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2018/05/21 | The Interpreter

Chinese Students in Australia Often Feel Isolated, Disappointed

Chinese students pay big money to study Down Under, but many come away without the cosmopolitan experience they were expecting.

2018/05/09 | Asia & The Pacific Policy Society

ANALYSIS: The Myth of School Autonomy in Vietnam

The communist state has been moving quickly to privatize control of its educational institutions.

2018/05/07 | The Conversation

A Decade Later, Cyclone Nargis Still Holds Lessons for Myanmar

Myanmar has learned from the disaster, but it is prepared for the next one?

2018/05/04 | Atlas Obscura

Inside Indonesia's Visionary Chicken Church

A peek inside Java's Gereja Ayam, a devoted man's enduring contribution to folk architecture.

2018/03/30 | Gerald Wang

OPINION: National Taiwan University's Integrity Is Under Siege

A current student gives an inside view of a university in denial over the controversies surrounding its president-elect.

2018/03/28 | Policy Forum

China Scholars Issue Open Letter to Protest Australia's Draft Spy Bill Amendment

The draft bill criminalizes receiving information deemed harmful to the national interest and radicalizes debate on China.

2018/03/06 | Rosemary Chen

FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 2)

Taiwan's educational landscape is shifting as parents and institutions adapt to a future that mandates coding skills from middle school through to university.

2018/02/08 | Nate Maynard

Tainan's Student 'Resource Wizards' Tap into the Circular Economy

One program at National Cheng Kung University is trying to push new concepts that go beyond recycling.

2018/02/06 | Jonathan Sullivan

Balancing Perspectives in the Teaching of Chinese Students

Teaching overseas Chinese students presents a unique but by no means insurmountable challenge.

2018/01/31 | Xiaochen Su

OPINION: Universities Must Act on Chinese Enclaves

Universities must act on the overwhelming cultural and linguistic influence of Chinese students on international campuses.

2018/01/11 | Adam Hatch

GUIDE: How to Go to College in Taiwan

Studying at university in Taiwan is relatively easy to arrange, inexpensive and has a range of extracurricular upsides.

2018/01/05 | Eryk Smith

OPINION: We love Hakka? Maybe It's Time to Let It Go

The maintenance of Taiwan's Hakka culture depends on more than government support for the language.

2018/01/01 | Zhang Chenyi

China's New Female Teachers Face Gender Discrimination

A shortage of male applicants for teaching positions in China is leading to discrimination against their female counterparts.

2017/12/28 | Gong Luyao

Young Chinese Students Start to Shun STEM Subjects

Liberal arts colleges are arguing for a comeback of so-called classical education and pivoting away from the current fixation on technical degrees. Chinese students have been paying attention.

2017/11/14 | Matthew Fulco

Goodbye Confucius, Hello Matzu: Is Taiwan Becoming a Chinese-Language Education Hub?

Taiwan's political environment is making it more attractive for international students.

2017/10/09 | Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley

Real Solutions for Plastic Problems

Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.

2017/10/03 | Fan Liya

Sugar, Spice, Flowerlike: Shanghai Girls Get Schooled in Gender

Girls’ textbooks raise questions about gender roles in contemporary China.