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Squar: the Burmese answer to Facebook

China has Weibo and Burma now has Squar. The new social network launched just weeks ago is set to challenge Facebook with the growing number of online Burmese. While only...

Asia excels in ‘young universities’ ranking

Asian universities made a strong showing in this year’s ‘100 Under 50’ top university rankings, published by Times Higher Education. More than a dozen Asian institutions made the list, including South Korea’s...

Singapore’s PSI hits 401 as residents dig in for long haul

Singapore’s air pollution problem continued to deteriorate Friday, reaching new record highs amid rising fears that the smog could persist for weeks. The 3-hour PSI reading – the measurement used...