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

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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 […]

Stuck between a US and China heading for war, Asia's no safe place to be

Stuck between a US and China heading for war, Asia's no safe place to be

Imagine how frightening it would be if a dragon and an elephant were fighting in your living room. That’s exactly how it felt when the world’s two largest economies and most influential nations clashed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit last weekend. For the first time in its 25-year history, the summit failed to […]

Pakistan arrests 300 supporters of detained cleric who led Asia Bibi protests

Pakistan arrests 300 supporters of detained cleric who led Asia Bibi protests

Rizvi had urged his supporters earlier in the day to take to the streets if he was arrested. Police in Pakistan have arrested some 300 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies following the acquittal of a woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Senior police officer […]

This is the Secret Weapon of Founders in Asia Pacific

This is the Secret Weapon of Founders in Asia Pacific

Their upbringing is a decided advantage over international competitors that enables them to create more value for customers if leveraged correctly November 23, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.   Whenever I mentor aspiring founders in Asia Pacific who are exploring what startup or business they may want to […]

Tech-Savvy South Korea Is Also Home To Asia's Oldest Astronomical Observatory

Tech-Savvy South Korea Is Also Home To Asia's Oldest Astronomical Observatory

South Korea is the last place to cross most people’s minds when it comes to the esoteric history of astronomy. But this politically-troubled peninsula is home to both Asia’s oldest surviving astronomical observatory as well as a vibrant contemporary center for astronomy and space just an hour south of Seoul. Sunset over Seoul’s bustling Gangnam […]