Mandalay Aims to be a Garden City

18 August 2017, Mandalay The Mayor of Mandalay City, Myanmar and Minister for Development Affairs of Mandalay Region Dr. Ye Lwin has envisioned the city to be resilient and go on a path of sustainable development to achieve its goal to be a ‘Garden City’. Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) with support from Department of…

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UN-Habitat Working with MES and AIT on Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting Solution in Yangon

30 June 2017, Yangon Myanmar has been frequently impacted by all sorts of natural hazards like earthquake, flood, cyclone, landslide, and fire. Although major earthquake is less frequent than other hazards, their impact on buildings and infrastructure of exposed areas can be devastating. Yangon lies along the Sagaing fault, in low to moderate seismic zone.…

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Back to Basics: Innovation Camp Experience

By Annie Atienza, University of the Philippines, Quezon City When I received the AIT-Tiger Leong Innovation and Leadership Camp acceptance letter, I quickly told myself that this is going to be my leverage point, my comeback, my way back to standing up again stronger than before. Right from the start I knew that AIT will…

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Great Things Never Come from Comfort Zones

By Looi Chee Kean, Universiti Teknologi Petronas If there is one thing I have learnt from AIT Tiger Leong Leadership and Innovation Camp, it is this: leave your comfort zone, take calculated risks, and then magic will happen. “Breaking your own mold can only make you stronger and more confident to reach higher levels in…

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Learnings from the AIT Tiger-Leong International Innovation and Leadership Camp

By Abdul Qadir Jilani, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore AIT-Tiger Leong International Innovation and Leadership Camp has been a great opportunity for self-discovery and overall grooming of my individual personality. Over the past few days, I have learnt a lot from different presentations and visits. Comprehensive presentations on significant topics like innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship,…

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Join Hackathon: Sensor Challenge 2017

Imagine if you can be a superhero and can sense everything around you, what problems would you solve to make our life better? Join the Hackathon: Sensors Challenge 2017 Theme: “To enable a smart, safe, and sustainable world using sensors” Date: 02-03 August 2017 Venue : AIT Conference Center.     This Hackathon is a brainstorming session…

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AIT-Tiger Leong International Innovation and Leadership Camp II

An interactive camp designed to contribute to the nurturing of young minds on a unique mix of innovation, leadership, multi-disciplinary, and cross-cultural attributes. Bright and talented undergraduate students from top universities are encouraged to attend the AIT-Tiger Leong International Innovation and Leadership Camp II. The camp will be held at the Asian Institute of Technology…

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Nepal Publishes New Design Catalogue for Reconstruction of Earthquake Resistant Houses

01 April 2017, Nepal The Government of Nepal recently published the Design Catalogue for Reconstruction of Earthquake Resistant Houses Volume II developed by the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Ministry of Urban Development. This publication is one of the Knowledge Products following the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) conducted in Nepal after the…

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