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BlueCity Partners with UNAIDS for Zero Discrimination Day Campaign

Tyler Morning Telegraph 02 Mar 2021
... services to foster connections and enhance the well-being of the LGBTQ community, has partnered with UNAIDS on Zero Discrimination Day, March 1, with a monthlong series of awareness-building events aiming to help end discrimination and inequality across societies in Asia-Pacific.
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AWS Launches Second Region in Japan

The Marshall News Messenger 02 Mar 2021
Together with the AWS Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region, the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region provides customers with even lower latency to end users in Japan, as well as the ability to architect workloads across multiple Availability Zones and multiple regions in Japan for even greater fault tolerance, resiliency, and availability.”.
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Climate Change Threatens the Western Indian Ocean's Rich Coral Reefs

The Maritime Executive 27 Feb 2021
A great deal of academic literature exists on the Western Pacific’s ... Civil society groups and researchers in the Asia-Pacific region have organized a well-coordinated effort to study and monitor these reefs, boosting the physical and academic prominence of the Coral Triangle.
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Joint statement: Malaysia defies court order, putting lives in imminent danger

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network ... The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is a network of 451 civil society organisations and individuals from 28 countries committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific region ... Asia Pacific Refugee Right Network.
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Joint Call for a Global Arms Embargo on Myanmar: An Open Letter to the UN Security Council and Individual UN Member States [EN/MY]

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
Access Now Advocacy Forum-Nepal AFL-CIO All Arakan Students’ and Youths’ Congress Arakan Information Center Arakan Rivers Network Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights ARTICLE 19 ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs ...
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Firm for Agricultural Policy Analysis to Support Climate-resilient Policy Actions in Punjab Province (Pakistan)

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
ADPC is an autonomous international organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.
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Patients advised to reschedule mammogram screenings after taking Covid-19 vaccine

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
Agreeing, infectious diseases expert Paul Tambyah, who is also president of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said that it would be prudent to schedule mammograms at least two weeks after receiving the vaccine, or before the vaccination�to "avoid unnecessary anxiety".
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Patients advised not to go for mammograms too soon after Covid-19 jab

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
Agreeing, infectious diseases expert Paul Tambyah, president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said that it would be prudent to schedule mammograms at least two weeks after receiving the vaccine, or prior to the vaccine, to avoid unnecessary anxiety.
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Urgent Statement: Malaysia Must Stop the Planned Deportation of Detained Myanmar Nationals and allow Detainees Immediate Access to UNHCR

Reliefweb 22 Feb 2021
The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and the Asian Forum for Human ... The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is a network of 451 civil society organisations and individuals from 28 countries committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific region.
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New research in Asia probes links between climate, health, livelihoods

Reliefweb 22 Feb 2021
That was the view put forward by Juan Daniel Reyes, Finnish Red Cross Asia-Pacific representative, at an online workshop organized by the IFRC and the Climate Centre last week to share recent research findings. The country-level assessments are a joint initiative of the Finnish Red Cross and the IFRC Asia Pacific Regional Office.
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Sanitation and Water for All Announces New Global Leadership Council

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 22 Feb 2021
Created in 2009, SWA is a UN-based growing global, intergovernmental, multi-stakeholder partnership for the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, comprising country governments from Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Americas and Europe; civil society; development partners (including ...
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Calling All Plant Parents!

Manila Bulletin 20 Feb 2021
‘The very first SM Plant Fest is happening nationwide from February 15 to the 28th ... Greenscapes SMNE ... Mega Green Hub ... Vangie Go is the current President of the Philippine Orchid Society. Bobby Gopiao is President of Asia Pacific Bonsai & Asia Bonsai Friendship Federation, while Elvis Magadia is a Director of the Philippine Bonsai Society ... .

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