Asia Education

Thai statistic of the day: young people don’t care about politics!

By Sat, Sep 18, 2010 7:00AM UTC

By Saksith Saiyasombut Note: the following post contains satire! Here are some numbers for you as seen in an article by the Bangkok Post… An opinion survey by Bangkok Poll at Bangkok University found that more than 60 per cent of young people pay little or no attention to politics. The

Saudis’ and Aussies’ weekend get-together

By Thu, Sep 16, 2010 9:52AM UTC Saudis’ and Aussies’ weekend get-together

Nowadays, with so much negative press on this person or that person – on this country or that country – on this religion or that religion – it is nice to see that sometimes a different reality exists from what we are fed by newspapers, or from those in TV

Wyoming is adventure

By Wed, Sep 15, 2010 10:46PM UTC

Chances are, if you’ve heard of Wyoming, images of the “wild west,” never-ending views, Yellowstone, and the Grand Tetons fill your imagination.  No question, these images are part of our history, our heritage and our surroundings.  Wyoming is more than a good vacation spot.  For me and my family it

JCU Brisbane inaugural graduation ceremony

By Wed, Sep 15, 2010 12:56PM UTC JCU Brisbane inaugural graduation ceremony

James Cook University Brisbane (JCU Brisbane) staged its inaugural graduation ceremony at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in Brisbane on Friday September 3rd 2010.   Prior to the event graduands travelled up to 1,600 kilometres to graduate at either the Townsville or Cairns campus.   JCU Brisbane Campus Dean

Perks approved for teachers in risky Thai south

By Wed, Sep 15, 2010 9:50AM UTC

Thailand is hiking the pay and benefits of teachers in its insurgency-hit south after two were killed last week, adding to the deadly toll inflicted on state school employees since an Islamic separatist rebellion flared in 2004. The Cabinet on Tuesday approved increased supplemental allowances for teachers, more generous insurance

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