Costs and concerns as Asean races to deliver COVID-19 testing

Costs and concerns as Asean races to deliver COVID-19 testing

As the world reels from the outbreak of COVID-19 Asean nations are scrambling to provide testing for millions of concerned citizens and their families. Regional governments are enforcing strict measures to contain the virus. Prevention efforts include screening air and sea arrivals, banning entry for travellers from hard-hit countries, isolating suspected victims, and discouraging public […]

China stole Philippines’ giant clams while Filipinos sat in court (video)

A seminar in Manila last Friday (Nov 22) heard how reclamation work carried out by China in the South China Sea while the Philippines sat through a lengthy and costly arbitration hearing has caused extensive damage that extends to global ecosystems. Live-tweeted by ABS-CBN correspondent Chiara Zambrano, attendees at the University of the Philippines (UP) […]

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 […]

University Malaya tops Asean emerging economies university list

University Malaya tops Asean emerging economies university list

After storming into the 2018 Times World University Rankings with a debut in the 351-400 grouping University Malaya (UM) continues to disrupt the Asean higher education scene, unseating Thailand’s Mahidol University (MU) from the top ranked university in Asean and taking the 27th spot globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018. […]

Adamson U grabs 2017 cheerdance title despite wardrobe fail (HD video)

While cheerleading is primarily associated with America, it is also taken pretty seriously in the Philippines where an annual cheerdance competition attracts tens of thousands of spectators. Held since 1994, the annual University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Cheerdance Competition sees one team each from the eight UAAP-member Universities compete for the championship title, […]

Singapore tops first Asia-Pacific university rankings: Malaysia rising

Singapore tops first Asia-Pacific university rankings: Malaysia rising

Five Asean countries are represented in the first edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Rankings, with Singapore taking the first (and fifth) spot for the entire Asia-Pacific region. Asean’s third highest ranked university is Thailand’s Mahidol University (MU), while Malaysia is making its presence felt with seven universities listed in the top 800. Singapore remains the undisputed paragon […]

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 […]