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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.


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...

Dec 07, 2014

Why has the Korean government sent students to Silicon Valley entrepreneurial schools? How have graduates of one such school produced 70 startup ventures in just two years?

How does one drop an egg from eight stories high without breaking it? This is the kind of challenge Draper University of Heroes,...

Dec 05, 2014

December 4, 2014 — On December 3, The Asia Foundation facilitated its inaugural “Learning Lab” workshop as part of the Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) program in Dili, an eight-year intervention supported by the Australian Government. The aim of the participatory workshops is to share research and highlight...

Nov 26, 2014

Far-Eastern Federal University’s booklet for prospective foreign students picked up the Gold Award of the tenth jubilee QS-APPLE conference and exhibition (Quacquarelli Symonds Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference). The meeting of higher education’s leaders organized by the author of the world...

Nov 25, 2014

Dili, November 24, 2014 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Asia Foundation held a national seminar in Dili to present the findings of the USAID-funded “All Children Reading” project’s final evaluation report. The purpose of the event was to share findings from the report with...

Nov 13, 2014

Dubai, UAE, 9 November 2014 - ASIATODAY.COM - Repton School in Dubai has formed a first of its kind partnership with Aberystwyth University to provide a course for school students in the UAE which will guarantee direct entry into the prestigious Welsh educational institute.

Launched this week in Dubai, the...

Nov 13, 2014

Singapore, 11 Nov 2014 – The SFIC Institute, National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) together officially announce the opening of a new carpentry campus today. The facility, which was approved by the Polytechnic of Western...