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Jul 03, 2015

The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew - whether motivated by the fact that Chinese schools back in the 50s could be potential grounds for the indoctrination of communist ideology or he had the foresight to see the economic value of a dual language policy – nevertheless, had the insight to introduce bilingualism into schools in...

Jun 24, 2015

Selangor, Malaysia - Researchers in Malaysia are recommending an assessment tool for measuring whether university graduates have the practical skills required to enter the work force.

Jun 21, 2015

In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, Tsinghua University and the University of Washington are partnering to create the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), an institute dedicated to educating the next generation of innovators.

Jun 08, 2015

After coming to Taiwan with high expectations and studying for four years, students from across the strait find themselves asking each other, "Is it worth it? Do you regret coming here?" These are their answers.

Mao Yiwen, NTU Journalism Master's Student from Shanghai:
Taiwanese are anxious

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Jun 08, 2015

People have more to do, with fewer resources in less time. This often makes them busier and less productive. This is compounded by the accelerating speed of change as we try to ‘sweat’ all the big changes.

However, it is not the big changes in and around our lives that cause stress, eat into our time, and...

May 24, 2015

China's education authority has issued a list of the country's 2,845 authorized institutions of higher learning, creating a buzz on the Internet and in social media among students who are due to take the national college entrance exam next month.

The 2,845 schools accredited by the Ministry of Education...

May 13, 2015

A New Asia-Wide Award to Encourage the Creation of More Asian-Themed Content for Children

Singapore, 11th May 2015 - The shortlist for the first Scholastic Picture Book Award (SPBA) was announced on 11th May by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS). SPBA is a joint initiative between...

Mar 22, 2015

On November 18th Shanghai Jiaotong University announced its "Top 100 Universities in Greater China." With a total score of 94.8, NTHU was ranked second, and Tsing Hua University in Beijing was ranked first.

Mar 13, 2015

Singapore - The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) returns for the sixth iteration this year with an expanded programme engaging creators, producers, distributors, and end-users of children's content under one roof.

Mar 08, 2015

PolyU’s Food Safety and Technology Research Centre (Shenzhen branch) has recently been approved to set up the State Key Laboratory of Food Biological Safety Control in Shenzhen. In this issue, Prof. Wong Wing-tak, Head of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology and Director of the Food Safety and...

Mar 07, 2015

TAU researchers discover cellular networks can be used to detect dangerous fog

When warm air comes into contact with a cool surface and chills to saturation, fog materializes. It blankets open roads and runways and dramatically reduces visibility — often causing devastating accidents.

Feb 28, 2015

On the evening of the 10th of November, the Chinese APEC dress worn by the leaders and their spouses reflected Chinese style and distinct characteristics. The textile design concept came from Professor Li Wei from the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University.

Jan 21, 2015

From January 2015, SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will be adopting Child’s Dream Foundation, a charitable, not-for-profit organization based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, dedicated to empowering marginalized children and youth in the Mekong Sub-Region, including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia....

Jan 18, 2015

Tainan, Taiwan, January 15, 2015 - National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Department of Life Sciences accepted a commission from domestic companies to develop a stable aquaponics system in which invertebrates (fishes and snails) and vegetables can be grown simultaneously, revealed the university today.

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Jan 18, 2015

Students from Harvard University (Harvard) and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) collaborated to host the 11th Harvard Model Congress Asia (HMCA) at HKU. The three-day event (Jan 9-11, 2015) attracted some 550 students from over 80 high schools around the world to HKU to face the challenging global issues together...

Jan 16, 2015

When others were singing about three French Hens, two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree, Pauline Luk and the NÜSycle (pronounced Neu-cycle) team were counting one thousand hangers, two hundred pillows, and numerous pens, staplers and Frisbees.

Jan 15, 2015

Sri Lanka is introducing technology education to secondary students to give them a better chance at entering university or the job market.

Jan 08, 2015

Wolfie to Host First-Ever Virtual Recital to Celebrate Mozart’s Birthday this January 27th with the Aim of Inspiring and Uniting Musicians Worldwide

Dec 15, 2014

After 10 years’ preparation and construction, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, the affiliated hospital of Tsinghua University, formally started operation on November 28th, 2014.

Dec 09, 2014

Are you a busy professional debating about whether to get a Masters in Public Health (MPH)? Settle the debate now because public health is an emerging field of study. A MPH provides the option for a fast-track career in the healthcare arena. Universities also made it easier by offering MPH programs online that...