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Oct 12, 2019

Bangkok --( ASIA TODAY )-- As part of efforts to reduce the use of amulets made from endangered elephant and tigers, WildAid, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) are launching a campaign called “A good life...

Oct 12, 2019

As one of the fastest growing countries in Asia, the Philippines faces environmental challenges, with disproportionate impacts on the poor and women. Ineffective management seriously degrades the country’s significant biodiversity resources; water and air pollution levels exceed generally accepted healthy standards...

Oct 11, 2019

Tuesday's launch was presided over by Mr Bambang Brodjonegoro, BASSERNAS (center), Mr Christophe Bahuet, UNDP, and Mr Anderson Tanoto of the Tanoto Foundation (10 Oct)

Oct 08, 2019

TOKYO, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With a shared interest and desire to take impactful action on climate change by significantly cutting carbon emissions, organizations representing Japan and Saskatchewan have agreed to collaborate on accelerating the use and understanding of carbon capture utilization and storage...

Oct 04, 2019

Sep 27, 2019 (China Knowledge) - 26 Sep, the world's largest land-based wind power farm project broke ground in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in northern China.

The first phase of the project – a 6-gigawatt base farm – has begun construction. The base will cost around RMB 40 bln (USD 5.6 bln),...

Oct 02, 2019

Seoul (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- An annual start-up competition has brought together 175 young entrepreneurs from 35 countries to offer innovative solutions for pressing sustainable development challenges facing Asia-Pacific’s cities around healthy and inclusive ageing, skills development, and green...

Oct 02, 2019

The West Sussex resort town of Bognor Regis is to receive an eye-catching BinForGreenSeas to highlight the consequences of litter on marine life.

Created by the GreenSeas Trust, the 1.5 metre high bin is a bold and unmissable reminder to beach visitors of the terrible damage rubbish is doing to our oceans...

Sep 28, 2019

Independent research finds move to organic agriculture would go long way to meeting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 27, 2019

MANILA --( ASIA TODAY )-- “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” the romantic drama movie that holds the record of being the highest-grossing Filipino film, is heading to Cannes, France for the 2019 MIPCOM, as ABS-CBN aims to showcase the movie among producers and film industry practitioners all over the world.

Sep 21, 2019

At first glance, Ireland and the Pacific Islands might not seem a natural fit. The countries seemingly share few cultural similarities while being separated by three continents and some 10,000 miles of ocean. But, at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting in Fiji in May, Ireland, the 18th biggest economy...

Sep 20, 2019

The award, created to celebrate Edwards’ 100th anniversary, honours the committee’s work to promote environmentally sustainable practices in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.

Sep 12, 2019

SUZHOU, China, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co ("Jolywood"), China's leading PV modules manufacturer, unveiled today its solar energy storage system with the launch of the full electric heavy truck manufactured by Breton. Fueling the emerging electric trucks sector, Jolywood has driven...

Sep 11, 2019

BANGKOK, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Pak Thailand, the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has received the titles of "Top Community Care Companies in Asia" and "Top Green Companies in Asia" at the prestigious Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2019....

Sep 11, 2019

Leading biofuel producers and end users from road transport, shipping, aviation and others meet in Singapore for CMT's Global Biofuels Summit on 22-23 October, 2019 to discuss the demand for biofuels, capacity expansion, government mandates, and more.

Sep 08, 2019

HCM CITY — The HCM CITY authority has turned landfills into public parks and recreational sports areas in some districts in the city.

The People’s Committee of Trường Thọ Ward in Thủ Đức District, for example, has recently opened a playground.

The area used to be a landfill, which caused environmental...

Sep 07, 2019

As Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW 2019) wrapped up on Friday in Bangkok, a key takeaway was that long-term holistic planning would enable countries there to tap into the huge potential of renewable energy, and new technology while maximizing socio-economic benefits.

Other compelling reasons to rapidly shift...

Sep 05, 2019

Sep 04, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China, boasting the world’s largest automobile market, has built up investment in fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), aiming to outperform the U.S and Japan in emission cuts and automobile technologies.

FCVs buyers in 17 Chinese provinces can receive subsidies of RMB 128,000 to RMB...

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

Exciting line-up for new all-in-one tradeshow platform revealed including cutting-edge industry showcases, expert seminar series and exclusive site tours

Aug 23, 2019

New UN report warns of a new climate reality where economic losses are set to quadruple

Bangkok (ESCAP news) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The relentless sequence of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific the past two years was beyond what the region had previously experienced or was able to predict – and this is a...

Aug 23, 2019

When the 720 km power cable from Norway to the UK made landfall two years ago it was hailed as the longest in the world. Now a Singaporean renewable energy company has plans for an undersea power line five times longer.

Sun Cable plans to generate electricity using solar power in Australia’s Northern...

Aug 06, 2019

Mandalay is about to become Myanmar’s first smart city with authorities planning to modernise a number of sectors including power and water networks, traffic management and utilities by using social media and deploying new technologies such as artificial intelligence software and drones to revamp an inefficient...