Michelle Obama Will Visit China This Month
March 04, 2014
Michelle Obama Will Visit China This Month
The most pressing question is whether Michelle Obama will meet with China’s first lady, Peng Liyuan.
Michelle Obama Will Visit China This Month
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
February 17, 2014
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
Strategy should be as fundamental to an officer's education as mathematics and the sciences.
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
UN Raps Japan For Not Funding Pro-Pyongyang Schools
May 23, 2013
UN Raps Japan For Not Funding Pro-Pyongyang Schools
Japan’s refusal to subsidize pro-North Korean schools in Japan “constitutes discrimination” a UN committee claims.
UN Raps Japan For Not Funding Pro-Pyongyang Schools
Laos'
November 17, 2012
Laos' "Different Face" of Poverty
While Laos has been the beneficiary of rapid economic growth, not all are seeing its benefits.
Laos' "Different Face" of Poverty
Bangladesh's Ascent Not Without Sacrifices
September 20, 2012
Bangladesh's Ascent Not Without Sacrifices
Workers in the garment industry demonstrate that, like other countries, Bangladesh’s growing economy comes with its own hardships.
Bangladesh's Ascent Not Without Sacrifices
The Philippines Economy: Ready for Take-Off?
September 14, 2012
The Philippines Economy: Ready for Take-Off?
As its rise in the Global Competitiveness Report shows, the economic conditions are improving. Still, many challenges remain.
The Philippines Economy: Ready for Take-Off?
June 21, 2012
Rise of China’s Creative Class?
Creativity helps fuel modern economies. If China wants more of it in classrooms new experiences are key.
Rise of China’s Creative Class?
What Finland Can Teach China
May 01, 2012
What Finland Can Teach China
A focus on daycare rather than rote learning is why Finnish students have some of the best global test scores. Chinese students might be more creative if they took a leaf out of their book.
What Finland Can Teach China
Chinese Students and Fitting In
December 08, 2011
Chinese Students and Fitting In
U.S. universities are too focused on quantity not quality of students from China, one Chinese student says.
Chinese Students and Fitting In
Are Chinese That Different?
November 23, 2011
Are Chinese That Different?
Chinese students might have their differences with their American counterparts. But they’ve more in common.
Are Chinese That Different?
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
November 17, 2011
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
Do American and Chinese students see the world differently? Maybe, but there are ways to bring them together.
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
How to Help Chinese Students
November 13, 2011
How to Help Chinese Students
Chinese students often have problems fitting in at U.S. universities. But there are steps to make things easier.
How to Help Chinese Students
The Clash of Civilizations?
November 08, 2011
The Clash of Civilizations?
Is the latest wave of Chinese students studying in the United States a ticking time bomb of cultural tension?
The Clash of Civilizations?
The Sad Case of Wu Yongzhi
August 30, 2011
The Sad Case of Wu Yongzhi
Was a Shenzhen high school teacher really solely responsible for wrongly promising parents places for their kids?
The Sad Case of Wu Yongzhi
Little Emperor Syndrome
July 09, 2011
Little Emperor Syndrome
Are Chinese and American parenting approaches really so different? Both leave much to be desired.
Little Emperor Syndrome
How China Kills Creativity
July 02, 2011
How China Kills Creativity
By taking emotion out of the classroom, Chinese education may also be destroying any chance of creativity.
How China Kills Creativity
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