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Kyrgyzstan to promote heritage internationally through UNESCO membership

Kyrgyzstan to promote heritage internationally through UNESCO membership

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan will use its election to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to disseminate internationally the heritage of Manas the Great and [internationally renowned Kyrgyz writer] Chyngyz Aitmatov, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has said. Kyrgyzstan was last month elected for the first time in its history to the […]

Peace is fragile and should not be taken lightly – Malaysian minister

Peace is fragile and should not be taken lightly – Malaysian minister

Cyberjaya: A Malaysian minister has warned that peace is a fragile state that should not be taken lightly or be neglected. Peace is also beyond the perception that it is simply the sole responsibility of any singular government, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha Moorthy. “If it only took one minute for the […]

Suspect denies involvement in South Korea’s worst serial murder case

Suspect denies involvement in South Korea’s worst serial murder case

Busan / Suwon: A 56-year-old man, who has been identified as a key suspect in South Korea’s worst serial murder case, denied any involvement in the killings, police said. The man, currently serving a prison sentence for a separate crime, is a suspected perpetrator in at least three of the 10 deaths that are collectively […]

Kyrgyzstan celebrates Independence Day among tributes to heroes, stress on unity, cohesion

Kyrgyzstan celebrates Independence Day among tributes to heroes, stress on unity, cohesion

  Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan on Saturday celebrated its Independence Day with great fanfare and among rich tributes to the country’s heroes and a strong emphasis on unity and cohesion.d “The modern generation has a great deal of happiness for living and working in an independent country that has gained sovereignty 28 years ago,” President Sooronbay Jeenbekov […]

Malaysia: Mutual acceptance recipe for interracial unity

Malaysia: Mutual acceptance recipe for interracial unity

  By Erda Khursyiah Basir BERNAMA Kuala Lumpur: The concept of mutual acceptance is the key ingredient of the recipe for interracial unity in Malaysia. After 62 years of independence, it is high time that the people of Malaysia realised and accepted the fact that this country has a multiracial population with diverse historical, religious […]

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

  Kandy: Once a maximum-security prison over 13 acres making it the second largest in Sri Lanka, Bogambara Prison is being transformed into the Bogambara Cultural Park featuring an open air theater, studio for traditional arts and crafts, a tourist information center and multiple recreational areas. Phase I of the project was inaugurated this week […]

Joseon Dynasty era gate virtually restored with digital technology

Joseon Dynasty era gate virtually restored with digital technology

  Seoul: Donuimun, one of the four main old gates that were part of the wall that surrounded the Joseon-era capital, was virtually restored Tuesday with the latest digital technology around a century after it was demolished during Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule. Donuimun, also called Seodaemun, which literally means “Great West Gate,” was established in […]

Rare 800-year-old vases found in Mongolia

Rare 800-year-old vases found in Mongolia

  Ulaanbaatar: Three vases full of clotted cream and one vase with yellow butter that were frozen in glacial about 700-800 years ago have been found in Mongolia. The rare finding was made by the ‘Umard Mongol’ joint research team of the National Museum of Mongolia, the University of Pittsburgh and the American Center for […]

Kazinform International News Agency marks 99th anniversary

Kazinform International News Agency marks 99th anniversary

Nur Sultan: Kazinform International News Agency, the first in Kazakhstan to gain an international status, is celebrating its 99th anniversary. Throughout 99 years, the agency has been disseminating news related to the president, government and parliament of Kazakhstan, ministries, public institutions, cultural and sport achievements as well as world news. The agency said that its […]

The majesty of history, the opulence of nature in the Royal City of Sandomierz

The majesty of history, the opulence of nature in the Royal City of Sandomierz

  Sandomierz: Founded on seven hills just like ancient Rome, Sandomierz is one of the oldest and historically most important cities in Poland. A wealth of well-preserved historical monuments testifies to the glorious past of the city situated in south-eastern Poland and considered as a living witness to the history and culture of the country. […]

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