Have you heard of the city that sits on the easternmost terminus of the Trans Siberian railway? Vladivostok is the city that bears the honor. Situated in the Golden Horn Bay in the Russian Far East, it is the location for the 10th edition of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum. With just 3 months to APRIGF Vladivostok, preparations are well underway to gather the Internet community under the theme of Enabling a Safe, Secure and Universal Internet for All in Asia Pacific. Join us (www.APrIGF.ru) to share and discuss all the hot issues at the workshops, townhalls and make your voice heard in this years’ APrIGF Synthesis Document.
Welcome news from the global IGF: The German hosts of the upcoming IGF Berlin 2019 are laying out a warm welcome to all, and have announced a special travel fund to the global south with the aim to gather and support a diverse group of participants to contribute at the IGF this November. Deadline to apply is June 30, details available here: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/supporting-participation-at-the-igf-2019-annual-meeting
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(Image credits: #StarringJohnCho images and movie mockups originate from http://starringjohncho.com/)With 2018 being a banner year for Asian representation in media, 2019 is gearing up to be a blockbuster sequel. Promoting inclusion and representation in mainstream...read more
How important is it for Asians to get haircuts from Asian barbers? For many living abroad the answer would be VERY IMPORTANT. The qualities of an individual's hair can vary greatly from person to person, and it is commonly said Asian hair has different qualities to...read more
Would you still recognise me if I grew another 10 years older? #10yearschallenge. Humans age, but what about animals?The artificial intelligence of facial recognition is not only for social media, public or national securities, it is also beneficial for wildlife...read more
The travel industry in Asia Pacific is skyrocketing and travel related service providers are to benefit! The growth for the region is to surge consistently over the next 5 years and this will result in airlines, hotels and tour guide businesses blossoming too.read more