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Top 10 international boarding schools in the US

By Sun, Nov 07, 2010 6:48PM UTC Top 10 international boarding schools in the US

Read our latest review of international boarding schools By Gavin Atkins Some of the very best boarding schools in the world are to be found in the United States. A common feature of these outstanding schools is the very low number of students per teacher and the excellent facilities. The

Vietnam’s diplomatic height requirement applies to men too

By Sat, Nov 06, 2010 3:56PM UTC

After I blogged last month about the 160cm minimum height requirement for women to join Vietnam’s diplomatic service, one reader asked whether there was also a limit for men. Further discussions with some of Vietnam’s finest young foreign service officials, who have done a sterling job organising the recent Asean

Rich people should understand that they’re rich and stop whining

By Fri, Nov 05, 2010 2:11AM UTC

I recently returned from a trip to New York and Philadelphia. I had never been to the latter, and decided to make a visit to see a close friend who is now a business school student. It’s interesting how things turn out; we have very similar interests and perspectives on

Use exchanges to deepen school partnerships

By Thu, Nov 04, 2010 5:08PM UTC

By Jeff Wang In November 2010, Asia Society will lead a group of U.S. school leaders to China for a weeklong summit with their Chinese counterparts. While exchange activities that encourage dialogue and mutual understanding between educators are more and more common, we’ve designed this summit with a uniquely sharp

South Korea fails to act on school safety

By Wed, Nov 03, 2010 10:48AM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. Since the incident last month in which a first-grade student in Busan died after being struck by a car driven on the school’s sports ground by the school’s principal (reported on page 6 of the October 13 issue), the likelihood of car accidents on

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