Socio Cultural

ASEAN’s renewable energy resistance will leave it defenceless against climate change

“Renewable energy investments must be prioritised. And it must be a cornerstone of the region’s agenda in building a climate-resilient ASEAN.”

Thomas Da Jose writes on why ASEAN must prioritise investment in renewable energy, not just to combat climate change but to ensure the economic growth and energy security of the region.

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Youth for Sustainability

 Youth to be the driving force behind the United Nations 2030 Agenda and “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability” – the theme of Thailand’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship. At the recent 2018 ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Thailand announced the new theme for its ASEAN Chairmanship: Advancing Partnership for Sustainability.  Throughout 2019, Thailand aims to join hands with its fellow …

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Sport a vehicle for forging stronger ties – Interview with Bruce Djite

This week we talked to Bruce Djite, a professional footballer whose career highlights thus far have included playing for the Young Socceroos (U’20), the Australian Olympic team (U’23) and the Socceroos. From his experiences playing professionally overseas and in Indonesia, Bruce is a strong advocate for the use of sports in diplomacy and believes sport, especially …

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Singapore's Tech Hub

Digital opportunities in ASEAN: Singapore’s startup scene

2018 New Colombo Plan Singapore Scholar Jackson Huang shares insights into the landscape of tech startups and his internship with Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Visenze. What was it like studying and interning in Singapore? The National University of Singapore was a great community in terms of the rich student life as well as the tech …

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