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Korea’s renewable energy wonder: The Sihwa Tidal Power Plant – High energy capacity, low environmental impact

Korea’s renewable energy wonder: The Sihwa Tidal Power Plant – High energy capacity, low environmental impact

  By Habib Toumi ANSANCITY: The comon view across teh globe is that power plants are associated with degrading the environment and spoiling the aesthetics of their surroundings. But, such a view does not stand in the Republic of Korea where the Sihwa Tidal Power Plant (TPP) has, to the contrary of the generally-held view, […]

Over 4,000 Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek airlifted

Over 4,000 Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek airlifted

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative KARACHI, SINDH: Some 205 more Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, after the violence, arrived at Jinnah Terminal Karachi on Thursday morning. Chief Minister of Sindh province Syed Murad Ali Shah received the students at the airport. More than 4000 Pakistani students have been airlifted so far. […]

Report on Peace and War : Role of journalists

Report on Peace and War : Role of journalists

By Ivan Lim, Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN Seoul: Without doubt, the Russia-Ukraine war and the Hamas-Israel hostilities were upper-most in our minds as we sat down for a pow-wow on War and Peace and the responsibilities of the media. But any concern that spirited discourse on the conflicts would turn partisan and lead […]

Iran’s president, foreign minister die in helicopter crash

Iran’s president, foreign minister die in helicopter crash

TEHRAN: Iran’s eight president Ebrahim Raisi , 63, has died as a helicopter carrying him and his entourage crashed in Varzaqan region in East Azarbaijan Province, northwest of the country. Raisi’s helicopter, along with two more copters, was en route to Tabriz City on Sunday after he inaugurated Qiz Qalasi Dam at the border with […]

Korea and its striving for unity remains unabated

Korea and its striving for unity remains unabated

By Kuban Andymen SEOUL: It is possible that even clairvoyant predictors of the future could not have foreseen that the temporary division of Korea in 1953 along a line almost coinciding with the 38th parallel would remain unchanged for more than 70 years. To the north of this line, one system of government was established, […]

A University that touches the hearts: Empowering women through professional education

A University that touches the hearts: Empowering women through professional education

By Nasir Aijaz INCHEON: A sweet fragrance from the fresh verdure prevailed all around. With some multi-story tall buildings on either sides, a vast area in front of them was well-planted with flowers of different kinds and colors, saplings and trees, separated in blocks by pavements, and some statues erected at the sides of lawns. […]

Kyrgyzstan purchases record number of cars

Kyrgyzstan purchases record number of cars

By Kuban Andymen BISHKEK: In the first three months of 2024, vehicle registration fees in Kyrgyzstan reached 438.7 million soms (about $5 million). This is significantly higher than last year’s figures for the same period when 238.7 million soms were collected, representing an increase of 84%, , statistics from the country’s Ministry of Finance indicate. […]

Arab Summit in Bahrain: Exceptional in its place, timing and agenda

Arab Summit in Bahrain: Exceptional in its place, timing and agenda

MANAMA: The Arab Summit to be held on Thursday in Bahrain will be exceptional in its place, timing and agenda, a senior Bahraini official has said. The 33rd Arab Summit will be held over one day and will bring the leaders of the 22 Arab countries members of the Arab League of Arab States or […]

Special Korean Zhenped in Incheon – KIWU

Special Korean Zhenped in Incheon – KIWU

By Kuban Andymen INCHEON – BISHKEK: Before gaining independence in Kyrgyzstan, the only Women’s Pedagogical Institute named after Mayakovsky successfully operated in the country, briefly known as Zhenped. The institute graduated many female pedagogical specialists, and no one was particularly surprised by this. At that time, all educational institutions were state-owned and fully funded from […]

Incheon, City of International Peace, grand ambitions

Incheon, City of International Peace,  grand ambitions

By Habib Toumi INCHEON: Incheon Metropolitan City is set to become an international meeting point for people from across the world, its vice mayor has said. “Featuring the world’s best hub, Incheon International Airport, Incheon Part that serves as a logistics hub for Northeast Asia, , Incheon is South Korea’s key economic and international city […]

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