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  • Leading boarding schools for Asian students

    By Nov 04, 2013

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    Pic: Geelong Grammar School.

    In today’s interconnected world, competition between nations, professionals – even students – is more intense than ever before. Parents who want the best for their children have to start early, enrolling them in schools that will prime them for entry to leading universities around the world. The past decade has seen an enormous uptick in

  • AP PHOTOS: India glitters ahead of Diwali

    By Nov 02, 2013

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    AP PHOTOS: India glitters ahead of Diwali

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians stocked up on firecrackers, handed out sweets and adorned their homes with glowing lanterns and sparklers ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Sunday. The most important festival of the year in India, Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The biggest — and loudest

  • Leading journalism programs for Asian students

    By Oct 31, 2013

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    Leading journalism programs for Asian students

    Last summer, US President Barack Obama commented on the ‘winner take all’ economy of the 21st century. In the process, he made a passing comment about decline of small-town journalism jobs across the US. He said, in so many words, that he didn’t think those types of jobs were coming back. But even if this is

  • China: Shanghai police battle burglars… with butter

    By Oct 30, 2013

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    Shanghai police: Masters of innovation. Pic: AP.

    Home security has long been a question of doors and gates, surveillance and guards. Residents of Changning district in Shanghai, however, have found a different ally in the struggle against burglars (at least the climbing sort). It’s called butter. After suffering a string of robberies in which the thieves climbed into apartment buildings, authorities of

  • Cute Japanese dog begs kitten to play [VIDEO]

    By Oct 30, 2013

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    Cute Japanese dog begs kitten to play [VIDEO]

    This cute video of a Japanese pet enthusiast’s dog begging a kitten to play  has been doing the rounds on YouTube this week, clocking up over a million views in the last six days. Hikaiti‘s channel has loads of videos and almost 20,000 subscribers, while more of her pets’ antics can be found on her

  • China: 3 dead as SUV crashes into crowd in Tiananmen Square

    By Oct 28, 2013

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    China: 3 dead as SUV crashes into crowd in Tiananmen Square

    A vehicle crashed into a crowd in Tiananmen Square noon Monday killing at least three people, according to reports. A driver, 2 passengers confirmed dead after a jeep went into crowd and caught fire in front of Tian’anmen Rostrum Beijing Monday noon — Xinhua News Agency (@XHNews) October 28, 2013   China’s Xinhua news agency

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