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Aquino Receives Freedom Medal in Germany
Culture / News / The Philippines

Aquino Receives Freedom Medal in Germany

President Benigno Aquino III was presented the Friedrich-Naumann-Freedom-medal in Berlin, Germany last Saturday for his successful reforms in the areas of education, anti-corruption and rule of law. Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt, chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), said that Filipinos serve as an inspiration worldwide. “You are the embodiment and the instigator of … Continue reading »

Matrade To Promote Malaysian Products In Myanmar
Burma / Culture / Economy / Malaysia

Matrade To Promote Malaysian Products In Myanmar

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) is organising the Malaysia Services Exhibition (MSE) and Showcase Malaysia 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar from Oct 1-4, 2014. Its director of cross-border division, Amran Yem, said the third MSE, which has attracted 70 Malaysian companies, would help strengthen Malaysia’s presence in the promising Myanmar market. FULL STORY Continue reading »

Malaysians In Saudi Arabia Well Respected, Sought After
Culture / Lifestyle / Malaysia / Saudi Arabia

Malaysians In Saudi Arabia Well Respected, Sought After

Malaysian professionals in Saudi Arabia are well respected and sought after in Saudi Arabia for their professionalism, dedication and discipline. Malaysian Consul-General to Jeddah, Mohd Khalid Abbasi Abdul Razak said there were currently more than 1,000 Malaysian professionals working in the western zone of Saudi, spanning Tabuk in the north and Jizan in the south, … Continue reading »

Al Qana’ah International Establishment Opens 1st Branch of Tiamo Women Shoes in Saudi Arabia
Culture / Fashion / Saudi Arabia

Al Qana’ah International Establishment Opens 1st Branch of Tiamo Women Shoes in Saudi Arabia

Alkanaah International Corporation, the exclusive agent in Saudi Arabia for ‘Tiamo’ women shoes, bags and accessories and the world’s leader in the ballerina flats and women bags, has announced the opening of its first store in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The store which is located in the second floor of Arab Mall – Jeddah … Continue reading »

Australian Comedian Becomes Unlikely Superstar in South Korea
Australia / Culture / Lifestyle / South Korea

Australian Comedian Becomes Unlikely Superstar in South Korea

An Australian comedian is so popular in South Korea you can’t turn on the television without hearing his name, yet most Australians have never heard of him. Sam Hammington, 37, is the first foreign comedian in South Korea who has managed to hit the big time after being discovered by random as an audience member … Continue reading »

Oman’s ‘Sarb’ Season Starts in Salalah
Culture / Lifestyle / Oman

Oman’s ‘Sarb’ Season Starts in Salalah

The spring season, or ‘Sarb’ as it is called locally, started yesterday in the Governorate of Dhofar. This season will continue until late December. Incidentally, the Governorate of Dhofar just emerged out of the Khareef rainy season, something it had not experienced in decades in terms of rainfall. The spring season is characterised by sunshine … Continue reading »