UNICEF and the Asia-Pacific Interagency Group on Youth have called on regional governments to focus on the Asia-Pacific’s 1.1 billion young people.
Britain will help up to a million of the poorest girls in Asia go to school, says U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Sports Minister Shri Ajay Maken is leading a 500 member youth delegation to China today under the Indo-China Youth Exchange Program.
The Julia Gillard Government today announced the appointment of career diplomat Penny Williams as Australia’s first Global Ambassador for Women and Girls.
81-year-old Chinese scientist Dr. Tu Youyou has won the 2011 Lasker DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for her discovery of artemisinin – a widely used antimalarial drug which has prevented millions of deaths worldwide.
On Tuesday, India and Bangladesh set aside their differences at Dhaka and agreed to collaborate in important areas like education, power supply, and preservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
The world-class achievements of Australia’s top scientists were celebrated at the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
President Chi-Huey Wong of the Academia Sinica in Taiwan has received the 2012 Arthur C. Cope Award for his outstanding achievements in the field of organic chemistry.
The UNESCO, National Instruments, and Science Center Singapore today launched a flagship initiative to popularize science, technology, and engineering in Southeast Asia.
The QS World University Rankings 2011/12 released on Sunday by Quacquarelli Symonds has shown the gains made by Asian universities on this global ranking table.