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Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
24 Aug 2005
Wages are low, the hours long irregular, and the work repetitive and often hazardous. There is a concentration of women and children, particularly girls, in the work force.
PCAMRD
24 Aug 2005
PCAMRD Confers 19th Dr. Elvira O. Tan Memorial Award
Nature Publishing Group
21 Aug 2005
Nature Medicine - Press release for papers that will be published online on 21 August 2005
Nature Publishing Group
21 Aug 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS - Press release for papers that will be published online on 21 August 2005
Keio University
18 Aug 2005
Seminars to be held at Keio School of Medicine (Shinanomachi Campus) in August and September
Keio University
18 Aug 2005
The Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was established by the Internet Society to honor a person who has made outstanding contributions in Internet services. Dr. Murai is the first winner of this award from Asia.
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Asia Research News
17 Aug 2005
H5N1 and H1N1 are high on the international agenda due to fears that it could lead to the next worldwide human flu pandemic. See here for Experts and press releases.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
This study finds that household income, child’s age, premature births, and average number of births turn out to be significant predictors of child survival in Pakistan.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
Conventional methods of health care financing through tax revenues have failed to meet the health care needs of all, resulting in differential access to health care facilities by different income groups.
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
14 Aug 2005
The objective of the book is to look into the causal relationships between poverty and lack of democracy on the one hand, and terrorism on the other.
Nature Publishing Group
14 Aug 2005
Nature reveals that from the dozens of patients who caught the deadly H5N1 strain this year, the WHO has managed to obtain just six samples.
Nature Publishing Group
14 Aug 2005
Press release for Nature's avian flu special issue. 26 May, vol 435, no 7041
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
12 Aug 2005
The focus is on Asian security issues and opportunities for the European Union to enhance its role as an actor in relation to Asian security. The potential role of Denmark in this respect is also touched upon.
PCAMRD
11 Aug 2005
Among the topics discussed were: Genetic Engineering, Radiological Emergencies and Nuclear Terrorism, Disaster Management, Marine Microorganisms, Banana Industry, Earthquake and Volcano Hazards and Weather Forecasting.
PCAMRD
11 Aug 2005
Awards were given out for research in Mango and Woodwool while PCAMRD presented the latest technology in value-added products from tilapia, giant freshwater prawn, freshwater aquarium fish, vermicomposting, and tilapia broodstock in saline waters.
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
11 Aug 2005
This book has two objectives: 1. It analyses the sources and catalysts of violence in relations between the Muslim world and the West. (Part II). 2. It offers strategic perspectives for reducing Islamic-West inter-civilizational violence. (Part III)
Nature Publishing Group
10 Aug 2005
The completed rice genome sequence and the gene characteristics will hopefully lead to improvements in rice production; The red pigment in roses also makes cornflowers blue, which has puzzled scientists until now.
PCAMRD
08 Aug 2005
Among the achievements of the women were outstanding research in harmful algal blooms, shellfish poisoning, red tide, innovative technology adoption and encouragement of women’s participation in fisheries.
PCAMRD
08 Aug 2005
The Gawad LIDER shall have two categories: the Exemplary Leadership Award and the Innovation Award.
Nature Publishing Group
07 Aug 2005
Nature research journals - For papers that will be published online on 7 August 2005
Nature Publishing Group
04 Aug 2005
Up to three million courses of anti-flu drugs, as well as a policy of isolating groups at risk, would be needed to ward off a human outbreak of avian flu in Southeast Asia.
Nature Publishing Group
02 Aug 2005
Rice grown in the United States contains an average of 1.4-5 times more arsenic than rice from Europe, India and Bangladesh.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
02 Aug 2005
Dioxin levels in chicken eggs from Peshawar was almost 3-times higher than the background levels and levels of DDT was more than four and a half times higher than the EU limit
Nature Publishing Group
31 Jul 2005
Batten down the hatches; Faster sequencing of DNA; Targeting the transcription start site of DNA; A new way to silence genes.
University of the Philippines Diliman
29 Jul 2005
The Philippine Association for Home Economics in State Colleges and Universities (PAHESCU) Journal is now accepting articles/research papers for its April 2006 publications.
Society of Environmental Journalists-Nepal(SEJ-Nepal)
28 Jul 2005
The Society of Environmental Journalists-Nepal (SEJ-Nepal) would like to collaborate with international partners on media awareness training.