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Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

By Pham Dinh Hiep,  reporter/editor, Ha Noi Moi HANOI: Authorities at all levels from the central to local levels have stepped up the prevention of Covid-19. The Government promptly issues directives and policies; regularly directing the Ministry of Health, localities and functional agencies to carry out the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic. The Prime Minister irregularly […]

Korean firm goes all out to cope with waste plastics

Korean firm goes all out to cope with waste plastics

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President of the Asia Journalists Association  SEOUL: As global plastic consumption increases rapidly, the amount of waste discharged is also surging. The Korean Ministry of Environment reported recently that the total amount of waste produced in the country has continued to increase, with the latest figure tallied at 497,238 tons per day […]

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 kilohertz” wins Grand Prix at XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

  KAZAN: The Grand Prix of the XVII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival was awarded to “18 kilohertz” (Kazakhstan), the film directed by Farhat Sharipov. The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the film forum in the capital city of Tatarstan. The hosts of the celebration were the actress, honoured artist of the […]

9/11 killed it, but 20 years on, Global Justice Movement is poised to reincarnate

9/11 killed it, but 20 years on, Global Justice Movement is poised to reincarnate

By Kalinga Seneviratne SYDNEY: Since the attacks on the United States by Islamic fanatics on September 11, 2001 (now known as 9/11) the world has been divided by a ‘war on terror’ with any protest group defined as “terrorists”. New anti-terror laws have been introduced both in the West and elsewhere in the past 20 […]

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

Second Dolce Concert to mark 78th anniversary of Composer Lee An-Sam’s birth

By Seok-jae Kang Vice President of Asian Journalists Association SEOUL: The second Dolce Concert will be held at the Yun Bong-gil Memorial Hall in Seoul, Korea, on September 14 to celebrate the 78th anniversary of the birth of the Great Korean composer Lee An-sam. Since 2016, the Dolce Martine, led by Chung-Ang University Prof. Emeritus […]

Singapore keeps an eye on Kabul after aiding refugee pull-out

Singapore keeps an eye on Kabul after aiding refugee pull-out

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN  SINGAPORE: During the last acts of the United States’ precipitous retreat from Afghanistan in mid-August, Singapore got a piece of action -helping in the historic, if chaotic, airlift of thousands of Americans and Afghans fleeing the Taliban forces closing in on the capital, Kabul. US President […]

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 […]

Funding-surge for blogger in Singapore PM’s defamation case

Funding-surge for blogger in Singapore PM’s defamation case

  By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN SINGAPORE: Critics have decried the outcome of a defamation case in which a political blogger has been found to have impugned the reputation and integrity of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in an article. Mr Terry Xu, chief editor of The Online Citizen (TOC), has […]

Madam Ambassador: UAE appoints first woman ambassador to France

Madam Ambassador: UAE appoints first woman ambassador to France

By Habib Toumi ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates has appointed a woman as its new ambassador to France, the first time the Gulf country has named a woman to such a post in Paris. Hend Manea Saeed Al Otaiba has presented a copy of her credentials as UAE Ambassador to the French Republic. “I had […]

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri   HO CHI MINH CITY: Dozens of volunteers are taking care of babies born with Covid-19-infected mothers at a newly-opened centre in the virus hotspot of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The Have Only Positive Expectations (HOPE) Centre opened in late August by the […]

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