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[Exclusive Report] Environmental Disaster in world’s 4th biggest Thar Desert: Thousands of Gugral trees dry up due to illegal extraction of resin

[Exclusive Report] Environmental Disaster in world’s 4th biggest Thar Desert: Thousands of Gugral trees dry up due to illegal extraction of resin

Like in the past, hundreds of kilograms of gum, illegally extracted from Camphora Mukal, the gum-producing trees, locally known as Gugral, by using poisonous chemical, were being transported in vehicles to Karachi this year too, as the conservators of forests and wildlife in Nagarparkar area of Tharparkar district of Sindh province of Pakistan, bordering India, […]

Psy, Return to Gangnam Style

Psy, Return to Gangnam Style

Every day on our way to my two daughters’ school, I am asked by both of them to play a selection of songs in the car CD player; the Egyptian version of “Gangnam Style” is one of those songs. It is no surprise to have an Egyptian touch of the worldwide hit of singer Psy. […]

Extremism haunts Pakistan’s Nobel Laureates

Extremism haunts Pakistan’s Nobel Laureates

Pakistan’s two citizens – Theoretical Physicist Dr. Abdus Salam and a teen-age girl Malala Yousufzai won Nobel Prize, one in 1979 and the other after 35 years in 2014, but despite being the symbol of honor for their country, they faced the same unfortunate situation of being away from motherland for threat to their life […]

Gangnam style sends Nepali youth into raptures

Gangnam style sends Nepali youth into raptures

In what seems to be the first public display of its kind in Nepal, Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) players and supporters danced to the tune of “Gangnam Style” at Dashrath Stadium, Kathmandu some two years back. They chose the music and dance style of South Korean rapper Psy to celebrate their much awaited victory over […]

Human trafficking persists in post-conflict Nepal

Human trafficking persists in post-conflict Nepal

Understanding the historical dimensions of the fight against human trafficking is important for several reasons. Although many scholars working on the issue of human trafficking offer some sort of recognition of the history of the problem, the most typical approach is to see modern forms of trafficking as an outgrowth of rapid globalization since the […]

[AJA Global Report] Algeria’s relations with China and South Korea

[AJA Global Report] Algeria’s relations with China and South Korea

Over the past decade Algeria received growing interests by many Asian countries and its relations with China are hot topics of discussion for scholars and journalists. The Algeria-Korea relation will be the topic of this discussion in this article. This article aims to analyze the growing interest of East Asian countries in Algeria, the focus […]

How to solve the divided families between South and North Korea?

How to solve the divided families between South and North Korea?

According to official statistics produced by the Ministry of Unification, as of 30th June 2014 there were 129,553 South Koreans registered as ‘members of divided families’. This is an official status and it means that the registered person is eligible to apply for a family reunion with their relatives in the North. Such reunions are […]

The Tale of the 3 Shipbuilding Nations

The Tale of the 3 Shipbuilding Nations

The Tale of the 3 Shipbuilding Nations–a meteorological breakthrough 2014 Hwang sunghyuk / Hwang&Company,Ltd. The shipbuilding market, which had remained shrunk since 2008, has seemingly started to be picking up since early 2013 to some degree. With the advent of 2014, however, it is losing ground with a dwindled vigor. According to the statistics from […]

Kim Jong Un trying to cleanse South Korean TV films

Kim Jong Un trying to cleanse South Korean TV films

It seems that Kim Jong Un is getting serious about ideological threats – at least, this is what a number of reliable and unconnected sources have claimed to be the case in the last few months. Indeed, a significant number of North Korean contacts have complained, that since last year it has become far more […]

Gutenberg’s invention of metal movable type from Korea?

Gutenberg’s invention of metal movable type from Korea?

The Development of a Piece of Faction – <Gutenberg’s Joseon> Park Hyun-chan / Writer, CEO of StoryLogic What incident in the last thousand years impacted humanity the most? It depends, but the U.S. magazine <Life> selected the invention of metal movable type as the most influential incident of the history of civilization. The magazine attributed […]

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