Articles tagged with ‘culture’

Dr Guieb with the Dumaracol chanters. Image: Jenifer Lie
27 June 2014
Researchers from the Philippines are searching for the last chanters of an epic tale. Reconstructing the tale may help the researchers understand the local knowledge systems and cultural practices of one of the country’s oldest ethnic groups. The island province of Palawan,...
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© Hanyang University
21 October 2013
Professor Jie-Hyun Lim, the director of the Research Institute of Comparative History and Culture at Hanyang University believes that nationalism is an act of treason and it only limits the capacity of imagination.
14 August 2012
Women in Southeast Asia are at extremely high risk of cervical cancer. Only 38 per cent of women in Thailand and 2.2 per cent of women in Laos have undergone screening. To find out how to improve the situation and identify barriers...
The furniture manufacturing industry employs nearly 700 000 workers in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.
8 August 2012
Contrary to popular belief, migrant workers in the Southeast Asian furniture manufacturing industry are more productive and less accident prone than the local permanent workforce, according to new research.
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Telling tales about men
29 June 2012
How do individuals conceive their world and their place in it?
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U-STAR and its Members
27 June 2012
Speech Translation in 23 Languages will allow up to 5 users to chat simultaneously. International Research Consortium (U-STAR) with members from 23 Countries unveils a Speech Translation
Connaught Place, New Delhi
13 June 2012
The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not new in India. It emerged from the ‘Vedic period” when history was not recorded in India. In that period, Kings had an obligation towards society and merchants displayed their own business responsibility by...
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Planted rice in paddy field
1 June 2012
Dr.Yasunobu Funakoshi, Project Leader of the Technology Licensing Organization at the Tokyo University of Science, recently sent ResearchSEA these wonderful pictures of the Japanese rice planting festival.
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Specific gravity sculpture
14 May 2012
The role of art in urban development programs is often overlooked, even though art and culture policies can often successfully fuel the regeneration of public spaces in modern cities.
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