YANGON, Burma (AP) — Students in Burma are threatening to hold nationwide protests unless the government amends an education law that they say restricts their academic freedom and prohibits them from engaging in political activities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of foreign exchange students studying at U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high, with nearly a third coming from China.
We say ‘creative industries’; you say village craft fairs, fighting tooth and nail to make it as an aspiring singer-songwriter and spending weekends creating life-sized, completely functional garden furniture out of conkers. As conker furniture production is a pretty niche market, you also say ‘no money’. Au contraire. Gone are
BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China are agreeing to make it easier for tourists, students and businesspeople to visit each other’s countries.
Coal has proved to be a boon for humans: to this day, it is still used to produce an enormous quantity of energy across the world, which can be used to power anything, from a light bulb to a hospital. Unfortunately, exploiting its potential also kills people, as a recent study by Tsinghua University and the Ministry of Environmental Protection shows.
South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:39PM UTC
North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s sister named senior official
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:23PM UTC
India tour match suspended after Phil Hughes death
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:08PM UTC
Malaysia leader Najib Razak reverses pledge to scrap sedition law
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 5:50PM UTC
India: Girls died by suicide, not slain by rapists, say investigators
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 4:16PM UTC
Toyota recalls more cars for air bag problems
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 4:10PM UTC