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July 25, 2014
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, July 25, 2014 – Papua New Guinea’s forestry stakeholders met today on national-level forest-related policy and legislation. They want to improve land and forest management and facilitate implementation of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+). 
 
This meeting was coordinated by a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project called Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) and the UN-REDD Program in collaboration with the Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA), the Constitutional Law Reform Commission (CLRC), and the Papua New Guinea Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD). 
 
Microsoft Imagine Cup Thailand 2014
April 24, 2014

Students from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi and Chulalongkorn University today won the World Citizenship category of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Thailand for “We Heart,” an app to combat HIV and AIDS stigma, encourage early testing, and remind people living with HIV to take their medication on time.

April 23, 2014
Malaysia presents a remarkable story of modern economic development. Over the past 40 years Malaysia has been transformed from an environment of food shortages, restricted human capacity, and ethnic divisions, to one with admirable level of food security, prosperity, and opportunity for its 29 million people. In the 1970s, Malaysia was internationally perceived as an impoverished and remote producer of a limited set of raw mining and agriculture materials. Today, it is an industrialized, upper-middle-income

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