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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 […]

Holiday turns tragic as Nora Anne found dead

Holiday turns tragic as Nora Anne found dead

Kuala Lumpur: What was supposed to have been a memorable holiday in exotic Malaysia turned tragic when special needs Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin was found dead after she went missing from an ecotourism resort where she and her family were staying. The 15-year-old was reported missing by her family on the morning of Aug […]

Malaysian police believe body found is that of Nora Anne

Malaysian police believe body found is that of Nora Anne

Nilai: The search-and-rescue team looking for a missing foreign teenager has found a body of a female, according to the police. Police believe body found is that of Nora Anne Quoirin, said Deputy-Inspector General of Police, Datuk Mazlan Mansor. “The fair-skinned body has yet to be identified. The forensics team has been summoned to identify […]

Eight criminal cases initiated against Kyrgyzstan former president ‘s supporters

Eight criminal cases initiated against Kyrgyzstan former president ‘s supporters

  Bishkek: Eight criminal cases have been initiated against former President Almazbek Atambayev’s supporters, Otkurbek Dzhamshitov, the Prosecutor General of Kyrgyzstan, said. Addressing a media conference at Kabar News Agency, he noted that cases of mass riots, murder, hostage-taking, four cases of attempted murder and hooliganism have been initiated. An inter-ministerial commission of investigators had […]

South China Sea Code of Conduct

South China Sea Code of Conduct

  By Ivan Lim Contributor to AsiaN Singapore: The long-awaited South China Sea Code of Conduct for peaceful resolution of disputes will be ready in three years, China and Asean have agreed. This was the key outcome of the Asean Foreign Ministers meeting with their Chinese counterpart.at their annual gathering in the Thai capital, Bangkok […]

Central Asia’s widening religious tolerance highlighted as Feast of Sacrifice celebrated

Central Asia’s widening religious tolerance highlighted as Feast of Sacrifice celebrated

  Almost 30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union that had often denounced religion as an enemy of Communism, former member states celebrated the Islamic “Feast of Sacrifice” openly within an air of an increasingly open religious tolerance and with congratulations from their leaders. In Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev “wished all Muslims Happy Eid […]

At least 12 people die as more monsoon rains hit Pakistan

At least 12 people die as more monsoon rains hit Pakistan

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: At least a dozen people were electrocuted while various districts were flooded and fell to prolonged power outages as fresh spell of heavy monsoon rains have lashed Southern Sindh province of Pakistan since Saturday morning. The uninterrupted torrential downpour which started on Saturday morning and continued until Sunday […]

Mongolia to host festival as reindeer population increases

Mongolia to host festival as reindeer population increases

  Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia will hold a two-day festival next week to celebrate the latest increase in the number of reindeer in the country. “In connection with the number of reindeer exceeded 2,000, a festival of 2,000 reindeer will be held in Tsagaannuur soum of Khuvsgul aimag on August 16-17,” Montsame, the official news agency, said. […]

Turkmen urged to strengthen peace, friendship as country celebrates Kurban Bayram

Turkmen urged to strengthen peace, friendship as country celebrates Kurban Bayram

  Ashgabat: Every citizen of Turkmenistan considers it an honour to make a worthy contribution to strengthening peace and friendship on the planet and to developing culture and traditions, the country’s president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said as he congratulated compatriots on Kurban Bayram, the Feast of Sacrifice celebrated by Muslims on Sunday across the world. Turkmen […]

K-pop, ‘hallyu’ emerge as powerful marketing tools for Korean consumer goods

K-pop, ‘hallyu’ emerge as powerful marketing tools for Korean consumer goods

  Sejong: At a trade fair exhibiting Korean goods in Bangkok in June, whenever a customer came to the small booth where he was promoting beauty products, Jake Choi would use his smartphone to show them a video clip as part of his sales pitch. The three-minute video includes a scene of popular South Korean […]

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