Nanotechnology Roadmap Development for the Sewerage Sector in Malaysia

Malaysia’s sewage sector is set to address the immediate and long term wastewater treatment problems in the developing countries of Asia through nanotechnology. Three organizations, Indah Water Konsortium (IWK), Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and the Asian Institute of Technology, are working together to develop a roadmap to advance research in sustainable technology that addresses the…

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Consultation Workshop on Incorporating Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Resilience into Myanmar’s National Building Code

In an attempt to prioritize protection against uncertain occurrences of the two most common natural disasters in Myanmar: earthquakes and strong winds, the Ministry of Construction (MOC) and its technical partner the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) have been working towards developing and enforcing proper and stricter building codes through the Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC)…

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