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Royal visit: Prince William, Kate Middleton meet Pakistan President, PM

Royal visit: Prince William, Kate Middleton meet Pakistan President, PM

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who landed in Pakistan late Monday evening for a five-day Royal Tour, met President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Tuesday. The royal couple was welcomed by PM Imran at his residence and President Alvi at Presidency. Earlier, Prince […]

K-cosmetics road show to kick off in Dubai

K-cosmetics road show to kick off in Dubai

Seoul: South Korea said Tuesday that it will hold a cosmetics road show in Dubai this week to help boost exports of cosmetic products by capitalizing on the rising popularity of the Korean wave of popular culture. The K-cosmetics show, the first of its kind this year, will be held in the Middle Eastern hub […]

Hungarian doctor’s photos offer peek into Korean Empire

Hungarian doctor’s photos offer peek into Korean Empire

Seoul: In the summer of 1908, a 37-year-old Hungarian got on a train that crossed the Hangang Railroad Bridge and arrived at Namdaemun Station. The plaza in front of the station was brimming with morning energy. Gentlemen were dressed in white, while women wearing pale-green veils and Japanese people in sandals walked around busily. The […]

BTS rocks capital of Saudi Arabia

BTS rocks capital of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: The strong religious culture in Saudi Arabia couldn’t stop abaya-covered fans from springing up in their seats to dance as K-pop superband BTS performed its latest mega hit, “Boy With Luv,” in the country’s capital, Riyadh, Friday evening. The K-pop septet took the stage of Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium and opened up its […]

Bahrain TV makes young cancer patient’s wish come true

Bahrain TV makes young cancer patient’s wish come true

Manama: Bahrain Television has made the wish of a young cancer patient to appear live on TV come true. A group of young cancer patients from Deena Kanoo micro-school in Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain’s largest hospital, were visiting the studios of the state-run TV channel to gain insights into media facilities and careers when one […]

The colourful charm of a Sunday market in northernmost Vietnam

The colourful charm of a Sunday market in northernmost Vietnam

  By Phong Lan Vietnam Dong Van: A market in Vietnam’s northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang has attracted lots of visitors thanks to its unique beauty featuring diversified cultures of the local ethnic minority groups. The Dong Van Market is located about 150 kilometres to the northeast of Ha Giang City. The area is […]

Japan in talks with Pakistan to import skilled labour

Japan in talks with Pakistan to import skilled labour

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Japan is in talks with Pakistan for the import of thousands of skilled labour and a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard will be signed soon, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at Embassy of Japan in Pakistan Yusuke Shindo said the MoU could […]

Only the Malays can restore dignity of the Malays – Dr Mahathir

Only the Malays can restore dignity of the Malays – Dr Mahathir

Shah Alam: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said only the Malays can restore the dignity of the Malays and that they must stop expecting others to do it for them. The Prime Minister also said even the government led by a Malay leader could not restore the dignity of the Malays if the Malay people refused […]

Saudi investors eye partnership opportunities with Namangan

Saudi investors eye partnership opportunities with Namangan

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev, Editor-in chief of Vodiymedia.uz, Uzbekistan Namangan: Saudi Arabia International Business Forum started in Namangan region of Uzbekistan, bringing together the delegation of Saudi business circles led by Bader Almufgai from Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority and local authority and entrepreneurs. The representatives of Saudi Arabian Ministries of Finance, Commerce and investment and […]

Kyrgyzstan celebrates International Day of Older Persons

Kyrgyzstan celebrates International Day of Older Persons

Bishkek: More than 83,600 pensioners in Bishkek had a special celebration as the Kyrgyz capital celebrated on October 1 the International Day of Older Persons. Celebrations included a relay race that featured Scandinavian walking, organized for the elderly in Bishkek. Employees of the National Red Crescent Society in Kyrgyzstan and members of AgeNet International helped […]

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