Tech & Innovation

Challenges and opportunities: The road of industrial transformation and upgrading in Yiwu

By Jiawei Li, Junhan Xu, Yicheng Yao “Manufacturing relocation is inevitable; Southeast Asian and South American countries will take over low-end manufacturing industry in the near future.” Mr. Guo, the founder of iLilace, a multi-platform, multi-million housecare product exporting business, stated. “Nations such as India and Malaysia are indeed catching up in terms of low-end …

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International Women’s Day 2023: Innovation and technology for gender equality

What is International Women’s Day Yearly, International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March to provide an opportunity to reflect on previous progress, call for action and celebrate the actions of determination and courage by women who played a crucial role in the change of their society. It is time to celebrate the achievements of women whether social, …

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What Innovators Should Look at in Solving the Climate Crisis?

There is no doubt that climate change is one of the biggest challenges nowadays. In the past 150 years, the concentration of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere has risen dramatically, especially methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrous oxide. These gasses accelerate climate change as they trap heat in the atmosphere by warming the earth’s average temperature. Voluntary …

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Philippine Social Entrepreneurship Summit Calls for Support, Financing for Filipino SE Communities

With the theme “Promoting an Innovative and Sustainable Social Enterprise Ecosystem in the Philippines,” the Innovation for Social Impact Partnership (ISIP) convened over 135 impact-driven entrepreneurs, educators, stakeholders, policymakers, and other supporting organizations at the ISIP Summit held online from June 14 to 16, 2021. It highlighted key challenges in the social enterprise ecosystem amid the pandemic and called for more support for Filipino social enterprises.

Yangon Youth taking action to shift the choking air situation in Myanmar

By: Zaw Win Htet   The Earth is heating up, but that’s not the only matter – it is also choking. Despite the massive recent trend of global activism on climate change, air pollution – the other side of the same coin – still largely remains overlooked, especially in a developing country like Myanmar. As …

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The door institute: Myanmar’s beacon of progress

By Yee Thu Aung For developing countries, modernizing governmental procedures and boosting Information and Communications Technology development in state governments take time and need stronger efforts. At the same time, as many Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) have surfaced in recent years, there is a growing need for platforms which could serve as a …

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360ed Myanmar: Using Technology to Advance the Country’s Educational System

By Phillip Subu In the past fifty years, Myanmar was trapped in a dictatorial regime and was isolated from the rest of the world. Its current antiquated educational system cannot prepare the young generation to solve new challenges and its teachers are not equipped to teach 21st century learning skills. Rote learning, a memorization technique based on …

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