Education

US teacher in trouble in Vietnam over offensive comments

Jan 31, 2018

Vietnamese authorities may fine an American teacher for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures.

Chinese university sacks professor over sexual misconduct

Jan 12, 2018

A university in China's capital Beijing has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women

Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign

Dec 11, 2017

Indonesia has begun a campaign to immunize 8 million children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January

Chinese parents demand answers to kindergarten abuse claims

Nov 24, 2017

Chinese authorities are investigating allegations that children attending a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company have been abused and molested

The Latest: Trump hopeful on return of detained UCLA players

Nov 14, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's hopeful that three American college basketball players detained in China will get to come home soon

In Hong Kong, political banners reveal gulf with mainland

Sep 30, 2017

Clashes about pro-independence banners in Hong Kong's universities have exposed the widening gulf between Hong Kong and mainland China, which now rules the former British colony

2 Malaysian boys charged with murder for Islamic school fire

Sep 28, 2017

Two Malaysian teenagers were charged with murder after being accused of intentionally setting a fire at an Islamic boarding school that killed 23 people, mostly students

Malaysia prepares mass burial for school fire victims

Sep 15, 2017

Malaysian authorities are preparing a mass burial for 23 mostly young boys who died in a fire at a private Islamic boarding school

Malaysia fire blocks lone exit to Islamic dormitory; 23 dead

Sep 14, 2017

A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory has killed 23 people who were trapped behind barred windows on the outskirts of Malaysia's largest city

The Latest: Official: Malaysia fire victims were to move out

Sep 14, 2017

Malaysian Islamic school principal says dormitory razed by fire was a temporary boarding house because the main school building was under renovation

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