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Montreal supermarket is Canada's first to grow produce on its own rooftop garden

When the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent began pushing for green roofs, a supermarket wondered if it could do regulations one better. Fast-forward …

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow crops at the same time

The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional …

Hong Kong’s skyline farms harvest more happiness than food

HONG KONG — High above downtown Hong Kong’s bustling, traffic-clogged streets, a group of office workers was toiling away not on a corporate …

Rooftop Farming Is More Than a Green Thumb’s Urban Fantasy

Gardens and farms on city roofs are a locavore’s dream—and they do everything from cool buildings to help prevent flooding.<p>In the heart of a city, …

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Japan's Indo-Pacific push galvanizes Mekong region

PHNOM PENH -- Japan's ambitious new foreign policy strategy aimed at "bridging" the Southeast Asian mainland and Indo-Pacific regions through aid, …

Indo-Pacific

Will China's Belt and Road Initiative Push Vulnerable Countries into a Debt Crisis?

As China’s Communist Party paves the way for President Xi Jinping’s indefinite leadership, the international community should expect the Belt and …

Asian Development Bank

10 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Make Right Now

Cool, crunchy cucumbers are at their absolute best in summer. Whether you picked up one too many at the farmers market or your garden is overflowing …

This Device Turns Kitchen Waste Into Compost

The Taihi bin uses a Japanese fermentation process called bokashi to breakdown biodegradable materials and produce compost<p>Homeowners don’t have many …

Millennials Infographic

coming of age<p>One of the largest generations in history is about to move into its prime spending years. Millennials are poised to reshape the economy; …

Demographics

These 7 startups will help shape tomorrow’s transportation landscape

Illustration by Tech in Asia’s Kathrinna RakhmavikaThe global population is estimated to hit 8.5 billion by 2030, and most people will choose to live …

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Creative Design economy development in Thailand

The creative design economy in Thailand is benefiting from various initiatives, with research and resources facilities, a Creative Thailand campaign …

Creativity

Ikea looks to help Syrian refugees integrate with jobs initiative in Jordan

The retailer plans to expand its Social Entrepreneurs initiative to the country, which will see Syrian refugees and local Jordanian women produce …

Malaysia launches Social Outcome Fund to grow its social economy

Malaysian government invests £0.5m to transform delivery of social services and boost its social economy. The developments have been inspired by …

Economic Development

Social entrepreneurship is key to sustainable and inclusive growth in Asia

The 30-year-old Thai Entrepreneur Disrupting Social Giving

Arch Wongchindawest is the founder of Social Giver.<br>Continue reading »

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Bangkok to launch US$147M digital economy fund, but can it play catch up with regional competitors?

The Digital Economy Fund will be supervised by Thailand’s National Digital Economy Committee (NDEC), chaired by the prime minister

Chiang Rai Strawberry Entrepreneur Bridges Urban-Rural Divide

In the five years since then, Walaiporn, 32, has become a one-person rural success story, deftly using social media (she has 20,000 Facebook …

Seven things we learned from the AVPN Landscape reports

AVPN has just published two wide ranging reports on the social investment landscape in Asia that take in 14 countries. We pulled out seven of the …

South Korea

Building the social enterprise eco-system in Thailand

Thailand's new wave of social change

<b>How they help:</b> Farmsook Ice Cream not only holds classes on how to produce homemade ice cream, but also teaches basic business skills to children …

How Thailand’s startup ecosystem has grown over the last 5 years (Infographic)

Thailand’s startup scene is still very young, with angel investors and VCs focusing on seed stage. That said, the Thai government believes 2016 will …

Startups

Using the Rule of Three for Learning

As Easy as One, Two, Three<p>Step One of Three<p>Students engage in a particular learning topic for the first time. The key is that the student must be …

School of Changemakers องค์กรบ่มเพาะนักเปลี่ยนแปลงสังคม

<i>(จากซ้ายไปขวา) คุณลัพธวรรณ ลีรพงษ์กุล (โม), คุณวิชยพัฐ เสนาปัก (บอย), คุณกอปรทิพย์ อัจฉริยโสภณ (จือ), คุณธุวรักษ์ ปัญญางาม (เกด), คุณพรจรรย์</i> …

National Innovation Agency of Thailand partners e27, aims to advance Thai startups across SEA through Echelon Thailand

NIA solidifies its support of the local and regional ecosystem by bringing together the tech, entrepreneurship and investment communities for Echelon …

jeff wilson provides housing solution with modular kasita living units

<b>former professor/ current micro housing ceo jeff wilson and his team at kasita have developed a modular, versatile, and transportable living unit</b> …

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