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Apr 18, 2018

Biodigesters convert waste into clean gas for cooking

April 2018 — Channeuon Kob awoke at the first light of day to fix breakfast for her family. Now that she would no longer have to smell gas fumes as she prepared breakfast, she was eager to cook. Kob recently purchased a clean cookstove to replace her...

Mar 27, 2018

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysians have a silent killer lurking among them. On average, it is estimated to strike nine out of every 100 Malaysians. Needless to say, this is a truly serious issue of alarming concern for the government and health professionals alike. This silent killer is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and the...

Mar 15, 2018

Malaysia, March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- When it comes to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), women may be more likely to develop the illness than men. According to studies by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the average prevalence of CKD in women is 14% as opposed to 12% in men.

Interestingly,...

Mar 13, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, 8 March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In conjunction of World Kidney Day (WKD) 2018, National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia’s (NKF) Open Day took place today at the NKF – BERJAYA Resource Centre.

Mar 12, 2018

Singapore, 10 March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- As part of its ongoing efforts to demonstrate the importance of first aid in building community resilience, the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) today debuted its First Aid Fiesta, held at Ang Mo Kio Central Stage. Graced by Mr Amrin Amin, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry...

Feb 15, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, February 2018 – In conjunction of World Kidney Day (WKD) 2018, National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) brings back its Open Day on 8th March 2018 (Thursday) at the NKF – BERJAYA Resource Centre, which will be from 9am all the way till 4pm.

Feb 08, 2018

Canberra, February 6, 2018 — The Asia Foundation will present the 2018 Australasian Aid Conference (AAC) on February 12-14, in partnership with the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University (ANU). Taking place in Canberra at the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU, the conference keynote...

Feb 07, 2018

• Partnership with Grab is IFRC’s first fundraising initiative globally using a smart phone app
• Grab customers can convert GrabRewards points to a donation to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
• Following earlier 2016 partnership, the organisations continue to...

Feb 01, 2018

HONG KONG, CHINA (2 February 2018) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in primary and secondary cities in the Mekong Delta. This initiative will be the...

Jan 22, 2018

Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL).

Jan 16, 2018

SINGAPORE --( ASIA TODAY )-- Mediacorp artiste and Singapore Red Cross ambassador Ya Hui, who plays the iconic “wanton noodles princess” Hong Jin Zhi in popular drama series 118, will be raising funds and awareness for Singapore Red Cross with a special charity event. Putting Jin Zhi’s wanton noodles making skills...

Dec 31, 2017

29 December 2017 – People around the world, especially poor farmers in developing Asian countries, will benefit through the use of nuclear techniques in combatting diseases affecting farm animals and improve water management practices, the United Nations atomic energy agency has said.

“Improved farming...

Dec 19, 2017

Seoul, December 19, 2017 — The Asia Foundation today announced a donation from one of Korea’s largest publishing and education companies, YBM, Inc., to expand the Foundation’s Let’s Read! digital libraries initiative. The regional platform brings open-sourced books in local languages to children in underserved...

Dec 14, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, 28 November 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia hosted the 14th Annual Dialysis Meeting 2017 (ADM 2017) from 25 November to 26 November 2017 at the Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The theme for this year is ‘Setting the Right Direction’ Holistic Approach of Management...

Dec 06, 2017

A $500-million donation from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (the Trust) to City University of Hong Kong (CityU) will be used to build a top-notch facility for One Health in Hong Kong. It is the largest single donation received by the University in its 33-year history.

Nov 29, 2017

Delegations of 135 countries meet in Rome to discuss sustainable approaches to the reconstruction of destroyed and damaged historic cities

Nov 27, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand --( ASIA TODAY )-- Over 300 international and Thai academics, practitioners, professionals and policymakers are all set to participate in the 7th International Conference on Building Resilience to be held in Bangkok from 27-29 November.

Nov 21, 2017

Quezon City, Philippines - The International WeLoveU Foundation in cooperation with the Quezon City Public Library and the Community Realations Office donate appliances and supplies to GRACES Home for the Elderly on November 15, 2017 at two in the afternoon. This donation is to remind the elderly at the facility...