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18 Jan 2019
Conservationists look at five human socioeconomic scenarios to better understand fate of endangered big cat.
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05 Dec 2018
New study identifies the most important factors influencing the livelihood of small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia.
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28 Nov 2018
The reinstatement of SST to replace GST means that the new SST rate is expected to be higher yet with lesser tax coverage than the GST. Consumers will not be burdened much with the tax payment, except those goods and services comply with the SST.
26 Nov 2018
Survey shows think tanks in Myanmar need to improve research quality and outreach to ensure officials have easy access to accurate information for making national policy.
14 Nov 2018
Media are invited to attend a roundtable discussion on Nov. 19 about how Myanmar’s think tanks can better support policymakers, hosted by the International Development Research Centre and local partners.
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29 Oct 2018
Understanding the economic value of medicinal plants in Malaysia’s Bidayuh community could help develop a better conservation strategy.
29 Oct 2018
The 24th Congregation held on the 28th October saw the conferment of Honorary Doctorates upon five prominent figures and doctoral degrees on 414 graduates.
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24 Oct 2018
Tereos, a global leader in sugar, alcohol, starch & sweeteners, and leading provider of healthy formulations, announced today the official opening of the Tereos Asia R&D Centre, in collaboration and supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
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12 Oct 2018
Researchers have found a way to predict if it will be an El Niño or La Niña year up to 17 months in advance.
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12 Oct 2018
Policy experts gather in Tokyo to discuss science advice in a changing world
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11 Oct 2018
"It's the responsibility of every individual and the civil society to be responsible and ensure accountability to implement and invest in schemes and legislations for girls' education," Puja Marwaha, CEO at Child Rights and You (CRY) says.
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09 Oct 2018
Selected to be a part of the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, Hokkaido University will launch the “Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICRD)” in October 2018.
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04 Oct 2018
A study by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has detected an extensive amount of sunscreen chemicals in seawater that could pose a risk to human health.
01 Oct 2018
With rapidly increasing research output, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology applauded by Nature Index as a rising star.
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27 Sep 2018
TechNode and CYZone were two China-based organisations that spotlighted ASEAN-China tech collaboration at SWITCH, the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology, Sep 17-20, 2018.
24 Sep 2018
The Call for Papers for the third issue of Cubic Journal seeks diverse contributions from a wide range of design sectors.
24 Sep 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design has announced the arrival of Issue 1: Design Social | Technology - Activism - Anti-Social.
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24 Sep 2018
The incidence and prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing due to many risks factors, such as, food intake, increasing TV watching time and fewer activities. Children who are less active and do fewer physical or sports activities have been related to poor fitness level and excessive weight gain.
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20 Sep 2018
Find out more at SWITCH 2018 - 17-20 September 2018, Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore
Fluorescence images of pancreatic cancer micro-tumors
19 Sep 2018
A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics.
18 Sep 2018
Dr. Sivaprakash Sengodan, 2015 Ph.D. graduate from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been appointed as a professor at Imperial College of London.
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18 Sep 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been selected for the 2018 Basic Research Projects in Science and Engineering.
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18 Sep 2018
Partnership signed at TechInnovation 2018, Singapore
18 Sep 2018
A graduate student from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been selected for GRA-NRF Program in Canada.
Evolution of psychiatric disorders and human personality traits
07 Sep 2018
How and why human-unique characteristics such as highly social behavior, languages and complex culture have evolved is a long-standing question. A research team led by Tohoku University in Japan has revealed the evolution of a gene related to such human-unique psychiatric traits.
03 Sep 2018
The 2018 Genome Expo was held at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) from August 31 to September 1, 2018.
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29 Aug 2018
Hiroshima University, Japan, has announced its fellowship opening for a junior science communicator.
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10 Aug 2018
Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology.
31 Jul 2018
The School of Business and Management at HKUST has named a classroom after the late Kellogg Dean Emeritus Donald P. Jacobs in honor of his tremendous contributions to the renowned Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (KH EMBA) Program.
18 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Peking University, the Beijing Municipal Government, and Shougang Group of Beijing jointly organised the “Global Youth Leaders Summit 2018” from 13 to 20 July — the first-ever multi-partite collaboration for youth development among universities, government and business sectors.

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