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Kim Dong Hoo: WJC becoming one of the greatest events for journalists around the world

Kim Dong Hoo: WJC becoming one of the greatest events for journalists around the world

SEOUL: The World Journalists Conference is becoming one of the greatest events for journalists around the world for its bringing journalists from across the world to discuss crucial issues and the future of journalism, the President of the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) has said. “We have invited journalists from all over the world for […]

The true vaccination needed for journalism in post-COVID era

The true vaccination needed for journalism in post-COVID era

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Egypt) President, AJA Editor-in-Chief, the Silk Road Literature Series CAIRO: Since the dawn of history, through the centuries, humanity has been resisting diseases and epidemics that stroke the planet. We had known all about that in the past; thanks to historians. But in modern times we owe the press to document the […]

Korea PM Chung Sye-kyun: Role of journalism lies in truth

Korea PM Chung Sye-kyun: Role of journalism lies in truth

SEOUL: The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea has stressed that the value of journalism has become much more invaluable in a new world where anyone can easily produce, distribute and consume information thanks to the development of digital technology and people’s thirst for the truth becomes more unquenchable. “In this new world, I […]

Journalists in last touches as WJC2021 is set for promising presentations, exciting debates

Journalists in last touches as WJC2021 is set for promising presentations, exciting debates

  SEOUL: Asian Journalists Association members and other international journalists participating in the World Journalists Conference 2021 were on Sunday updated on the program of the annual them to open on Monday amid high expectation. WJC2021 Moderator Jung Min-ho, the Korea Times, Digital Content Editor and head of International Relations Department, also led the last […]

World Journalists’ Conference 2021 in South Korea: Coming together with global concerns and common interests

World Journalists’ Conference 2021 in South Korea: Coming together with global concerns and common interests

  By Dr. Hassan Humeida Port of Kiel, Germany: South Korea has invited the world from April 18 to April 20 to discuss common concerns. The conference is being held on behalf of the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK), the Asian Journalists Association (AJA) and in close cooperation with the South Korean government. The world conference […]

World Journalists Conference 2021 to focus on role of journalism in post-COVID era, global climate issues

World Journalists Conference 2021 to focus on role of journalism in post-COVID era, global climate issues

SEOUL: Around 60 journalists from 50 countries will team up to discuss the role of journalism in the post-COVID era and in global climate issues. The two themes will be taken up at the World Journalists Conference 2021 hosted online by the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) on April 18-20. The annual media event has […]

Vietnam to have locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in August

Vietnam to have locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in August

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper   HANOI: A Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be officially available this August, according to a local medical official. Major-General Nguyen Xuan Kien, head of the Military Medical Department, told a press conference in Hanoi on April 9 that besides the COVID-19 […]

South Korean Youn Yuh-jung wins SAG Award for supporting role in ‘Minari’

South Korean Youn Yuh-jung wins SAG Award for supporting role in ‘Minari’

SEOUL: South Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung won an award at the U.S. Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for her supporting role in the drama film “Minari.” At the televised ceremony of the 2021 SAG Awards on Sunday (U.S. time), Youn was named the winner of Outstanding Performance By a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, […]

Coronavirus restrictions on land? No problem, we barbecue on a boat!

Coronavirus restrictions on land? No problem, we barbecue on a boat!

ADANA: Strict coronavirus measures prohibiting barbecues in picnic areas have not hindered three friends in Turkey from moving their plans to the sea. The three men turned the small boat during their cruise on the Seyhan Dam Lake in the southern Mediterranean province of Adana, to a barbecue site. Hurriyet Daily News reported that the […]

UAE launches Hayat-Vax, a new COVID-19 vaccine plant with China’s Sinopharm

UAE launches Hayat-Vax, a new COVID-19 vaccine plant with China’s Sinopharm

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates will be making COVID-19 vaccine in the country in a historic move in the global fight against the pandemic. The vaccine, called Hayat-Vax [Hayat means life in Arabic], is the first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine in the region that will be manufactured by a newly created joint venture between Sinopharm […]

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