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Pressing on in the global fight against human trafficking

There’s big money in human trafficking – it is one of the largest, best-organized and most profitable types of crime. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that the illicit trade generates annual profits of some US$150 billion a year for traffickers. The number of men, women and children who end up victims … Read more »

New research underlines the power of the pen in learning

Picture a university; rows of classmates in lecture theatres, each with their own laptop, frenetically taking notes as lecturers offer up their wisdom. Gone are the days of frayed notebooks and cheap, chewed-up pens. But before the humble pen is bid goodbye, it’s important to pause and consider if it … Read more »

UEM Group partners with Microsoft Malaysia for cloud-based digital initiatives

UEM Group Berhad (UEM Group), Malaysia’s leading engineering-based infrastructure and services conglomerate, today announced its partnership with Microsoft Malaysia (Microsoft) to drive cloud-based digital initiatives. A Memorandum of Understanding to formalise the partnership was signed between the two sides, of which Microsoft will provide Digital Advisors to support UEM Group … Read more »

Microsoft Teams rolls out to Office 365 customers worldwide

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of Microsoft Teams, the company’s new chat-based workspace in Office 365. The new tool for team collaboration is now available to Office 365 business customers in 181 markets and 19 languages. Customers worldwide are choosing Microsoft Teams to enable collaboration within their organizations.  Since … Read more »

Providing more loving homes in Vietnam with the cloud

There are over 26 million children in Vietnam today, and eight out of 10 of them are at-risk. This means that they are less than likely to become independent, responsible, contributing members of society. SOS Vietnam works to provide these at-risk children who have lost parental care become part of … Read more »

NEEDeed and Microsoft Deliver Essential Technology to Nonprofits

As a proud partner of Microsoft Philanthropies, NEEDeed will soon help equip select not-for-profit organizations in Thailand with essential cloud-based technologies that will help them fulfil their mission through the empowering impact of technology. NEEDeed will support two Thailand-based nonprofits set up cloud-based technology that will, in turn, assist them … Read more »