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Education

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How technology is “democratising” the future of learning

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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, author of a new higher education series in advance of...
Five reasons Middle Easterners are looking to ASEAN

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Over the past decade, ties between the Middle East and Southeast Asia have strengthened significantly, which has led to an influx of tourists from...
Manila’s tale of two cities: Where rich and poor coexist

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When Marc walks out of his Makati neighborhood, a cramped warren of squat slum dwellings in West Rembo, the view he sees could not...
Careers aliens do not + whore dust: Thainglish at its finest

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A recent unintentionally hilarious, but nevertheless highly embarrassing case of "lost in translation" calls to mind that English proficiency is not at its best...
Mapúa: Science, research in the focus

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Mapúa Institute of Technology, or simply Mapúa is a research-oriented Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila and in Makati. Investvine asked Dr Reynaldo...
Education in Asia: Gap between richer and poorer countries widens

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The latest education ranking by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published last month shows surprisingly diverse skills levels of young pupils...
Call to create a national entrepreneurship policy programme in Brunei

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A few years ago, I sat down and talked to a local lady in Brunei. We managed to discuss the entrepreneurial scenery in the...
ASEAN Economic Community: Which professions can move freely?

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Expectations are high among workers living in one of the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. With the advent...
Ex-ASEAN SecGen sharply criticises lacking foreign language skills in Thailand

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The former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Surin Pitsuwan, recently had another focus on one of his favourite topics -...
“A young, diverse and dynamic city”: Quezon City’s mayor speaks out

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Investvine’s Imran Saddique sat down with Herbert Bautista, a popular actor-turned-politician who on July 1, 2010 became mayor of Quezon City in a landslide...
‘Need enabling environment where SMEs can thrive and grow’

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Investvine's Imran Saddique caught up with Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV, a former youth leader and world-renowned social entrepreneur and youngest senator...
Grooming business leaders for ASEAN’s challenges  – AIM

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The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is a private graduate school in Makati City, Manila. AIM is the first school in Southeast Asia to...
Japanese foundation boosts education for poor in Laos

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An estimated 1,300 schoolchildren in four rural districts of Savannakhet province in Laos will have a bountiful supply of school material this academic year...
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Singapore may be losing its shine as a destination for foreign students. The country is getting more expensive to study in and jobs are...
Malaysia among world’s most expensive countries for international students

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Malaysia is among the top 15 most expensive destinations for foreign students, a new study shows. The most expensive countries for international students: Australia, Singapore,...
Papua New Guinea seeks more trade with the Philippines

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) plans to expand its trade and investment links with the Philippines. Citing a letter to Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo, the Philippine...
The Philippines’ most competitive city is…

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Makati City emerged as the Philippines' most competitive city, based on a index that ranked cities in terms of economic dynamism, infrastructure and government...
Singapore rises to 4th priciest city in the world for expatriates

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Singapore is now the fourth most expensive city in the world for expatriates and the second most expensive in Asia, according to the latest...