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Welcome to the Sharing Economy Era

Monthly Feature | 2017.07  The more we share, the more we have. With the rise of sharing economy, entrepreneurs tend to get involved in startup in terms of co-working, co-living, bicycle sharing, umbrella sharing and ridesharing in recent decade. Undoubtedly, most of successful entrepreneurs relied on a well designed & responsive communication platform, such as website and mobile apps as a key tool for ...

26 Jul 10:42 AM 0 Read More...

3 Innovative GREEN construction materials instead of CONCRETE

We all know that concrete is the most common construction materials in the modern world. But you might have heard about a dirty secret: the production of commercial concrete materials releases tons of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) each year, contributing to the global climate change. As Asian heavyweights such as India and China promise to reduce their carbon emissions over the next 15 years as part of t...

07 Jul 10:39 AM 0 Read More...

The future is the era of collaboration - Ensprial

Sharing, Co-living, Carpool, Co-working. The future is the era of collaboration. Similarly, the world needs a group of people working closely to start a project to deal with the coming social problem. Indeed, there are lots of people who have the vision and passion wanted to contribute the society by their expertise. However, these group of people, restricted by the traditional working hours, might be difficul...

30 Jun 6:40 PM 0 Read More...

Ridesharing in Vietnam

Share your ride with a stranger for the environment!  Pollution is a global issue, damaging our health & the economy as a whole. If you closely monitor the pollution index in Asia, you will find only very few places are not yet affected. Air pollution, for most of the case, is something we can’t see or feel. Yet it harms our health seriously. Last year, World Health Organization warned that tiny particu...

30 Jun 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Vietnam and its Magical Beans

Monthly Feature | 2017.06 Vietnam  Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia with over 6.5% economic growth projection in coming years despite the regional slowdown. Among all the commerce, coffee trade is the major source of income for Vietnam since the early 20th century. Vietnam produces 16% of the world’s total coffee. Over the last decade, more than 1 million tonnes of coffee products had b...

27 Jun 4:22 PM 0 Read More...

Vietnam - Mekong Quilts

Quits that stitch with love Imagine you are a mother with 3 young children, living in a poor rural village in Vietnam. You really hope to earn some money to help the family but you must stay at home looking after your children. Yet, you find the unemployment rate ... Unemployment, female (% of female labor force), The World Bank Bangladesh     4.7% Cambodia       0.2% Thailand         0.6% Vi...

20 Jun 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Get Dirty to get Clean - Taiwanese students made creative Popsicles from 100 Different Polluted Water

3 design students from Taiwan this summer made use of their creativity to present 100 types of popsicle to get us to think about water pollution from a totally different perspective. Dare yourself to try in this summer ? This is called the Polluted Water Popsicles project, which aims to raise awareness about rising water pollution due to rapid economic growth and urbanization. Water was taken from 100 different wa...

19 Jun 10:48 AM 0 Read More...

Treepedia - An awesome assistant for city greening

Using Google Street View, this project from MIT shows where cities need to do more planting. A new project called Treepedia uses an algorithm and Google Street View to map trees in cities, making it possible to see the stark differences in greenery between streets and cities as a whole. In the first stage of the project, the researchers mapped greenery in 12 cities. Green dots on each map indicate higher ...

22 Feb 4:38 PM 0 Read More...