Passing of Professor Ali-Asghar Khodadoust
Prominent ophthalmologist, corneal transplant surgeon, and lasting scientific figure of Iran and Fars Province, Professor Ali-Asghar Khodadoust, passed away this morning.
Ministry of Energy fire: Building subsides or collapses
With the passing of only a year and a few days after the Plasco building fire and collapse in Tehran, the 51-year old building of the Ministry of Energy, with the same metal structure as Plasco, has caught fire in the capital which has not been extinguished after 24 hours of efforts by firefighters yet. The dangers of it collapsing are very high.
“Bigmouth” - Expression of power and politics
“Bigmouth” is a play from Belgium in which Valentijn Dhaenens, who is the scriptwriter, director, and player, recited speeches by Belgian politicians and religious figures with a humorous tune.
80% growth in Iran’s non-oil exports to ASEAN
Iran’s non-oil exports to the Association of Southeast Asia Nations “ASEAN” had a growth of 80 percent in 2017 as compared with a similar period last year. As reported by Persia Digest, in 2017 Iran had more than USD 1280MM of non-oil exports to ASEAN member countries. In 2016, this figure stood at USD 711MM. Showing an 80% growth in Iran’s non-oil exports to ASEAN as compared with the year before that.
Aydin Aghdashloo, age 77, painting 63 years
Aydin Aghdashloo’s 77th birthday was celebrated yesterday, 30 November, at the 23rd Press Expo in Tehran.
“Travel to Persia” photo Exhibition in Spain
The Cultural Attaché of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Spain, in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art and the local government of Extremadura, have organized a photo exhibition entitled "Travel to Persia" which opened yesterday 29 October 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Badajoz.