Education

TIEE 2010: Boundless Opportunities in Every Avenue of Learning

BANGKOK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Thailand's policy on the liberalization of education in the 1990s has encouraged rapid development and expansion in the number of international education institutions in the Kingdom. Today, there are more than 400 international schools and higher education in...

2010-10-19 12:22 1217

Pingar Signs with Chinese University to Develop Next Gen Algorithms

Collaborative Research Agreement with East China Normal University A Significant Breakthrough For New Zealand Internet Search Technology Supplier. SHANGHAI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pingar, the New Zealand based tech company that has developed the next generation "intelligent" search plat...

2010-10-20 13:00 1474

New Oriental Announces Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2010

Net Revenues Increased by 28.8% Year-Over-Year Net Income Attributable to New Oriental Increased by 9.3% Year-Over-Year Net Income Excluding Share-Based Compensation Expenses (non-GAAP) Increased by 10.8% Year-Over-Year BEIJING, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education and Technol...

2010-10-18 12:00 1124

Microsoft Research Collaborates With Wikipedia to EnhanceMultilingual Content

WikiBhasha tool will help simplify and speed up the process ofcreating multilingual content in Wikipedias. REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Microsoft Research today announced the launch of the beta version of WikiBhasha, a multilingual content creation tool for Wikipedia. The WikiBhas...

2010-10-18 21:00 1574

Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity Applauds Indonesian Government for Denying Entry to Greenpeace Warship

RI takes stand against radical NGO's advocacy efforts endangering 10 million people WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) (http://www.consumerprosperity.com) today applauds Indonesia's government for denying the Greenpeace warship Rainbow...

2010-10-18 08:00 1299

China Executive Education Announces World Masters Seminar Featuring Dr. John Gray

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Executive Education Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CECX) (the "Company"), a China-based executive training company designed to fit the needs of Chinese entrepreneurs with classes and seminars to improve their skills in marketing, sales, public spea...

2010-10-15 23:54 859

New Oriental Filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F

BEIJING, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2010 with the Securities and Exchange Com...

2010-10-15 16:00 1151

New Quality Charter for International Students

BONN, Germany, Oct., 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Germany is a very popular place to study -- in 2008 almost 70,000 foreign nationals came to the Federal Republic to study and conduct research. One in ten of these is Chinese, meaning that China is the origin of the largest group of international students...

2010-10-15 09:00 1512

Beijing Freedom Travel Pioneers Quality Services for Student Groups

BEIJING, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With the world focusing a fair bit of attention on China these days, students and their parents have been turning their attention to it as a study abroad option. But for educators wanting to bring a group to China for a trip, getting it organized and operated up...

2010-10-12 21:50 1425

CDEL & Educomp Solutions Ltd Reach Exclusive Licensing and Distribution Agreement

BEIJING, and NEW DELHI, India, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, and Educomp Solutions ("Educomp"), India's largest education company, today ...

2010-10-12 21:00 1315

China Education Alliance Announces First Private Educational Platform to Promote Math, Physics and Chemistry in Secondary Education

HARBIN, China, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (NYSE: CEU), a China-based education resource and services company, announced today that the Company has founded a "Hundred Celebrity Teachers Club" in China. The goal of the club is to "assemble famous teachers, train studen...

2010-10-12 19:00 889

EF Opens Four New International Language Centers Abroad, to Meet Young People's Demand for Hip and Exotic Study Destinations

ZURICH, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - In its new Brochure for 2011, EF International Language Centers Announces Four New Centers, Including Bristol and Singapore. With the new EF International Language Centers, EF Education First, the world's largest private education company, reacts to the growi...

2010-10-12 08:00 1149

Sweden Launches Global Sustainability Student Competition in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today at the World Expo in Shanghai, Swedish innovation and sustainability initiative Down To Earth launches a global competition for young talent, mixing innovation, sustainability and space technology. The purpose is to develop new business opportunities for ...

2010-10-11 14:25 1413

Global Industry Inspired to Innovate Sustainable Products Using Space Technology

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today at the Sustainability Space Day in Shanghai, innovation and sustainability project Down To Earth gathers top stakeholders from industry, government and academia. The purpose is to discuss how commercialized space technologies can generate a more sustainab...

2010-10-11 14:23 1438

EPFL Shines in the Sun

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- EPFL (l'Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), ranked in 2009 by Shanghai Jiao Tong University as the top European University in the fields of Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, has excelled in the increasingly vital area of solar energy technolo...

2010-10-11 08:30 1748

Whose Side Are You On? Consumers Group Asks Boston Herald Readers to Not Support Empires of Collusion

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today, with the backdrop of the RISI North American Forest Products Conference wrapping up in Boston, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) (http://consumerprosperity.com) launched a full page ad in the Boston Herald (http://pulpwars.com/downl...

2010-10-09 08:49 1018

HEEACT Releases a New Outstanding & Objective World University Ranking

TAIPEI, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A professional evaluation organization, "HEEACT", releases its 2010 "Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities", and for the first time, HEEACT further offers the extended subject based rankings in the science and technology fields, which is ...

2010-10-06 19:35 1451

ITUC: World Day for Decent Work 2010

BRUSSELS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trade unions across the world are mobilising on 7 October to tackle the global economic and employment crisis and demand fundamental reform of the world economy. The organisers of more than 100 activities have already posted information on their events onto t...

2010-10-06 17:30 1092

World Teachers' Day 2010

- Recovery Begins With Teachers! BRUSSELS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 5 October, millions of teachers and education workers will be joined by children, young people and parents across the globe to celebrate World Teachers' Day. They will pay tribute to the teaching profession and its ...

2010-10-04 22:00 1257

London Business School Hong Kong Alumni Club Joins Worldwide Alumni Celebrations

Focusing on the Future of Capitalism HONG KONG, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- London Business School's Hong Kong Alumni Club participates in the sixth Worldwide Alumni Celebration today (30 September) by hosting a dinner party for its 300-strong alumni community in Hong Kong. It is one of 90 eve...

2010-09-30 16:14 2427