Au Vanuatu, l’islam tombe du ciel

Au Vanuatu, cet archipel mélanésien de tradition chrétienne qui n’attire pas d’immigration et ne représente aucun intérêt économique ou stratégique pour le Proche-Orient, une petite communauté musulmane se constitue sous l’égide d’un converti. Une singularité qui mérite d’être analysée. « Vanuatu : le miracle de la propagation de l’islam », titre fièrement une série de vidéos diffusées sur … Continue reading “Au Vanuatu, l’islam tombe du ciel”

Responsible business a crucial factor in keeping region on track to achieve the SDGs

Jun 23, 2019 Port Moresby (ESCAP News) –( ASIA TODAY )– Businesses are well-positioned to offer innovative solutions to key sustainable development challenges, particularly in meeting the infrastructure and connectivity needs of rural and urban communities, concluded the annual Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea today. Organized by the United Nations … Continue reading “Responsible business a crucial factor in keeping region on track to achieve the SDGs”

Australia’s Suspicion of China’s South Pacific Investments Is a Zero-sum Game

The mainstream media revived its narrative of fear-mongering about China’s South Pacific investments during the Vanuatu Prime Minister’s visit to Beijing and ahead of the recently re-elected Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison‘s trip to the Solomon Islands next week. … The post Australia’s Suspicion of China’s South Pacific Investments Is a Zero-sum Game appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Australia’s Suspicion of China’s South Pacific Investments Is a Zero-sum Game”

Strong Partnerships at ELDEX Asia

May 28, 2019 Singapore, 23 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Three international aging organizations, the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), CommonAge and SilverEco.org, and a leading Singapore association, the Gerontological Society of Singapore, have announced their support for and partnership with ELDEX Asia. Mr Joseph Yeo, ELDEX Asia Director, shared, “We are thrilled … Continue reading “Strong Partnerships at ELDEX Asia”

ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  NADI, FIJI (1 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland today signed agreements establishing the Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Contribution Arrangements were signed by ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed and Ireland’s … Continue reading “ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific”