• Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Changing the behaviour of society can help end wildlife trafficking
    The newly-wed couple is about to cut their wedding cake and share it with their guests, when it suddenly transforms into a live shark. The couple then slices off its fins, which spill into the guests’ soup bowls.
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT:Wildlife trafficking: a global scourge
    Law enforcement and prosecution seen improved over the years, but still one step behind trafficking.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:00
    USAID Wildlife Asia report highlights what’s behind Thai demand for ivory, tiger parts
    Affluent, established business owners and merchants believing in good fortune and status brought by wildlife parts still largely drive demand for ivory and tiger parts in Thailand, and online platforms are playing an increasing role in their purchase.
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:45
    Responsible buying says no to slavery: You can help
    The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) recently invited young Thais to help change the world by taking part in their joint campaign IOM X.
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:41
    USAID aims to promote growth in SE Asia
    The US Agency for International Development (USAid) has announced a five-year regional programme to promote private finance and investment in the agriculture, forestry and other land uses (AFOLU) sector.
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  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:32
    Thais go #IvoryFree with WildAid and USAID
    More than 30 Thai celebrities and some of the country’s most influential personalities have joined WildAid and USAID Wildlife Asia’s joint campaign, called “I am #IvoryFree,” to deter the purchase of ivory in Thailand.
  • Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:04
    Thai Union, Mars Petcare, USAID Oceans going digital for sustainability
    Thai Union Group and Mars Petcare, along with a coalition of other industry and government groups such as the US Agency for International Development's Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans), recently launched a digital traceability pilot programme.
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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:11
    USAID launches new project to counter human trafficking in Asia
    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Thursday launched a US$21.5-million-worth programme to counter human trafficking in Asia by awarding a contract a US development organisation.
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  • Thu, 12 May 2016 01:00
    USAID to help govt manage expectations, administrator says
    YANGON - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) vowed to extend all possible supports to Myanmar, to help the country address social challenges.
  • Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:07
    USAID partners with lower Mekong universities and schools
    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new partnership with 12 leading universities and vocational institutions in the lower Mekong sub-region in a bid to empower students with essential skills so they can thrive in
  • Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:56
    US Ambassador visit Rakhine
    US Ambassador Derek Mitchell, joined by USAID Mission Director Chris Milligan, visited Sittwe and Mrauk-U on August 19-21, to witness flood damage.
  • Mon, 01 Jun 2015 01:00
    USAID to play key role in strengthening work-based training
    BUSINESSES IN the Lower Mekong say post-secondary schools are not adequately preparing graduates for the local job market, according to a new survey conducted by a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported project.
  • Thu, 14 May 2015 01:00
    More rule of law centres to open
    The Rule of Law, Peace and Stability Committee will open more "rule of law" centres with the aid of the EU and USAID who have previously helped to establish centres in Myanmar, according to its secretary Win Myint.
  • Mon, 02 Feb 2015 01:00
    National Trade Portal to be launched online this year
    To guarantee transparency and clarify the complicated rules and procedures related to trade, a website called National Trade Portal is set to launch at the end of 2015, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
  • Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04
    Ebola 'easier to avoid than malaria': USAID
    MONROVIA - The head of the US Agency for International Development said Tuesday poor understanding of Ebola was undermining the fight against the epidemic, pointing out that the fever is harder to get than malaria.
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