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HK police arrest eight over campus protest

December 08, 2020 5:00 AM

HONG KONG • The Hong Kong police's new national security unit arrested eight people yesterday over a university protest last month that violated a national security law imposed by China.

South Korea students sit college exam behind plastic barriers and in hospitals due to Covid-19

December 03, 2020 2:55 PM

South Korea is battling a third wave of coronavirus infections, forcing authorities to take strict steps.

Family of murdered Malaysian student to sue Taiwan govt for alleged negligence: Lawyer

November 23, 2020 10:10 PM

Irene Chung, 24, was found dead in Taiwan and an arrested suspect had confessed to killing her.

US revokes visas for 1,000 Chinese under Trump order

September 10, 2020 7:24 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States has revoked visas of more than 1,000 Chinese students and researchers under an order by President Donald Trump that accused some of them of espionage, the State Department said Wednesday (Sept 10).

US college expels 15 visiting Chinese government-backed scholars

September 01, 2020 6:57 PM

BEIJING - The University of North Texas (UNT) has terminated an exchange programme consisting of 15 visiting researchers from China who were working at the American university on Chinese government funding, according to local media reports on Monday (Aug 31).

Australia plans to allow return of foreign students

August 20, 2020 5:00 AM

Australia plans to start allowing foreign students to return from next month as part of a trial that will aim to reboot the country's lucrative international education sector.

Aussie uni suffers 2nd major cyber attack in past year

June 05, 2019 5:00 AM

A leading Australian university with close links to the government and the defence and intelligence communities, the Australian National University (ANU), revealed yesterday that it had been attacked by cyber hackers who gained access to personal details of up to 200,000 students and staff dating back 19 years.

Brunei's sultan returns Oxford degree after gay sex death penalty backlash

May 24, 2019 9:01 AM

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain's Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.

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