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08 Dec 2016
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), the only S&T specialized institution and the third university in the nation to receive the recognition.
07 Dec 2016
The list highlights the region’s most creative and bold young inventors, entrepreneurs and researchers, celebrating the rising stars who have dedicated their careers to purpose-driven innovation.
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15 Nov 2016
A researcher team led at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) evaluated the impact of weather changes on tourists’ behaviour and their level of satisfaction while visiting Hong Kong.
08 Nov 2016
Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran outlined the new energy realities facing the global energy landscape, and made a series of announcements on Singapore’s efforts to address the realities.
04 Nov 2016
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to announce a MicroMasters programme in International Hospitality Management to bridge the knowledge gap between higher education and the workplace.
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04 Nov 2016
The Third Summit on University Social Responsibility (USR), a key initiative of the University Social Responsibility Network (USR Network), kicked-off today (4 November) in Beijing.
03 Nov 2016
The event, congregating leaders and experts from Australia and New Zealand will be a remarkable platform to deliberate on disruptive technologies and new business models.
27 Oct 2016
Masagos Zulkilfli, Singapore's Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, announced that Singapore has launched the world's largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) cell test-bed, and the region’s first large-scale, offshore power grid system.
27 Oct 2016
The completion ceremony of the 2nd phase of construction at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, takes place on October 18, 2016. With these new additions, UNIST prepares to take off as a world-leading research-focused institution.
26 Oct 2016
With increasing talks on sustainable growth and adoption of renewable energy, there is a pressing need for Asia to implement solutions to increase energy access.
26 Oct 2016
Although remarkable progress has been made to improve energy access in recent years, close to half a billion people living in the Asia Pacific region still lack access to electricity. An estimated 350 million are concentrated in South Asia alone, she said. This further entrenches the poverty cycle.
25 Oct 2016
It was announced by Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran at the Singapore International Energy Week 2016.
15 Oct 2016
Mr. Nitin Bhat, Partner & Head of Consulting, Asia-Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that the award recipients showed great innovation, visionary and smart strategies needed to succeed in the competitive Singapore market.
14 Oct 2016
Digital disruption was the underlying theme at Frost & Sullivan’s annual Growth Innovation and Leadership (GIL) 2016: Asia Pacific global congress, which took place on 13 October 2016 at the Conrad Centennial Singapore.
06 Oct 2016
The summit will explore how digital transformation is changing distinct industry verticals and how companies will benefit with transforming technology.
03 Oct 2016
The fifth edition featured the new Enterprise Europe Network segment and Platform Technologies panel on Smart Nations
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26 Sep 2016
When parties outsource duties to independent contractors who then carry out the work negligently, is the hiring party also responsible? Researchers from Singapore Management University believe so.
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20 Sep 2016
Robotic Chef, Thin Film Solar Cells, Free Space Technology and more at the fifth edition of Singapore’s premier technology brokerage event
15 Sep 2016
Paris, 14 September—As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in research and development (R&D).
05 Sep 2016
Themed “Managing NRW the Asian Way and Enabling Indonesian Water Utilities”, the trade event will address issues in water loss management in Asia, with a focus on Indonesia, which is one of the region’s most populous nations.
01 Sep 2016
The Global Start-up Business Plan Competition aims to stimulate and unleash the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation among aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with ideas that contribute to their personal economic benefit and towards developing their communities.
31 Aug 2016
Two Luminaries to Present Keynote Speeches at the 9th Singapore International Energy Week
18 Aug 2016
First Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology to Showcase a Vibrant Tech and Innovation Ecosystem
18 Aug 2016
International MNCs, SMEs and technology seekers explore fresh ideas for collaboration through open innovation
Associate Professor Henry Gao
08 Aug 2016
Despite its ascent on the world stage, research conducted by Researcher from Singapore Management University shows that China may prefer to keep a low profile in global organisations.
Associate Professor Zang Yoonseok
08 Aug 2016
Researcher from Singapore Management University is uncovering the implications of informal business networks between top executives and their independent auditors.
05 Aug 2016
On August 4, as part of her participation in a meeting of Trade Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced a new project to be funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
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04 Aug 2016
Hotels usually offer rewards to customers in form of economic or social benefits. Researchers in Hong Kong have recently conducted a study to explore how customers perceive different types of rewards and how those perceptions influence customer loyalty.
24 Jul 2016
Fifth edition of TechInnovation aims to strengthen collaboration in the spirit of open innovation
07 Jul 2016
SIEW 2016 will bring together top energy leaders to share perspectives on the theme, “New Energy Realities”, which addresses the implications of energy prices remaining lower for longer, and a greater push to make energy systems both greener and smarter.

Events

05 Dec 2008
The troubles in US subprime lending that began in 2007 proved to be a catalyst to failures of gigantic financial services companies around the world. To understand the present world business, we are starting a series of global business seminars, first with INDIA.
27 Dec 2008
The CBL International Dubai Business School will be held from the 27th of December 2008 – 10th of January 2009 in cooperation with the Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai - lectures on banking, finance, logistics, aviation, business law and media in Dubai and the UAE
05 May 2009
WCYF 2009 theme is Education for Sustainable Development with the sub themes of Peace and Human Rights, Climate Change, Sustainable Lifestyle, Entrepreneurship, Education & Technology, Advocacy for Sustainable Development
26 Nov 2008
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) with the support of the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) will be organising a one-day National Manufacturing Conference
06 Oct 2008
New Delhi, India - This event will provide ideal opportunities for entering the rapidly developing Indian market to companies offering services and technologies for the food processing industry.
15 Dec 2008
The School of Business and Economics of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and the Faculty of Economics and Business of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) are pleased to announce the 3rd International Borneo Business Conference.
30 Sep 2008
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is proud to host the SIFE (ACE) Memorial Team who are in Singapore to represent Canada in the “Students in Free Enterprise” World Championships
05 Sep 2008
Delhi, India - Health India Expo is a comprehensive showcase of opportunities emerging in India's burgeoning healthcare sector. The health care sector in India offers abundant collaboration opportunities for companies and medical practitioners from all over the world.
28 Aug 2008
The India Lectures: Distinguished thinkers reflect on a rising world power. M.J. Akbar, the renowned Indian journalist, editor, and author kicks off IDRC's year-long series, The India Lectures, on August 28.
15 Oct 2008
Following the success of BES 2007, the BES Asia 2008 will take place at the KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. Once again there will be a chance to take part in a series of workshops targeting local and regional potential buyers as well as governmental officials from the Malaysian Ministry of Education.
06 Nov 2008
The MSI Conference is the only large international conference in India entirely dedicated to maritime and naval security
13 Aug 2008
Melbourne, Australia - The Infrastructure Australia Exhibition will provide a platform for exhibitors to showcase their products and services and bring together leading projects from Australia that deal with Infrastructure in some shape or form.
06 Dec 2008
Defence and National Security Leadership Summit 2008 is a high level international summit dedicated to defence and national security in India, integrating all three defence services, government, key think tanks and industry.
06 Nov 2008
The Annual Indo-International Homeland Security & Defence Exhibition
05 Aug 2008
London - GEMS 2008 will identify key market trends, evaluate strategic challenges and the critical issues that impact on emerging markets. What’s new in these markets? What’s next? Where will growth come from? Where are the opportunities? Where are the risks?
14 Aug 2008
Singapore - This year's Forum will focus singularly on brand issues with the aptly titled theme "Maverick Approaches to Brand Building "
21 Aug 2008
Singapore - Singapore and Southeast Asia’s most comprehensive Jewellery, Gems and Accessories Exhibition is back for the 4th consecutive year and is all set to offer the best and brightest baubles and business opportunities for the industry.
03 Jul 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - The event shows the way to strengthen Garment and Textile industrial associations and clusters to compete in global market, and Free Trade Agreement.
09 Jul 2008
Singapore - Salvo's Asia Pacific Corporate Social Responsibility is specifically designed to meet CSR professional demands to better their initiatives, strengthen their commitments and balance their investments.
25 Sep 2008
Tianjin, PRC - This is the Annual Meeting of the Community of Global Growth Companies CEOs.
15 Jun 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 300 leaders from over 20 countries will convene to debate the challenges and priorities that will ultimately shape the region’s future agenda.
26 Aug 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - This major international event will focus on the latest opportunities to grow microfinance availability through linkages with the financial system, new partnerships and innovative applications of technology.
30 Jun 2008
Queensland, Australia - Speakers with expertise in identified areas of interest and importance to industry, science and technology will be invited to share their knowledge with delegates.
03 Sep 2008
Shanghai, China - China’s No 1 event for the Sweet and Confectionery Industry. Sweets China has its focus on baked goods, biscuits, cocoa, chocolate and chocolate products, ice cream, raw pastes, snack articles and sugar confectionery.
29 May 2008
Shanghai, China - This is a great opportunity to make successful market entry in China's organic business.
09 Jun 2008
New Delhi, India - The event brings together players from the entire value chain to discuss best practices in sustainable biofuels market expansion.
05 Jun 2008
Sarawak, Malaysia - This year's theme is "Strengthening Malaysia's Position as a Vibrant, Innovative and Competitive Financial Hub". The conference aims to provide a platform for the discussion and exchange of ideas and knowledge between academicians and practitioners.
20 May 2008
Postsocialist economies in Asia as well as in Europe pose many problems for economic policy makers and the international community since the fall of the Iron Curtain. This lecture will provide a broad review of the experience of dealing with postsocialist economies that has been accumulated at the Halle Institute for Economic Research.
05 Jun 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 2008 Global Summit of Women explores two of the major forces that will impact the 21st century global marketplace – Women and the Asia-Pacific economies.
29 May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Special Lecture in English on US-China Relations by Professor Harry Harding, from George Washington University. This programme is sponsored by Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies and Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.

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Giants in history

Physicist Narinder Singh Kapany (31 October 1926 – 4 December 2020) pioneered the use of optical fibres to transmit images, and founded several optical technology companies. Born in Punjab, India, he worked at a local optical instruments factory before moving to London for PhD studies at Imperial College. There, he devised a flexible fibrescope to convey images along bundles of glass fibres.
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).