Asia Education

Myanmar to offer country’s first telecoms degree course

By Wed, Feb 24, 2010 11:57PM UTC

The Myanmar Times has news that the Myanma Computer Group (MCC) is planning to open the country’s first telecommunications bachelor degree course in cooperation with the Thailand-based Asian Institute of Technology. Key excerpts from the article include. The course… will be conducted on a two-plus-two structure, meaning students need to study

Meet Fulbright scholar Dany Vinh: Cambodia

By Wed, Feb 24, 2010 6:44PM UTC

I have another good chance to do an email interview with Dany Vinh, a former Pannasastra University of Cambodia student, who has been lately awarded one of the world’s most prestige scholarships for her study in Economics/Sustainable Development in the United States. The 27-year-old has a lot to say here

Emphasise the Information and Communication in ICT

By Wed, Feb 24, 2010 6:22PM UTC

In my previous post, I stated three predominant elements in contemporary society and learning. They were ICT, Multiculturalism, and individualistic collaboration. In this post, I want to talk about ICT. Nowadays everyone knows what ICT stands for. Yes, it means “Information and Communication Technology”. But most people stress “Technology” only and

Vindaloo Against Violence

By Wed, Feb 24, 2010 1:47PM UTC

I was never the protesting type. My bones are soaked till saturation in this syrup of laziness – on days even raising my pinkie is an Himalayan effort. To put it simply: My biggest motivation to get off the bed is food, and once I have stuffed my stomach, even

Freelance journalism: A leap of faith or plain stupidity?

By Wed, Feb 24, 2010 12:22PM UTC

“Don’t quit your day job,” is the advice I usually give budding freelancers, particularly travel writers. Of course I did it all completely different. But in this case, it’s more a “do as I say not as I do” scenario. Somewhat foolishly, I decided to become a freelance journalist at