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Handling fake news in Georgia

Handling fake news in Georgia

By Khatuna Chapichadze Georgian Technical University San Diego State University Professor TBILISI: One of the biggest international media forums, the World Journalists Conference (WJC), organized by the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK), and held annually in a number of interesting cities and other remarkable places of Korea, was held online this year due to the […]

Busan film festival kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

Busan film festival kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

SEOUL: This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off Wednesday in a reduced format amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival will run through Oct. 30 at the Busan Cinema Center in the southern port city of Busan, some 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, featuring 192 films from 68 countries. The 25th edition was […]

Budget unity emergency contemplated in Malaysia

Budget unity emergency contemplated in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are holding their breath as they wait for more developments to unfold in the coming hours regarding the situation in the country amid reports that the state of emergency would be declared. Official news agency Bernama said that was received by Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and that the car was seen […]

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 […]

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

SEOUL: Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, CEO of Naturecell and Korea’s most prominent Stem Cell researcher, will be hosted by Asia Journalists Association (AJA) for a live video presentation and interview on October 17, AJA Founder and first president Sang-ki Lee has announced. For the past 20 years, Dr. Ra has shown great progress in the treatment development for […]

Kazakhstan requires COVID-19 test results from all passengers upon arrival

Kazakhstan requires COVID-19 test results from all passengers upon arrival

  NUR SULTAN: All foreigners arriving into Kazakhstan will be required to show the negative result of a PCR test starting October 6, the Central Asian country chief state health officer has said. “Starting from October 6, foreign citizens coming from abroad without a PCR test will be banned from entering Kazakhstan,” Sadvakas Baigabulov was […]

Parliamentary elections underway in Kyrgyzstan amid strict anti-COVID measures

Parliamentary elections underway in Kyrgyzstan amid strict anti-COVID measures

  By Nurzhan Kasmalieva Reporter, Kyrgyzstan  BISHKEK: Parliamentary elections got underway on Sunday in Kyrgyzstan amid COVID-19 pandemic. Sixteen political parties are competing for the 120 seats for the new quinquennial term. A total of 2,474 polling stations have been opened throughout the country at 8 a.m. local time and will remain open until 8 […]

Poachers endanger South-East Asia’s rich biodiversity

Poachers endanger South-East Asia’s rich biodiversity

By Crispin Maslog LOS BAÑOS: Most days, except when it rains, I take regular one-hour walks along the lower end of the 4,244-hectare sloping campus of the College of Forestry, University of the Philippines Los Baños. The campus is at the heart of the Makiling Forest Reserve, which is a world centre for plant biodiversity. […]

Kyrgyzstan to hold multiparty parliamentary elections on October 4 amid pandemic

Kyrgyzstan to hold multiparty parliamentary elections on October 4 amid pandemic

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva Reporter, Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK: Sixteen political parties will run in the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan slated for October 4. The Kyrgyz parliament has 120 seats with members elected for a five-year term by party-list proportional voting. According to Kyrgyz legislation, to win seats, parties must pass a national electoral threshold of 7%, and […]

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 […]

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