Education Syndicate content

Jun 10, 2019

Foreign education providers are showing increasing interest in opening branches in Myanmar, with several already having started to invest in the country in the past year after the government loosened regulations for the launch of private educational institutions.

Jun 10, 2019

Education - Many parents plan ahead for their child's education before they even see the light on earth. Parents feel the responsibility to equip children with the best education they can provide. A little and gentle reminder, education is indeed gained inside and outside the house.

Jun 09, 2019

An international and multidisciplinary research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was recently granted a research fund of HK$91.85 million by the University Grants Committee (UGC). Under the leadership of Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai (HKUST Associate Vice-President for Research and...

Jun 09, 2019

Tsinghua University serves as the inaugural Chair of the Alliance

On May 28th and 29th, a meeting of the executive committee and academic committee of the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) was held in Beijing. University leaders and academic pioneers in the field of climate change from twelve...

Jun 09, 2019

In collaboration with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Dr Kevin Tsia, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Programme Director of Biomedical Engineering Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was awarded a funding of over US$2 million from the BRAIN...

Jun 04, 2019

Teaching Laboratories to Offer Training on IoT and Radio Frequency Technologies

Jun 03, 2019

Our gut bacteria are powerful - it's time to start listening

Diabetes, obesity, hypertension and depression persist as pervasive ailments of modern society. The health assumptions we draw seem to push us, almost instinctively, toward the pill cabinet. Prof. Paul K.S. Chan, Associate Director of the Centre...

Jun 03, 2019

Launching of the First Asian Society for Engineering Education

After a full year’s preparation, the Asian Society for Engineering Education (AsiaSEE) was officially launched and a launching ceremony was held at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on May 8, 2019.

Jun 01, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have launched a new Waste-to-Energy Research Facility that turns municipal solid waste from the NTU campus into electricity and resources. Its opening marks a step closer towards Singapore’s vision of becoming a...

May 29, 2019

Disney spends a lot of money on training their employees, including the street sweepers because they realize how crucial it is to have a functional team from bottom to the top. When you work in an organization, you are serving many purposes other than the roles you are hired to do. You need to be able to work in a...

May 26, 2019

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (27 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to support the Philippine government’s efforts to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs.

May 27, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mandarin Chinese-language centers of Taiwan’s universities are working together with the tourism industry to offer innovative tours that combine local cultural adventures with language learning, in which visitors will enjoy a trip to Taiwan that’s more than just sightseeing....

May 26, 2019

A fully autonomous shuttle is going on trial at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus, as part of a year-long study aimed at gauging the commercial viability of such a service.

To be operated by ComfortDelGro’s wholly-owned subsidiary, ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd, the EasyMile EZ10...

May 26, 2019

A team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients.

May 26, 2019

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day.

After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a pre-fabricated unit, ready for use in construction projects. Its...

May 26, 2019

Peking University, May 19, 2019: In order to enhance overseas publicity and to recruit more high-level talents, a team led by PKU Vice President Tian Gang and leaders of many departments held five overseas academic talents meetings at five US universities, namely UC Berkeley, Stanford University, U Chicago, MIT,...

May 26, 2019

• Around 3 billion people worldwide currently drink or smoke - new research could help in both the prevention and treatment of alcohol and nicotine substance abuse.

• In new research the areas of the brain that are different in those who smoke and those who drink have been identified: the tendency to drink...

Apr 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 10:44 AM Hong Kong Time - SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Alipay-NUS Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge (“Challenge”), jointly launched by Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial...

Apr 11, 2019

TAIPEI - 2019.4.11 --( ASIA TODAY )-- To revitalize local blocks during spring break in Taipei, General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) organized an outdoor fair on Guling Street with indie publishers, specialized bookstores, and table games. Along with South Taipei Melodies and Fountain Bar cocktails,...

Feb 23, 2019

-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signs two MOUs that will also encourage intergenerational bonding

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 23 to collaborate on various initiatives to...

Feb 20, 2019

Hanoi, February 19, 2019 — The Boeing Company and The Asia Foundation announce a one-year vocational training program in Hanoi and Hai Duong to provide a holistic training program focused on practical information technology skills development for disadvantaged young adults in Hanoi and Hai Duong provinces. The Asia...

Jan 31, 2019

Hanoi, January 30, 2019 — The Asia Foundation collaborated with 90 volunteers in Hanoi to translate 100 children’s books into Vietnamese and publish them on Let’s Read, its free digital library for children. The events, held on December 20, 2018 and January 3, 2019, brought together editors from Kim Dong Publishing...