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The Dark Side of the Korean Education System and New Purposes for the Future

The Dark Side of the Korean Education System and New Purposes for the Future

Suneung, the most important test of your life The Korean school system is based on six years of elementary school (age 6-12), three years of junior high school (age 12-15) and three years of senior high school (15-18). What comes next is apparently the most important stage in life: the University entrance exam. South Korea […]

South Korea’s Springboard: Smart City Concept

South Korea’s Springboard: Smart City Concept

Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) organized a media forum, named World Journalists Conference to promote world peace in early April 2017. Nearly one hundred journalists attended this program and became witnesses of the Korean development. JAK provided good opportunities to see Korean economic and urban progress. Government establishes new cities in the empty areas of […]

Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

A coffin thought to belong to a Russian general has been unearthed during foundation excavations for a construction project in the Turkish province of Ardahan, Doğan News Agency reported. Workers found a coffin with cross on it during the foundation excavation for an apartment building in Ardahan’s Karagöl neighborhood. Authorities from the Kars Museum later […]

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 F/W

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 F/W

2017 F/W: Day 1&2 As some of you may know, Seoul is one of the leading cities for fashion. Seoul fashion week (SFW) 2017 F/W brought some everyday looks as well as some extraordinary looks. SFW was held at Dongdaemun design plaza, which is one of the newest and most iconic landmarks in the Korean […]

Fate of a fishmonger

Fate of a fishmonger

Let’s introduce Ms. Yi (not her real name), one of many North Korean entrepreneurs and one of the pioneers of the country’s private economy. Ms. Yi and her husband began their operations in the late 1980s, soon after their marriage. Private enterprises began to pop up at the time despite the anti-capitalist founding father of […]

PM Modi, Paytm founder in Time’s ‘most influential people list’

PM Modi, Paytm founder in Time’s ‘most influential people list’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma were the only two Indians to make it to an annual list of ‘100 most influential people in the world’ this year released by the Time magazine on Thursday. The list features pioneers, artists, titans, leaders and icons from around the world honored for […]

Chinese woman lives to 119

Chinese woman lives to 119

Luo Miechang, a woman from Du’an County in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has lived for an amazing 119 years. Born in 1898, the centenarian gave birth to nine children, eight of who are still alive today. There are now more than 150 people and five generations in her family. Indulging her love for […]

Online writers find path to become millionaires

Online writers find path to become millionaires

Online writer Tangjiasanshao, or Zhang Wei, took the crown again on the latest income ranking list of Chinese online writers. Receiving 122 million yuan ($18 million) in royalties, the writer comes in at first place for the fourth time. Born in 1981, Zhang once worked for a small IT company after graduating from HebeiUniversity. He […]

The significant role of Israeli media in the region

The significant role of Israeli media in the region

It is possible to find many studies on Israeli media that investigate and study trends over the different time periods. Throughout these different periods in which the concepts of sovereignty and democracy stand on two sides of the scale, the priorities of society and politics determine the position of the media. The parallelism between the […]

285 killed during Myanmar’s water festival

285 killed during Myanmar’s water festival

Nearly 300 people were killed during the New Year water festival, official media said Tuesday, Anadolu reported. The state-run newspaper on Tuesday reported 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured as 1,200 crimes and accidents occurred across the country during the four-day annual Thingyan Water Festival. “Compared to last year’s figures of 967 crimes, […]

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