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Parts of Philippines may submerge due to global warming
3-June-2016

More than 167,000 hectares of coastland – about 0.6% of the country’s total area – are projected to go underwater in the Philippines, especially in low-lying island communities, according to research by the University of the Philippines.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Getting it right on labour reforms in Burma
2-June-2016

Researchers in Burma are working with representatives from government, civil society and the private sector to find solutions for eliminating child labour and introducing other overdue labour reforms.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Connecting women entrepreneurs to global opportunities
27-May-2016

In India, a non-profit organisation is enhancing the links between women-owned businesses and global supply chains. The aim is to eventually roll out a data platform that serves and promotes women entrepreneurs from 17 other countries.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Infographic: Heath & WASH in South East Asia
26-May-2016

Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia (SEA). The infographic provides an overview of current health threats, including those related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), trends in financin¬g for health focus areas as well as gaps in development assistance.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Understanding food choices in Hong Kong
17-May-2016

Scientists at Taylor’s University in Malaysia and the Chinese University of Hong Kong are undertaking interdisciplinary research to understand the food habits of the people of Hong Kong.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
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