‘Unabated climate change threatens to undo many of the development advancements of the last decades, not least by incurring high economic losses,’ says a report from the Asian Development Bank
MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 14, 2017) — A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be “disastrous” for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report released Friday, July 14. Continue reading ADB warns climate change ‘disastrous’ for Asia→
The Safe Steps campaign features educational videos, which will air in 24 countries across Asia – the region posting some of the highest numbers of road deaths
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Feb. 14, 2016) — With Asia posting some of the highest numbers of deaths due to road accidents, a new safety campaign aims to help arrest the alarming figures of what experts say is a preventable global health issue.
While the cold snap is by no means on the scale of the weather now affecting the snow-bound eastern United States, such temperatures are a novelty for many residents of the region
HONG KONG (Jan. 25, 2016) — Snow, sleet and icy winds across Asia caused deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over the weekend as areas used to basking in balmier climates struggled with record-low temperatures.