In 2015, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community (AEC) is set to launch, transforming ASEAN into a region with free movement of goods, services, investment, skilled labor and capital. The AEC Blueprint highlights the need for increased mobility of persons as ASEAN becomes more interconnected with a greater exchange of skilled labor.
The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Control and Prevention of Tuberculosis project is a five year effort, which runs from October, 2011 to October, 2016, to reduce the incidence and mortality of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Burma, China and Thailand.
BANGKOK, November 18, 2014 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a new project to train hundreds of instructors and students to prepare youth for employment in the Lower Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
USAID recognizes the vibrant work of women leaders throughout the region. We know your exchanges over the next few days will offer many fruitful opportunities for you to learn and benefit from one another’s experiences. The theme of the workshop is exploring the way forward. Although the workshop will last only a few days, I hope that each of you will listen carefully, participate fully, and be inspired. Learn from your neighbors. Take back a new approach to make a meaningful change when you return home.
At the recent Mondato Summit Asia in Singapore, three “Social Impact of the Year Award” finalists showcased their efforts to make a social impact on emerging Asia with their mobile financial services (MFS) products. The winner was selected from the three finalists by a panel of judges based on their presentations during the Summit. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) commended the three finalists and awarded BPI Globe BanKO with the prize.
Last updated: April 23, 2015