Monthly Archives: May 2014

Monitoring Health

Preventing and Controlling Obesity Using Nuclear Techniques Healthy eating messages at a primary school in Mauritius. (Photo: C. Slater/IAEA) Story Resources One of the growing challenges facing public health, is related to lifestyle factors...

East Asia and the Pacific: U.S. Policy Towards East Asia and the Pacific

It’s a pleasure to be here with the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs to discuss U.S. policy toward East Asia and the Pacific. I appreciate the opportunity to be here tonight, because I believe it’s important to explain our policies;

JACC: Ocean area where Pings Detected not MH370 crash zone

JACC: Ocean area where Pings Detected not MH370 crash zone Thu 29 May 2014 at 12:22 NNA - The swathe of Indian Ocean where acoustic transmissions were detected was Thursday ruled out as the crash zone of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

PRESS RELEASE: WORKING VISIT OF YB MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MALAYSIA IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 17TH MID-TERM MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT (NAM), ALGIERS, ALGERIA, 27-28 MAY 2014 (ENGLISH VERSION ONLY)

Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs Announce Agreement to Combine Firms

-- Operating under the name Squire Patton Boggs, the combined firm will offer clients one of the industry's broadest and deepest practice offerings as part of a truly global platform spanning 45 offices in 21 countries. WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNew...

Obama gets down to business in Malaysia

Author: Shankaran Nambiar, MIER

President Obama’s two-day visit to Malaysia is a feather in Prime Minister Najib’s cap. But it is a decoration that carries certain obligations given the implications of what Obama has conveyed.

The decision to include Malaysia as part

Thai Army Demanded To Show Proof Of Safety Of Detained Red Shirts

-- Red Shirt Legal Counsel Robert Amsterdam Calls for International Action in Response to Illegal Military Coup LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the declaration of an illegal military coup by the Royal Army of Thailand on Thursday, legal...

Asians Want To See Official Retirement Ages Rise — Manulife Survey

Retirement age increases needed to mitigate impact of aging populations Greatest public support in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines; opposition in China Official retirement ages rising in Asia,

Spin Master Sues Character Options Ltd/Brix N’ Clix and Starfly Factory in China for Infringement of Flutterbye(R) Flying Fairy

TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spin Master Ltd., Canada's largest children's toy and entertainment company and the world leader in flying toys, announced today that it has issued civil High Court proceedings against Character Opt...

Methamphetamine trafficking increases, new psychoactive substances flood markets according, to new UNODC report

PRESS RELEASE

Tokyo/London/Vienna - 20 May 2014 (UNODC) - Synthetic drugs are taking an ever-greater share of the illicit drugs market, according to a new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  New psychoactive substances (NPS) are