Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up
Google Malaysia has launched a programme that it says will enable not-for-profit organisations in the country to go further in their mission to serve their respective causes by leveraging some of its most well known tools for free or for a highly discounted rate.
BBC Nepali earthquake lifeline public chat channel on Viber
A BBC Nepali channel has been launched on the instant messaging and calling app Viber, to deliver public service and emergency information in Nepalese and English.
Nepal earthquake: PayPal waiving fees for all donations
PayPal announced a disaster relief campaign, and that it is waiving fees for donations made to support relief organisations and rescue efforts in Nepal.
Nearly US$100K donated by MSC companies for flood victims
MDeC, which manages the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC Malaysia) project, said that companies from the high-tech zone have donated a total of RM355,000 (US$97,970) to help rebuild the lives of flood victims.
MDeC and partners launch tech-enabled campaign to aid flood victims
With Malaysia having suffered its worst floods in recorded history, which have left some 200,000 people homeless, national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has taken the lead to launch the ‘#TogetherWithU’ or ‘#BersamaMu’ community campaign to aid in the flood-recovery process.
Thai Red Cross Society gets on Office 365 for Nonprofits programme
The Thai Red Cross Society, one of the largest nonprofits in Thailand, recently adopted Microsoft Corp’s Office 365 to enhance speed and reliability in its communication systems and mission-readiness, the US tech giant said in a statement.
Samsung, YTL Comms help out with Hospis Malaysia’s IT system
30 units each of Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets and YES Broadband Huddles have been donated to Hospis Malaysia for its patient management system.
SimplyGiving partnership with Hati.my to benefit thousands of non-profits
SimplyGiving.com said it has formed a long-term partnership with online directory Hati.my, which lists thousands of non-profit organisations.
DiGi looking for social entrepreneurs to attend Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo
DiGi has launched the second local edition of the Telenor Youth Summit, a competition that calls for youth to submit ideas or initiatives on how digital communication can be used to fuel social and economic change.
Deal.com.sg gears up to help haze-fighting efforts
As South-East Asian countries once again face the haze, Singapore-based online shopping platform Deal.com.sg said it would provide a platform for its customers in Singapore and Malaysia to make a donation in support of the fight against haze.
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