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International Road Federation to hold their first Asia Regional Congress in Bali this November

31-07-2014

The International Road Federation (IRF) has announced that the first IRF Asia Regional Congress and Exhibition will be held in Bali, Indonesia this November 17-19, 2014. The event will run in conjunction with the Ministry of…

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AIP Foundation China office launches community outreach series on road safety

31-07-2014

25, 28, and 31, July—Kai County, Chongqing, China This month, AIP Foundation China office worked with the Kai County Traffic Police Department to host three road safety awareness events. The community outreach events consisted of an…

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Students partake in road safety activities prior to summer vacation

31-07-2014

10, 17, and 31 July — Kandal and Kompong Speu provinces, Cambodia In an effort to increase road safety awareness before the beginning of summer vacation, 500 students from continuing target schools at Hun Sen Preak…

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Community outreach activities supported by Manulife promote helmet use

31-07-2014

On July 31, AIP Foundation’s Cambodia team conducted community outreach to promote passenger helmet use through the Helmets for Families program supported by Manulife Cambodia. Community outreach volunteers, selected from AIP Foundation training sessions, reached hundreds of people…

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Effective helmet exchange displays parents’ commitment to quality helmets

27-07-2014

10 April – 27 July—Binh Chanh District and District 12, Ho Chi Minh City After learning of the importance of wearing not just a helmet, but a high quality helmet, 2,116 parents from Abbott Helmets for Families project…

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News Update: Vietnam hub to begin construction of 1st metro line terminal

21-07-2014

Construction of the first underground terminal of the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Ho Chi Minh City – the first of its kind in Vietnam – has begun. The system, estimated to cost US$2.49 billion,…

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AIP Foundation Thailand Country Director interviewed on Amarin TV

20-07-2014

On July 20, Amarin TV aired an interview with Ratanawadee Winther, the Thailand Country Director of AIP Foundation, on the television lifestyle show “Preaw the Jet Set.” During the interview, Ms. Winther discussed AIP Foundation and…

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AIP Foundation discusses year-end Helmets for Families successes

17-07-2014

A year-end meeting took place this month to present achievements, challenges, solutions, and lessons learned from the Helmets for Families project in Vietnam. The meeting took place between AIP Foundation, local authorities, and representatives from the program schools…

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BBC World News features AIP Foundation CEO Mirjam Sidik

15-07-2014

In July, BBC World News interviewed Mirjam Sidik, AIP Foundation CEO, live on their Newsday program to discuss Asia’s poor road safety. Mirjam discussed why there are more road fatalities in low- and middle-income countries, what…

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AIP Foundation partners with Chevron Thailand

15-07-2014

On July 15, AIP Foundation staff met with Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd., to begin work on the Chevron Street Wise project. This innovative twoyear project aims to reduce road crash fatalities and injuries among children…

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