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Why Southeast Asia shouldn’t worry about ‘brain drain’

Why Southeast Asia shouldn’t worry about ‘brain drain’.....»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineSep 11th, 2019

Indonesia doing everything to put out forest fires – Jokowi

PEKANBARU, Indonesia – Indonesia is battling forest fires causing toxic haze across southeast Asia with aircraft, artificial rain and even prayer, President Joko Widodo said during a visit to a hard-hit area Tuesday, September 17. Forest fires are raging on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, sending a choking fug across the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2019

Phl exports unaffected by US-China row

Philippine merchandise exports continued to be resilient despite escalating US-China trade frictions and global slowdown, partly due to continued market access in Southeast Asia, Japan, the European Union (EU), as well as US and China, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported. DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez said export growth was positive for the fourth […] The post Phl exports unaffected by US-China row appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

Chinese-Speaking Cyberespionage Group APT10 Crawls Towards Southeast Asia

After closely monitoring the activities of the infamous cyberespionage group, Kaspersky has detected new infection attempts from APT10 against organizations located in the Southeast Asia region. The global cybersecurity company has monitored new wave of attacks potentially targeting health and medical facilities in Malaysia between October to December last year and Vietnam between February to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

Marbel diocese rejects anew SMI’s Tampakan copper-gold project

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 14 September) — Marbel Bishop Cerilo Casicas rejected Friday the US$5.9 billion Tampakan project, the largest known undeveloped copper and gold reserve in Southeast Asia. The prelate also reiterated the local Catholic church’s unwavering support to the ban on open-pit mining imposed by the South Cotabato government, which has been the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2019

House passes corporate income tax bill on 3rd reading | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: House passes Citira bill on 3rd reading. A total of 170 members of the House of Representatives vote in favor of the Duterte administration's 2nd tax reform package. Dengue death toll climbs to 1,021 in August. The Philippines also has the highest dengue fatality rate in Southeast Asia at 0.4%. Agriculture department 'floods' market with cheap, imported NFA rice. Agriculture Secretary William Dar leads the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue

NHA TRANG, Vietnam – Hundreds dead in the Philippines; a threefold increase of cases in Vietnam; hospitals overrun in Malaysia, Myanmar and Cambodia – dengue is ravaging Southeast Asia this year due in part to rising temperatures and low immunity to new strains. But one group of scientists ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

Abu leader Sawadjaan on global terror list

Abu Sayyaf leader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, said to be the new emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, has been included in the US State Department’s list of specially designated global terrorists......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

Asean boosts cooperation in fighting drug trafficking at sea

MEASURES TO promote joint investigations in preventing drug trafficking along sea routes in Southeast Asia were discussed at a workshop […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Hundreds of schools shut as forest fire haze blankets Southeast Asia

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Huge fires are raging across vast swathes of Indonesia's rainforests – some of the world's biggest – with toxic smog shutting hundreds of schools across Southeast Asia, officials said Tuesday, September 10. Massive jungle areas in Sumatra and Borneo island are ablaze as thousands of personnel battle to quell ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Kaspersky Detects Over 14 Million Phishing Attempts in Southeast Asia for H1 2019

Recent statistics gathered by Kaspersky showed Southeast Asia remains a target of cybercriminals attempting to infect networks and devices through the simplest yet still most effective trick called phishing. The global cybersecurity company has detected a total of 14 million phishing attempts against internet users in the region for the first six months of 2019. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

The new imperialism and slavery

I mentioned in one of my columns recently what the Singaporean historian Wong Linken said, that Southeast Asia was better ruled by colonialists because their governments were far more efficient......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

WHO calls for intensified campaign vs cervical cancer

To eliminate cervical cancer in the Philippines and other countries in Southeast Asia by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) is pushing for an intensified human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

Family first

Did you know that the biggest bus conglomerate in Southeast Asia is based right here in the Philippines?.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

RedDoorz boosting presence in key Visayas, Mindanao sites

RedDoorz, the largest and fastest-growing hotel management and booking platform in Southeast Asia, is aggressively expanding its footprint in the Philippines with the opening of new hotel properties in the Visayas and Mindanao this year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

The British Council launches artist grants

The first round of the British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the UK and Southeast Asia is now accepting applications. The call f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 7th, 2019

The British Council launches artist grants

The first round of the British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the UK and Southeast Asia is now accepting applications. The call f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

eSports mahigpit sa isyu ng doping – Lau

HINDI papayagan ng Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF), ang namamahalang internasyonal na pederasyon sa rehiyon ng Asia, na madungisan ng doping o paggamit ng ipinagbabawal na mga substansiya ang pagsasagawa ng pinakaunang electronic sports sa pagho-host ng bansa sa ika-30 edisyon ng Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

Southeast Asian lawmakers call for end of judicial harassment vs opposition figures

A group of legislators from Southeast Asia once again called on the Philippine government to immediately end all attacks on all opposition lawmakers and drop all “politically-motivated” cases against them......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2019

British Council launches artist grants

This is a press release from the British Council. The first round of the British Council’s Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the UK and Southeast Asia is now accepting applications. The call for application was launched on August 26 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2019

3.3 million Pinoys suffer from depression

The Philippines has one of the highest cases of depression in Southeast Asia, affecting more than three million Filipinos, a lawmaker in the House of Representatives said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 28th, 2019