1953  in Eastern Tibet as the second son of  Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche who was recognized and enthroned as the 4th authentic incarnation of the great 19th century treasure revealer, Terchen Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa by His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa, Rangjung […]

BTS earns five nominations for 2021 Korean Music Awards

BTS earns five nominations for 2021 Korean Music Awards

SEOUL: Superstar BTS has earned five nominations for the 2021 Korean Music Awards with its record-breaking albums and songs released last year. BTS has been named in the Musician of the Year, the Album of the Year, the Song of the Year, the Best Pop Album and the Best Pop Song categories, becoming one of […]

South Korea to include unmarried couples in family definition

South Korea to include unmarried couples in family definition

SEOUL: The South Korean government is seeking to change the legal definition of family to embrace increasingly diverse family models, including unmarried couples cohabiting, the family affairs ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family on Monday announced its basic policy plan for 2021-2025 to recognize unconventional types of families and guarantee the […]

In Malaysia, Cheng, Azizah connect through Chinese calligraphy

In Malaysia, Cheng, Azizah connect through Chinese calligraphy

  KULAI: Chinese New Year is a busy period for Chinese calligrapher, Cheng Ho Chung, 83, because there will be numerous orders for couplets and such with wishes for success, health and wealth. But this time he has Azizah Mokhsan, 38, to help him fulfil the hundreds of orders. Cheng said he became friends with […]

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