Oman

Only 1 in 3 children have social protection vs poverty: Unicef, ILO

MANILA – Only 1 in 3 children across the world are covered by social protection that could help them escape poverty and its devastating effects, …

by · Thursday, 7 February 2019 · Oman, Philippines
India: Building trust in local governance institutions in Bihar’s villages

India: Building trust in local governance institutions in Bihar’s villages

Sushumlata, the head of the gram panchayat of Dawan village, Bhojpur District, Bihar, conducts a meeting at the newly furbished panchayat office.

In a remote village in Bihar’s Bhojpur district, Sushumlata sits behind a spanking new desk in a n…

by · Wednesday, 23 January 2019 · India, Oman

Catriona on Miss Universe answer: I was not romanticizing poverty

MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray said that she was not romanticizing poverty with her answer during the final question and …

by · Thursday, 10 January 2019 · Oman, Philippines
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…

‘Problematic, romanticized:’ Netizens hit Catriona Gray’s winning answer

For Twitter user @jiatirol, Catriona’s answer was flawed. She said that people should stop romanticizing poverty as “resiliency and gratefulness.” …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Oman, Philippines

‘Romanticizing’ poverty? Miss Universe Catriona Gray’s winning answer draws mixed reactions

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ Catriona Gray made her country proud when she bagged the Miss Universe crown but her winning answer …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Oman, Philippines
Malaysia’s digital future needs faster Internet

Malaysia’s digital future needs faster Internet

As an early pioneer in the digital economy, Malaysia has many of the building blocks to leapfrog to a new digital future, but the country will need faster Internet to go the next mile. Photo: bigstock/ mast3r

About 20 young women in the eRezeki c…

by · Thursday, 15 November 2018 · Malaysia, Oman
A Step Towards Better Accessibility for All in Dhaka

A Step Towards Better Accessibility for All in Dhaka

 

An ever-growing urban population with overflowing and at times chaotic vehicular traffic can make life difficult even for the most well-abled pedestrian. The challenges become higher for a person with disability.
‘How can I go out of my home?’…

by · Wednesday, 31 October 2018 · Oman