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Adventist church in Southeast Asia expands training for substance abuse prevention program

September 12, 2016

Global drug and tobacco usage has long been a focus of groups such as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Recent statistics such as those from the 2015 UNODC World Drug Report…

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Wilson appeals to Adventists worldwide

July 12, 2016

As we view the societal landscape of the world, it is becoming more and more violent. Very recently — from South Sudan to the United States to Bangladesh to Iraq to Turkey and on and…

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Adventist leaders extend condolences to families affected by Lahore, Pakistan bombing

April 1, 2016

On behalf of our entire Adventist family in the Southern Asia-Pacific Division, we grieve over Sunday’s horrific tragedy in Lahore.  We cannot comprehend it but recognize the loss of those…

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Adventist leaders in southern Asia-pacific region meet with Vietnam government official

April 1, 2016

Adventist leaders in the southern Asia-pacific region (SSD) met with Bui Thauh Ha, Vice Minister for the Department of Religion of the Vietnamese government,…

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Samuel Saw Elected President of Southern Asia-Pacific Division

March 22, 2016

Samuel Saw, who was elected president of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division on Tuesday, said he would seek new ways to reach the many Buddhists and Muslims in his region even as he sought wisdom…

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First Adventist elementary school in Timor-Leste looks to new phase of growth

February 3, 2016

Timor-Leste Adventist International School in Southeast Asia needs additional student missionaries to meet 2016-2017 school year needs Since the 2002 independence of…

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MESSAGE FROM THE SOUTHERN ASIA-PACIFIC DIVISION FAMILY

February 1, 2016

We have been greatly touched and encouraged by the outpouring of…

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Southern Asia-Pacific Division President, Pastor Leonardo Asoy, succumbs to rare bone marrow disease

January 12, 2016

Pastor Leonardo R Asoy, president of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD), passed away at age 56 at approximately 8:35 p.m. on January 12, 2016 at the Adventist Medical Center-Manila,…

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