Manila, Philippines, Sept 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The best Corporate
Social Resposibility (CSR) programs in the region take center stage during
the 12th annual Asian CSR Awards ceremonies on September 3, 2014 at the
Makati Shangri-La Hotel in Manila, Philippines.
His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the
Philippines, will be the guest-of-honor as the winners are presented during a
gala dinner that will cap the two-day Asian Forum on Corporate Social
Responsibility held on September 2-3, 2014.
The Asian CSR Awards Program recognizes and honors Asian Organizations for
embodying the principles of corporate responsibility in their business
philosophy and operations. Awards are given for programs that achieve
excellence in terms of services to stakeholders and innovative sustainable
solutions to pressing social challenges.
A total of 109 ent... (more)
A paper published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials have shown
that a synthetic protein called AGMA1 has the potential to promote the
adhesion of brain cells in a laboratory setting. It is also cheaper and
easier to produce on a large scale. This could help overcome a major
challenge in nerve tissue engineering.
Milan, Italy, Sept 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at the University
of Milan in Italy have shown that a synthetic protein called AGMA1 has the
potential to promote the adhesion of brain cells in a laboratory setting.
This could prove helpful in impro... (more)
Award cements Fuji Electric Asia Pacific as a leading variable speed drive
SINGAPORE, Sept 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Fuji Electric Asia Pacific was
awarded Best Variable Speed Drive Provider at this year's Asian Manufacturing
Awards (AMA) 2014. The award was given based on the high functionality and
reliability of its variable speed drives, amongst others. The winners were
announced and honored at the AMA gala dinner and awards ceremony held at the
Marriot Hotel in Singapore on August 28, 2014.
Since the development of the first general purpose AC Drives in the 70s, Fuji ... (more)
Partnership to help boost Nikkei Asian Review's global readership
Tokyo, Sept 2, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Nikkei Inc., ("Nikkei") Asia's leading
business media, announced today that it has agreed a capital and business
alliance with Winkontent AG, the publisher of monthly global affairs and
lifestyle magazine Monocle, in which Nikkei will take a stake in the
Commenting on the announcement, Tsuneo Kita, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Nikkei said, "We are delighted to announce our partnership with
Monocle today. Under Tyler Bruulee's leadership, Monocl... (more)
Six-month old infants spoken to in two languages show better learning and
memory than infants exposed to one language
Figure 1: Image of a child going through the visual habituation
testSINGAPORE, Sept 2, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A team of investigators and
clinician-scientists in Singapore and internationally have found that there
are advantages associated with exposure to two languages in infancy. As part
of a long-term birth cohort study of Singaporean mothers and their offspring
called GUSTO - seminally a tripartite project between A*STAR's Singapore
Institute for Clinical Sci... (more)