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Rohingya refugee crisis — how effective was UNICEF’s response?

Amid an eerie silence, makeshift tarpaulin houses and traumatized faces still loom over the world’s largest refugee camp. The vivid images shared early on by international media outlets showed long lines of destitute people – many with fear fresh in th…

by · Friday, 5 April 2019 · Bangladesh, Myanmar
Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Meet Whocef, the Kutapalong cat

He belongs to the family of Imam Hussain who lost his leg,  his wife Halima Khatum and their five children, who live in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp in south-eastern Bangladesh. Pets in the vast camps are a rarity – hardly any of about one million …

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Bangladesh, Myanmar

Meet Whocef, the Kutapalong cat

He belongs to the family of Imam Hussain who lost his leg,  his wife Halima Khatum and their five children, who live in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp in south-eastern Bangladesh. Pets in the vast camps are a rarity – hardly any of about one million …

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Bangladesh, Myanmar

Meet Whocef, the Kutapalong cat

He belongs to the family of Imam Hussain who lost his leg,  his wife Halima Khatum and their five children, who live in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp in south-eastern Bangladesh. Pets in the vast camps are a rarity – hardly any of about one million …

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Bangladesh, Myanmar
South Asia’s transport corridors can lead to prosperity

South Asia’s transport corridors can lead to prosperity

Transport corridors offer enormous potential to boost South Asia’s economies, reduce poverty, and spur more and better jobs for local people, provided the new trade routes generate growth for all and limit their environmental impact. Credit: World Ban…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Japan, Myanmar
Tackling a known unknown: How post-disaster aid can provide what people really need

Tackling a known unknown: How post-disaster aid can provide what people really need

Within a few weeks of the disaster, the tents, half a dozen of them, were lined up along a creek where houses with bamboo walls and nipa roofs had once stood. They were brand new… and empty. They had been provided to survivors of Nargis, the cyc…

by · Tuesday, 1 May 2018 · Myanmar
Tackling a known unknown: How post-disaster aid can provide what people really need

Tackling a known unknown: How post-disaster aid can provide what people really need

Within a few weeks of the disaster, the tents, half a dozen of them, were lined up along a creek where houses with bamboo walls and nipa roofs had once stood. They were brand new… and empty. They had been provided to survivors of Nargis, the cyc…

by · Tuesday, 1 May 2018 · Myanmar