ASIA

New programme seeks to strengthen climate change journalism
New programme seeks to strengthen climate change journalism

The World Association of News Publishers and Temasek Foundation have launched a new programme to strengthen climate change journalism.

4 Oct 2021

GLOBAL

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market
IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19
Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19

Universities have faced major planning challenges due to Covid-19. While there has been significant media coverage about universities offering students online learning, what has been less discussed is how some activities have continued in...

By Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet 4 Jan 2021

GLOBAL

Special edition e-book captures responses from education's frontline during Covid-19
Special edition e-book captures responses from education's frontline during Covid-19

Wise, a Qatar Foundation global education think-tank, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar and Diplomatic Courier, has officially released a special e-book titled Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined - Responses from education's frontline...

25 Sep 2020

GLOBAL

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

All 16 finalists will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects...

19 Feb 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

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DMAT launches the Global Academic Council

The Digital Marketing Aptitude Test has announced the launch of the Global Academic Council...

4 May 2021

PHILIPPINES

Young people in the Phillipines are more sexually adventurous as Internet access changes their conservative views. Image: Imagerymajestic
Young, internet-driven Filipinos more sexually active

MANILA, PHILLIPINES: Young Filipinos are becoming more sexually adventurous as the traditionally powerful Roman Catholic Church loses its influence on the internet and smart phones, according to a study released on Thursday (6 February).

7 Feb 2014

CHINA

US universities top China's world rankings
US universities top China's world rankings

SHANGHAI, CHINA: American universities dominate the top 20 in global annual rankings released by a Chinese organisation on Thursday (15 August), with Harvard once again in top spot.

16 Aug 2013

CHINA

Female students are banned from wearing certain bras during national exams. (Image: Wiki Images)
Some bras banned for exams in China

BEIJING, CHINA: More than nine million students packed exam halls across China for the opening day of the country's university entrance exams --with attempts to stop cheating even leading to bans on metal bra clasps.

11 Jun 2013

JAPAN

Wikipedia wants a billion users by 2015
Wikipedia wants a billion users by 2015

TOKYO, JAPAN: Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number of regular users.

5 Feb 2013

ISRAEL

Dead Sea scrolls can be viewed online

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Thousands of images from the Dead Sea scrolls, which date back more than two millennia, were on Tuesday (18 December) made available to the world on a joint Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Google website.

23 Dec 2012

SINGAPORE

Singapore to host communications literacy seminar
Singapore to host communications literacy seminar

SINGAPORE: Hosted by the Media Development Authority of Singapore and the International Institute of Communications (IIC), this [[http://iicom.org/index.php/2012-02-10-16-44-33/2012-02-19-10-32-42/challenges-of-communications-literacy communications...

24 May 2012

UNITED STATES

MMA launches Egypt and Middle East Local Council
MMA launches Egypt and Middle East Local Council

CAIRO, EGYPT / NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently announced the launch of the Egypt and Middle East Local Council and the appointment of new co-chair, CEO & co-founder at Digital...

20 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

Mojiva Inc joins the MMA as a Global Premium Member
Mojiva Inc joins the MMA as a Global Premium Member

NEW YORK, US / SINGAPORE / LONDON, UK / SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) has announced that (Mojiva Inc), parent company to Mojiva, the leading mobile ad network,...

20 Jul 2011

ITALY

MMA re-launches Italian local council
MMA re-launches Italian local council

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The MMA (Marketing Association) has re-launched its local council in Italy, and the appointment of one of the new interim co-chairs, senior manager at Telecom Italia, Mariella...

20 Jul 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Learning programme At Dubai Lynx 2011
Learning programme At Dubai Lynx 2011

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, now in its fourth year, will take place from 27-29 March. This year, Dubai Lynx 2011 will offer what is says will be 'an outstanding and thought-provoking programme' at its new location, the...

9 Mar 2011

TURKEY

Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit - with a touch of music
Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit - with a touch of music

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Here's a conference with a difference... There will be presentations, of course - but there will also be the sound of a violin in the Congress Hall of Conrad Hotel in Istanbul during the Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative...

1 Mar 2011

TURKEY

Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit programme announced
Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit programme announced

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The organisers of the Intercontinental Advertising Cup and Summit have announced the speakers and programme for the event, which is due to take place in Istanbul over two days - 11-12 March 2011 - at the Conrad Hotel Istanbul.

21 Feb 2011



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