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GCS International delivers GCS Peace Plaque to Azraq Humanitarian Taekwondo Center in Jordan

GCS International delivers GCS Peace Plaque to Azraq Humanitarian Taekwondo Center in Jordan

By Seok-Jae Kang, Asia Journalists Association Vice President  AMMAN: Dr. Chungwon Choue, president of GCS International and World Taekwondo, delivered a GCS peace plaque to a local coach of the Humanitarian Taekwondo Center at the Azraq refugee camp in Amman, Jordan on October 25, 2022. The GCS Peace Plaque, which will be installed at the […]

2022 GCS International Convention takes place at Siam University in Bangkok

2022 GCS International Convention takes place at Siam University in Bangkok

By Seok-Jae Kang, Asia Journalists Association Vice President  BANGOK: The 2022 GCS International Convention was held successfully at Siam University in Bangkok, Thailand on October 14, 2022. The Bangkok GCS convention, which was held in a hybrid format because of the COVID-19 pandemic, drew about 150 persons from 64 countries – about 100 in-person attendees […]

American falcon fetches record price at $275,000

American falcon fetches record price at $275,000

The $275,000 falcon ABU DHABI: An American falcon was auctioned for $275,000, the most expensive falcon in the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2022)’s history, organizers have said. The falcon, a Pure Gyr American ultra-white, was sold on the sixth day of the 19th edition of ADIHEX. The competitive falconry auction, which […]

2022 GCS International Convention to Take Place in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct. 14

2022 GCS International Convention to Take Place in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct. 14

By Seok-Jae Kang, Asia Journalists Association Vice President BANGKOK:  The 2022 GCS International Convention will take place at Siam University in Bangkok, Thailand on October 14, 2022. The annual GCS convention will be held in a hybrid format because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The previous in-person annual GCS Convention was held at Chosun University in Gwangju, […]

Opening ceremony held near Pokhara, Nepal, for WT-ADF Um Hong Gil Human School Cares Project

Opening ceremony held near Pokhara, Nepal, for WT-ADF Um Hong Gil Human School Cares Project

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President POKHARA: An opening ceremony was held for the new WT-Asia Development Foundation (ADF) Cares Program for students at the Um Hong Gil Human School near Pokhara, Nepal on September 23, 2022. The ceremony took place at Shree Birethanti Secondary School, about one and a half hours by […]

Opening ceremony held for Third Mt. Everest Open Taekwondo Championships in Pokhara, Nepal

Opening ceremony held for Third Mt. Everest Open Taekwondo Championships in Pokhara, Nepal

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  POKHARA: An opening ceremony was held in Pokhara, Nepal on September 22, 2022 for the Third Mt. Everest International Open Taekwondo Championships and the First Mt. Everest GCS International Poomsae Championships. The four-day Mt. Everest events drew over 1,400 athletes and officials from 12 countries, with India […]

New WT-ADF Cares Project starts at Um Hong Gil Human School near Pokhara, Nepal

New WT-ADF Cares Project starts at Um Hong Gil Human School near Pokhara, Nepal

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  POKHARA: World Taekwondo (WT) teamed up with the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) to start their new WT-ADF Cares Program for students at the Um Hong Gil Human School near Pokhara, Nepal on August 22, 2022 for a one-year period. Under the theme “Let’s Build the Future with Taekwondo,” […]

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

BISHKEK: A 75-year-old man from Kyrgyzstan is confronting age, natural elements and challenges as he sets out a long bike ride to attend the World Nomad Games in Turkey. Mamyt Tashtanov, a resident of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan, will ride through seven countries – Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. The fourth World […]

Silk Road Literature Serie’s “Arabian Nights, World Poems” digitally published in two parts

Silk Road Literature Serie’s “Arabian Nights, World Poems” digitally published in two parts

Ashraf Aboul-Yazid, President, Asia Journalists Association CAIRO: The new edition of the Silk Road Literature Series ANTHOLOGY “Arabian Nights, World Poems” has been digitally published in two parts, to cover the contributions of 156 poets from more than 40 and 15 languages. Poems are written in different languages including Arabic, Russian, English, French, Italian, German, […]

New WT-ADF Cares projects kick off in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Timor-Leste

New WT-ADF Cares projects kick off in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Timor-Leste

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President  SEOUL: World Taekwondo (WT) and the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) kicked off their new WT-ADF Cares Program in three countries – Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan and Timor-Leste – on July 1, 2022 for a one-year period. The new WT-ADF Cares projects, funded by the ADF, are designed to help […]

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