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Adding life to years – demographic change in Asia and the Pacific

Business Ghana 15 Jul 2024
World Population Day on 11 July provides an excellent opportunity to take stock and look ahead regarding population issues that are affecting all aspects of society in Asia and the Pacific ... In Asia and ...
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TV host Ayesha Jehanzeb allegedly beaten up by husband

The News International 10 Jul 2024
Around 27% of women in Pakistan face violence at some point in their lives, and only about half feel safe in their communities, according to a report by Asia and the Pacific Policy Society, ... It is feared that only a fraction of the cases get reported.
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PH to host Asia Pacific Open Gov’t Partnership reg’l meeting

Sun Star 01 Jul 2024
The Regional Meeting is designed to bring together government and civil society leaders, policymakers from Asia and the Pacific, as well as global and regional partners.
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ASEAN Environmental Rights Declaration Needs Transparency

Human Rights Watch 01 Jul 2024
For example, in April, the Asia ... It has not published the submissions sent by civil society groups, despite a pledge to make these available via the Asia-Pacific Environmental Rights Observatory.
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More Countries Are Voting ‘No’ on Advancing Human Rights in Africa

Scheerpost 30 Jun 2024
Two new studies by civil society groups find that African and Asia-Pacific countries are voting against resolutions promoting on human rights issues on Africa, rather than abstaining as in the past.
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Asian Eye Institute doctor bags gold medal at Cataract Olympics

Manila Bulletin 28 Jun 2024
His awards include multiple Best Paper of Session Awards from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), the Certified Educator Award from the Asia Pacific Association of ...
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U.K.-based journalist Shafiur Rahman decries Bangladesh authorities’ ‘harassment by proxy’

CPJ 26 Jun 2024
... Bazar region on May 17, 2024, on allegations of holding an unauthorized meeting of the Asia-Pacific Network of Refugees (APNOR), a region-wide network of civil society organizations and advocates.
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Rowing together towards a brighter future of China-New Zealand friendship and cooperation

China.dot.org 16 Jun 2024
... China's economy will remain the engine that will drive the development of the Asia-Pacific region, Chris Lipscombe, national president of the New Zealand China Friendship Society, told Xinhua.
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Managing raw material costs in manufacturing

The Manila Times 26 May 2024
Data collection ... PMI Philippines is a joint project managed by the Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PISM) and its advocacy arm, the Foundation of the Society of Fellows in Supply Management (SOFSM), along with I-Metrics Asia-Pacific Corp.
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Philippine economy maintains positive trajectory

The Manila Times 19 May 2024
This report is managed by the Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PISM) and its advocacy arm, the Foundation of the Society of Fellows in Supply Management (SOFSM), in collaboration with I-Metrics Asia-Pacific Corp ... Manufacturing sector ... ....
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Toral: Philippine economy continues to expand amidst external pressures

Sun Star 16 May 2024
This is a joint project managed by the Philippine Institute for Supply Management and its advocacy arm, the Foundation of the Society of Fellows in Supply Management, along with I-Metrics Asia-Pacific Corp ... Manufacturing sector ... Services sector ... ....
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BI backs development of transportation digitalization

Antara News 10 May 2024
The ITS Asia Pacific ... The forum brings together policymakers, industry leaders, experts, and representatives from civil society to advance sustainable transportation initiatives in the Asia-Pacific.
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Taiwan can be regional leader: Hsiao

Taipei Times 06 May 2024
Taiwan has been a model in the Asia-Pacific region with its democratic transition, free and fair elections and open society, the vice president-elect said ... Taiwan has been a model in the Asia-Pacific ...
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Asia-Pacific unprepared for aging challenges: ADB

Vietnam News 02 May 2024
Asia and the Pacific’s rapid development is a success story, but it’s also fueling a huge demographic shift, and the pressure is rising,” said ADB Chief Economist Albert Park ... the Pacific age well.

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