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Nation 06 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Delegates: Political will lacking

The lack of political will to eradicate corruption remains a major stumbling block to development in the region, delegates at the Fourth Regional Anti-Corruption Conference for Asian and Pacific Countries concluded.

AseanPlus News 08 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

South Korea, Japan shine in education poll

Two Asian countries made it to the top five places of a survey measuring teenagers' educational skills in which Finland retained its the number one spot.

Education 13 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

German education due for make over

TEN-YEAR-old Germans chatter and fidget like children in any classroom, seemingly unaware that they will soon be segregated by an education system with profound implications on their lives.

Education 07 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Quality matters

Higher education institutions need to lookinto quality assurance and qualificationrecognition, participants at the International Education Forum 2006 inBrisbane were told. HARIATI AZIZAN reports.

World 24 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Italy's Prodi wins final parliamentary approval

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's new prime minister Romano Prodi won the final seal of approval from parliament on Tuesday, allowing his centre-left government to get on with running a country whose public finances are spiralling out of control.

AseanPlus News 05 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Rapid rise to be world’s No. 2 investor in R&D

CHINA should surpass Japan this year to become the world's No. 2 investor in research after the United States as it tries to become a leading creator of technology, an international economic group said on Monday.

Education 08 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Think global

Internationalisation is the buzzword, but what are the implications for the academic community?

World 14 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thirsty world needs higher water prices - OECD

Higher prices would encourage investment in technology and infrastructure and discourage people from wasting water, Angel Gurria, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development told the OECD forum in Paris.

World 14 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thirsty world needs higher water prices - OECD

Higher prices would encourage investment in technology and infrastructure and discourage people from wasting water, Angel Gurria, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development told the OECD forum in Paris.

Nation 23 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Ali: We have to sign up more Umno members

Just over half of the 202,500 Malay voters in the Malacca state are Umno members, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam says.