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Jun 21, 2021

Japan’s industry conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will invest in a 600-megawatt wind farm in Laos, the country’s first and the largest so far across Southeast Asia, which will supply electricity to Vietnam.

Mitsubishi said on June 16 that it reached an agreement to invest in the project’s developer,...

Jun 05, 2021

Human-driven global change is challenging the scientific community to understand how marine species might adapt to predicted environmental conditions in the near-future (e.g. hypoxia, ocean warming, and ocean acidification). The effects of the uptake of anthropogenic atmospheric CO2 by oceans affects (i.e. ocean...

Jun 05, 2021

The leading development assistance agencies of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint development projects in the Philippines to boost the country’s climate resilience and address ocean plastic pollution.

Jun 05, 2021

As the United States marks its 75th year of diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have agreed to advance their cooperation to protect the Philippines’ rich...

May 17, 2021

Collecting reams of underwater measurements and images is difficult and expensive – a Hong Kong start-up is outsourcing the tasks to robots.

Marine researchers the world over now have a reliable solution for capturing and analysing data from beneath the sea – thanks to an innovation developed and produced by...

May 10, 2021

Cleaning bones and getting rid of rotten meat of a blue whale, the largest animal around the world, Marine Biology and Cetacean Research Center (MBCRC), National Cheng Kung University, is now carrying out an unprecedented mission of Taiwan. Floating on the ocean, the carcass of a blue whale was stranded on Taitung’...

May 08, 2021

From left: Dr Du Hongjian, Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai, and Mr Anjaneya Dixit from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering with the raw materials, processed clays, and the finished concrete product.

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per...

Apr 01, 2021

Kaye Earns ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation in its China Calibration Laboratory (Photo: Kaye)

Mar 28, 2021

Awareness of social innovation and commitment in Taiwan is continuously improving. Read about how social innovation-minded firms implement the SDGs while exploring opportunities for local and regional investment.

Mar 26, 2021

Taiwan's first hybrid physical and virtual exhibition showcases the vigorous energy of the wind industry

Wind Energy Asia, Taiwan's first hybrid physical and virtual exhibition and forum, despite the pandemic, was held live in the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center from March 10-12, 2021. A total of 114 industry...

Mar 21, 2021

The water shortage across Taiwan has reached alarming levels as more than half of reservoirs are running dry. Digging wells and recycling wastewater are longer-term measures that cannot alleviate the immediate critical situation. What else can Taiwan do to better manage scarce water resources?

Mar 13, 2021

SINGAPORE, Mar 12, 2021 - A first-of-its-kind virtual conference on drone use for pesticide application in Asia concluded this week after three days of dialogue and discussion among stakeholders from across the food supply chain. The event focused on perspectives ranging from those of regional governments,...

Feb 26, 2021

133,098 acres of critical habitat comes under protection

Feb 08, 2021

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement valued at more than Php7.25 billion ($150 million) to protect the Philippine environment.

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Feb 07, 2021

SINGAPORE & LONDON -- Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that it has opened a new office in Singapore through its affiliate, V.E. Leveraging the group’s comprehensive suite of ESG and climate risk solutions and in-depth expertise, the new office will support regional sustainability bond and loan...

Jan 15, 2021

Final Target Setting Protocol raises curtain on release of individual member targets

Geneva, 14th January 2020 – Following the hottest year on record in 2020, thirty-three of the world’s largest investors have committed to setting and reporting on 2025 targets to support the transition to net-zero greenhouse...

Jan 10, 2021

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman Sustainability Week is being launched through a collaboration between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), be’ah, Omanexpo and Ubar Conferences.

Jan 03, 2021

PETALING JAYA, 29 December 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- RYTHM Foundation, the social impact initiative of the QI Group is the proud winner of the Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) Sustainable Development Award (SDA) 2020 for its Maharani programme, which works with at-risk, adolescent girls from...

Dec 29, 2020

Eighty percent of discarded garments end up in the trash. However, Taiwan can help. Far Eastern New Century’s recycling technology is so groundbreaking that orders from big brands are piling up even though construction on their factory has yet to start. What new trick does Far Eastern New Century have up its...

Dec 28, 2020

As part of its support to strengthen wildlife law enforcement and protection in the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided essential equipment and supplies to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to boost its work in combating wildlife trafficking...