University of Malaya top Asean emerging economies university again

University of Malaya top Asean emerging economies university again

The University of Malaya (UM) has garnered the top spot in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019 (EEU2019) for Asean universities. Leaping nine places over its global EEU2019 ranking of 27 last year, UM finished in its highest position yet, ranked 18th globally. The annual THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019 sees […]

Thailand English-language News for February 21 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 21, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:47 | The ‘Love and Warmth at Winter’s End’ festival in the Dusit District of Bangkok was popular with visitors over the weekend taking in the floral and historic displays of events that took place during the reign of King Rama V and […]

Thailand English-language News for November 24 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 24, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Director-General of the Royal Irrigation Department (RID), Dr Somkiat Prajamwong, has been transferred to the position of director of the Department of Water Resource Management (DWRM) to help boost the government’s water management plan. Dr Somkiat will work at the policy […]

Computer graphics experts to gather in Bangkok for SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 (video)

More than 7,000 people from some 60 countries are expected to gather in Bangkok later this month when some of the the world’s leading developers, academics, and creative minds in the fields of computer graphics and interactive techniques get together for the 10th SIGGRAPH Asia conference and exhibition. To be held between November 27-30 at […]

Thailand English-language News For October 17

In Thailand English-language News for October 17, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 01:01 | The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has held a flower-laying ceremony rehearsal at the Government Complex. The ceremony will be held on October 26 for mourners who cannot attend the royal funeral at Sanam Luang. Meanwhile, Bangkok Governor Police General Aswin Kwanmuang has […]

Thailand English-language News For October 3 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for October 3, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:40 | All provincial administrations and the Ministry of Foreign Affair (MFA) have received the royally-granted supplies and souvenirs bestowed by King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. The items will be passed to people serving as volunteers registered under the ‘we do good deeds with […]

Thailand English-language News For July 26

In Thailand English-language News for July 26, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 01:07 | People from across the country have been invited to participate in religious rites at Buddhist temples nationwide on Thursday, July 27 to honour the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the queen dowager Sirikit, King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, and the royal family. In […]

Thailand English-language News For June 26

In Thailand English-language News for June 26, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:38 | Three hundred and forty nine men from ten hill tribes have taken part in a mass ordination of monks in Bangkok to honour the late Bhumibol Adulyadej. 02:49 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has invited the Thai public to abstain from alcohol […]

University Rankings: Malaysia Emerges as Higher Education Hub – Singapore’s Nanyang Dethrones NUS

University Rankings: Malaysia Emerges as Higher Education Hub – Singapore’s Nanyang Dethrones NUS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has long ruled as the undisputed pinnacle of Asean higher education. In almost all international university rankings, with the exception of those that have restricted categories, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has played second fiddle. All that changed during the week with the release of the 2018 World University Rankings by Quaoquarelli Symonds […]