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29 Jun 2017
ASEAN is a symbol of regional development in Southeast Asia region. Its Charter envisages legal and institutional frameworks, but ASEAN Member States prefer soft law as compared to the hard law. The importance of legal instruments should be recognized to establish stronger implementation, enforcement, monitoring and reviewing mechanisms.
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23 Jun 2017
A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to discuss law enforcement options and responses to wildlife trafficking –an increasing threat to the world’s wildlife species.
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22 Jun 2017
Imagine being able to take cells from your skin, transform them into other types of cells, such as lung, brain, heart or muscle cells, and use those to cure your ailments, from diabetes to heart disease or macular degeneration. To realise this, however, challenges still remain, Professor Janet Rossant, a pioneer in the field, says.
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21 Jun 2017
Professor Terrence Forrester, an expert in childhood malnutrition, warns that the first 1,000 days are among the most important in children’s lives, and more needs to be done to ensure that they get optimal nutrition during this critical period.
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21 Jun 2017
People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.
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20 Jun 2017
Researchers in Qatar have documented the first evidence for the prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters of Qatar.
Food tastes better in front of a mirror, or even with a picture of yourself eating
09 Jun 2017
Researchers at Nagoya University reveal that eating in front of a mirror—or even with a picture of yourself eating—makes food more appealing.
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01 Jun 2017
The Summit, a key celebratory event of PolyU’s 80th anniversary held from 31 May to 2 June, also features inspiring keynote speeches from pioneers in world-renowned organisations and enterprises in the innovation and technology sector.
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31 May 2017
More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong this week to empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching.
31 May 2017
The Einstein Legacy Project has named Kavli IPMU Director Hitoshi Murayama as a contributor to its Genius:100 Visions of the Future project. Murayama's vision will be one of 100 to be included in the world's first 3D-printed book.
29 May 2017
KAIST Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was elected as a foreign associate to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on May 2.
25 May 2017
Aid & Development Asia Summit, taking place on 14-15 June at the MICC2 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, will discuss on building a culture of resilience and strengthening disaster preparedness and roundtables on emergency communication, early warning systems, GIS, data collection and mapping.
22 May 2017
A workshop co-organised by leading science organisations has produced a comprehensive set of recommendations for supporting refugee researchers fleeing from conflict and war.
19 May 2017
South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) to further advance its leadership role fostering regional innovation and global collaboration.
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16 May 2017
Although the Islamic finance industry is growing at a rapid rate, researchers have highlighted areas of governance that must be reformed.
12 May 2017
Hear from UNDP, Red Cross, WFP, USAID and BBC Media Action at Aid & Development Asia Summit 2017
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11 May 2017
A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.
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09 May 2017
A computer model that can ‘learn’ like a human brain could help water resource managers reduce damage in cases of extreme flooding.
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04 May 2017
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) welcome initiatives The ‘One Belt, One Road (OBOR)’ and ASEAN Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). However, there are some reservations and concerns to these initiatives.
03 May 2017
Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) recently hosted “Everyday Heroes” event to commemorate the World Autism Awareness Month.
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01 May 2017
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.
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28 Apr 2017
Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
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27 Apr 2017
Marked on 24-30 April 2017, World Immunisation Week raises awareness about the importance of vaccines in protecting people against disease and the role of immunization in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
25 Apr 2017
Join Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)'s live webinar on ‘Procurement Trends & Advice for Southeast Asia's Aid and Development Sector’ taking place on 26th April 2017 at 9:30 BST (GMT + 1) / 15:00 MMT / 15:30 ICT.
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21 Apr 2017
Publication is the beginning of research impact and visibility, thus dissemination of research publications have to be proactive. Researchers can promote their research work in three stages: (1) manuscript preparation and submission; (2) post-publication promoting; and (3) after receiving mentions/citations (monitoring).
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11 Apr 2017
The Ainu people are the indigenous population of Hokkaido, Sakhalin and the Kuril islands. Having suffered a great deal of discrimination in modern history, there have been many recent efforts to preserve Ainu culture and its endangered language.
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06 Apr 2017
Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.
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04 Apr 2017
One of the first, formal evaluations of a day care program in India for lowincome households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond.
04 Apr 2017
The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic that explores infrastructure resilience and access to services in Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Myanmar.
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03 Apr 2017
Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

Events

04 Sep 2008
The Philippine Bird Photography Forum (PBPF) and the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum (UPVM) are proud to present Bird Season, an exhibition of full color photographs of 100 bird species by PBPF members.
03 Nov 2008
This timely meeting will focus on the latest global issues and those pertinent to Asia, addressing emerging and re-emerging food and water safety concerns impacting the farm-to-table continuum.
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.
04 Sep 2008
South Korea - LIFT is a series of events to inspire and connect an open community of doers and thinkers exploring the social impact of new technologies.
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.
29 Oct 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The 3rd ILLC 2008 will bring together teachers, educators and scholars to discuss, evaluate and offer new perspectives and directions in language teaching and learning in a rapidly changing world.
12 Dec 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The main objective of this conference is to provide a forum for higher education institutions and educators to present researches and to exchange views on University Autonomy, especially in the different interpretations of the meaning of University Autonomy and the various different ways of achieving autonomy.
06 Jan 2009
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The aim of ICSWS is to create a platform for professionals in the helping field to share their ideas and experience, and discuss on new ways to bring peace to the world.
12 Aug 2008
Climate change is one of the most pressing and debated issues of the 21st century. It is also suddenly a very hot new topic in the global mass media. From August 12-13, 2008 some 35 journalists and climate change technical experts will meet in Manila for the Climate Change Media Workshop for Southeast Asian, China and Bangladesh Journalists.
19 Aug 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main purpose of USM and YTR in organizing such conference will be to showcase the possible local and regional knowledge, researches, activities and resources which can be utilized in addressing the challenges confronting us through synergistic local initiatives.
10 Oct 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main thrust of the conference is to explore ways and means how an alumni organisation can tap funding support and remain financially sustainable.
16 Dec 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - This Conference will be a meeting of minds to primarily discuss significant issues which focus on multidisciplinary perspectives in higher education.
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.
05 Aug 2008
Fukuoka, Japan - WorldCALL is a worldwide professional association for teachers and educators interested in computer assisted language learning.
20 Aug 2008
Serdang, Malaysia - t is the intention of this conference to raise the profile of physical education in the hope of changing the views of many that physical education is not just about getting children’s to move about.
07 Aug 2008
To commemorate the 118th birthday of Jorge B. Vargas, and to coincide with the 2008 Summer Olympics, the UP Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center opens Vargas the Sportsman on 07 August 2008 at the 3/F Memorabilia of the museum.
12 Aug 2008
Leading names in Philippine art banded together for this fundraising exhibit project. The exhibit will run from 12 August to 09 September 2008 at the Landing Gallery of the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum in support of Ms. Susan Fernandez.
09 Nov 2008
We cordially invite young journalists, film and media activists, NGO workers, peace and human rights activists, community leaders and researchers who have at least a bachelor degree in related fields to apply for the workshop.
07 Aug 2008
Editorial cartoons and comic strips are powerful communication tools especially in print media, and nowadays even in the Internet. Invited panelists will address questions from the perspectives of the academe, the print media, and the visual arts.
24 Jul 2008
Acting on the realization that humans have deviated from the original values shared by all religions of the world, the Centre for Policy Research and International Studies, and the Noordin Sopiee Chair in Global Studies, USM will organize this international conference directed to all levels of our society.
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?
25 Sep 2008
Singapore - This research workshop aims among others, to explore and understand the changing landscape of migration and diversity in various Asian contexts.
28 Oct 2008
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The event will provide a dynamic platform for experts, policymakers, non-government and community organizations to exchange ideas and find solutions to the growing number of problems brought by the rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban areas.
04 Jul 2008
The artist will set the context of the Nicanor Abelardo Grand Piano Project by sharing insights on the piano making industry in the country and its demise, his experiences growing up in a piano workshop, and the collaborative processes involved in his past and ongoing projects.
26 Jun 2008
Severino “Nonoy” Marcelo was the only Asian cartoonist featured in Time Magazine for its cover story “Mighty Pens” for his bold commentaries on the current socio-political state of the country through his comic strips.
26 Mar 2009
Cambridge, UK - ‘Continuity and Change’ will be a major interdisciplinary and international conference on Southeast Asia. Its key aim is to reopen the debate on the issue of ‘power’—both in real life and academic scholarship—as it is manifest across the region.
08 Dec 2008
This year, the Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), UNESCO Bangkok, is convening the 4th World Teachers’ Day in Thailand and the 12th UNESCO-APEID International Conference in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Thailand to celebrate this special event together.
19 Oct 2008
Manila, Philippines - The event aims to provide a forum for women legislators, and women in decision making and environment organizations at all levels, in formulating gender-responsive legislation and policies.
15 Jul 2008
Brisbane, Australia - This event aims among others, to bring together all stakeholders from the Asia-Pacific region to collaborate and implement national policy, regulatory and enforcement frameworks for cybersecurity and CIIP.
17 Jun 2008
Seoul, S.Korea - The Ministerial represents an ideal opportunity to consider social, economic and technological trends shaping the development of the Internet Economy, and to discuss policies that can provide an enabling environment for the future.

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