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Jul 28, 2017

- The Newest Status Symbol of the 21st Century -

Moving away from using luxury lifestyle brands as status symbol, Asia’s true wealthy and elites have chosen to show their knowledge to differentiate their social status from others. Those who were chasing for high-end brands are now holding themselves to...

Jun 08, 2017

While many traditions and etiquette rules have been lost over the years, being a “perfect” host has never gone out of style. With that tiny bit of planning and thoughtfulness, you can go from being just a person that put a roof over your friend's head to being an awesome host that makes their time at your place...

Jun 01, 2017

Global brands are often challenged when it comes to developing a social media presence in China’s market. Every brand wants to reach internet users in China since there are over 700 million internet users in China alone, and half of the world’s internet users are located in Asia (...

May 11, 2017

The best non-Islamic countries for Muslim visitors are Singapore, Thailand and the UK, followed by South Africa and Hong Kong, according to the newly released MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2017. The index defines non-Islamic countries as those which are not members of the Organisation of...

Apr 25, 2017

Not many people are happy staying in the same career for years when there are higher-paid, more senior positions to move up to. So, if you’re hoping to climb up the ranks, then it is important to focus on managing and developing your career.

Whether you have been part of the team for a little or a long time...

Apr 22, 2017

Manila, 21 April 2017 – Habitat for Humanity’s youth-focused campaign “Habitat Young Leaders Build” exceeds its target to mobilize about three million supporters across Asia-Pacific to donate their time, effort, and voices to advance the cause of decent housing.

Following the April 22 culmination of Habitat’...

Apr 15, 2017

Chicago --(ASIA TODAY)-- Education becomes entertainment at World Culinary Showcase, where celebrity chefs demonstrated the techniques, tips and tricks that catapulted them into the spotlight. Every year America’s best chefs unite to show off their skills and share their knowledge.

Apr 13, 2017

A new Tel Aviv University study finds that the disruptive behavior of an individual child does not encourage similar behavior in their brothers and sisters.

Mar 29, 2017

SINGAPORE - YPO, the world's premier peer network of chief executives, announced today that Singapore will be the host city for YPO's flagship event, YPO EDGE, bringing more than 2,700 young business leaders and delegates to the city in March 2018 and marking the second time Singapore will host YPO's landmark...

Mar 29, 2017

It’s not just firms in Silicon Valley that are waiting with baited breath to see how their hiring processes may have to change due to recent changes in U.S. immigration policies. By far, the technology industry is responsible for sponsoring more H-1B visas in the U.S. than any other industry. These visas enable...

Mar 10, 2017

One midwife’s relentless determination to give families a healthy start

Joy Abuyabor is a midwife from Leyte, in the central region of the Philippines called Visayas. Since 2008, she has been operating her family health care and maternity clinic so more babies can be delivered safely and parents can seek...

Feb 25, 2017

Under a radiant sun in coastal Mituo District in the northern part of Kaohsiung, several small water birds stop at a pond to enjoy its clean water. Not unusual until one realizes that the pond is used to raise milkfish and Pacific white shrimp.

“That there are so many birds that come and drink the water...

Feb 15, 2017

Feb 14, 2017 (China Knowledge) - Chinese men spend USD 310 average on gifts for Valentine's Day according to a report by MasterCard. The average figure of RMB 2,130 calculated shows Chinese men who purchased gifts for their loved ones rank these men first in Asia. Hong Kong men rank second with average spending of...

Feb 04, 2017

Asia's elderly population is projected to reach nearly 923 million by the middle of this century. As a result, the region is on track in the next few decades to become one of the oldest in the world. Governments in Asia are generally poorly prepared for this vast change that will have wide social and economic...

Jan 11, 2017

Online learning is a new trend that’s taken over education in both Asian countries and around the globe. Learning online has a vast number of benefits; in many countries the tuition fees are less than those paid to study in a traditional classroom setting, and learning from home with only a laptop and internet...

Nov 08, 2016

BANGKOK, 8 November 2016 --(ASIA TODAY)-- Ashland will showcase the company’s new brand strategy and identity to the personal care industry at the in-cos Asia show. Through several new initiatives the company demonstrates how they have solved customers’ most complex problems by enabling them to amplify the efficacy...

Nov 01, 2016

Bangkok, November 1 2016 – On 4-5 November 2016, the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) will hold the “11th Women Ministers and Parliamentarians Conference” in Bangkok, Thailand in collaboration with the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand.

Oct 27, 2016

Higher education is incorporating entrepreneurship into curriculums to supply graduates—and the economy—with the skills needed to answer market demands.

A few years ago, Paulo Oscuro, a computer science student from the rural region of Bicol—about 250 miles from the capital of the Philippines—observed that,...

Oct 26, 2016

After four centuries, the fashion realm has descended from the top of the pyramid to embrace the 99 percent. And the 99 percent’s taste is sure to have a tighter focus on the “everyday.”

Business of Fashion magazine founder Imran Amed set the tone for the new year in the magazine’s special “The New World...

Oct 19, 2016

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – New approaches are needed to address the challenge of rising urban dwellers in the Pacific who live in poor-quality housing with inadequate provision for basic services in settlements known as ‘urban villages,’ a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report says.

Oct 18, 2016

In Central Asia and Eastern Europe, a whopping 1/3 of the workforce is involved in unstable jobs. These include vulnerable jobs, as well as informal jobs, and about $65 billion in cash also ends up leaving the area every year. This is according to the United Nations Development...

Oct 07, 2016

Helping migrants to obtain proper documentation and avoid deportation. Do not trust anyone who promises to help you cross a border without the right documentation.

September 2016—Samnang*, a 33-year-old from Banteay Meanchey province in Cambodia, learned the hard way that working abroad without the right...