Asia Education

UN rights office calls on Thailand to release 14 student activists

By Tue, Jun 30, 2015 12:37PM UTC

The U.N. human rights office has called on Thailand to release 14 student activists arrested for holding a peaceful rally and charged with sedition.

WATCH: Facebook COO offers Tsinghua graduates 4 lessons in leadership

By Tue, Jun 30, 2015 11:47AM UTC

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Q&A with students at China’s prestigious Tsinghua University last year, more recently it was the turn the social networking giant’s COO Sheryl Sandberg who delivered an inspiring commencement speech Saturday to Tsinghua’s School of Economics and Management class of 2015.

The growing gender imbalance in higher ed: Where have all the boys gone?

By Tue, Jun 30, 2015 10:02AM UTC

Higher education institutes have traditionally been dominated by men over the centuries. However since the 1970s there has been a big shift in the gender balance, reaching a tipping point in the 1990s when women began to outnumber men in university enrollments.

Democracy activist Joshua Wong and girlfriend assaulted in Hong Kong

By Mon, Jun 29, 2015 1:57PM UTC

One of Hong Kong’s best known student democracy activists Joshua Wong and his girlfriend Tiffany Chin Sze-man were attacked by an unknown assailant in the Tai Kok Tsui area early Monday.

6 things to consider when following your dream into the aviation industry

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 3:07AM UTC

From taking to the skies as a pilot to servicing aircraft, handling baggage to walking the aisle as a flight attendant, aviation is a field as board as it is exciting. As the world becomes ever more globalised the need for air travel grows daily – we want to travel