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Korean scientist Dr. Ra: Stem cells will be the mainstream of medicine worldwide

Korean scientist Dr. Ra: Stem cells will be the mainstream of medicine worldwide

SEOUL: Korea’s most prominent Stem Cell researcher has emphasized that close global cooperation, more normal diet, and closeness to nature were essential to boost chances to beat coronavirus and other viruses. In a virtual roundtable with members of the Asia Journalists Association (AJA) today with the famous Korean scientists and also the chief executive officer […]

Amid international in-person and online participation, 2020 DMZ Peace Festival stresses peace is more precious than triumph

Amid international in-person and online participation, 2020 DMZ Peace Festival stresses peace is more precious than triumph

  By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary-General Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: The 2020 DMZ Peace Festival was held successfully in both on- and off-line formats on October 7 in Seoul, Korea. The 2020 DMZ (demilitarized zone) Peace Festival, the second of its kind, was jointly promoted by GCS International, a Seoul-based […]

Glasses can change the future of a billion people

Glasses can change the future of a billion people

By Crispin Maslog MANILA: In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king, so the saying goes. Of the world’s 7.8 billion people, 2.2 billion have impaired vision. Of this number, about half are treatable. In effect, they are one-eyed kings who are better off than the 39 million who are completely blind. Nevertheless, […]

Bahraini wins global Korean-language speech, wants to deepen her Korean cultural, linguistic knowledge

Bahraini wins global Korean-language speech, wants to deepen her Korean cultural, linguistic knowledge

By Habib Toumi MANAMA: Zahra Al Safi, the Bahraini student who won a Korean-language speech contest after beating 1,918 competitors from 90 King Sejong Institutes worldwide, has expressed immense delight with the achievement and pledged to further her studies in the Korean language. Zahra was particularly grateful to the Korean embassy in Bahrain and Ambassador […]

Reunification is the human right of every Korean

Reunification is the human right of every Korean

By Habib Toumi BAHRAIN: Looking at the invitation I received from the German Ambassador to Bahrain Kai Boeckmann to attend on October 3 a virtual celebration of the German Unity Day, I could not help wondering if I will ever receive an invitation from the Korean embassy in Bahrain to a Korean Reunification Day or […]

Kuwait emir passes away at 91

Kuwait emir passes away at 91

By Habib Toumi KUWAIT: The Emir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah has passed away, the Kuwaiti Emir Diwan (Court) has announced. “With great sadness and sorrow, the Emiri Diwan mourns the passing of His Highness, the late Emir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah,” a statement […]

New Yorker magazine fuels Vietnamese Covid 19 super spreader debate

New Yorker magazine fuels Vietnamese Covid 19 super spreader debate

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam  HANOI: The Vietnamese rich Covid 19 infected socialite who lied about her travel history to avoid quarantine which caused a large outbreak in Hanoi in March recently again aroused public outrage after her sister told the US New Yorker magazine about how her family had […]

In historic move, eight women appointed judges in Kuwait

In historic move, eight women appointed judges in Kuwait

  By Habib Toumi KUWAIT: In a breakthrough for further empowerment of Kuwaiti women, eight women have been appointed as judges. During a historic ceremony, the eight women were sworn in as the first female judges in Kuwait, taking the legal oath of office before the Chairman of Kuwait’s Supreme Judicial Council and the Cassation […]

UNA media forum emphasizes harmony among religions, cultures

UNA media forum emphasizes harmony among religions, cultures

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: Peaceful co-existence of religions and cultures is a requisite in the fight against extremism and clashes between cultures and civilizations, the secretary general of the Muslim World League (MWL) has said. Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al Issa emphasized the importance of strengthening the fight against religious radicalism and extremism during a […]

BTS’ new single ‘Dynamite’ celebrates spirit of happiness, confidence in pandemic era

BTS’ new single ‘Dynamite’ celebrates spirit of happiness, confidence in pandemic era

SEOUL: Sometimes a small slice of comforting, feel-good entertainment, whether it be music, television or film, can go a long way in dealing with stress and fatigue, especially now more than ever amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic. And that’s exactly what global K-pop sensation BTS had in mind when preparing to bring out its latest […]

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