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05 Aug 2016
Two Bachelor of Engineering (Agriculture And Biosystem) students from the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) made the university proud when they won an international-level “Award Vertical Farming” recently.
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).
02 Aug 2016
Inaugural one-north Festival brings science, engineering, technology and media closer to the public, while highlighting one-north as the hub for innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and cutting-edge research.
02 Aug 2016
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today announced board appointment changes at the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) and the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS).
01 Aug 2016
The Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment is pleased to invite submissions for its 11th Cycle.
27 Jul 2016
While breastfeeding has become more common across the globe in recent years, lactating women may not be aware of the nutrient adequacy of their breast milk and how their daily diet affects their nutrition intakes.
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20 Jul 2016
A computer model that can “learn” similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.
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04 Jul 2016
A unique United Nations commissioned academic research collaboration has issued recommendations on the prevention and mitigation of business-related human rights abuses in the Global South.
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04 Jul 2016
Researchers from Singapore Management University are unlocking how our cultural identity shapes our lives and attitudes, even at a subconscious level.
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30 Jun 2016
The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre.
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29 Jun 2016
Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).
29 Jun 2016
Don't miss Employee Benefits Asia, Asia's leading C&B conference. In Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in August - Register Now
28 Jun 2016
The Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) is pleased to announce the first of two research calls in 2016.
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23 Jun 2016
Researchers are excavating human remains from caves in Palawan Island in the Philippines to learn more about the diversity of burial and other cultural practices over the past 10,000 years.
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22 Jun 2016
An international research team is investigating who benefits from the globalisation of online work, hoping to identify how government policies can help to avoid the creation of digital sweatshops.
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22 Jun 2016
Computer modelling based on microclimate data from a Malaysian public park has shown how adding trees and grass can improve living conditions in dense city cores.
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21 Jun 2016
A researcher at the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) is studying the ancient Japanese culture of “ama” – women who traditionally free-dive in the sea in search of seaweed, lobsters, snail “turbo” shells and, in the distant past, pearls – and its potential connections to Philippine maritime cultures.
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13 Jun 2016
Asian countries have begun the long road toward clean energy. The challenges, however, are immense.
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13 Jun 2016
Nagoya University-based researchers analyze ancient DNA of Neolithic domestic goats to reveal that the goats were introduced into the Southern Caucasus from the Fertile Crescent during the early sixth millennium BC, probably alongside establishment of trade links or population movement.
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09 Jun 2016
Fishing closures established in Indonesia’s shark sanctuary are good for sharks and other fish, but it also means putting restrictions on local community members who fish for a living.
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07 Jun 2016
A professor, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars in the field of Electronic Packaging, winning the 2015 IEEE CPMT Best Paper Awards.
06 Jun 2016
Call for papers: Special Issue Exploring the University Industry Government Relationship issues in Malaysia
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03 Jun 2016
More than 167,000 hectares of coastland – about 0.6% of the country’s total area – are projected to go underwater in the Philippines, especially in low-lying island communities, according to research by the University of the Philippines.
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02 Jun 2016
Researchers in Burma are working with representatives from government, civil society and the private sector to find solutions for eliminating child labour and introducing other overdue labour reforms.
02 Jun 2016
Training & Development Asia 2016 is a two-day regional conference for HR managers and senior learning & development specialists which will take place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June.
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27 May 2016
Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia (SEA). The infographic provides an overview of current health threats, including those related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), trends in financin¬g for health focus areas as well as gaps in development assistance.
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27 May 2016
In India, a non-profit organisation is enhancing the links between women-owned businesses and global supply chains. The aim is to eventually roll out a data platform that serves and promotes women entrepreneurs from 17 other countries.
26 May 2016
Nobel Laureate Peter Grünberg has been appointed a Specially Invited Professor at the Institute for Materials Research at Tohoku University, Japan, at a ceremony on May 2.
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17 May 2016
Scientists at Taylor’s University in Malaysia and the Chinese University of Hong Kong are undertaking interdisciplinary research to understand the food habits of the people of Hong Kong.
06 May 2016
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) recently hosted leading researchers from the international campuses of the University of Nottingham in UK, China and Malaysia.

Events

23 May 2007
Extensive media coverage on climate change and its devastating impacts in particular has made many Malaysians feel helpless and unsure what to do. The Chevening Alumni is organising this forum to discuss the issue and advise Malaysians on what they can do to reduce their climate impact.
03 May 2007
Arizona, USA - The main objective of this conference is to promote Lao studies by providing an international forum for scholars to present and discuss various aspects of Lao studies.
06 May 2007
Hawaii, USA - For journalists from the US and Asian countries with large Muslim populations.
01 Nov 2007
Seoul, Korea - Annual meetings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC) have provided places where scholars in theoretical and computational linguistics mainly from the Pacific Asia region get together to share new ideas about language, information and computation.
13 Jul 2007
Stanford, CA : This conference will convene influential American journalists who covered momentous events and significant trends in the two Koreas.
22 May 2007
Stanford, CA : How do security and democracy interact in Southeast Asia? Can and should democracy become a regional priority in Southeast Asia? Why, or why not, to what extent, and with what policy implications -- and recommendations? These are the core questions that the conference and the book will try to answer.
13 Sep 2007
Singapore : This workshop aims to explore the mutual interactions of global and local discourses and practices that shape female migration and labor in and across Asia, particularly in Southeast Asia and China, as well as Asian migrant women workers’ experiences, identities and agencies.
07 May 2007
Women and Gender Institute (WAGI), Miriam College’s specialized center for advocacy on women’s issues, gender equality and non-sexist education annually offers a summer course on international women’s human rights. It is the first academic-based women’s human rights course offered in the Philippines.
06 Nov 2007
Kuala Lumpur - The global higher education forum, Malaysia 2007 (GHEF 2007) will bring together higher education leaders, scholars, policy makers, and administrators to reflect, analyze and discuss the different issues and explore policies to improve the future provision of quality and relevant higher education in countries around the world.
23 Apr 2007
This annual conference, jointly mounted by the United Nations Association, Westminster and RUSI has established itself as one of the UK’s most authoritative annual reviews of UN peacekeeping activities. Ensuring Success in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Tasks for Peacekeepers and Those Who Follow Them
25 Apr 2007
His Excellency, Mr Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia will deliver a lecture entitled “New Developments in the Caspian and South Caucasus: A View from Georgia”, at RUSI on 25 April 2007.
24 Apr 2007
As part of a series of activities throughout 2007 exploring the link between Climate Change and security, RUSI will host a one-day conference on Climate Security in Asia on 24 April 2007.
17 Apr 2007
This conference will aim to explore Pakistani and British experiences in combating terrorism and to define the road ahead for regional peace and security.
29 May 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Leading broadcasters in Asia-Pacific will meet at AMS 2007 to examine business models and strategies in addressing the industry’s many challenges - the explosion of new channels, new technologies, audience fragmentation, media globalization and changing consumer patterns.
18 Jul 2007
This workshop goes beyond a mere political approach to reconciliation and offers new understandings of cultural reconciliation processes and factors, which both facilitate and inhibit reconciliation in different cultures. This will provide valuable insights not only for Indonesia, but for conflict situations much more broadly.
26 Mar 2007
Tokyo Japan - In celebration of its 150-year anniversary next year, Keio University will organize a two-day workshop for graduate students entitled "Changing Faces of Nationalism in Asia" on 26-27 March 2007.
07 Aug 2007
A look at how post-independent nation-states of Southeast Asia face various challenges.
25 Jun 2007
This unprecedented event will feature some of the most interesting topics concerning journalism.
16 May 2007
This seminar argues that "calls to shut down globalization are pointless, because nobody is in charge," while at the same suggesting ways in which "we can attempt to nudge our rapidly integrating world toward a more harmonious course."
02 May 2007
Based on his personal experience on the ground, speaker Dr. Eric Morris will analyze the successes and failures in managing this transition. He will examine issues of accountability, transparency, and equity.
04 Apr 2007
This seminar will focus on the dynamics inside the Free Aceh Movement (GAM). It also includes first-hand research in Aceh including interviews with former GAM leaders and combatants.
08 Mar 2007
You might think that women's equality benefits mostly women, but every one-percentile growth in female secondary schooling results in a 0.3 percent growth in the economy. Yet girls are often kept from receiving education in the poorest countries that would best benefit from the economic growth.
08 Mar 2007
This workshop aims to explore China’s urbanization and how one should regard and understand China’s urbanization and its effects on the world.
15 Mar 2007
Asian field is exceptionally rich because Asia is home to many religions and to a host of rich body cultures. The conference will focus on three themes ie Sociological, Religious and Artistic.
21 Mar 2007
This conference aims to bridge the gulf that has emerged between research on South and Southeast Asia by bringing together, experts from both sides of the Bay of Bengal.
26 Apr 2007
The conference aims to bring together scholars of Asia whose work interrogates the state-family relationship.
10 Mar 2007
This symposium aims to bring together researchers to provide a comprehensive survey of new religious movements, religious innovations, and sacralisation of urban spaces in Singapore.
13 Mar 2007
Singapore - A Celebration of Wildlife and the Environment, and our Relationship with the Natural World. Wildlife Asia celebrates the very best in wildlife filmmaking in Asia and throughout the world.
10 Apr 2007
Laguna, Philippines - Expectations of broad-based growth for fisheries-dependent communities are tempered by concerns on the precarious state of aquatic resources, especially in Southeast Asia. The link among fisheries, poverty, and sustainability raises a host of important and as yet unanswered research questions.

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