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ADRA’s Asia Regional Office (sometimes simply abbreviated as ADRA Asia), one of the nine regional offices of ADRA International, is located in Bangkok, Thailand, and was established to provide administrative and programmatic support to ADRA national offices throughout Asia.
The Asiatic Division was organized in 1909. It consisted of the China Union Mission, the India Mission (including Burma and Ceylon), the Japan Mission, the Korea Mission, the Philippine Mission, and the Singapore Mission.
As a pastor of the early Korean Adventist church, Choi Tai-hyun was one of the martyrs who were persecuted and eventually executed because of their faith by the Japanese military during Japan’s occupation of the Korean peninsula in the Second World War.
Holman Carl Currie (柯爾義) and Eva Ruth Longway Currie devoted half a century to denominational service on three continents: Asia, North America, and Africa, of which 26 years were in the mission fields of China.
Clarence Davis was an Australian pioneer in Asia and did much to establish the colporteur ministry in China, as well as planting numerous churches and establishing schools in that country. He worked in the Far East for all but two of his 50 years of service.
The term Eastern Asia Division was temporarily used for the Far Eastern Division from 1918 to 1919.
Far Eastern Division Outlook (FED Outlook) was a monthly magazine published by the Far Eastern Division. In 1919, the Asiatic Division was split into the Far Eastern Division (FED), the Australian Union Conference, and the India Union Mission. The FED was made up of China, French Indo-China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore-Malay, and Thailand. In 1995, the name of the FED was changed to the Asia-Pacific Division which lasted for only two years before it was bifurcated into the Northern Asia-Pacific Division and Southern Asia-Pacific Division.
HisHands Mission Movement is one of the mission initiatives of the Northern Asia-Pacific Division to help involve church members with the mission work in their home country.
The Northern Asia-Pacific Division is one of the thirteen divisions of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Northern Asia-Pacific Division News & Views (abbreviated News & Views) is the official magazine of the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Pioneer Mission Movement is a Global Mission project of the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of planting new churches in its territories.
The Chinese Signs of the Times Publishing Association, located in Taipei, Taiwan, is the only official Chinese publishing house of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in China.
Taiwan Adventist Hospital, located in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan, and operated by the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is the only Adventist hospital in the territory of the Taiwan Conference.
Nathaniel Yen was among the group of about a dozen Taiwanese young people who became the first-generation ministers and church leaders in the Taiwan Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He served as the president of the South China Island Union Mission from 1991 to 1998.