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2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum Indonesia to be held August 23rd-27th for “Better Network, More Opportunity”

2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum Indonesia to be held August 23rd-27th for “Better Network, More Opportunity”

This coming August 23rd to 27th, Asia Journalist Association, with the sponsorship of the Indonesian government, will host the “2017 AJA Global Leaders Forum” in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, and the beautiful port city, Surabaya. Under the overarching motto of “Better Network, More Opportunity,” major government officials, business executives, and specialists of various fields from both […]

Seoul International Model Arena: Meet Collin and Sarah

Seoul International Model Arena: Meet Collin and Sarah

International Models in Seoul In recent years, Seoul (Korea) has become one of the leading figures for world fashion. But even so, only a handful of foreigners work in Korea’s entertainment/fashion industry; it is especially hard to come by foreign models who actually live and work in Seoul. So, I decided to interview two foreign […]

Radio Personality Amy Aleha and the Seoul Entertainment Industry

Radio Personality Amy Aleha and the Seoul Entertainment Industry

Amy Hayashi, also known as Amy Aleha, is a TV/Radio personality as well as an experienced voiceover artist with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcasting media industry. You have probably heard Amy on her morning radio show on TBS eFM 101.3, This, That & Amy, which was formerly known as “Amy in the […]

Telling the story through colors and scenery: Jiyoung Lee and the art of set design

Telling the story through colors and scenery: Jiyoung Lee and the art of set design

  Ji young Lee’s 27 years of life can be described as “One road.” She was born in Incheon, South Korea on the 11th of July in 1987. She was raised by passionate and generous parents who have always supported her to follow her dream. She has a beautiful sister who has been her life […]

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

Egyptian poet and novelist Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Dali) has joined members of the jury of the International Festival of Songwriters in Costa Rica organized by the Health Without Borders Foundation along with singer-songwriter Javier Malca, Spanish poets and songwriters Luis Pastor and Lourdes Guerra, and Director of Poetry Festival Costa Rica Norberto Salinas. Susana Poveda Solorzano, […]

World Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Comes to Korea

World Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Comes to Korea

This coming Saturday (August 12th), world-renowned primatologist and environmental activist Jane Goodall will be in Korea to be awarded the Manhae Grand Prize in the practical component. Her study on Chimpanzees and animal relationships with the human population have been accepted as the foundation for the coexistence of all nature’s inhabitants. As UN Peace Ambassador […]

Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

On July 2015, Indian member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor, speaking at the Oxford Union Debate, made pertinent comments regarding the British. Making references to a common phrase used to illustrate the sheer extent of Britain’s power in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, he said, “No wonder that the sun never set on the British […]

The Fine Line Between Advertising and Propaganda Explored Through Hong Seong-hye Artwork

The Fine Line Between Advertising and Propaganda Explored Through Hong Seong-hye Artwork

The first time I heard about the concept behind Hong Seong-hye paintings, I thought it was very interesting in its complexity. By analyzing propaganda art used during wars and for advertising, she created her own way of expressing her unique artistic intention. Born and raised in South Korea, Hong is a young artist who studied […]

Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for life from holding any public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time. Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, one of the several factions of Muslim League linked to premier Nawaz’s name, which has […]

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

South Koreans are known for being self-aware of their physical appearance and for a long time, having tattoos was not considered a “good thing”. Oftentimes, one would be thought of as a gangster or someone up to no good if they received a tattoo. This negative perception of tattoos in Korea hasn’t completely changed: for […]

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