Taiwan

China says Taiwan won’t be among charter members of new bank

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 9:16AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — China says Taiwan won’t be among the charter members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, apparently because the question of how it will be referred to within the institution needs to be resolved first. Taiwan is among more than 40 countries applying for membership in the

Oxford International announces new university partner

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 12:17AM UTC

Canterbury Christ Church University signs 10-year partnership agreement with Oxford International Oxford International’s Pathways division continues to go from strength-to-strength with the signing of a 10-year partnership agreement with Canterbury Christ Church University. Opening later this year, the Canterbury International Pathway College (IPC) is a joint venture that will usher

Vietnamese student Linh, wins full scholarship at De Montfort University

By Thu, Apr 09, 2015 9:34PM UTC

Square Mile scholarship is a dream come true for international student Linh International student Linh thought she was dreaming when she got the call to tell her she had won a prestigious all-expenses-paid scholarship to De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). She was chosen from entrants all around the world to

Taiwan’s president says China relations unshaken by protests

By Wed, Apr 08, 2015 3:49PM UTC

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s president says relations with political and military rival China are moving forward despite widespread public opposition that crested with a student occupation of parliament last year.

Capital punishment: Where and why it’s practiced in Asia

By Mon, Apr 06, 2015 5:15PM UTC

The imminent executions of nine prisoners on death row in Indonesia has drawn focus back to the contentious political and social issues of capital punishment around the globe, but most particularly in Asia where it is still widely used across the region. This article will look into some of the factors at play such as public opinion, religion, the types of crimes punishable and the reasons it is or isn’t being used.