Asia Education

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

The Ivy League prejudice: why highly qualified Asian-American students are likely to face rejection

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 4:10PM UTC

A former Ivy League admissions dean and founder of Admissions Revolution has claimed that Asian-American students face significant prejudice in the application process for competitive schools and colleges.

Did Thai university reject transgender lecturer because of an Instagram post?

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 10:34AM UTC

One of the most renowned and liberal universities in Thailand, Thammasat, has stood behind its original decision to not accept its graduate Kath Khangpiboon as a lecturer at Faculty of Social Administration. The rejected appeal comes despite the fact that the Faculty has fully supported Kath, as its alumni and previously an external lecturer.

WATCH: This short animation on poverty and education in Burma is sad, but cool

By Mon, Jun 22, 2015 6:57PM UTC

We can’t really sum this up any better than the artist himself in his YouTube description of this really lovely production: “A short animation about a brother and a sister who always dream of going to school together. They are trying to escape from obstacles such as gender inequality, poverty, child abuse, child labour, human trafficking, etc. that are blocking their chance to education.”