Education

Professor detained in China returns to Australia

Apr 2, 2017

The lawyer for a Sydney-based professor who was prevented from leaving China says his client has been allowed to return to Australia

Scholars urge China to let academic return to Australia

Mar 30, 2017

Dozens of scholars in Australia, the U.S., Britain and Hong Kong are urging Beijing to free a Sydney-based academic, warning that its refusal to allow him to return home is raising concerns about the risks of conducting research in China

China prevents academic from returning home to Australia

Mar 27, 2017

The lawyer for a professor at an Australian university says the academic has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security

China says rebuilding major western Buddhist learning center

Mar 14, 2017

China says it is rebuilding a major center of Tibetan Buddhist learning in the country's west, following reports last year that the complex was being demolished and its residents evicted

Thai university riled by lecturers' criticism of government

Feb 28, 2017

Rights groups urged a university to drop an investigation of a group of lecturers who criticized Thailand's military junta, calling the university's response an attack on free speech and academic freedom

Philippine officials say 14 mostly college students have died after bus slams into concrete post

Feb 20, 2017

Philippine officials say 14 mostly college students have died after bus slams into concrete post

Miss France crowned Miss Universe in Philippines

Jan 30, 2017

A 23-year-old dental student from France has won the Miss Universe crown in the annual pageant held this year in the Philippines

Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

Sep 19, 2016

Indonesian forest fires that choked a swath of Southeast Asia with a smoky haze for weeks last year may have caused more than 100,000 deaths, according to new research that will add to pressure on Indonesia's government to tackle the annual crisis

US tycoon's China scholarship project opens doors in Beijing

Sep 10, 2016

A new scholarship program intended to rival the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships and build understanding between China and the world has opened its doors at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University

Bombing Thailand's south kills 3, including 4-year-old girl

Sep 6, 2016

Police say a bomb outside a school in southern Thailand has killed three people, including a 4-year-old girl

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