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India pursues PhD students from ASEAN countries with 1000 scholarships
India Education News |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India will offer 1000 scholarships at Indian Institutes of Technology to PhD students from the

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China gets more Indian students than the UK
China Education News |

The old guard of blue-chip foreign education, Britian, has been upstaged by an unlikely rival: China. Though Indian students have

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Universities ask: what do Thai students want this year?
Southeast Asia Education News |

Engineering, dentistry and nursing are likely to be the most popular fields of study which Thai university students will pursue

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Cambodia’s Ministry of Education urging Cambodian universities to pursue international partnership and collaboration
Southeast Asia Education News |

The Ministry of Education is urging universities in Cambodia to be partners and collaborate with international universities so Cambodian students

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Malaysia – Foreign students continue to choose Malaysia as a preferred higher education destination
Southeast Asia Education News |

Higher Education director-general Datin Paduka Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir said as of December last year, a total of 177,000

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Malaysia – Higher education showing excellent growth in research output
Southeast Asia Education News |

Malaysian higher education is growing from strength to strength. Not only are some Malaysian universities being ranked in the Top

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Vietnam’s growing middle class fueling demand for study abroad
Southeast Asia Education News |

Over the last two decades, Vietnam’s economy has grown steadily at an impressive 5.5%. Expansion is expected to continue until

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India to allow 15% of universities to offer online degrees
India Education News |

For the first time, India will allow nearly 15% of universities to offer online degrees allowing students and executives to

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Premium IIMs plan new programmes and collaboration with foreign institutions
India Education News |

Last month, the Rajya Sabha passed a bill that spells hope for India’s top management institutes. The IIM Bill will

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India tops in producing undergraduates in science and engineering majors across the world
India Education News |

India accounts for one-fourth of the estimated 7.5 million bachelor degrees in science and engineering awarded across the world in

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How WeChat became the primary news source in China
China Education News |

Flourishing social media platforms like WeChat are changing journalism in China. In place of legacy media companies, independent influencers are

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China releases new high school course standards to embrace more choices and add more foreign language options
China Education News |

China’s top education authority has released a new course standard for high schools as part of continued efforts to reel

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MOOCs make waves in Chinese education
China Education News |

More than 460 universities and colleges have introduced over 3,200 online courses through ten MOOC platforms in China, with more

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A record 8.2 million students will graduate from Chinese universities this year and face an increasingly competitive job market
China Education News |

8.2 million students are graduating this year – almost 300,000 more than in 2017, setting a new record (in 2001,

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Nearly 2.4 million Chinese sat national postgraduate entrance exam for 2018
China Education News |

A total of 2.38 million Chinese sat the entrance exam for postgraduate studies in December 2017, an increase of 370,000

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Number of Indian students in Canada crosses 100,000
India Education News |

The cumulative total of the number of Indian students attending Canadian colleges and universities over the last year has crossed

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Liberal Arts innovations in Chinese higher education
China Education News |

At the very moment that liberal arts and sciences education is being criticized for a lack of economic or social

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Vietnam – PM urges focus on resources to develop Vietnam’s top three universities
Southeast Asia Education News |

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged agencies to focus their resources on developing the Vietnam National University (Hanoi), Vietnam

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The Philippines remains one of the fastest growing student markets for New Zealand
Southeast Asia Education News |

New Zealand is attracting more Filipino students with its work-study-life balance. In 2016, more than 4,100 Filipino students took up

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Malaysia – HE Ministry imposes moratorium on opening new campuses
Southeast Asia Education News |

The Higher Education Ministry said it will not allow the opening of new campuses by local or foreign universities. Malaysian Digest

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