(Nation/ANN) In Asia, women are more likely to be found in occupations such as teaching and nursing than in planning, constructing and operating dams. This results in major losses to businesses and the economy.
A study prepared for the World Bank found that output per worker in East Asia and Pacific countries could be 7 to 18 per cent higher if female entrepreneurs and workers worked in the same sectors, types of jobs, and activities as men.
The very first demonstration against General Aung San – national hero of Myanmar – was held by ethnic minorities in the last few days. Protest against General Aung San or even in reference to his name of had never took place before, even during the time of military dictatorship.
We were most interested to learn that a new university will be established in Nay Pyi Taw to provide tertiary education in Myanmar. It has been forecast that the new university will be established within five years.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The spread of the Islamic State movement in Asia Pacific becomes one of the main agenda at the 85th International Police (Interpol) General Assembly in Bali.