30 Jul 2018
Researchers observe that red-fronted lemurs may chew on millipedes to rid themselves of intestinal parasites.
26 Jun 2018
A large-scale analysis has suggested it’s easier for people to form and replace relationships in North America, Europe and Latin America, compared to Asia and the Middle East, what causes these differences, and how they may influence people’s thoughts and behavior.
26 Mar 2018
SUSS to host 2019 Univer-Cities Conference: launches book “Univer-Cities: Strategic Dilemmas of Medical Origins and Selected Modalities” with contributions from 11 other major international universities
12 Mar 2018
By integrating fashion knowledge and machine learning formulation, the establishment of the Dataset will enable machine to better understand fashion, bringing a new horizon to the fashion retail industry through the application of AI.
19 Feb 2018
Qatar University organized on February 18-20 a symposium on “Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia”.
13 Feb 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) proudly announces the winning of two awards in “Reimagine Education Awards 2018”, namely a Gold Award in “Sustainability” category and a Silver Award in “Ethical Leadership” category.
12 Feb 2018
Qatar University (QU) has been ranked 52 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018, among the 350+ top universities from 25 countries in the Asia region. The announcement was made on February 6 on the THE website, naming QU 52nd among universities in the Asia region and 3rd among universities in the Arab world.
12 Feb 2018
Qatar University colleges of Law (LAWC) and Engineering (CENG) launched their upcoming international conference on “Law and Digital Age” at a press conference yesterday held at the University.
08 Feb 2018
A mobile hotspot network will enable riders on fast-moving trains to stream HD videos without interruption while underground, thanks in part to a newly-developed mmWave wireless backhaul technology. The first commercial service using this technology will debut later this year.
07 Feb 2018
Study advises small and medium hotels in Mauritius to embrace new technologies and cultivate new clienteles.
17 Jan 2018
Child marriage is a global issue affecting various countries, religions and ethnicities. In this Asia Research News 2018 feature article, researchers from Malaysia and UK spoke to 7,500 women to find out the causes and consequences of child marriage.
15 Jan 2018
Americans are more passionate toward their romantic partners than Japanese people are because Americans live in social environments in which people have greater freedom to choose and replace their partners, a team of Japanese researchers suggest.
29 Dec 2017
Punishment might not be an effective means to get members of society to cooperate for the common good, according to a social dilemma experiment.
08 Dec 2017
As Russia’s revolution celebrates its centenary, Dr Kalim Siddiqui draws comparisons with India’s push for independence.
27 Nov 2017
The act of nodding positively affects the subjective likability of people by about 30 percent and their approachability by 40 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Hokkaido University and Yamagata University in Japan.
03 Nov 2017
Acclaimed Primatologist Urges Indonesian Government to Protect First New Species of Great Ape Described in Nearly 90 Years.
19 Oct 2017
Researchers to Explore Swampy Wetland in the First Search for Lost Species Expedition.
28 Jul 2017
University of Malaya’s ethnomusicologist Loo Fung Ying and Universiti Putra Malaysia’s musicologist Loo Fung Chiat discussed how national unity can be emphasized in multicultural Malaysia through local performing arts by delving into the International Champion Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance troupe.
26 Jul 2017
Twenty-five graduating students at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) featured their creative designs at the PolyU Fashion Show 2017.
21 Jul 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) staged its annual Master of Arts Graduation Fashion Show last week (11 July) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
19 Jul 2017
Professor Timothy W. Tong, PolyU President joined a Service-Learning trip with students to Kyrgyzstan and then signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan today.
13 Jul 2017
Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study published in Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).
23 Jun 2017
A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to discuss law enforcement options and responses to wildlife trafficking –an increasing threat to the world’s wildlife species.
25 May 2017
Aid & Development Asia Summit, taking place on 14-15 June at the MICC2 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, will discuss on building a culture of resilience and strengthening disaster preparedness and roundtables on emergency communication, early warning systems, GIS, data collection and mapping.
19 May 2017
Computational artist Norimichi Hirakawa used computer programming to produce moving images.
11 May 2017
A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.
02 May 2017
The University of Malaya worked with the Malacca Portuguese-Eurasian Association to produce a book to learn Malacca Portuguese, an endangered language in Malaysia. This is part of the ongoing efforts to revitalise this endangered language.
01 May 2017
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.
28 Apr 2017
Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
06 Apr 2009
On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Greece and Japan, an exhibition of subway art from Athens will open at the Tokyo National Museum on April 7, preceded by a symposium at Keio University on April 6, 2009.
26 Mar 2009
Registration is now open for the "Continuity and Change: (Re)conceptualising Power in Southeast Asia Conference" at Cambridge University.
03 Mar 2009
In Archiving Roberto Chabet, artist and researcher Ringo Bunoan focuses on the work of the pioneering Filipino conceptual artist Roberto Chabet, beginning with his early drawings and collages in the 1960s to his current installations and objects.
05 Mar 2009
Melbourne, Australia - The Conference builds on the themes of the 2008 Sydney event by looking more broadly at how museums and libraries can contribute to the development of general understandings of science and culture by communities and publics.
04 Feb 2009
Focusing on the works of Fernando Amorsolo, the exhibit presents the integration of physics and electronics engineering to develop non-invasive tools and techniques in analyzing oil on canvas paintings.
15 Jan 2009
The UP Vargas Museum opens its 2009 calendar with Woven Templates: An Exhibition of Philippine Contemporary Textiles on January 15 (Thursday), 6:00 PM at the Landing Gallery.
27 Dec 2008
Institute for Development Studies and Enterprise Research (IDSER), Kerala, India, is organize a seminar on managing multicultural workforce: challenges and opportunities for Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. The seminar is the first of its kind and is tentatively scheduled to be held in the first week of Aug 2009, in Cochin, Kerala
11 Dec 2008
Using different photographic techniques and styles, Lucena aims to capture images of the University and give viewers a glimpse into landmark styles and trends in Philippine contemporary visual art.
11 Dec 2008
Deeply rooted in his nationalist vision, Vargas saw the goal of sports development in the improvement of the Filipino’s well-being.
11 Dec 2008
The artist’s installation features two art case instruments built from found Wittemberg upright pianos. These art case pianos also function as conceptual portraits to pay tribute to the memory of Nicanor Abelardo, the first modernist composer of the Philippines.
22 Nov 2008
This is a revolutionary Okinawan exhibition that introduces works such as modern Okinawan art and photography.
18 Dec 2008
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Herbert von Karajan, and a variety of commemorative events are being held throughout the world. The Waseda Symphony Orchestra, which possesses deep relationship with Karajan, is part of commemorative events to celebrate this distinguished man.
19 Nov 2008
Following the demands of colonial rule, Amorsolo and his contemporaries painted themes in line with Japanese cultural policy of co-prosperity sphere. These highlighted on positive values and Filipino identity but hid the true conditions of the war.
25 Nov 2008
Prof. Lucena offers new ways of viewing familiar as well as unfamiliar objects, places and structures found inside UP Diliman Campus. Dr. Gil Jacinto, a chemical oceanographer will discuss how he applied photography to his profession which later became his hobby and passion.
07 Nov 2008
A Japanese Takigi Noh Performance will be held at Keio University as part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations.
13 Nov 2008
The UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum will open Coalescence – Science and Art on 13 November 2008, Thursday, 6:00 PM at the Edge Gallery, a photo exhibition by Dr. Gil Jacinto, Professor of Marine Science at the University of the Philippines – Diliman.
21 Dec 2008
Towards effective teaching and learning - Knowledge and skills in second and foreign languages are essential in everyday communication, particularly in a multicultural society.
15 Dec 2008
The School of Business and Economics of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and the Faculty of Economics and Business of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) are pleased to announce the 3rd International Borneo Business Conference.
19 Nov 2008
NIAS, ASEF and the Indonesian Peace Institute-Interpeace Aceh Program (IIAP) will organize an International Conference on Migration and Conflict in Banda Aceh, on November 19, 2008. Abstracts can be submitted before October 2.
26 Nov 2008
The Center for Democracy and Community Development and AlQuds University, cordially invites you to participate in an upcoming conference, to be held on November 26th and 27th, 2008, marking the one-year anniversary of the Annapolis Conference in Washington DC.
04 Sep 2008
The Philippine Bird Photography Forum (PBPF) and the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum (UPVM) are proud to present Bird Season, an exhibition of full color photographs of 100 bird species by PBPF members.
29 Oct 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The 3rd ILLC 2008 will bring together teachers, educators and scholars to discuss, evaluate and offer new perspectives and directions in language teaching and learning in a rapidly changing world.
12 Aug 2008
Leading names in Philippine art banded together for this fundraising exhibit project. The exhibit will run from 12 August to 09 September 2008 at the Landing Gallery of the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum in support of Ms. Susan Fernandez.
09 Nov 2008
We cordially invite young journalists, film and media activists, NGO workers, peace and human rights activists, community leaders and researchers who have at least a bachelor degree in related fields to apply for the workshop.
07 Aug 2008
Editorial cartoons and comic strips are powerful communication tools especially in print media, and nowadays even in the Internet. Invited panelists will address questions from the perspectives of the academe, the print media, and the visual arts.
04 Jul 2008
The artist will set the context of the Nicanor Abelardo Grand Piano Project by sharing insights on the piano making industry in the country and its demise, his experiences growing up in a piano workshop, and the collaborative processes involved in his past and ongoing projects.
26 Jun 2008
Severino “Nonoy” Marcelo was the only Asian cartoonist featured in Time Magazine for its cover story “Mighty Pens” for his bold commentaries on the current socio-political state of the country through his comic strips.
26 Mar 2009
Cambridge, UK - ‘Continuity and Change’ will be a major interdisciplinary and international conference on Southeast Asia. Its key aim is to reopen the debate on the issue of ‘power’—both in real life and academic scholarship—as it is manifest across the region.
07 Aug 2008
Penang, Malaysia - One of the aims is to bring together scholars and civil society workers from across Asia to debate and dialogue on the state of research and study in the area of culture, communication, conflict and peace.
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Giants in history
Through her iconic stories featuring fictional scenes from the history of the Philippines, language teacher and academic Genoveva Matute (3 January 1915 – 21 March 2009) helped strengthen the Filipino identity.
Hwang Hye-seong (5 July 1920 – 14 December 2006) was an expert on Korean royal court cuisine, the knowledge of which she dedicated her career to keeping alive. Formerly an assistant professor of nutritional science, Hwang met the last kitchen court lady in the Joseon Dynasty Han Hui-sun and, from her, learned about the culinary traditions of the royal court.