Myanmar Needs More Hotels as Tourists Continue to Surge

Tourism is Myanmar’s most promising industry today. As Myanmar’s tourism industry thrives, industry experts warn that one of the challenges the country could face is the insufficiency of international standard hotel rooms to accommodate the surge of tourists. This year Myanmar, known as the “Golden Land” of Asia, was nominated for the “World’s Best Tourist…

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Hilti Foundation Explores Collaborative Partnership with AIT

The Hilti Foundation, a charitable organization established in 1996 under its guiding principle “We build a better future” expressed its interest to collaborate with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in undertaking projects related to sustainable, disaster-resilient, and cost-effective solutions for community development. The Foundation supports activities and projects in the areas of affordable housing,…

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Structural Engineering Convention in the Philippines Focuses on Extreme Loadings on Concrete Structures

The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (ASEP) held its 4th ASEP convention on Concrete Engineering Practice and Technology (a.concept’14) with this year’s theme, “Extreme Loadings on Concrete Structures,” on 22-24 May at Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines. This three-day event focused on extreme loadings on concrete structures in response to the natural…

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