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SCG fosters a culture of earthquake safety

sgc and earthquakesEARTHQUAKES have become more frequent in Myanmar, with the latest one hitting the country earlier this month. Hence, Siam Cement Group – driven by its commitment to contribute to communities – is using this opportunity to share knowledge on how to minimise damage to lives and property in the event of an earthquake. In collaboration with the Education Ministry, the cement giant is set to distribute learning materials on earthquake safety and preparedness to schools in Yangon and Mawlamyine. The first batch was distributed last Thursday…


New Tokyo Strategy to give Mekong region variety of new assets

I am pleased to welcome the leaders of the Mekong region countries to Tokyo and hold the Seventh Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting today, to further enhance the vibrancy and attractiveness of the Mekong region. This year is a historic milestone that will mark the launch of the ASEAN community. In light of this, it is very important for me to hold frank discussions with the leaders on the partnership between the Mekong region and Japan, which will grow together, and mutually affirm that we will continue to work together even more closely. Based on the “New Tokyo Strategy 2015” that will be adopted today, I would like to convey Japan’s wholehearted support to the Mekong region countries, moving on to the launch of the ASEAN community…


More disasters coming because of homosexuality – Prophet Amponsah

Accra-based Prophet Eric Kwasi Amponsah, popularly known as ‘Computer Man’ has urged Ghanaians not to embrace homosexuality as it has “serious implications”. Amponsah, who is General Overseer of Hope Generation Ministries International was speaking on Afia Schwarzenegger’s mid morning show Aben Wo Ha on Kasapa 102.3 FM Thursday. The act according to him is condemned across many religions and cannot be an accepted culture in the Ghanaian society…


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