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Four Oscar winner Parasite to open Korea movie festival in Bahrain

Four Oscar winner Parasite to open Korea movie festival in Bahrain

  MANAMA: Parasite, the black comedy thriller movie that won four Oscars last year, will open the annual Korean movie festival later this month. The eighth edition of “Korea Movie Weeks” will have its grand opening on November 25 amid full adherence to the precautionary measurements of social distancing. Under the social responsibility and commitment […]

Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

Four of Korea’s major conglomerate heads exchange consolations, blessings, share thoughts at special dinner

By Peter Jaegeul Song Asia N Reporter SEOUL: The heads of four of Korea’s most influential conglomerates, Lee Jae-yong, 52, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Chung Eui-sun, 50, the chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, Choi Tae-won, 60, the chairman of SK group, and Koo Kwang-mo, the CEO of LG Corporation, dined together to console Lee […]

Airlines woo passengers with flights to … nowhere!

Airlines woo passengers with flights to … nowhere!

SEOUL: Lee Joo-mi, 25, didn’t have high expectations when she arrived at Incheon International Airport on Oct. 23. All she had signed up for was a flight from Incheon … to Incheon. The coronavirus pandemic forced the graduate student to return home early from her university in Leicester, Britain. What she didn’t know was that […]

Comedian Park Ji-sun found dead at home: Police

Comedian Park Ji-sun found dead at home: Police

SEOUL: Popular female comedian Park Ji-sun was found dead alongside her mother at her home in Seoul, police said. Police discovered them lying dead at around 1:44 p.m. after getting a report from her father that he could not contact both of them. Park was reportedly under treatment for an unspecified illness and had been […]

Korean scientist Dr. Ra: Stem cells will be the mainstream of medicine worldwide

Korean scientist Dr. Ra: Stem cells will be the mainstream of medicine worldwide

SEOUL: Korea’s most prominent Stem Cell researcher has emphasized that close global cooperation, more normal diet, and closeness to nature were essential to boost chances to beat coronavirus and other viruses. In a virtual roundtable with members of the Asia Journalists Association (AJA) today with the famous Korean scientists and also the chief executive officer […]

Bahraini wins global Korean-language speech, wants to deepen her Korean cultural, linguistic knowledge

Bahraini wins global Korean-language speech, wants to deepen her Korean cultural, linguistic knowledge

By Habib Toumi MANAMA: Zahra Al Safi, the Bahraini student who won a Korean-language speech contest after beating 1,918 competitors from 90 King Sejong Institutes worldwide, has expressed immense delight with the achievement and pledged to further her studies in the Korean language. Zahra was particularly grateful to the Korean embassy in Bahrain and Ambassador […]

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

AJA to host Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, Korea’s most prominent stem cell researcher

SEOUL: Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, CEO of Naturecell and Korea’s most prominent Stem Cell researcher, will be hosted by Asia Journalists Association (AJA) for a live video presentation and interview on October 17, AJA Founder and first president Sang-ki Lee has announced. For the past 20 years, Dr. Ra has shown great progress in the treatment development for […]

Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

  By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: In the last five years, world governance has gone into uncertainty. Starting from the economic trade war between the USA and China to the border disputes and the threats of the Covid-19 pandemic. In his book “Stabilizing an Unstable Economy”, Professor Hyman Minsky’s thinking is relevant because the […]

Wind of Change

Wind of Change

By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: Today, October 3, 1990 is a historic record for the German people, namely the reunification of Germany or German Reunification. The process of unification took place when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), especially after East Germany’s first free […]

Reunification is the human right of every Korean

Reunification is the human right of every Korean

By Habib Toumi BAHRAIN: Looking at the invitation I received from the German Ambassador to Bahrain Kai Boeckmann to attend on October 3 a virtual celebration of the German Unity Day, I could not help wondering if I will ever receive an invitation from the Korean embassy in Bahrain to a Korean Reunification Day or […]

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