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Anwar caps arduous political journey with premiership

Anwar caps arduous political journey with premiership

Anwar Ibrahim (Bernama) KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA): Anwar Ibrahim took his oath of office as the 10th prime minister of Malaysia today, after having been what many describe as the longest prime minister-in-waiting – almost 25 years. The 75-year-old chairman of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition and president of PKR is no stranger to national administration […]

Let me open the window of life

Let me open the window of life

With Mr. Brijesh Bhatia (India), Eddy Suprarto (Indonesia) and Pramod Mathur (India) – 2008 visit By Nasir Aijaz As William Zinsser, a renowned American writer and journalist (1922-2015), had once said ‘Memoir isn’t the summary of a life, it’s the window into a life’, let me too open the window and share some glimpses of […]

A visit to Pohang – The City of Steel and Light

A visit to Pohang – The City of Steel and Light

POSCO, the South Korea’s first and one of the world’s largest steel-making company is based in coastal city Pohang, also known for its Lighthouses. In 1968, Pohang Iron and Steel Company was founded and its construction commenced in 1970. The devotion of workers was behind the successful completion of country’s first steel mill, as they […]

When Pope Francis and I shared in-flight hearty laughters

When Pope Francis and I shared in-flight hearty laughters

By Fatima Al Najem Bahrain News Agency MANAMA: Although I have read and heard about Cloud 9, I have never fully understood its significance. That is until I flew on the Papal Plane from Bahrain to Rome. I had not anticipated the scene, but I eventually found myself sitting with Pope Francis for a question […]

Celtic English Academy-  Cardiff, UK

Celtic English Academy-  Cardiff, UK

By Dr. Hassan Humeida – Kiel, Germany CARDIFF: Celtic English Academy was founded in 2004 and has places throughout the month and year for students from all over the world. Located in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, the Academy is very centrally located and is only a few minutes from the centre of the city. This […]

In memory of Queen Elizabeth II

In memory of Queen Elizabeth II

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY: September 8, 2022 was a sad day. This is not just for the people of Britain and Europe, but also for all people in the world. The news that day carried the sad news “The Death of the Queen”. Who should be queen because there is only one Queen in the […]

Mehran of Sindh and Iran  

Mehran of Sindh and Iran  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative in Pakistan Karachi: My friend Col. (R) Hassan Imam and I are nostalgic beings, as whenever we had a conversation on the phone, we used to talk of past stories related to history, heritage, culture, language and the people of Sindh. Laughingly, he often says “We are Retrophiliac, as we […]

“Street in Cairo” to be presented in Baku

“Street in Cairo” to be presented in Baku

  BAKU: A presentation of “Street in Cairo”, a book by outstanding Arab poet from Egypt Ashraf Abu Al-Yazid (Ashraf Dali) will be held on September 17 in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The event will begin at 2 pm local time in the building of the Russian Information and Cultural Center in Baku – […]

Ire among some in Singapore over Sri Lankan Terminator’s stay

Ire among some in Singapore over Sri Lankan Terminator’s stay

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN SINGAPORE: The unexpected arrival in Singapore of former Sri Lankan strongman Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 73, on July 1, has caused anger among some people in the Republic and raised inconvenient questions for the authorities here. Critics, overlooking the fact that he tendered his resignation the following day, […]

Celebrating the 1100th Anniversary of Ahmed Ibn Fadlan’s Travel to Tatarstan

Celebrating the 1100th Anniversary of Ahmed Ibn Fadlan’s Travel to Tatarstan

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid President, Asia Journalists Association ALEXANDRIA: On July 14, the Media Club had its monthly forum in the Russian House of Alexandria on the topic: “1100 years since the arrival of the mission of the traveler Ibn Fadlan to Tatarstan”. The event was attended by Mr. Pavel Kydysyuk (Павел Кидисюк) Director of the […]

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