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XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opened in Tatarstan capital

KAZAN: For the first time in its 17- year history, Kazan International Muslim Film Festival opening ceremony was organized at the Kazan Town Hall. It traditionally started with guests and participants walking on the red carpet. The host of the ceremony was Russian theater and cinema actress, TV presenter and singer Tatiana Abramova and the […]

Korean beach in Samcheok achieves fame thanks to BTS’ photo shoot

Korean beach in Samcheok achieves fame thanks to BTS’ photo shoot

SAMCHEOK: A scenic beach in South Korea’s eastern coastal city of Samcheok has seen an influx of visitors thanks to its growing popularity as the location for K-pop superstar BTS’ photo shoot for its megahit single “Butter.” The city government of Samcheok, about 290 kilometers east of Seoul, saw its otherwise serene beaches emerge as […]

Pakistan: Thar Desert transforming into oasis

Pakistan: Thar Desert transforming into oasis

By Nasir Aijaz Asia N Representative SINDH PROVINCE: Pakistan’s Thar Desert in Sindh province, bordering India, is transforming into oasis, as with start of coalmining since a decade, a new wetland has emerged because of brackish water oozing out of the open pit coalmine at 180 meters depth. The brackish water has not only created […]

Breakthrough: Dubai to host first in-person travel & tourism event in the world since pandemic onset

Breakthrough: Dubai to host first in-person travel & tourism event in the world since pandemic onset

  DUBAI: Dubai will host the largest in-person travel & tourism event in the world since the onset of the pandemic last year, Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021 has said. .Now in its 28th year, ATM 2021 will go-ahead at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on May 16-19 as final preparations are being put […]

Seoul’s cherry blossom blooming begins on earliest date on record

Seoul’s cherry blossom blooming begins on earliest date on record

SEOUL: Seoul saw its first cherry blossom blooming of this year on Wednesday, the earliest in 99 years, the state weather agency said. The blooming of cherry blossoms began in the capital on the earliest date on record since observation began in 1922, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said Thursday. It was three days faster […]

Malaysia’s iconic trishaws to feature at Expo 2020 Dubai

Malaysia’s iconic trishaws to feature at Expo 2020 Dubai

  DUBAI: Malaysian classic traditional trishaw, locally known as beca, will be featured prominently at Expo 2020 Dubai. They will be an attraction giving millions of the Expo visitors a quaint experience of Malaysia’s culture and tourism. The beca portrays a unique trait of Malaysian heritage, culture and society. The three-wheel beca are handmade and […]

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 […]

“La Vie en Purple” transforms Korean islands into perfect attraction in Instagram era

“La Vie en Purple” transforms Korean islands into perfect attraction in Instagram era

BAKJI: The French have “La vie en rose” (Life in Pink), but South Koreans have their “La vie en purple”. Banwol and Bakji, a drive of six hours south of Seoul, have been called the have “purple islands” and the reason is very obvious: The houses, the bridge, the roads have been painted purple and […]

Northern Kyrgyzstan, Con Dao (Vietnam), Isphahan (Iran) selected by NYT among top places to visit in 2021

Northern Kyrgyzstan, Con Dao (Vietnam), Isphahan (Iran) selected by NYT among top places to visit in 2021

SEOUL: Northern Kyrgyzstan, Con Dao, an archipelago of 16 mostly uninhabited islets just off the southern coast of Vietnam, and Isphahan, Iran, have been selected by the New York Times among 52 places to visit in 2021. “We asked readers to tell us about the spots that have delighted, inspired and comforted them in a […]

Technology, culture, fun as numerous events lined up for fifth anniversary of Asia Culture Center opening

Technology, culture, fun as numerous events lined up for fifth anniversary of Asia Culture Center opening

    SEOUL: In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Asia Culture Center (ACC) on November 25, a variety of programs, including exhibitions, performances, a film festival, and a panel discussion, have been prepared. “To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the ACC’s opening, we will present events based on ACC’s unique […]

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