Asia Education

Down the memory hole: Thaksin’s name removed from Thai textbook

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 9:59AM UTC Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

In a move that would make the Ministry of Truth proud, Thomas Fuller of the NYT reports: His legacy is inseparable from the past decade of political tumult in Thailand, but high school students will not find the name Thaksin Shinawatra in the history textbooks that the country’s military junta recently

Educated SKorean women less employable than male counterparts – study

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 7:34AM UTC Commuters at a train station in Seoul, South Korea. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea – Higher education yields less employment opportunities for women compared to men in South Korea, according to a new government study.

Foundation Programmes: kick-starting Higher Education

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 12:03AM UTC Pic: Students can use Foundation programmes to kick-start Higher Education

Given the influence of today’s increasingly international marketplace, with developments in areas ranging from sustainable business to overseas investment opportunities, there is little doubt that education in business, law and social science is fundamental to students’ success in the corporate sphere. Fording the experiential river separating school and university may appear

5 reasons students love studying law

By Fri, Sep 12, 2014 10:19PM UTC 5 reasons students love studying law

The study of law is shrouded in countless, often diametrically opposing, myths. Some perceive lawyers to be dry, ethically dubious individuals; others are convinced that entering the profession facilitates transformation into Reese Witherspoon. It is fair to say that the path to law is cluttered with conflicting information. Not only

Hong Kong tycoons go Ivy with $350m Harvard ‘gift’

By Fri, Sep 12, 2014 11:57AM UTC Harvard University. Pic: AP.

Hong Kong property tycoon Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother Gerald have made international headlines with their record-breaking US$350 million donation to Harvard University’s School of Public Health.

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