Hanoi counting down days to SEA Games extravaganza

Hanoi counting down days to SEA Games extravaganza

After a bumpy year of trying to get the event up and running, Hanoi and other localities will finally host the 31st Southeast Asian Games from May 12.
Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Inflationary pressures around Southeast Asia and the subsequent rises in prices of food, energy, and services are forcing the region’s nations and financial institutions to come up with new strategies to protect themselves from the likely future ramifications of conflicts and climate change.
Plenty to chew over for region in wake of virtual APEC event

Plenty to chew over for region in wake of virtual APEC event

New Zealand was the latest nation to try out virtual conferencing on a massive scale last week when it hosted the first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference for 2021.
All corners of the globe waking up to modern climate change philosophies

All corners of the globe waking up to modern climate change philosophies

World leaders sprung into action last week at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, with agreements made on deforestation, methane control, reducing reliance on coal, and cutting the cost of clean technologies.
Nations come together in bid for historic climate progress

Nations come together in bid for historic climate progress

The COP26 climate summit is underway in the United Kingdom, with its importance to the fate of the world laid bare as leaders attempt to redouble efforts to prevent disastrous temperate rises this century, and funds look towards more sustainable outcomes.
Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

The pressure is on for nations to deliver when it comes to a robust agreement at the upcoming COP26 climate summit – none more so than the British hosts. But with key representation set to miss the event and leaders criticised of not taking the matter seriously enough, it remains to be seen if the world can come together to turn the climate tide.
Coffee chaos highlights supply risks

Coffee chaos highlights supply risks

Supply chain cracks and labour shortages are costing businesses more than ever before and production network disruptions are set to occur more frequently – and with the world more interconnected than ever, such disruption is more likely to affect everyone from coffee-loving office workers to schoolchildren in need of a fizzy drink.
SEA Games finally ditched until next year

SEA Games finally ditched until next year

Organisers of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, due to take place in Vietnam later this year, finally agreed to postpone the event after months of wrangling over a new date...
Vietnam granted delay on decision to halt SEA Games

Vietnam granted delay on decision to halt SEA Games

After several back-and-forth discussions failed to materialise in a compromise, organisers of the 31st Southeast Asian Games deferred again last week from making a decision on whether to postpone the competition until a later date due to continuing complications with the coronavirus pandemic.
Global vaccine access criticised as pandemic balance shifts

Global vaccine access criticised as pandemic balance shifts

A reversal of fortunes is being felt across parts of Southeast Asia, as other markets that have suffered vast numbers of COVID-19 deaths...
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