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Asia suffers from pollution once again in 2015

Asia suffers from pollution once again in 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, Asia proves to have another year of air pollution and its suffering ahead. According to the statistics issued by World Air Quality, China comes in the first place when it comes to the worst air quality in Asia. As among the top ten spots of locations with the worst […]

Refugees from Myanmar arrive in South Korea

Refugees from Myanmar arrive in South Korea

Refugees from Myanmar arrived in South Korea to be resettled after having spent a long time in a refugee camp in Thailand. These are the first to benefit from South Korea’s program of resettling refugees. On Wednesday 23 December, four families from Myanmar arrived in South Korea through Incheon airport. They families consisted of 22 […]

Plane crash in Delhi kills 10 on board

Plane crash in Delhi kills 10 on board

A Ranchi-bound Border Security Force charter flight crashed near Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Tuesday morning, killing all the 10 people on board. Indian news agency PTI said the flight was carrying paramilitary technicians. According to initial reports, the flight hit a wall at Badpola village in Dwarka, about 5 km from the […]

The “Islamic” Malaysian airline company launches its first flight

The “Islamic” Malaysian airline company launches its first flight

On Sunday 20th December, the first domestic flight of private Malaysian Airlines company “Rayani Air” was launched, in compliance with Islamic shariah. The CEO of the company, Jaffar Zamhoury in his statement to Huffington Post Arabic, said, “We kicked off with a domestic route from Kuala Lumpur to the resort island of Langkawi. The airline only serves halal […]

Gwangju’s Asia Culture Center provides free tours

Gwangju’s Asia Culture Center provides free tours

Gwangju’s Asia Culture Center, the biggest cultural center in Asia, announced on Monday 21st December that they’ve made a timetable of three daily tours to make visitors experience the center more widely. Asia Culture Center is a governmental project that was opened last month in Gwangju to be a cultural hub of Asia. According to […]

South Korea and Laos agree to work on hydropower project

South Korea and Laos agree to work on hydropower project

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn and his Lao counterpart, Thongsing Thammavong, agreed Monday to work closely on a hydro-power project in the Southeast Asian country, a South Korean official said. The two sides had planned to sign a deal on the development of Sepon III hydro-power plant at their meeting, though they failed to […]

Ashram where the Beatles stayed, reopens in India

Ashram where the Beatles stayed, reopens in India

Arguably the greatest band in the history, The Beatles, spent their time in India in the 1960s. Their fans have been intrigued and interested in the details of their stay in an ‘ashram’ (a spiritual hermitage or a monastery where Hindu cultural activities such as yoga, music or religious studies are performed). Luckily, for the […]

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

Encouraging disabled people through photography

Encouraging disabled people through photography

Disabled people, naturally, face problems adjusting in the society. Most of the times, they live an isolated life if they are unable to perform daily-life functions. An non-profit international social enterprise EyeContactNow, established in Estonia, supports and encourages disabled people to share their stories and life through visual media. EyeContactNow promotes social integration and entrepreneurship of […]

Korean arrested in Japan on suspicions of Yasukuni bombing

Korean arrested in Japan on suspicions of Yasukuni bombing

A Korean man was arrested on suspicions of causing an explosion in a public restroom at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, Japanese media reported Wednesday. Several Japanese news outlets said that the Metropolitan Police Department (MDP) detained the 27-year-old Korean man, surnamed Jeon, on charges of trespassing on shrine premises, allegedly linking him to the bombing there […]

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