Asia Education

Professor accused of sexually assaulting foreign student

By Fri, Sep 03, 2010 10:51PM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. The best source for the “false facts” doctrine in this case that I could find by a quick Google search is over at The Flying Yangban. The university involved is apparently Kyunghee University. A professor, who was recently fired by a university K in

Funny signs in Cagayan de Oro City

By Wed, Sep 01, 2010 3:45PM UTC Funny signs in Cagayan de Oro City

Taken inside the airport in Manila (where we took the flight to Cagayan de Oro City), this sign really made me and my wife and I smile. And the airline that advertised this did not have to go the extra mile. Walking around the City of Golden Friendship, we noticed

Museum tackles climate change deniers

By Tue, Aug 31, 2010 5:50PM UTC

In announcing the awarding of the $10,000 Eureka Prize for science writing to sole entrant ABC reporter Sarah Clarke the Australian Museum delivers a climate change polemic. Oh, for the good old days when museums concentrated on the past rather than trying to predict the future.

Controversy continues over kicking teen moms out of school

By Tue, Aug 31, 2010 8:25AM UTC

Original Korean article is here. With controversy over the forced or voluntary expulsion from school of teenagers because they become pregnant or give birth, the National Human Rights Commission (국가인권위원회) has asked government agencies to form policies that will protect the educational rights of unmarried mothers. An official with the

Philippines’ controversial 12-year education plan

By Tue, Aug 31, 2010 3:54AM UTC

By Prab Reyes, “If I had it my way, instead of adding two more years to basic education, I would focus on hiring more teachers. I would increase the salaries and benefits of the public school teachers, and improve the facilities and classrooms of the current schools. Lastly, I would

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