On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
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  • Asia Pacific shows progress in water security but challenges remain – ADB

    Source: Asian Development Bank Country: WorldBy 2050, 3.4 billion people could be living in water-stressed areas in Asia and the Pacific while water demand will increase by 55%, states new report. Asia Pacific Shows Progress in Water Security, But Challenges Remain – ADB STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Water security in Asia and Pacific has ...

  • Explore "Inner core of Bangkok"

    Bangkok, a capital city of Thailand, is renowned as a strategic location in ASEAN, as it is a hub of transportation, a hub of business and industry, a hub of art & culture, and a hub of tourism. Over the past decade, Bangkok has rapidly grown following the launch of ...

  • Isetan Mitsukoshi may open facility in Philippines

    Department store operator Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. is considering opening a store in the Philippines, sources said Friday. The company is discussing the development of a department store-style facility with residential housing in a suburb of Manila. The project would be in partnership with Nomura Real Estate Development Co. It ...

  • Japan to fund $2.4 billion railway for congested Manila

    Japan on Friday announced it is pouring $2.4 billion into a new railway aimed at easing Manila’s notorious gridlock. Japan, the Philippines’ top trading partner and source of aid, said the 38-kilometer (24-mile) elevated commuter line would connect Manila to nearby Bulacan province to decongest the capital and help spur ...

  • ASEAN expects China, Brexit to slow economic growth in 2016

      53 percent of the U.S. companies thought ASEAN has become more important in terms of worldwide revenue in the past two yearsThe global economy is slow... but steadier than everAsian women still suffer pay gap, inequality at work: studyVietnam's stock market loses $1.12 bln as Brexit wreaks havoc worldwideSoutheast Asia ...

  • Human Resource Watch: News from AEC Neighbours

    As a member country and partner within the ASEAN Economic Community, Thailand needs to keep appraised of human resources innovations and changes taking place in other member countries. We can thereby maintain our competitive advantage and potentially learn from the experience of neighbour countries.