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Nov 14, 2019

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Eco Expo Asia was held in Hong Kong from 30 October to 2 November at AsiaWorld-Expo, welcoming over some 10,600 visitors from 93 countries and regions. With 51% of visitors coming from...

Nov 13, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working with the Government in developing this first-ever national bid to go before the Fund.

Co-funding the initiative, Nepal’s Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE) is adding another $8 million for a total of more than $47 million, which will see...

Nov 08, 2019

• Full steam ahead, and with the involvement of all the teams and technical areas taking part in the production of this great event, which will occupy more than 100,000 m2 and host 25,000 attendees from 200 countries.

• The capacity and versatility of the Feria de Madrid venue will enable this summit to be...

Nov 05, 2019

PURSAT, CAMBODIA --( ASIA TODAY )-- A USAID-funded project along the Pursat River is helping the nutrition and livelihoods of Cambodians living along one of the Tonle Sap’s primary tributaries.

Nov 05, 2019

HCM CITY— The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.

The People's Committee has told five districts where the canals are located to strictly handle illegal encroachment and littering and to step up inspections of...

Nov 04, 2019

4 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, drew to a successful close last weekend at AsiaWorld-Expo. One of the highlights of the four-day expo (30 October to 2 November) was the Eco Asia...

Nov 01, 2019

F&N and NEA embark on recycling programme with the nationwide launch of smart reverse vending machines

Oct 30, 2019

30 October 2019 – The 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, opened today at AsiaWorld-Expo. The four-day expo runs from 30 October to 2 November and features over 300 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, creating a quality...

Oct 24, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, Berlin, Germany, 24 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Tackling poverty and climate change, generating employment opportunities and contributing to economic development, this year’s 14 SEED Award winners were selected from over nine hundred applicants and are recognised for solutions to major local...

Oct 24, 2019

- A competitive platform to find ways to reduce fine dust at the tunnels, platforms, and trains of the subway
- The winning teams to be awarded KRW 750 million in total and provided with a range of benefits, including the opportunity to connect with public test beds and public procurement
- Participants...

Oct 23, 2019

If you’re wondering what to do with your used paper, we’ve created a handy guide to help you with your paper recycling. These options are easily accessible to anyone who’d like to make greener decisions and take active steps to sustainability.

Why Recycle Paper?

Recycling paper, like with any other...

Oct 22, 2019

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) pledged on Friday to work hand in hand with the people of the Pacific to improve nutrition, and mitigate the worst effects of climate change, which pose an existential threat to many island nations across the region.

The commitment came at a joint meeting of...

Oct 18, 2019

67 experts from Taiwan and overseas gather in Kaohsiung to open doors for Taiwan's new economy

Oct 17, 2019

17 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from 30 October to 2 November at AsiaWorld-Expo. Attracting some 300 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, this year’s fair will embrace the...

Oct 17, 2019

7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum closes with bold public-private commitments and coalition

Penang, Malaysia (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7) concluded today with the establishment of the Penang Platform for Sustainable Urbanization - a dynamic new partnership to...

Oct 16, 2019

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA (16 October 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar City recently signed a memorandum of understanding to support the implementation of the Excellence for Design and Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) green building...

Oct 12, 2019

Bangkok --( ASIA TODAY )-- As part of efforts to reduce the use of amulets made from endangered elephant and tigers, WildAid, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) are launching a campaign called “A good life...

Oct 12, 2019

As one of the fastest growing countries in Asia, the Philippines faces environmental challenges, with disproportionate impacts on the poor and women. Ineffective management seriously degrades the country’s significant biodiversity resources; water and air pollution levels exceed generally accepted healthy standards...

Oct 11, 2019

Tuesday's launch was presided over by Mr Bambang Brodjonegoro, BASSERNAS (center), Mr Christophe Bahuet, UNDP, and Mr Anderson Tanoto of the Tanoto Foundation (10 Oct)

Oct 08, 2019

TOKYO, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With a shared interest and desire to take impactful action on climate change by significantly cutting carbon emissions, organizations representing Japan and Saskatchewan have agreed to collaborate on accelerating the use and understanding of carbon capture utilization and storage...

Oct 04, 2019

Sep 27, 2019 (China Knowledge) - 26 Sep, the world's largest land-based wind power farm project broke ground in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in northern China.

The first phase of the project – a 6-gigawatt base farm – has begun construction. The base will cost around RMB 40 bln (USD 5.6 bln),...

Oct 02, 2019

Seoul (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- An annual start-up competition has brought together 175 young entrepreneurs from 35 countries to offer innovative solutions for pressing sustainable development challenges facing Asia-Pacific’s cities around healthy and inclusive ageing, skills development, and green...