Dear Reader, Here is a baby red pine tree that totally looks the part of a pine forest. Kim In-Seok, staff writer of the Seoul Newspaper and also a member of the Asia Journalist Association Steering Committee got some seeds at ‘The Pine Tree Planting Campaign’ conducted by Munhwailbo in last April. He raised it to the size of a little finger and then contributed it to The AsiaN. The AsiaN delivered by the Asia Journalist Association and this baby…
Korea, UN Secretary General
It gives me pleasure to convey greeting to the Asia Journalist Association on the launch of The AsiaN. This new on-line news service begins work at a time when Asia has emerged as one of the new leaders of the global economy. The region’s prosperity and investment around the world continue to lift missions of people out of poverty.
Iran, Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 2003
These days, peace is threatened in many parts of the world. A lot of intellectuals and NGOs are working for peace settlements and their efforts should be applauded. However, we have to fundamentally think about the meaning of peace. In other words, can we define peace just not involving a war? Do we have to assume…
Nepal, Chairpreson of Maiti Nepal, CNN hero of the year 2010
The rigours of life levy a huge tax on the emotional state of an adult. The accomplishment of tasks and accumulation of wealth bear such importance that an individual forgets what he/she truly seeks. A child on the other hand, lives in the moment, has no prejudices and does not follow conformity. A child has a life to look…
Korea, President of International 10021 Club
Do you want to be happy? Here is the way. If you live with an honest heart, your mind will become beautiful. A person with a beautiful mind will be loved by others and thus inevitably become happy. There is also a way that leads to unhappiness. That is to tell lies. The person who lies is destined to look ugly and become the target of hatred. The person thus becomes unhappy as others dislike him or her.