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Education 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

European varsities integrate

A groundbreaking programme of closer university integration on a European scale is getting under way.

Education 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

World's best in Maths and Science

Students in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea rank among the world's best in Mathematics and Science, according to a 43-country survey published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unecso).

Nation 08 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB praise for anti-graft fight

Malaysia#8217;s fight against corruption is heading in the right direction under the leadership of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, said Jak Jabes, the Asian Development Bank#8217;s (ADB) governance and regional co-operation director.

Education 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

US students in math doldrums?

Fifteen-year-olds in the United States don't have the math skills to match up to peers in many other industrialised nations, test scores released recently show.

Education 06 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

NZ education fair

For the first time ever, New Zealand's annual education fair will bring together representatives from state universities as well as tertiary institutes and polytechnics.

Education 29 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Alberta has the best

Albertans have a lot to be happy about. Not only do they I>not /I>pay provincial sales tax (unlike most other Canadians), their province is acknowledged as having the best schools in Canada.

World 13 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Prince Albert pledges to clean up Monaco's image

MONACO (Reuters) - Prince Albert of Monaco, son of Prince Rainier and Hollywood actress Grace Kelly, ascended the throne on Tuesday in ceremonies that delighted the principality after months of mourning and revelations about his love life.

World 13 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Prince Albert pledges to clean up Monaco's image

MONACO (Reuters) - Prince Albert of Monaco, son of Prince Rainier and Hollywood actress Grace Kelly, ascended the throne on Tuesday in ceremonies that delighted the principality after months of mourning and revelations about his love life.

AseanPlus News 24 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Unique chance for fair play

China has introduced measures to fight corruption in preparing the Beijing Olympics in 2008 that could become a blueprint for a wider campaign against graft, according to international anti-corruption experts.

World 16 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Japan looks to make holidays mandatory for workers

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's image as a nation of workaholics who rarely take holidays could change if the government enacts a proposed law that would force companies to encourage people to take their vacations.