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Oct 10, 2019

Over 20 bicycle riders will cover 120 kms near Halong Bay in northern Vietnam 19-20 October to raise funds for Operation Smile Vietnam and Blue Dragon’s Children’s Foundation as part of YAANA Corporate Challenge 2019.
Event organisers, YAANA Ventures, are hoping to match the US$25,000 raised in 2017, which,...

Oct 04, 2019

Manila, 04 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Held in the lead up to World Habitat Day on October 7, the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum emphasized the importance of collaboration in the areas of land tenure, disaster resilience, social inclusion, people-centered technologies, market systems, public-private partnerships,...

Sep 28, 2019

Jakarta, September 28, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- One year after the 7.4 magnitude Central Sulawesi earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction, Habitat for Humanity Indonesia reaffirms its commitment to support the shelter needs of families in disaster-prone Indonesia.

Public and private partnerships have played a...

Sep 25, 2019

NEW YORK & HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of “Hunger Map LIVE,” a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict and track the...

Sep 24, 2019

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KFC celebrated the return of its annual giving initiative, “Acts of Colonel-ness,” to honor what would have been founder Colonel Harland Sanders’ 129th birthday on September 9. The company challenged employees in more than 135 countries and territories to conduct 129,000 acts of...

Sep 11, 2019

PUNE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supporting communities affected by monsoonal flooding in Maharashtra, Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation today announced USD $150,000 in humanitarian relief to United Way India.

Sep 04, 2019

Bangkok (UN Climate Change News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The opening of the high-level segment of Asia-Pacific Climate Week (to 6 September) took place in Bangkok on Wednesday, with speakers warning of the dire consequences of low levels of ambition to tackle climate change for the region and pointing to the compelling...

Aug 26, 2019

Shell’s ‘Anda Pam, Kami Derma’ campaign raised RM428,388 for NKF Malaysia

Shah Alam, 20 August 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- A total of RM428,388 has been successfully raised for the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) in a Raya charity campaign held by Shell retailers in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and...

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.