On Friday, Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) passed bills to privatize Khon Kaen University and three other higher education institutions. The continuing privatization of Thailand’s universities raises concerns among student activists and academics who warn of soaring tuition fees, exclusion of lower income students, and too much power moving into the hands of too few....
Liberty University has a campus garden located on a 15-acre lot (about 6 hectares) on Liberty Mountain. Students and staff grow tomatoes, pepper, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, broccoli, corn, and many other seasonal vegetables. Morris Campus Garden seeks to create an environment where students can get hands on experience in gardening and can adopt valuable...
The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction (FTEPR) project based at SOAS, University of London, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented in Ethiopia and Uganda, has just published the findings of four years of research. The project has collected detailed micro-level evidence from areas producing agricultural exports on how rural...
The SOAS-led consortium “Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies”, funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme with match-funding from SOAS, has a scholarship fund of £460,000 to award in 2014-15. These scholarships are available for 2-year full-time MA programmes dealing with the Arab World, China, Japan, Korea and South Asia. One-year (£20,000) and two-year (£40,000)...
We are closing the registration period for our Global Leadership Camp on Jun 20th. If you would like to participate in: – global leadership skills – multicultural team building – English speaking development – staying with American campers – a prototypical American camp experience (sports, games, bonfires, horseback riding, and more!) – an intense visit...
China executes teacher who molested or raped 26 students
Fri, May 29, 2015 5:46PM UTC
200,000 shark fins bound for Asia seized at Ecuadorean port
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Philippine economic growth slows to 5.2 percent in 1Q
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