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ANNETTE DIXON AND VICTORIA KWAKWA: Asia can help lead the way to change the course of climate change - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Last month in New York, 175 countries signed the historic Paris agreement on climate change, with commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

How startup provides custom made jewellery online

Economic Times - ‎May 1, 2016‎
"Our current challenge involves expanding our business to Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region," says Mudgal.
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Fastest population shift in history is 'make or break' opportunity for Asia-Pacific – UN agency

UN News Centre - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Entitled Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development, the report notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth ...

The cross-border ties that bind: Ambassador Heyman at the Great Lakes Forum (subscription) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
And did I mention that TPP will give us unprecedented access to some of the fastest growing markets in the Asia-Pacific? All told ... We also need to ramp up our investment in innovative, clean technology to address the challenge of climate change and ...


VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Christian Mombaur, senior vice president of Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific at BASF said that, “Northern Vietnam is continuing its path of rapid urbanisation and industrialisation.

How and where to sell your old stuff online

Economic Times - ‎May 1, 2016‎
"Our current challenge involves expanding our business to Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region," says Mudgal.
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VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 2, 2016‎
It is expected to enhance coordination between ministries, agencies, localities, organisations at home and abroad, and partners of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent, in disaster mitigation and climate change adaptation. Delegates will focus ...

Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the world

The Guardian - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Allied bombing of the Japanese-occupied island during the second world war had reduced it to a blank slate for all manner of economic, social and urban planning, and it remained shabby for years: “Utter filth and poverty,” reported the travel magazine ...

Class Notes, Spring 2016

UNLV NewsCenter - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
He also has served as executive director of the Institute for Sustainable Power, senior fellow at the Climate Institute, assessor for the American National Standards Institute, and as energy/environment advisor to the International Renewable Energy ...

New Zealand wants to be a part of India's growth story:Gov Gen

Business Standard - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
"India looks forward to new partnerships with New Zealand in areas of common interest. ... Mateparae had earlier stated in his speech that India has the potential to influence the direction and success of the wider Asia-Pacific region including New ...

How technological developments can cut millions of jobs over next 20 years

Economic Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
QA software tester: Agile technology or rapidly developing and deploying working software is the focus of technology firms.
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South-South cooperation needed to tackle climate change - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Wind turbines generate clean energy in a wheat field. Countries of the Global South, ... This partnership allows and promotes collaboration between developing nations on issues such as climate change, which has particularly catastrophic consequences ...

TPP: Reams of Regulations

The New American - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The most imminent of these votes concerns the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive “integration” scheme for the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru ...

STATEMENT | ADB mouths sustainability, but finances 'clean coal'

InterAksyon - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Increasingly, the Bank has been resorting to such instruments as Public-Private Partnerships and so-called “blended finance” that taps into money intended as development aid to catalyze private finance for undertakings packaged as “clean energy” and ...
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Reprise of an Earth Day 2015 interview with Denis Hayes, who coordinated the original in 1970

Daily Kos - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Hayes in 2010. Although Earth Day 1970 focused desperately needed attention on the world's environmental troubles, it was also a distraction from the war in Southeast Asia. Many people on the left argued ... The Bullitt Foundation where he has served ...

Spotlight on green news & views: Climate crisis requires mobilization at World War II level

Daily Kos - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
In the three months since the Paris climate summit declared a 1.5° C maximum global warming target to significantly reduce climate disruption dangers, rapidly escalating world temperatures came within a hair's breadth. The average for .... For example ...
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PM welcomes US Secretary of Agriculture in Hà Nội

Viet Nam News - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
HÀ NỘI - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc hosted a reception in Hà Nội yesterday for US Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, during which he expressed his hope that the US would step up support for Việt Nam in agricultural production and climate ...


VietNamNet Bridge - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Suitable natural conditions, an abundant workforce as well as a large domestic market give momentum for agriculture development in Vietnam, Vietnamese Consul General Tran Duc Binh highlighted in his opening remark. He added that regional and ...

World Leaders Urge Real Action on Combating Climate Change, as General Assembly Debates Implementation of ... - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
NEW YORK, 21 April 2016 / PRN Africa / - Outlining early actions and evolving plans to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, world leaders called for tangible climate action, the eradication of poverty and bolstered ...

Vilsack to travel to Japan, Vietnam

High Plains Journal - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
... Partnership to both nations. At the G7 meeting, Vilsack and other participating ministers will discuss how G7 members can collaborate on improving the sustainability and resilience of agriculture and food production systems to address global food ...