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Baffled by Bitcoin: Asia Takes On Virtual Currencies

Baffled by Bitcoin: Asia Takes On Virtual Currencies

Within a decade, the world’s first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, which was launched in 2009, has amassed a cult-like following around the world — and nowhere more so than in Asia. It has also spawned dozens of other digital currencies and the creation of exchanges to trade in them. It has even led to the emergence of […]

South Korea-India cooperation

South Korea-India cooperation

President Moon Jae-in urged efforts to expand bilateral cooperation between Korea and India, saying such cooperation will ensure not only a better future for the two countries but also peace and prosperity for the entire region. “The possibility of economic cooperation between South Korea and India is limitless. India not only possesses talented human resources […]

Veneration & Attachment: Cats in Asian Culture

Veneration & Attachment: Cats in Asian Culture

Cats in the Middle East The world can be divided into two main categories: people who love cats and people who hate them. To be more precise, the first group of people are really crazy for cats. But this is not a recent phenomenon. The bond between cats and humans can be traced back to […]

An Overview of LGBT Rights in Asia: Focus on Taiwan

An Overview of LGBT Rights in Asia: Focus on Taiwan

2015 was a significant year in the world LGBT movement with a boldening of the “7-colored rainbow”. But that rainbow did not quite reach the Asian continent. Much of Asia was yet unwilling to accept rights of sexual minorities due to objections on the basis of religious and cultural values. And then came May 2017, […]

The Asian Century – Key Issues

The Asian Century – Key Issues

  Towards the end of October, the rumblings of Asia were resounding worldwide. The new AJA motto, “New Asia, New Dynamics” is more than proving to be relevant. Xi Jinping’s name has been written into the Chinese constitution while he is still in power. It includes a reference to his “treatise” on Socialism with Chinese […]

Asian Startups and the Platform Business Model

Asian Startups and the Platform Business Model

2017 has seen some amazing new Asian startups rising in the technology and business sector that have taken full use of digital advancements without losing the human touch in the process. Such companies have in common a unique networking platform for linking information and people, suggesting that the modern business model revolves around the connection […]

Magazine N’s January Issue

Magazine N’s January Issue

Top 7 saving countries in Asia

Top 7 saving countries in Asia

Seven Asian states are the best saving countries in the world with gross national saving, a measure that accounts for both private and public savings according to the data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), reports Business Asia One. According to the data, China saves the most money in absolute terms, an estimated $9.25 trillion […]

“Asia with Mr. Lee” #1: discussing North Korea and its threat

“Asia with Mr. Lee” #1: discussing North Korea and its threat

In the first broadcast of “Asia with Mr.Lee,” a segment where Lee Sang Ki, founder of AJA, answers some questions concerning current Asian issues. In the first episode, he talks about the North Korean warning of the missile launch and the lack of interest among most South Koreans as they were more interested in the […]

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, many of whom died in war zones but the majority were killed in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of duty, RSF stated in its annual roundup. It listed war-torn Iraq and Syria as […]

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