Friday , 28 August 2015

Australian academics say universities ‘dumbing down’ for foreign students

Australian academics say universities ‘dumbing down’ for foreign students

Image: Shutterstock. Discuss the subject of academic standards with the older generation of university academics and you will be told in no uncertain manner, that standards are de ...

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Gang wars: Tackling Thailand’s vocational college violence

Gang wars: Tackling Thailand’s vocational college violence

Thai police arrest 13 college students who were carrying a number of swords and knives in Samat Prakan last year. Image via Khaosod English. By Daniel Maxwell Violence between stu ...

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UK makes inheritance tax fairer

UK makes inheritance tax fairer

LONDON — The UK government is preparing to raise the threshold for inheritance tax, keeping one of the Conservatives’ key election promises. Read more here: Bangkok Po ...

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UK cuts deposit guarantees

UK cuts deposit guarantees

LONDON — United Kingdom regulators will reduce the guarantee covering bank deposits by 10,000 pounds (US$15,600) to take account of the decline in the euro against the pound ...

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Chinese ‘to release’ UK investigator

Chinese ‘to release’ UK investigator

British company investigator Peter Humphrey is to be released early from a Chinese jail, according to reports. Read more here: BBC News – Business News Asia The post Chinese ...

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