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Jobless rate in Brunei jumped to 9.3%

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Brunei’s unemployment rate rose to 9.3 per cent in 2017 from 6.9 per cent in 2014, latest available data from the Department of Statistics...
Skills upgrade for 13 million Thai workers needed: Expert

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...
Singapore sets up cybersecurity academy

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The Singapore government is launching a new training center focused on cyber threats under the Cyber Security Agency. It will be an academy to...
ADB to pump $1 billion in development loans into Cambodia

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered Cambodia development loans of more than $1 billion in the coming four years as the Manila-based financial...
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of MAHSA University in Selangor, Malaysia (and former Director General, Malaysia Ministry of Health) Dr. Tan Sri Ismail Merican talks...
Duterte’s Philippine economic agenda eyes sustained GDP growth

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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte unveiled a 10-point agenda for economic growth in the country last week which aims at sustaining the average GDP growth...
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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
Education: In pursuit to nowhere

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“As above so below and so as within so without” was said by a legendary Egyptian mystic called Hermes Trismegistus. This insight celebrates a...
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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
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...
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,...
Malaysia: Lawmakers call for education revamp

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Malaysia must implement immediate “radical” reforms to its education system to ensure its youths beat their regional peers at the next global student survey...
Asian countries top latest PISA survey on global education

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Asian countries outperform the rest of the world in the OECD’s latest PISA survey, which evaluates the knowledge and skills of the world’s 15-year-olds...
Concerns about quality of young doctors in Malaysia

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Concerns have been raised about the quality of young doctors in Malaysia, with the country's biggest doctors' association raising the red flag on foreign...
Laos government vows to ‘produce’ skilled workers

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The Laos government is committed to producing skilled workers so they can be employed on projects funded by foreign investors, the country's Minister of...
Thailand ‘stunned’ by poor education ranking

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Thailand has been ranked poorly among the ten ASEAN countries for its education system in the recently released Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 by the...