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04 Jul 2017
Body donation for medical training and research is practiced around the world. Silent Mentor Programme by University of Malaya aims to cultivate a sense of compassion among medical students and junior doctors towards their patients and to treat human body with utmost respect.
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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.

Events

10 Jun 2008
Montreal, Canada - What can be done to cope with the scourge of global warming? Hear from those already trying to adjust to climate change as well as those researching the best ways to adapt to the challenge.
28 May 2008
Manila, Philippines - The IUC is the biggest bi-annual gathering of academics and social scientists in Southeast Asia. The theme for this year's event is "ASEAN as a Community: Solidarity in a Globalizing World."
14 May 2008
UP Diliman, Quezon City, the Philippines - The UP Centennial Lecture Series is entitled A Centennial Conversation: "Anthropogenic Global Warming: Beyond the Hype" by Dr. Perry S. Ong.
12 Nov 2008
Kunming, China - The conference’s aim is to initiate and stimulate international discussion on the various sustainable issues in the GMS, specifically in the areas of energy, environment, natural resource management, and development planning.
03 Jun 2009
Bali, Indonesia - This SSEASR Conference highlights the very role of waters in creating links between various cultures and subcultures of South and Southeast Asia through river channels, straits, and seas.
06 May 2008
This exhibit pays tribute to the workers' movement in the Philippines that continue to shape the country's history and its contemporary socio-cultural and political challenges.
30 May 2008
KEIO University and the Embassy of Greece to Japan are organising a symposium dedicated to the most translated Greek writer of the 20th century, Νikos KAZANTZAKIS.
24 Jun 2008
UNESCO is convening a special event on 24-26 June 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand to celebrate the innovativeness of ICT in Education.
12 May 2008
This conference explores the issues associated with the development, management and legacies of sport tourism. Its overall theme is 'Sport Tourism and Sustainability: Inter-Relationships, Impacts and Issues'
12 Apr 2008
Where Is Japan Headed? :Views and Expectations from Overseas
24 May 2008
Kobe, Japan - the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting is held with the attendance of ministers of the G8 countries and the European Commissioner responsible for the environment.
03 Jun 2008
Rome, Italy - The overall purpose of the Conference is to address food security and poverty reduction in the face of climate change and energy security.
21 Apr 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - It is expected to be the largest and the most important forestry-related events in the region in 2008.
07 Apr 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - Key ocean-oriented governments, nongovernmental organizations, and industry are being invited, as well, to play a pivotal role in the organization of the Conference and the dissemination of its outputs.
31 Mar 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - The climate change talks will convene sessions, during which Parties need to advance the Bali Road Map agreed last December.
02 Apr 2008
BUCHAREST - will be the biggest NATO Summit, given the number of partners and other international organisations who will be present. Meetings with partners will be an integral part of the Summit, such as in the EAPC lunch, the NATO-Russia Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission.
16 Jun 2008
Singapore - RadioAsia will bring together leading radio media practitioners, communication specialists, policy makers, and academics from across the Asia-Pacific and beyond.
10 Mar 2008
This Forum is also a lead up to the e-Agriculture INDIA 2008 Conference to be held in New Dehli, India 29-31 July 2008. Outcomes will also be reported to the World Summit on the Information Society Follow-up Action meetings to be held in May 2008.
27 Mar 2008
The e-Education 2008 Conference is focusing on various issues such as applications and integration of e-education, practices and cases in e-learning, standards and systems, mobile learning etc.
13 Mar 2008
KL, Malaysia - The ICEPEE’08 focuses on various aspects of engineering professional ethics and education; from classrooms and laboratories to the sites and fields, addressing a range of issues surrounding ethics and values in relation to daily life uman conduct.
11 Mar 2008
The Model G8 Youth Summit 2008 will be held in Yokohama and Tokyo from 11 to 15 March, 2008. Participants will act as government representatives, secretaries, and sherpas to discuss a topic. A panel discussion will also be held in regards with environmental issues. Panelists include leading figures from various fields such as Prof. Heizo Takenaka.
24 Mar 2008
The ASEAN Roundtable aims to create awareness and bring together high level decision makers, experts, policy makers and representatives from civil society to deliberate on the challenges South East Asian countries face in achieving the eight Millenium Development Goals (MDG).
03 Mar 2008
The Nonthaburi Municipality, Thailand, in cooperation with the Southeast Asia Urban Environmental Management Applications Project at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), will organize a half-day policy workshop to help local stakeholders address air pollution problems and global warming issues caused by burning agricultural waste.
15 Mar 2008
Sessions include - Keeping Africa Small which examines Western NGO practices in Africa and I'm A Subsistence Farmer... Get Me Out Of Here! explores the fact that whilst Westerners celebrate nature and complain about consumer lifestyles, many in the developing world yearn for the comforts of modernity.
18 Feb 2008
The UP Vargas Museum hosts Paz Tanjuaquio's artist talk and free dance workshop on 18 February 2008. Tanjuaquio is a choreographer who is co-founder and artistic director of TOPAZ ARTS, Inc., a contemporary dance company based in the United States and established in 2000 with composer Todd Richmond.
08 Feb 2008
New Delhi, India - The purpose of the two-day deliberation is to establish the relevance of both claims - climate justice and development - for the South.
07 Feb 2008
Malta - This conference will focus largely on capacity-building and will address the training and other needs of small states, and other actors who, due to limited financial or human resources, currently do not participate fully in climate change diplomacy.
09 May 2008
Interested applicants are invited to submit their application letters with their biodatas on or before March 1, 2008.
26 Feb 2008
Dramaturgical Revelations showcases genre paintings done by early 20th century Filipino artists. The works highlight the tensions evoked by everyday life by focusing on a specific moment and extending it, inviting the viewer to take part in its dramaturgical revelation.
08 Feb 2008
One of the country's most enduring literary masterpieces, Florante at Laura – written by 19th century poet Francisco Baltazar, also known as Balagtas – serves as the inspiration for an exhibition at the University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum this February.

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