Global Forecast-Asia – Taiwan News

Global Forecast-Asia – Taiwan News

Global Forecast – Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, December 2, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day (Dec 1 except Asia and Australia where data is for Dec 2) and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of […]

Youth seen solving growing challenges in Asia – Business Mirror

Youth seen solving growing challenges in Asia – Business Mirror

WHAT gives young leaders an edge over their older counterparts? They start from scratch. This was the message of Doris Magsaysay-Ho to the youth in the recently concluded 21 Young Leaders Summit (YLS) organized by the Asia Society Philippines, which Magsaysay-Ho leads. Doris Magsaysay-Ho (center), Asia SocietyPhilippines chairman, speaks during the recently concluded 21 Young […]

Box-shaped offices pop up inside Japan train stations – The Straits Times

Box-shaped offices pop up inside Japan train stations – The Straits Times

TOKYO (THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Railway companies in Japan are expanding their businesses by installing individual-use offices available to anyone in the commercial areas within train stations, called ekinaka in Japanese. As work style reform – in this case, aiming to establish the practice of working anytime, anywhere – is being promoted, railway […]

Asia's Iran oil imports plunge to 5-year low in Oct – Reuters

Asia's Iran oil imports plunge to 5-year low in Oct – Reuters

* Asia’s Iran imports at 762,000 bpd in Oct -govt, shipping data * China, Japan imports sharply down ahead of U.S. sanctions * South Korea imports fall to zero for 2nd straight month By Osamu Tsukimori TOKYO, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Imports of Iranian crude oil by major buyers in Asia hit a five-year low […]

Rethinking community based strategies to tackle health inequities in South Asia – The BMJ

Rethinking community based strategies to tackle health inequities in South Asia – The BMJ

Zulfiqar A Bhutta, founding director, co-director12, Abhay Bang, director3, Kaosar Afsana, professor4, Bishal Gyawali, PhD fellow5, Shafiq Mirzazada, director6, Renuka Jayatissa, head7 1Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan 2Centre for Global Child Health, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada 3SEARCH, Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India 4James Grant School of […]

Asian nations lead global salary increases for 2019 | HRM Asia – HRM Asia

Asian nations lead global salary increases for 2019 | HRM Asia – HRM Asia

This content is not currently available. Sorry! The content you are looking for is not available right now. HRM Asia switched to a new website server on September 23, 2018, and not all of the content has been restored. Our team is working to migrate our full archive from the last two years over to […]

A New Rental Housing Model for Asia

A New Rental Housing Model for Asia

Until recently, markets in Asia never provided much traction for operators of build-to-rent properties. With the notable exception of Japan, local developers always focused on for-sale residential strategies because sales to private buyers generated much higher returns, especially in cultures where homeownership is seen as a priority. As a result, the proportion of institutionally owned […]

Referendum setback leaves push for same-sex marriage in doubt

Referendum setback leaves push for same-sex marriage in doubt

TAIPEI • Taiwanese voters have delivered a clear rejection of efforts to make the island the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. In a series of referendums on Saturday, the public overwhelmingly backed proposals seeking to limit the right of homosexual couples to marry, and to restrict education of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual […]