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Pompeo urges ‘constructive dialogue’ between South Korea, Japan

Pompeo urges ‘constructive dialogue’ between South Korea, Japan

Washington: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday emphasized the need for “constructive dialogue” between South Korea and Japan, two U.S. allies that have been locked in a bitter dispute over trade and history. Pompeo discussed the matter in a phone call with new Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi as he congratulated his counterpart […]

Hindu community’s business remains shut in Pakistan’s restive town Ghotki

Hindu community’s business remains shut in Pakistan’s restive town Ghotki

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Although the situation in Ghotki town of Sindh province remained relatively calm on Monday following two days of violence, fear from mob attacks gripped the Hindu business community who kept their shops shut in main bazaar and other localities. The Muslim religious extremists had ransacked three temples, a school, […]

Colombo’s Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest structure, blooms

Colombo’s Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest structure, blooms

Colombo: The Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest tower standing at 350 meters in Colombo, was opened by Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on September 16. The 17-storey tower comprises a telecommunication museum, a restaurant, supermarkets, food courts, conference halls with seating for 400 people, a 1,000-seat auditorium, luxury hotel rooms, ballrooms and an observation deck. […]

AJA, JAK forum to debate “how we should face the third decade of the 21st century”

AJA, JAK forum to debate “how we should face the third decade of the 21st century”

Seoul: Diplomacy, national security, the unification of Korea, multiculturalism, conflicts, the environment, and religion will be among the topics to be debated in depth at a forum to be hosted by the Asia Journalist Association (Director Lee Hyung Kyun, President Ashraf Dali) next week. The two-part forum, “How we should face 2020-2029, the third decade […]

Bloomberg New Economy Forum announces preliminary speaker and participant line-up for Beijing event

Bloomberg New Economy Forum announces preliminary speaker and participant line-up for Beijing event

New York, Beijing: Bloomberg and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) have released a preliminary speaker and participant list for the 2019 New Economy Forum, to be held in Beijing on November 20 – 22. Nearly 500 of the world’s most influential business executives, technology innovators, government officials, experts and academics from more […]

Malaysia Day mirrors concept of ‘Malaysia’

  Shah Alam: The participation of Malaysians from different cultures, religions and race in the celebrations for Malaysia Day on Sept 16 mirrors the concept of ‘Malaysia’. Deputy director of the Academy of Malay Studies, Universiti Malaya, associate professor Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi said the people should celebrate Malaysia Day so that they will […]

South Korea to take part in joint peacekeeping drills in Indonesia

South Korea to take part in joint peacekeeping drills in Indonesia

Seoul: South Korea will join multinational peacekeeping exercises set to be held in Indonesia this week as part of continued efforts to carry out its role in peacekeeping missions, the defense ministry said Sunday. The military will dispatch an operations team of 10 officers and two military observers to Bogor, a city south of Jakarta, from […]

South Korea to focus on facilitating early resumption of U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks

South Korea to focus on facilitating early resumption of U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks

Seoul: The foreign ministry said Monday that it will focus its diplomacy on facilitating an early resumption of working-level nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea and substantive progress in them. In a report to the National Assembly, the ministry also said that it would maintain close coordination with Washington through bilateral consultations, […]

Hindu temples, houses, school ransacked in Pakistan

Hindu temples, houses, school ransacked in Pakistan

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Law and order of Ghotki town and surrounding areas in Sindh province of Pakistan deteriorated on Sunday as students of seminaries took to the streets to protest against an alleged incident of blasphemy and ransacked Hindu Temples, houses, shops and a school owned by Hindu community The protests […]

South Korea on clear path to job recovery: presidential office

South Korea on clear path to job recovery: presidential office

Seoul: South Korea’s jobs growth is showing clear signs of improvement, and the government will roll out more measures to “proactively” help restructuring in troubled sectors so as to keep up the recovery streak, the presidential office said Sunday. Hwang Deok-soon, presidential secretary for job creation, made the remark as he cited the country’s latest […]

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