Asia Education

Malaysia to keep textbook that upset Indians

By Fri, Jan 28, 2011 1:37PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Ethnic Indian activists in Malaysia have decried a government decision to retain a high school textbook that refers to the Hindu caste system. The dispute has aggravated many among Malaysia’s ethnic Indian minority who complain that authorities in this mostly Malay Muslim country fail to

I’ve got friends from all over the world

By Thu, Jan 27, 2011 10:45PM UTC

Ever since I came to Riverstone International School in eighth grade, internationalism has played a large role in both the school community as a whole and within my class specifically.  My grade has been joined by a fair number of international students over the years, and I have always loved

CQUniversity: It’s all about the students

By Thu, Jan 27, 2011 7:46PM UTC

For any international student looking for a top quality education at a university with a vibrant international student population, it is hard to beat CQUniversity. Over the years CQUniversity has built a reputation for its dedication for diversity, which is reflected in the fact that approximately half of its 20,000-plus

Taiwan’s forcible reunification

By Thu, Jan 27, 2011 1:38PM UTC

A new book says the PLA plans an invasion for 2012, writes Asia Sentinel’s Mark O’Neill A new book by an exiled mainland academic has shocked Taiwan with the revelation of a secret 2008 document planning for an invasion of the breakaway island in 2012. The book also describes the

6 Vietnam students convicted of killing classmate

By Tue, Jan 25, 2011 7:49PM UTC

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced six high school students to between seven and 11 years in prison for beating a fellow student to death. Thanh Nien News reported Tuesday that the students, all aged 16, were convicted Jan. 21 at a one-day