Education

Philippines' Department of Education Partners with Prudential to Bring Cha-Ching Money-Smart Kids to Public Schools

Cha-Ching gains international recognition in children's financial literacy HONG KONG, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- "We wanna earn, save, spend and donate; To open up a world of possibilities" -- from lyrics sung by the animated band, Cha-Ching. Developed by Prudential Corporation Asi...

2012-04-23 17:05 959

Forty-four students graduate from The University of Hong Kong -- Citibank University Banking Course 2011-2012

Four outstanding graduates awarded summer internship at Citi HONG KONG, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Citibank and The University of Hong Kong (HKU) today announced the successful completion of "The University of Hong Kong -- Citibank University Banking Course 2011-2012". At the graduati...

2012-04-19 20:14 1384

Two Hundred Activists to Launch Themselves off Mt. Kilimanjaro

SYDNEY, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has announced approval for philanthropic organisation, Wings of Kilimanjaro's request to launch two hundred paragliding and hang-gliding global activists off Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. The official flight date is ...

2012-04-18 21:00 718

CDEL to Hold Annual General Meeting on May 18, 2012

BEIJING, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, announced on April 17 that it will hold its 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareh...

2012-04-18 17:00 967

Coca-Cola Director to Speak at Hult International Business School's High-Profile Event in Mumbai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hult International Business School( http://www.hult.edu ), the world-leading education institution, has invited Coca-Cola director Ania Jakubowski to speak at an executive session in Mumbai. Ms. Jakubowski, who is in charge of marke...

2012-04-18 11:30 686

New Oriental Announces Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended February 29, 2012, and Declares a Special Cash Dividend

BEIJING, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company" or "New Oriental") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended February 29, 2012, ...

2012-04-17 16:25 970

Transforming Education Summit 2012: Abu Dhabi Education Council Hosts World Leaders From Government, Business, Education and Third Sector

ABU DHABI, U.A.E, April 17, 2012/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Keynote Address by Gordon Brown to Inaugurate Education Summit May 7-9, 2012 Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) announced it will host the first Transforming Education Summit (TES) from May 7th to 9th 2012. Under the patronage of His Highnes...

2012-04-17 15:30 1059

Cambodian Children Fund Receives Generous Donation from Credit Suisse (Hong Kong)

Three New Schools to Service the Most Impoverished Communities PHONM PENN, Cambodia and HONG KONG, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF), a non-profit charity that provides education and other social services to impoverished children and families of Phnom Penh, annou...

2012-04-17 09:00 936

China Education Alliance Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Financial Results

HARBIN, China, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company") (OTCQX: CEAI), a China-based education resource and services company, today announced its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 results. The Company will host a conference call on...

2012-04-17 06:20 857

China Bilingual Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2012

TAIYUAN, China, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bilingual Technology & Education Group Inc. (OTCBB: CBLY) ("China Bilingual" or the "Company"), an education company that owns and operates high-quality, K-12 private boarding schools in China, today announced its financial resu...

2012-04-17 03:05 900

Champion of Job Hunting Competition 2012 Demonstrated Strong Leadership and Organisational Skills

HONG KONG, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Job Hunting Competition 2012 -- Hong Kong Final Competition was held last Saturday with great success. After rounds of intensive competition, Harry Yung Ho-shu, third year student major in Pr...

2012-04-16 17:38 1377

Purdue Becomes US Partner in Global Entrepreneurship Program

ECULLY, France, April 16, 2012/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Krannert School of Management at Purdue University has become the US partner for the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) alongside EMLYON Business School in France and Zhejiang University in China. Purdue is one the US's most highly regarde...

2012-04-16 09:00 753

Professor Vishnu Chaturvedi of New York, USA Gives a Lecture at West China Hospital of Sichuan University

CHENGDU, China, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At the invitation of the Laboratory of Medicine of West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Mr.Vishnu Chaturvedi, the expert from the New York State Department of Health, the Professor of the Albany Medical College, USA, and also the Editor in Ch...

2012-04-13 22:00 713

Hult International Business School Links Up With Pioneering Careers Portal in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A pioneering new careers portal is making it easier than ever for young Hult( http://www.hult.edu ) graduates in Dubai to find employment. The site ­– Gradberry.com( http://www.gradberry.com ) – is the Middle East's first career...

2012-04-12 13:00 1043

Oxford University Press CEO: Publishers Can Play a Vital Role in Building Links with China

HONG KONG, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Nigel Portwood, Chief Executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) will tell the London Book Fair about the continuing opportunity publishers have to build links between China and the West. The CEO of the world's largest university press, which already ...

2012-04-06 09:00 1151

TAL Education Group to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results on April 25, 2012

BEIJING, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- TAL Education Group ("TAL" or the "Company") (NYSE: XRS), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring service provider in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 ended February 29, 20...

2012-04-05 19:44 735

DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North Earth Hour Campaign 2012

CHONGQING, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --“I WILL IF YOU WILL”. DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North participated into 2012 Earth Hour Campaign via turn off lights and held kids’environmental protection painting exhibition to evoke everyone’s environmental protection to the community and the eart...

2012-04-05 13:41 1450

Global Leaders Urged to Support New Action Plan to Wipe Out Illiteracy by 2020

OXFORD, England, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The World Literacy Foundation has urged leaders of governments and education to pledge support for the new Oxford Declaration announced today at the World Literacy Summit in Oxford, United Kingdom. The CEO of the World Literacy Foundation Mr Andr...

2012-04-04 21:00 814

AUW Names Economist Fahima Aziz as Vice Chancellor

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Asian University for Women announced today that its Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Dr. Fahima Aziz as the next Vice Chancellor of the University. Dr. Aziz, a US national of Bangladeshi origin, is a professor of economics and...

2012-04-04 01:00 930

Open Letter From ChinaCast's Board of Directors to Our Shareholders

BEIJING, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of ChinaCast Education Corporation today issued the following open letter to its shareholders: Dear Shareholders: During the past several months, ChinaCast ("CAST") has undergone a dramatic transformation. After a highly ...

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