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Jan 19, 2021

Here are five key areas where EdTech solutions can help countries transition their short-term education solutions to the medium and long-term.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments around the world to find innovative and practical approaches to improve teaching and learning. An unprecedented surge in...

Jan 16, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – In early 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) formalized a partnership to catalyze women’s entrepreneurship through gender lens impact investing in Asia.

Jan 11, 2021

Vonage’s Video API powers Wall Street English’s online educational solutions
Digital communications a critical means of providing educational services in response to COVID-19

SINGAPORE -- Vonage (Nasdaq: VG), a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital...

Jan 03, 2021

PETALING JAYA, 29 December 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- RYTHM Foundation, the social impact initiative of the QI Group is the proud winner of the Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) Sustainable Development Award (SDA) 2020 for its Maharani programme, which works with at-risk, adolescent girls from...

Dec 29, 2020

Teachers from U.S., China and other countries express need for more support, training; concern that students lack internet access and devices to learn online

Dec 19, 2020

4 December 2020, Bangkok: TCEB in collaboration with Department of Disease Control (DDC) under the Ministry of Public Health and MICE Academic Cluster, has developed and launched training courses to equip DMCs and manpower in MICE and travel industries with knowledge and understanding in the standards of monitoring...

Dec 14, 2020

In-game island The Floating City helps boost awareness of environmental issues through gameplay and expert insights

Dec 06, 2020

A Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) study has found that some Singaporeans have reported that, despite being aware of the existence of ‘deepfakes’ in general, they believe they have circulated deepfake content on social media which they later found out was a hoax.

Nov 14, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- A research team led by Professor Wang Wen-ching of the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) has exploited the power of big data to identify two key biomarkers contributing to the proliferation and metastasis of gastric (stomach) cancer. Using the US...

Nov 14, 2020

A hospitality college in Bali, Indonesia, has begun accepting coconuts as tuition payment as it acknowledged that students face economic hardship in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

When students at the Venus One Tourism Academy, based in the city of Gianyar in central Bali, pay their fees with coconuts...

Oct 28, 2020

Breaking through the Limitation of Battery Life of Smart Watches and Wristbands

Smart watches and wristbands are becoming more and more popular. Various new functions such as health monitoring, contactless payment, entertainment, living assistance, have been added to these small devices and bring convenience...

Oct 11, 2020

Mastercard announces new goal to reach 5 million girls by 2025 with signature STEM education program

Singapore – October 9, 2020 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced that its signature STEM education program, Girls4Tech™, reached its initial milestone goal of educating one million girls. Ahead of UNICEF’s...

Oct 03, 2020

Cancer cells are killed in lab experiments and tumour growth reduced in mice, using a new approach that turns a nanoparticle into a 'Trojan horse' that causes cancer cells to self-destruct, a research team at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Oct 03, 2020

Chief executives of 110 companies in Thailand on Wednesday, have signed up to a new set of UN principles on women’s economic empowerment, pledging to improve gender equality in the boardroom, equal pay for equal work, and safer and more inclusive workplaces.

The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs),...

Sep 29, 2020

Preface Coding - An AI Pioneer Transforms the Coding Education

(15 September 2020 - Hong Kong) Being the first in Asia to take home the EdTechXGlobal Award, Preface Coding ("PREFACE") provides coding courses for students of all ages and occupations. Offering personalised courses, PREFACE uses A.I. and...

Sep 11, 2020

Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries in order to create new batteries.

The team demonstrated their concept using orange peel, which recovered...

Aug 23, 2020

Simply flex your index finger to fire your weapon and rotate your wrist clockwise to move forward. Immersive controls have always been a pipedream in the world of gaming, but is steadily becoming reality. A team of researchers from NUS, led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, has developed a smart glove – called ‘...

Aug 11, 2020

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) have recently conducted a study to investigate the impact of liver injury on clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients. Data from over 1,000 COVID-19 patients in Hong Kong was analysed and liver injury was found in around 20...

Aug 09, 2020

PETALING JAYA, 7th August 2020: RYTHM Foundation, the social impact initiative of the QI Group, and MySkills Foundation, a holistic youth skills training organisation have joined forces to provide skills training to at-risk adolescent boys from disadvantaged families through a new initiative – IMPACT.

Aug 07, 2020

Architects and marine scientists at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have jointly developed a novel method for coral restoration making use of specially designed 3D printed artificial ‘reef tiles’ for attachment by corals to enhance their chance of survival in the Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park in Hong Kong waters.