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  • Blog Post: A Recap of the Inaugural Week of Code in Southeast Asia

    From a 700-strong dialogue session in Vietnam, to an endorsement by US President Barack Obama during his visit to Malaysia, we can say that our Asia Pacific Week of Code has been nothing but a success! The Asia Pacific Week of Code kicked off with a blast on 21 April with thousands of youth attending...
  • Blog Post: Ending Human Trafficking with MTV EXIT

    A persistent problem that has plagued the world for generations, human trafficking remains a serious issue in Southeast Asia to this day. Typically kidnapped or tricked by offers of jobs overseas, many unsuspecting men, women and youth find themselves smuggled into other countries. Women are often forced...
  • Blog Post: YouthSpark: Filling the Opportunity Gap with IT Training for Thai Youth

    In March 2014, Microsoft Thailand, and its partners the Phuket provincial office and the National Council for Children and Youth Development (NCYD), held a graduation ceremony in Phuket, Thailand, for 200 students who have just completed Tech Training to Help Extend Youth Empowerment Space, (THE YES...
  • Blog Post: Young Thai Gets Family Homestay Business Online

    As part of the global Microsoft initiative YouthSpark , Microsoft Thailand has been running a programme called ‘ Enhancing ICT Skills of Small Medium Enterprises in ASEAN to help build the capacity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to put them in a better position to capture opportunities...
  • Blog Post: Thailand selects Office 365 for every student nationwide

    Eight million students and 400,000 teachers across Thailand now have access to Office 365 for education , giving them the ability to create, connect and collaborate on an advanced and enterprise-ready cloud platform that is safe and secured. Thanks to Microsoft Thailand and the Office of the Basic...
  • Blog Post: Thai Teacher Brings Technology into the Classroom

    According to an English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) study conducted on 60 countries and territories where English is not the mother tongue, Thailand’s English proficiency hit near-bottom, landing in the 56 th spot. Despite the government’s increasing emphasis on mastering English, the country...
  • Blog Post: Looking at the Divide in Buriram

    By Haresh Khoobchandani, Managing Director, Microsoft Thailand In northeastern Thailand sits the province Buriram, a home for sprawling rice fields, exquisite Khmer ruins and beautiful traditional festivals. Locals approach their lives, no matter how difficult they might be, with a sense of ‘ sanuk...
  • Blog Post: Asia Pacific Week of Code is Here!

    There are nearly 3.5 billion people speaking more than 2000 languages in Asia Pacific. Can you imagine if there was a common language that could unite this diverse region and open doors to opportunities? Through our YouthSpark programme, Microsoft is challenging youth across Asia Pacific to do...
  • Blog Post: Celebrities Call Out for #WeSpeakCode

    We Speak Code. Do you? As part of Microsoft's global YouthSpark Initiative, and with celebrities around Asia showing their support for more young people to learn to code in school, we are proud to present a Week of Code to encourage everyone to try their first Hour of Code at code.org . It's...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Rewards Technologically-Innovative Teachers

    Microsoft believes that every child deserves a great education. For ten years running, the company has led the way in helping 8 million educators use technology to educate and inspire more than 190 million students globally through Partners in Learning, a series of professional development programs hosted...
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