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Experience is the teacher of all things

Experience is the teacher of all things

SEOUL: “Ut est rerum omnium magister usus”, the famous words reportedly uttered by Julius Caesar hundreds of years ago, remain one of the most inspirational quotes in history. “Experience is the teacher of all things” or more generally “experience is the best teacher” has sounded very true and has demonstrated that the best way to learn […]

Fifth journalist to be killed in two months in Afghanistan violence

Fifth journalist to be killed in two months in Afghanistan violence

KABUL: An Afghan journalist has been shot dead in an attack by gunmen in the central province of Ghor. Bismillah Adil Aimaq, the editor-in-chief of a local radio station, is the fifth journalist to be killed in the war-ravaged country in the past two months, a provincial spokesman said. According to reports, Bismillah was on […]

Journalist assassinated at home in northwestern Pakistan; AJA founder expresses support

Journalist assassinated at home in northwestern Pakistan; AJA founder expresses support

  DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistani journalist Qais Javed was shot dead in the yard of his home on the night of December 7 in the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province bordering Afghanistan. Asia Journalist Association (AJA) founder and President of the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) from 2002 to 2005 […]

Efforts to beautify China get thumbs up

Efforts to beautify China get thumbs up

Foreign journalists said they’ve witnessed China’s resolve and achievements in ecological construction during the 19 National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). The country’s efforts to advance green development, solve environmental problems, protect the ecological system and reform environmental regulations have left a deep impression on them, they said. According to the report […]

Afghan and Korean Journalists Discussed the Media

Afghan and Korean Journalists Discussed the Media

Korea-Afghanistan Media Workshop was held on 27 April in Seoul. Major Korean and Afghan journalists discussed the media mechanism and freedom in the world. Asia Journalist Association(AJA) organized a workshop with the major journalists from Afghanistan. Lee Sang Ki, the founder president and Ashraf Dali, the president of AJA, made the opening remarks. Jeongho Nam […]

Turkey imposes entry visa on Russian journalists

Turkey imposes entry visa on Russian journalists

As of 15 February, Turkey has decided to impose entry visas on Russian journalists. “Journalists arriving in Turkey on short-term assignments will have to obtain entry visas,” a Turkish embassy official was quoted by the Interfax news agency. The official said that new measure was in response to a similar decision taken by the Kremlin.”This […]

[The AsiaN Video] Pakistani Journalist’s documentary nominated for Oscar

[The AsiaN Video] Pakistani Journalist’s documentary nominated for Oscar

Renowned Pakistani journalist and documentary maker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, has been nominated for Oscar for her film ‘Saving Grace’. Saving Grace details the cruel practice of men attacking the women in Pakistan with acid. In the movie there are 2 women who become the victim of acid violence. For more information check out our website […]

Bangladesh Journalists Protest against Traffic Accident

Bangladesh Journalists Protest against Traffic Accident

Bangladeshi journalists put barricade and set fire on road during a demonstration in front of National Press Club in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, Dec. 28,  2011. A senior journalist was seriously injured by a speedy bus here on  Wednesday morning. <Photo: Xinhua/Shariful Islam> news@theasian.asia  

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