New web service to boost access to higher education for Asian students

By Thu, Dec 04, 2014 6:04PM UTC The Study International website.

A new web service launched this week is aiming to make international higher education more accessible and affordable for Asian students looking to earn their university degrees in the West.

UN urges Cambodia not to expel hill people

By Wed, Dec 03, 2014 10:01AM UTC A Montagnard hill-tribe woman from Vietnam. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The U.N.’s human rights agency is urging Cambodia to allow about a dozen ethnic minority hill people from Vietnam hiding in the jungle to be interviewed about their claims for asylum.

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 12:30PM UTC Image via Daniel Maxwell.

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the ‘Hour of Code’.

Cambodia Khmer Rouge trial suspended until January

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 9:56AM UTC Khieu Samphan. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal says it will suspend trial sessions until January, bowing to pressure from lawyers of one of the two defendants charged with genocide.

Cambodia: Massive blaze guts Phnom Penh’s ‘Old Market’

By Mon, Nov 24, 2014 6:27PM UTC Monday morning's fire blazes out of control at Phsar Chas market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Image from John Vink's YouTube channel.

An early morning fire broke out in Phnom Penh’s Phsar Chas market early Monday, destroying an estimated 70 percent of its 900 stalls.

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