Asia Education

Federico on the Thai by-election results

By Mon, Dec 13, 2010 7:00AM UTC

Federico Ferrara, an Assistant Professor of Politics at the City University of Hong Kong, has written some quick notes on Facebook on what the December 12 by-election results mean: 1. The most obvious point is that the support enjoyed by the Democrats and Peua Thai in their strongholds shows no sign of softening.

The process and art of creating a game

By Fri, Dec 10, 2010 4:03AM UTC

The creation of a game begins with an idea. The first practical step that translates the idea into a finished product is the preparation of the game design document (GDD), which is typically written by the game designer. The GDD gives details about the look and feel of the game, and

Teacher accused of sexually assaulting mentally impaired student

By Thu, Dec 09, 2010 12:45PM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. On the 8th 35-year old Mr. Lee, a teacher in an alternative high school, was arrested by the Gwangwon Provincial Police on charges of sexually assaulting a mentally impaired female student. According to police, he is accused of sexually assaulting 18-year old “A”, who

Face of the Day

By Thu, Dec 09, 2010 12:21PM UTC Face of the Day

Graduating high school students have received their scores on the university entrance exam, and some were quite surprised. (Others wept.)

Asian schools outrank US in major new study

By Wed, Dec 08, 2010 6:28PM UTC

Asia is top of the class and the US is lagging behind, according a new world-wide survey of the skills of school students. The results of Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) were released today by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).  The global assessment compared the reading,

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