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Climate change and its impact on Central Asia

Climate change and its impact on Central Asia

Speech delivered at the World Journalist Conference on 20 April 2021 By Kuban Taabaldiev Director General, Kabar News Agency Kyrgyz Republic BISHBEK: The region of Central Asia is facing increasingly more irreversible processes caused by climate change. Many know of the tragedy in the region caused by the drying up of such a large lake […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva   BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan started the first stage of COVID-19 vaccination on March 29. Earlier, on March 19, the Central Asian country received a batch of 150,000 China-donated vaccine doses. This amount of vaccines will be enough for 75,000 people, since the vaccine is injected twice with an interval of 25-28 days. Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of […]

Have vaccine passport, will travel

Have vaccine passport, will travel

By Crispin Maslog MANILA: China, where the COVID-19 pandemic began a long year ago, has now become the first country in the world to issue a vaccine passport to promote world economic recovery and facilitate cross-border travel. China’s foreign ministry has said the international health certificate is currently available only to its citizens. It is […]

Nature Cell announces Phase 3 clinical trials results of “JointStem,”, world’s first treatment for severe degenerative arthritis

Nature Cell announces Phase 3 clinical trials results of “JointStem,”, world’s first treatment for severe degenerative arthritis

  Retain statistical significance for both joint function and pain as the primary evaluation index Based upon the ‘P’ value that determines the success or failure of statistical significance, results were far better than 0.05 point By Juhyung Lee, Reporter mintcondition@theasian.asia SEOUL: On March 15, Nature Cell, the South Korean stem cell therapy company announced the […]

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has kicked off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive focusing the people over the age of 60. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, the most senior citizens who have registered for vaccination will receive an SMS with […]

Vietnam receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Vietnam receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

  By Phong Lan Deputy head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vietnam on February 24, which is hoped to curb the latest virus outbreak in the country. Deputy Minister of Health, Truong Quoc Cuong said that 117,600 doses of Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca arrived […]

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