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Apr 02, 2020

WFP cash assistance in the Philippines helps communities prepare better and recover quicker

Whether fighting COVID-19 or a natural disaster, emergency preparedness can save lives. Utilised correctly, it can also play a vital role in empowering some of the poorest communities of the world.

For Lourdes...

Mar 16, 2020

XIANGYANG, China, March 16, 2020 -- By February 24, 3,387 health workers in 476 hospitals across China had been infected with the coronavirus and more than 90% of them were in Hubei, a media conference held by the WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 was told.

Mar 13, 2020

BANGKOK, March 13, 2020 -- Huawei has donated its Telemedicine Video Conference Solution to Thailand hospitals and Disease Control Department, to support Thailand people's fight against COVID-19.

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul visited...

Mar 09, 2020

SHANGHAI, March 10, 2020 -- HSBC Life Insurance Company Limited ("HSBC Life") has launched an online campaign on WeChat to maximize support for the frontline medical personnel. People can visit HSBC Life official WeChat account and fill the "love bottles". For every received bottle, HSBC Life will donate RMB 50 (...

Mar 07, 2020

HONG KONG, March 6, 2020 -- After a simple and warm donation ceremony, the first batch of 22,000 pieces of medical protection supplies donated by Fosun has officially transferred to Seoul Metropolitan Government. The donation made in the name of Fosun Foundation to support their local anti-epidemic works.

Mar 04, 2020

INEOS Styrolution has sent 20,000 single-use face masks to be distributed to communities across local districts of Foshan and Ningbo, in support of China's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). These supplies were sourced through INEOS networks within the Asia Pacific region.

SINGAPORE, March 5, 2020 -- On 2...

Feb 17, 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 18, 2020 -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged its full support to combatting Coronavirus (COVID-19) with six joint contracts to provide medical assistance in China. The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has been tasked with providing this assistance in a...

Feb 07, 2020

TOKYO - The Life Investigation Agency, (LIA), teaming with Australia’s Wildlife Rescuers, needs your help rescuing wild animals whose habitats have been destroyed by the bushfires in Australia.

The fires started in September last year and are still burning the forests in the state of New South Wales and...

Jan 31, 2020

The 2nd Largest Brand of Health Wearable Tech in the World, Huami’s Amazfit to Obtain Much Needed Medical Supplies For People Affected in China’s Hubei Province

CUPERTINO, Calif.- Huami - (NYSE: HMI), the world’s second-largest health wearables company, announced today that has donated $1.5 million (USD) to...

Jan 31, 2020
  • Novena Global Lifecare (NGL)'s (through its subsidiary Novena Bellagraph Healthcare) donation is the first of its kind from Singapore Company and coincides with the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaration of the Wuhan epidemic as an international emergency.
  • The medical supply donation will benefit...
  • Jan 28, 2020

    HONG KONG SAR, China, January 28, 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Facing the spread of the novel coronavirus, FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, is using its extensive global network and logistics resources to provide rapid transportation services for medical supplies destined to Wuhan by...

    Jan 27, 2020

    LONDON -- Pentair plc, a global water treatment company, and the Pentair Foundation announce their twenty-first consecutive year of giving to strengthen communities around the world, increase access to quality education and provide safe, clean water to people in developing countries.

    Jan 05, 2020

    More than 24 million bamboo poles have been harvested for construction projects in the enormous refugee settlement in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, thanks, in part, to support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

    Over 900,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are living in Cox’s Bazar, an area...

    Dec 20, 2019

    SEATTLE – Washington state’s state-funded health insurance program that serves immigrants that are elderly or disabled and ineligible for Medicaid will expand to include access to full dental benefits on January 1, 2020.

    Dec 17, 2019

    CHENNAI, India, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec. 15, 2019, JOMOO's Toilet Donation Ceremony was held at Municipal Higher Secondary School in Chennai, kicking off JOMOO's Social Welfare Program "Toilet Revolution" in India.

    Mr. Lin Xiaowei, Vice President of JOMOO Group; Ms. K. Santhi, Principal of the...

    Dec 04, 2019

    Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build 2020 flies high on International Volunteer Day

    Manila, 05 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Thousands of youth in Asia-Pacific commemorate International Volunteer Day by launching Habitat for Humanity’s Young Leaders Build 2020 campaign. The HYLB flag will be raised in...

    Nov 19, 2019

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) completes the process of becoming an intergovernmental organization following the signing of the Host Country Agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Thailand. The agreement-signing ceremony was held in Bangkok on 7 November 2019 which was also attended by...

    Nov 18, 2019

    SUNGAI SIPUT, 15th Nov 2019: Adolescent girls from economically disadvantaged families are one of the most vulnerable groups in society. At that impressionable age, social isolation, economic vulnerability, and lack of access to information about gender and reproductive health can prevent a healthy transition from...

    Oct 25, 2019

    The Int’l WeLoveU Foundation recently donated supplies for educational support of students at Engracio M. Castaneda Central Elementary School in La Paz Tarlac . A donation ceremony was held at 10:00AM on October 24, 2019 at the school grounds with a surprise number from the Drum and Lyre Corps.

    Oct 25, 2019

    Girls Learning & Leading Program Launches in Cambodia

    October 24, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Shiseido Asia Pacific, in partnership with The Asia Foundation, officially announces the launch of the Girls Learning & Leading Program (GLL), which aims to equalize access to education, opportunity and...

    Oct 10, 2019

    Over 20 bicycle riders will cover 120 kms near Halong Bay in northern Vietnam 19-20 October to raise funds for Operation Smile Vietnam and Blue Dragon’s Children’s Foundation as part of YAANA Corporate Challenge 2019.
    Event organisers, YAANA Ventures, are hoping to match the US$25,000 raised in 2017, which,...

    Oct 04, 2019

    Manila, 04 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Held in the lead up to World Habitat Day on October 7, the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum emphasized the importance of collaboration in the areas of land tenure, disaster resilience, social inclusion, people-centered technologies, market systems, public-private partnerships,...