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Jul 12, 2014

Tainan, Taiwan - In a bid to train students of design and business with practical-based courses, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, has collaborated with some of the country’s leading enterprises to launch a unique program called db school that encourage creative thinking.

Currently, the...

Jul 02, 2014

Singapore, July 2, 2014 –( ASIA TODAY )– Desire2Learn (D2L), the learning technology company that created the world’s first truly integrated learning platform (ILP), today announced that Singapore Management University (SMU) has successfully implemented innovative models to personalise the student experience using...

Jun 29, 2014

The Vice Prime-Minister of The People’s Republic of China, Mme. Liu Yandong, led a delegation of senior ministers and university presidents to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem yesterday, to participate in the Opening Ceremony of a new Confucius Institute at the Hebrew University.

Jun 28, 2014

MANILA, PHILIPPINES--Media OutReach-- 'THE INSTIGATORS' comprising of Mic Gutierrez (Center, Holding Sign), Dominic Tuazon (right), and Louis Michael Concepcion (left), winner of June 6-8 first annual Hack-The-Climate competition, celebrated winning a Macbook Pro for developing an app called "Tanaw." Meaning 'to...

Jun 23, 2014

Singapore—Food and nutrition research in Singapore will receive a boost as the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) will together invest almost S$3.8 million (NZ$3.5 million) in joint research projects. The research...

Jun 18, 2014

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is ramping up its efforts to transform into one of the most environmentally friendly university campuses in the world.

Under the newly launched EcoCampus initiative, NTU aims to achieve a bold 35 per cent reduction in its energy and water usage, carbon footprint and...

Jun 16, 2014

An organisation in the US has gotten the green light to establish a non-profit university in Ho Chi Minh City, the first of its kind in Vietnam.

The Trust for University Innovation in Vietnam (TUIV) had its proposal to establish Fulbright University Vietnam approved in principle by Deputy Prime Minister Vu...

Jun 09, 2014

SINGAPORE 9 June, 2014 – Skoolbo has partnered the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) to start the Core Skills Pilot Project for children aged four to ten. Skoolbo provides SINDA with the free game-based platform to level up literacy and numeracy among the Indian student community.

Jun 06, 2014

Princeton University Students Use Prize Money to Challenge Developers and Environmental Activists to come up with Innovative Climate Change Solutions

MANILA, PHILIPPINES--Media OutReach-- June 6, 2014 - Hundreds of developers and environmental activists will come together on June 6-8 to build mobile and web...

May 31, 2014

A team of students from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) trekked to Antarctica on an art and science research expedition to find new ways to understand climate change. They transformed data that was collected during the expedition into new media artworks.

Opening on 23 May, an exhibition titled “Freeze...

May 30, 2014

Are you considering criminal justice as your college major? According to a recent Georgetown University Study, “Criminal justice majors can expect higher salaries and lower unemployment than those...

May 15, 2014

Five universities in the Philippines made it onto the Top 300 Asian universities list of the London-based education and career network Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). State-run University of the Philippines-Diliman remains the country’s top school after it was ranked 63rd in the 2014 QS University Rankings in Asia.

May 08, 2014

The number of Chinese applicants for graduate schools in the United States has dropped for the second year in a row, figures from an education group in the US show.

May 02, 2014

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has won the Green Mark Champion Award from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) for environmental sustainability.

Apr 30, 2014

Hanoi, April 29, 2014 — On April 22 in Hanoi, to acknowledge The Asia Foundation’s contribution to promoting education in Vietnam, Foundation partner Vietnam Association of Education Promotion (VAEP) and the People’s Committees in the provinces of An Giang, Can Tho, Hau Giang and Nam Dinh awarded medals and...

Apr 29, 2014

• MOU to set up first tri-party ITS collaboration to research, study & carry out trials in Singapore
• First ever ITS laboratory involving I2R, Singapore’s largest Infocomm Research Institute, academia and industry player
• ITS Initiative fully supported and endorsed by EDB

Apr 29, 2014

SINGAPORE --Media OutReach --29 April -- Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and former Finance Secretary to the Government of India, will be appointed as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School with effect from 2 May 2014, for a...

Apr 07, 2014

Inaugural Asia Pacific Project Management Salary Survey offers insights into salary trends across countries, employment outlook, and core skillsets respondents think will fast-track their project management career

Apr 06, 2014

National Taiwan University is home to an abundance of educational and cultural artifacts that bear the history of the campus’ past. As a result, the NTU Museums project, a campaign that integrates the university’s ten individual museums, was launched in 2005 and officially inaugurated in 2007 so that the school’s...

Mar 30, 2014

Club-goers will soon be able to detect within 30 seconds if their drinks have been spiked, with the world’s first GHB fluorescent sensor developed by NUS researchers. GHB or Gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid is a central nervous system depressant, which has been used in medical settings as a general anaesthetic. Today, it...