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Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

  DUBAI: Expo 2020 Dubai film aficionados are in for a treat at the Vietnam Pavilion until 5 January 2022. The Vietnamese Film Week was launched on Thursday as part of the country’s National Day, at Terra Auditorium with an address by Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Vietnam’s Commissioner General Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE news agency WAM […]

The Year of Arabian Nights announced by the Silk Road Literature Anthology

The Year of Arabian Nights announced by the Silk Road Literature Anthology

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid CAIRO: Arabian Nights is a literary work inspired the world’s creators, whether they were poets, novelists, painters, or film, theater makers and music composers. It is a world that mixes history and legend, a space to travel between illusion and reality. Around 40 days ago, I asked world poets: “Have you read the […]

Visiting Expo 2020 Dubai: The flamboyant charm of connecting cultures, minds

Visiting Expo 2020 Dubai: The flamboyant charm of connecting cultures, minds

By Habib Toumi DUBAI: Wading through the large avenues and alleys in the huge Dubai EXPO 2020, I can sense the excitement and enthusiasm among the thousands of people coming from around the world for a unique experience of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” It is the United Nations in motion and the togetherness of […]

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

Morgana Mirage becomes real in Arabian Nights, World Poets Anthology

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Asia Journalists Association President CAIRO: In one of Arabian Night’s tales, entitled “The Forty Thieves”, there were two brothers; Cassem and Ali Baba. They lived in a town in Persia. Cassim was married to a rich wife and lived in plenty, while Ali Baba had to maintain his wife and children by […]

Awarding ceremony held for ‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’

Awarding ceremony held for ‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: An awarding ceremony for the 2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest and a panel discussion on taekwondo development were held at Hotel Riviera in Seoul, Korea on December 3, 2021. The event was promoted by the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) and jointly organized by the Korean Alliance for […]

Egypt 2021: The Mummies are back!

Egypt 2021: The Mummies are back!

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid AJA President CAIRO: Two great events marked 2021 in Egypt, followed by hundreds of millions around the world. Thanks to ancient Egyptians, both events were not related to wars and terrorism, as was usually expected in this hot Middle East region for the last decade. The first event started with the royals […]

Creator of Squid Game wins Straits Times Asian Award

Creator of Squid Game wins Straits Times Asian Award

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN SINGAPORE: The creator of the Squid Game, a drama series about survival of the fittest in a capitalist eco-system, South Korean Hwang Dong-hyuk beat three other illustrious contenders to win The Straits Times Asian of the Year award. The trio are Ms Maria Ressa,58, Filipino-American co-founder and […]

‘World Taekwondo Peace Festival’ Held to Mark Olympic Taekwondo, UN International Day of Peace

‘World Taekwondo Peace Festival’ Held to Mark Olympic Taekwondo, UN International Day of Peace

  By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: The World Taekwondo Peace Festival was held in Seoul, Korea on November 22 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Olympic taekwondo and the 40th anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace. The event, which took place at the Seosomun Shrine History Museum, was jointly […]

[Hye-tak Seok’s Economic Talk] The metaverse is already breathing with us

[Hye-tak Seok’s Economic Talk] The metaverse is already breathing with us

Photo caption: Neil Stevenson’s 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash was the first to mention the metaverse, which has even been considered the next version of the Internet. The metaverse is coming By Hye-tak Seok SEOUL: This is a message from Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang. He predicted that the next 20 years would be like science […]

ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President CHUNGJU: An international martial arts academic seminar was held at the International Conference Room of the UNESCO ICM (International Center of Martial Arts) in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province on November 16. Under the topic “Exploring the Social Value of Martial Arts: Mutual Respect and Nonviolence,” the annual […]

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