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Queen shares Malaysian recipes with Turkish chefs

Queen shares Malaysian recipes with Turkish chefs

Putrajaya: Malaysia’s Queen Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today showcased her cooking skills to two Turkish chefs at Istana Melawati here. The two men, Omur Akkor and Alper Unluturk, have actually been following Her Majesty’s culinary activities on social media. Fascinated with the ‘Ketam Masak Lemak Cili Api’ (crab in spicy coconut gravy) prepared by Tunku […]

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 […]

Kyrgyzstan pays tribute to local actor, painter

Kyrgyzstan pays tribute to local actor, painter

  Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan paid rich tribute to local artist Suimenkul Chokmorov as the country celebrated his 80th anniversary. “Suimenkul Chokmorov is the pride of the country, the greatest artist, an amazing actor, and an immensely talented son of the Kyrgyz people,” Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov said as he took part in the solemn event to […]

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 […]

BLACKPINK becomes 1st K-pop group to have music video with over 1 billion YouTube views

BLACKPINK becomes 1st K-pop group to have music video with over 1 billion YouTube views

Seoul: BLACKPINK has become the first K-pop group to have a music video with more than 1 billion views on YouTube, the group’s Seoul-based agency said Monday. YG Entertainment said that the female group’s “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” music video surpassed the threshold in the afternoon, nearly 17 months after it was released last June. BLACKPINK is […]

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan recognized as best travel destinations in 2020

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan recognized as best travel destinations in 2020

Tashkent: Uzbekistan has become the best destination in the nomination “Regions and value for money” along with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the German edition of Bild reported. According to the article “Best Destinations for Traveling Next Year”, the Best in Travel ranking, developed by the leader of Lonely Planet guidebooks, took into account a number of […]

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday in Narowal area near Indian border, paving the way for Sikh pilgrims to visit Darbar Baba Guru Nanak, one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. “I congratulate the Sikh […]

Unique exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Korea-Kuwait diplomatic relations

Unique exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Korea-Kuwait diplomatic relations

By Lee Sang-Ki AsiaN, Former Chairman of the Korean Journalists Association Kuwait: Korean artist Lee Hyang’s special exhibition “The Beauty of Korea” will be held at Shaikh Abdullah Salem Cultural Center, Kuwait Royal Museum, on November 18-23, as the two countries continue celebrating their 40 years of diplomatic relations. The exhibition, hosted by the Korean […]

Singapore academic freedom vs political control

Singapore academic freedom vs political control

By Ivan Lim Contributor to AsiaN Singapore: A liberal arts course on Dissent and Resistance for new undergraduates proved to be more than an academic exercise in Singapore’s jealously contested political space. A Yale-National University of Singapore College (YNC) project was pulled from the Learning Across Boundaries programme because it was deemed to be politically […]

GOT7 is ‘flattered, nervous’ ahead of sexy concept album’s release

GOT7 is ‘flattered, nervous’ ahead of sexy concept album’s release

Seoul: Returning to the K-pop scene in the depth of autumn on Monday, K-pop boy band GOT7 is “flattered and nervous” about the release of “Call My Name,” a rare sexy concept album for the dance group. The six-track album is due to hit major online music stores Monday evening, fronted by “You Calling My […]

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