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SKorea: Law schools to reduce graduation rates

By Sat, Dec 04, 2010 12:58AM UTC

Seeking to have admissions to the bar held constant, South Korea’s Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology and the nation’s 25 law schools have come up with a plan to flunk up to 20 percent of students annually, and students who flunk twice will be expelled. The plan goes into effect

GW Law School: A student’s view

By Fri, Dec 03, 2010 10:50PM UTC

  Hello, my name is Sopheak Lay. I came to GW Law from Cambodia. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics in 2006 and a Bachelor of Education in English in 2007 from the Institute of Foreign Language, Royal University of Phnom

Reports: Man dies in attack on China school head

By Thu, Dec 02, 2010 4:19PM UTC

A man has detonated explosives near a university president in eastern China, killing himself and possibly injuring the president in an apparent suicide bombing, media reports said Thursday. The Netease news website and other sites said the motive for the attack Monday on the president of Tianjin Normal University wasn’t

Suu Kyi calls for reconciliation on Burma day

By Wed, Dec 01, 2010 11:06PM UTC

Each year Burma marks its National Day on the 10th waning day of the moon in Tazaungmone or the 8th month of Burmese calendar, 1st December on this year’s Western calendar. It is a day of abrupt change in a political sense, as it celebrates a boycott by university students

Can China help solve the Korea impasse?

By Wed, Dec 01, 2010 5:58PM UTC

  By Charles Armstrong, Asia Society Responding to last week’s deadly clash between North and South Korea on Yeonpyeong Island, China has called for “emergency meetings” among the representatives of the six governments—South and North Korea, the United States, Russia, Japan, and China—involved in the stalled Six-Party Talks. Many critics

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