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Aug 17, 2019

Manila, August 6, 2019 — The Asia Foundation, in partnership with RTI International, SIL LEAD, and Florida State University, is implementing the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines project (ABC+). The ABC+ project is designed to improve education...

Aug 05, 2019

The NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) Flag Day 2019 takes a different approach this year. Stepping up their efforts to help the less fortunate, the event is now a two-day affair. On 28 July, NUS students battled the heat to make their way round the island, seeking for donations from the public. They will do the same on 5...

Jul 30, 2019

Blood is needed more than anything else when a car accident or an emergency situation occurs. According to a report from the Department of Heath, the Philippines needs 1 million units of blood every year, which can save the lives of hundreds of people. However, there is still a long way to go to maintain a stable...

Jul 19, 2019

The call for submissions is opened. Each category winner will be awarded a trophy and a cash prize.

MANILA, July 19, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- This year’s Asia-Pacific Housing Forum in Bangkok, Thailand on September 16-19, 2019 will power up the recognition of industry leaders, innovators and disruptors in...

Jul 16, 2019

Raju Vaidyanathan, Managing Director of ELM Solutions in Chennai, Amarchand Jain, Advisor at Sevalaya, and Jonah Paransky, General Manager and Executive Vice President of ELM Solutions, inaugurate the new building. (Photo: Wolters Kluwer)

Jun 20, 2019

Manila, 19 June 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In the lead-up to the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce its collaboration with innovation technology partner Hilti Foundation and industry partner Ananda Development for the four-day event from September 16 to 19, 2019 in Bangkok,...

May 15, 2019

Petaling Jaya, May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- It has been reported that the number of patients in the organ donation waiting list is increasing each year but only 1.3% of the population of Malaysia registered as organ donor pledgers.

Apr 22, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, April 2019 – Following the successful campaign last year, Grab Malaysia and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia are joining hands once again in raising funds to purchase a dialysis machine for the poor kidney failure patients in NKF. The collaboration between Malaysia’s first non-...

Apr 18, 2019

17 April 2019 – Royal HaskoningDHV looks back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway transport and the mainport concept.

Apr 01, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) launched a strategy to build innovation capacity among public higher education institutions throughout the country on February 12, 2019.

Apr 01, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), joined Tagbilaran City and Maynilad Water Services Inc. to celebrate World Water Day. The March 20 event highlighted the city’s successes in improving access to safe water and reaffirmed the partnership...

Mar 07, 2019

Manila, March 06, 2019 – International volunteers from Habitat for Humanity break ground today in Fiji for this year’s Pacific Build, following in the footsteps of other volunteers at the Asia Build in Myanmar last month.

Fifty-two young Japanese volunteers spent 10 days from February 10 to 20 to help build...

Feb 23, 2019

-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signs two MOUs that will also encourage intergenerational bonding

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 23 to collaborate on various initiatives to...

Feb 22, 2019

Kobe, Japan, Feb 22, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - The Government of Japan, in collaboration with The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), held today a major international forum to engage in in-depth discussion on the resilience of society.

Feb 20, 2019

Hanoi, February 19, 2019 — The Boeing Company and The Asia Foundation announce a one-year vocational training program in Hanoi and Hai Duong to provide a holistic training program focused on practical information technology skills development for disadvantaged young adults in Hanoi and Hai Duong provinces. The Asia...

Feb 14, 2019

• Habitat for Humanity through Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter’s roundtable and report launch urges housing sector leaders to work together to improve India’s skills development landscape.

• TCIS offers financial and technical support, knowledge of low-income housing issues and access to global...

Feb 08, 2019

Delhi, February 7, 2019 – Through the ShelterTech Accelerator, Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter and the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad are seeking the next generation of affordable housing entrepreneurs in India. This initiative supports...

Jan 31, 2019

Hanoi, January 30, 2019 — The Asia Foundation collaborated with 90 volunteers in Hanoi to translate 100 children’s books into Vietnamese and publish them on Let’s Read, its free digital library for children. The events, held on December 20, 2018 and January 3, 2019, brought together editors from Kim Dong Publishing...

Dec 19, 2018

JAKARTA, December 19, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Celebrating hope, joy and giving, Asian Tour golfers and staff spent a day to volunteer and build homes with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and future homeowners in Sentul village, Bojong Koneng in Bogor to cap the successful Indonesian Masters.

"It has been a...

Dec 12, 2018

JAKARTA, December 12, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity, the sustainable development partner of the Asian Tour 2018 season, will be raising funds at the Indonesia Masters to support the needs of tsunami and earthquake-affected families in Sulawesi and Lombok.

Nov 27, 2018

MANILA, November 22, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Habitat for Humanity marks 35 years of building and improving homes in the Asia-Pacific region with the announcement that it has served close to 4.8 million people this year. The figure is one of the highlights of Habitat for Humanity’s 2018 annual report which shows how...

Nov 27, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, November 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Grab Malaysia and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia recently announced a fundraising partnership to purchase a dialysis machine for the underprivileged kidney failure patients. The collaboration between Malaysia’s first non-governmental organisation to...