Tracking The Trackers

Given the diversity of Asia, it’s no surprise that COVID-19 tracking apps across the continent are also powered by an assortment of frontier technologies.

UNESCO: ASEAN Economy Community Likely To Spur Scientific Cooperation

The ASEAN Economic Community could also spur both the cross-border movement of researchers and greater specialization, in turn broadening cooperation in science and technology.

Logged Forests Remain Home To Great Mammal Diversity

Researchers have found that previously logged forests may be overlooked sources of refuge for mammals across different small-scale landscapes in Borneo.

ASEAN Patents Increased By 40% In Past Three Years: Report

The Thomson Reuters report, which examines ASEAN research and patenting activity, also shows that the group almost doubled its share of the world’s research papers.

Can ASEAN Achieve Universal Healthcare? (VIDEO)

Achieving universal health coverage is a goal that many countries strive towards. Will ASEAN see a day where everyone—including rural dwellers—has full access to affordable quality healthcare?

MIT Technology Review’s Regional ‘Innovators Under 35’ Returns

Innovators under the age of 35 from Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan can now apply for the regional 2017 Innovators Under 35 list.

Experts Call For Borneo’s Integrated Conservation

An integrated approach, including not only the mountain rainforests but also the lowlands, is required to preserve Borneo's biodiversity, experts say.

Bridging The ASEAN Research Gap

Research and innovation in ASEAN has not kept pace with economic growth the region has enjoyed, writes Crispin Maslog.

Southeast Asian Floods Threaten Lives Of Children And Workers, Says UNISDR

The floods which have affected eight million people in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand have underlined shortcomings in disaster risk reduction, says the UNISDR.

INSEAD: Singapore Most Innovative Country In Asia

Singapore was named the top Asian innovation economy in the 2011 Global Innovation Index released by INSEAD.