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Climate Adaptation and Resilience Programming Specialist

Reliefweb 23 Apr 2021
ADPC is an intergovernmental regional 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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Singapore and Shipping Industry Establish $90M Decarbonization Center

The Maritime Executive 21 Apr 2021
Collaboration is key to progress on the decarbonization pathway,” said Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, Regional Manager South East Asia, Pacific & India, Maritime at DNV, who represented the class society at the signing event ... Officer, Eastern Pacific Shipping.
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Interview: Multilateralism key to challenges facing world, says ADB VP

Beijing News 20 Apr 2021
... societies and health security. "ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty," Saeed said, adding that ADB's engagement in China has focused on all four of these.
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ASES assembles student entrepreneurs, tech leaders from across the globe for 23rd-annual Entrepreneurship Summit

Stanford Daily 20 Apr 2021
For any student searching for a final push to act on their startup idea, Netflix co-founder and ex-CEO Marc Randolph said, “You can start your own small business this afternoon.”. Randolph, along with 17 other guest speakers, headlined Stanford’s Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) 23rd Global Entrepreneurship Summit last weekend ... .
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[copy nw] ASES assembles student entrepreneurs, tech leaders from across the globe for 23rd-annual Entrepreneurship Summit

Stanford Daily 20 Apr 2021
For any student searching for a final push to act on their startup idea, Netflix co-founder and ex-CEO Marc Randolph said, “You can start your own small business this afternoon.”. Randolph, along with 17 other guest speakers, headlined Stanford’s Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) 23rd Global Entrepreneurship Summit last weekend ... .
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A pandemic of fear and misinformation

The Jakarta Post 19 Apr 2021
Right across Asia, there are positive signs that attitudes are shifting as vaccine rollouts get underway ... In Asia some countries fare better than others ... The writer is Asia Pacific strategic advisor of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and former Philippines deputy secretary of health.
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April 2021 Asia Analysis

Open Access Government 15 Apr 2021
In the April 2021 edition of Asia Analysis, Maiko ... We also welcome the expert view of Neil Gordoen, Chief Executive of Subsea UK, concerning the move towards energy transition, green energy and the ultimate goal of net-zero, when it comes to the burgeoning Asia-Pacific market.
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Experts weigh pros and cons of vaccinating children under 16

Straits Times 15 Apr 2021
However, the kind of vaccine they will receive remains an open question ... Professor Paul Tambyah, president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology, said that children tend to have more severe allergies than adults do, which could make known side effects of Covid-19 vaccines, such as aller-gic reactions, more dangerous for them ... ....
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Global Assisted Reproductive Technology Market to Expand 1.4X by 2025

The Sentinel Newspaper 09 Apr 2021
Initiatives taken by numerous public and private institutions such as ASPIRE are projected to raise awareness and increase the adoption of assisted reproductive technology in Asia Pacific ... Cost benefits of artificial reproductive techniques in developing countries of Asia Pacific are attracting reproductive care seekers from across the world.
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Mumbai Sanskriti Festival, rediscovering the cultural heritage of Mumbai

TeluguStop 09 Apr 2021
The Convocation Hall received the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award for heritage conservation in 2007 and in the same year received the Indian Heritage Society (Mumbai) Award ... The Indian Heritage Society--Mumbai has been organising this landmark festival since 1992, using culture and 'Live Music to Save Heritage'.
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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Pearl Farming) Specialist

Reliefweb 08 Apr 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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Filipinos with disabilities gain employment opportunities through Microsoft’s Enabler Program

Manila Bulletin 08 Apr 2021
The Microsoft Enabler Program was launched in September 2020 to pioneer disability-inclusive workplaces across Asia-Pacific by removing the barriers for a more diverse workforce ...There are 650 million Persons with Disabilities in the Asia-Pacific region alone, making ...
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Public Sector Finance & Accounting Coordinator

Reliefweb 08 Apr 2021
ADPC is an intergovernmental regional 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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‘Fingerprint techniques to locate originator of message not absolute, vulnerable to impersonation’

Indian Express 08 Apr 2021
Civil society and internet experts have said ... But is this digital fingerprinting a reliable technique when it comes to locating an originator of a message? We spoke to Rajnesh SinghRegional Vice President Asia-Pacific at the Internet Society and here’s what he had to say.
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Cities of the future: What trends has WFH model brought to urban-living?

Manila Standard Today 06 Apr 2021
By Chris Connell, Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky Many crises cause societies to explore new opportunities, and the pandemic followed by the switch to WFH model is no exception. It is likely to accelerate underlying trends in urban living and enhance the quality of life for city-dwellers ... Homes ... Offices ... Cities ... .
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