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Webster University Partners with PSB Academy to Offer US Degrees in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 April 2021 - Webster University, United States and PSB Academy, one of Singapore's leading private education institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to...

Taiwan allows entry of more international students

The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday that more categories of international students will be allowed to enter Taiwan, effective immediately, three months after an entry ban was introduced due ...

Ball in their court: Justices take on NCAA restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA and former college athletes are getting ready to play ball at the Supreme Court. With the March Madness basketball tournament ongoing, the high court will ...

Supreme Court case could change the nature of college sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court case being argued this week amid March Madness could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional sports stars. If the form...

SDG Academy Indonesia launches its Mobile Learning and Leadership Programmes

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - 25 March 2021 - The SDG Academy Indonesia, a collaborative platform between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the National Development Planning Age...

Thailand protests: What's next for the stalled pro-democracy movement?

"The movement is lacking a clear direction. The government has been pressuring protesters by falsely accusing them [of defaming the monarchy]. There are barely any speeches these days. Perhaps be...

Overseas Chinese student applications to study abroad in Taiwan increase by 30%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More overseas Chinese students are interested in applying to study in Taiwanese universities this year, according to the latest statistics compiled by the University Entra...

Young Turkish people seek fresh start in Germany amid repression at home

Turkey is once again experiencing a brain drain, as more and more young graduates and other highly qualified workers are leaving the country to start a new life abroad. Critics blame President Recep ...

Palestinian Authority faces criticism over vaccine rollout

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Authority's decision to divert some of its tiny stockpile of coronavirus vaccines to senior officials, soccer players and others has sparked controversy, fee...

Vietnamese students in Taiwan increase by 330% over 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the effects of the Wuhan coronavirus, the number of Vietnamese studying in Taiwan has increased by 330 percent over the past three years. According to Taiwanese...

'Very difficult' fishing negotiations could still sink Brexit deal: EU's von der Leyen

"Very difficult" negotiations on fishing rights could still sink the chances of a Brexit deal, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warned on Wednesday. Speaking to MEPs in Br...

Poles voice fears of 'Polexit' as govt defies EU over budget

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As the Polish government plays a game of chicken with the European Union over its next long-term budget, some Poles are voicing fears that a drawn-out conflict could put their co...

Why an abortion law ruling trigged mass protests in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is a largely conservative country compared to much of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and Roman Catholicism is deeply interwoven with the national identi...

Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over

CHICAGO (AP) — On a recruiting trip to India’s tech hub of Bangalore, Alan Cramb, the president of a reputable Chicago university, answered questions not just about dorms or tuition but also American ...

China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company provi...