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Daily Mail
High-ranking Chinese official fired for 'disloyalty' by President XiHigh-ranking Chinese official is fired for 'disloyalty' by President Xi in late
High-ranking Chinese official fired for 'disloyalty' by President Xi
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
High-ranking Chinese official is fired for 'disloyalty' by President Xi in latest display of his ever-increasing power as he cracks down on corruption Chinese official Wei Hong has been fired from his job as Sichuan governor He is accused only of... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Menlo Park: Biotech firm's invention puts it at the forefront of DNA-related researchA biotech company in Menlo Park is getting widespread attention through a cutti
Menlo Park: Biotech firm's invention puts it at the forefront of DNA-related research
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
A biotech company in Menlo Park is getting widespread attention through a cutting-edge tool it has developed for genetic research. Pacific Biosciences, which operates in a historically industrial section of Belle Haven, markets a tool that is... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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Lake Placid News
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park: Biotech firm's invention puts it at the forefront of DNA-related researchA biotech company in Menlo Park is getting widespread attention through a cutti
Menlo Park: Biotech firm's invention puts it at the forefront of DNA-related research
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
A biotech company in Menlo Park is getting widespread attention through a cutting-edge tool it has developed for genetic research. Pacific Biosciences, which operates in a historically industrial section of Belle Haven, markets a tool that is... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip AP News | 02/04/16 09:19 PM BEIJING (AP) -- The governor of a major Chinese
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
AP News | 02/04/16 09:19 PM BEIJING (AP) -- The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing... Read more
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Quartz
Another prominent Chinese official has been sacked as Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power - Quartz Rule of Xi The governor of China’s Sichuan province has...
Another prominent Chinese official has been sacked as Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
- Quartz Rule of Xi The governor of China’s Sichuan province has... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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Denver Post
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripThe governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult. Deposed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) � The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING (AP) � The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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asianage
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripAccusations appear to show expansion of Xi's anti-corruption campaign to includ
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Accusations appear to show expansion of Xi's anti-corruption campaign to include those who fail to profess fealty to his leadership. Beijing: The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
China governor fired for ‘disloyalty’ as Xi tightens gripIn this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinp
China governor fired for ‘disloyalty’ as Xi tightens grip
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
In this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center front, poses for a group photo during a meeting with the new heads of the reorganized organs of the Communist Party’s Central Military Commission in Beijing,... Read more
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Salon.com
China governor fired for ‘disloyalty’ as Xi tightens gripBEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of dis
China governor fired for ‘disloyalty’ as Xi tightens grip
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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CTV News
Chinese governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi Jinping tightens gripBEIJING - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyal
Chinese governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi Jinping tightens grip
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING - The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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Daily Herald
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens gripBEIJING -- The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloya
China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BEIJING -- The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality... Read more
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ABC News
China Governor Fired for 'Disloyalty' as Xi Tightens GripThe governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the
China Governor Fired for 'Disloyalty' as Xi Tightens Grip
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult. Deposed... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Hospitality Innovation Conference 2016 taking place April 1-2 Hospitality Student Initiative (HSI) announced that the Hospitality Innovatio
Hospitality Innovation Conference 2016 taking place April 1-2
Hospitality Net / Posted 3 days ago
Hospitality Student Initiative (HSI) announced that the Hospitality Innovation Conference 2016 themed, " Who Leads the Hospitality Trends?", will be held on 1 and 2 April 2016. The... Read more
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Rising Sun
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General EducationMEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education t
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General Education
Rising Sun / Posted 4 days ago
MEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education to coincide with the opening of classes at UP Diliman WHERE: Palma Hall lobby, UP Diliman, Quezon City WHEN: January 19 (Tuesday), 11:30 a.m. PHOTO OPS: Media coverage... Read more
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Science Daily
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal managementWhat you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal management
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
What you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, an 18th-century German physician and scientist. The phenomenon occurs when a liquid, upon approaching an object that is much hotter than the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng: China's transparency problemThe Chinese economy has caught a surprisingly severe cold this winter - a cold
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng: China's transparency problem
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese economy has caught a surprisingly severe cold this winter - a cold so bad that almost all global markets are sneezingThe Chinese economy has caught a surprisingly severe cold this... Read more
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PhysOrg
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfacesTurn on a skillet and let it heat up until it is well above the boiling point o
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Turn on a skillet and let it heat up until it is well above the boiling point of water. Then sprinkle a teaspoon of water on the skillet and watch. Water droplets will bounce up, form spheres and scurry across the surface. What you have just... Read more
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New Kerala
'Balancing act for India to fund stem cell research, fight poverty'Kolkata, Jan 31 : Scientists are yet to solve a 30-year-old mystery of human fo
'Balancing act for India to fund stem cell research, fight poverty'
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Kolkata, Jan 31 : Scientists are yet to solve a 30-year-old mystery of human foetuses' remarkable ability to heal wounds without scars, and unlocking the secret through stem cell research would have a "huge impact" for India with its disease burden... Read more
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IMF
Experts Confer on State of China’s Housing Market Hites Ahir, Grace Li and Prakash Loungani, IMF Research Department House pri
Experts Confer on State of China’s Housing Market
IMF / Posted 9 days ago
Hites Ahir, Grace Li and Prakash Loungani, IMF Research Department House prices in China have been on a long upward march over the past decade prompting much speculation about what the future holds.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Vietnam re-elects conservative party leader TrongHANOI - Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected Wednesda
Vietnam re-elects conservative party leader Trong
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
HANOI - Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected Wednesday in a victory for the party's old guard which some fear could slow crucial economic reforms in the fast-growing country. Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam re-elects conservative party leader TrongHANOI: Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected on Wednes
Vietnam re-elects conservative party leader Trong
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
HANOI: Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected on Wednesday (Jan 27) in a victory for the party's old guard which some fear could slow crucial economic reforms in the fast-growing country. Factional fighting overshadowed a... Read more
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Business Standard India
WEF creates task force with Raghuram Rajan to study global financial systemThe group, which also includes Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan
WEF creates task force with Raghuram Rajan to study global financial system
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
The group, which also includes Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan and HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint, met for the first time at the forum's annual meeting in Davos last week, the WEF said in a statement on Tuesday. Michael Corbat, CEO of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
China extends reach to take Hong Kong’s freedom of speech awayLee Bo had reason to be suspicious when he got a phone call just before 6 p.m.
China extends reach to take Hong Kong’s freedom of speech away
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Lee Bo had reason to be suspicious when he got a phone call just before 6 p.m. on Dec. 30 from someone who wanted to place an order for 10 copies of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. The bookseller didn’t know the caller, a potential red flag at a... Read more
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Rappler
A (Vocational) University of the PhilippinesA friend once told me that when a senior official of the University of the Phil
A (Vocational) University of the Philippines
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
A friend once told me that when a senior official of the University of the Philippines was asked which mantle he would rather wear – that of an academic or a “public intellectual” – the official bragged that he would rather be the latter. For, to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese president in Saudi Arabia to bolster tiesRIYADH: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (Jan 19
Chinese president in Saudi Arabia to bolster ties
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
RIYADH: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (Jan 19), the first stop on a trip to raise the economic giant's political profile in a troubled Middle East. Xi, making his first presidential visit to the region, will also... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Google Quit China—and Why It’s Heading BackWhen Google shut down its Chinese search engine in 2010, it gave up access to a
Why Google Quit China—and Why It’s Heading Back
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
When Google shut down its Chinese search engine in 2010, it gave up access to an enormous market. There are more than twice as many people on the Internet in China as there are residents in the U.S., and the number of Chinese Internet users is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese president in Saudi to bolster tiesRIYADH: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (Jan 19
Chinese president in Saudi to bolster ties
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
RIYADH: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (Jan 19), the first stop on a trip to raise the economic giant's political profile in a troubled Middle East. Xi, making his first presidential visit to the region, will also... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Vietnam on the boil ahead of communist leadership changeWorkers on Jan 18 set up decorations in front of the My Dinh National Conventio
Vietnam on the boil ahead of communist leadership change
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
Workers on Jan 18 set up decorations in front of the My Dinh National Convention Center, the main venue for the upcoming Vietnam Communist Party's 12th National Congress in Hanoi. From Soviet-style letters of denunciation to outlandish rumours of a... Read more
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Rappler
Vietnam on the boil ahead of communist leadership changeA woman walks past a poster for The 12th National Congress of Vietnam's Communi
Vietnam on the boil ahead of communist leadership change
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
A woman walks past a poster for The 12th National Congress of Vietnam's Communist Party (VCP) in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 18, 2016. Luong Thai Linh/EPA HANOI, Vietnam – From Soviet-style letters of denunciation to outlandish rumors of a coup, Hanoi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam abuzz ahead of communist leadership changeHANOI: From Soviet-style letters of denunciation to outlandish rumours of a cou
Vietnam abuzz ahead of communist leadership change
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
HANOI: From Soviet-style letters of denunciation to outlandish rumours of a coup, Hanoi is abuzz with political gossip ahead of a key leadership change this week that has plunged the ruling communist elite into turmoil. Politics in authoritarian... Read more
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Quartz
One of Hong Kong’s missing booksellers just reappeared to confess to an 11-year-old crime - Quartz LAW & ORDER: BEIJING Demonstrators hold up portraits of five...
One of Hong Kong’s missing booksellers just reappeared to confess to an 11-year-old crime
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
- Quartz LAW & ORDER: BEIJING Demonstrators hold up portraits of five... Read more
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Rappler
Vietnam sees reform opportunities, labor challenges in TPPThis picture taken on October 20, 2015 shows female workers on a production lin
Vietnam sees reform opportunities, labor challenges in TPP
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
This picture taken on October 20, 2015 shows female workers on a production line at the Garment 10 Company in the outskirts of Hanoi. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP HANOI, Vietnam – After organising communist Vietnam's first peaceful mass strike at a shoe... Read more
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Science Daily
New plant growth technology may alleviate climate change, food shortageA research team led by Dr. Lim Boon-leong with his former PhD student Dr. Law Y
New plant growth technology may alleviate climate change, food shortage
Science Daily / Posted 22 days ago
A research team led by Dr. Lim Boon-leong with his former PhD student Dr. Law Yee-song from the School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has developed a new strategy to promote plant growth and seed yield... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Solari publisher next roundtable speakerCatherine Austin Fitts, president of Solari Inc., is the next speaker in the 20
Solari publisher next roundtable speaker
The Marietta Times / Posted 23 days ago
Catherine Austin Fitts, president of Solari Inc., is the next speaker in the 2015-16 season for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Fitts will be at the Parkersburg Country Club at noon Wednesday, Jan. 27. She will speak about "Thinking the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese official expresses concern over missing Hong Kong booksellerHONG KONG: A Hong Kong-based Chinese official expressed concern on Friday at th
Chinese official expresses concern over missing Hong Kong bookseller
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
HONG KONG: A Hong Kong-based Chinese official expressed concern on Friday at the disappearance of one of five missing people linked to a local publisher of books critical of Beijing's leadership but warned investigations were "complicated". The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover a drought tolerance gene that may help plants fight against global warming(upper panel) Arabidopsis under normal condition is shown; growth of control pl
Scientists discover a drought tolerance gene that may help plants fight against global warming
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
(upper panel) Arabidopsis under normal condition is shown; growth of control plant (left) the same as plants (middle and right) with increased ACBP2 protein. (lower panel) Arabidopsis under drought conditionis shown; growth of control plant (left)... Read more
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The Standard
Ray of hope for spine kidsFriday, January 15, 2016ADVERTISEMENTNobel Prize-winning three- dimensional X-r
Ray of hope for spine kids
The Standard / Posted 24 days ago
Friday, January 15, 2016ADVERTISEMENTNobel Prize-winning three- dimensional X-ray detection technology for orthopedic imaging could be life-changing for young scoliosis patients.This was the message as the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
UN peacekeepers are being accused of child sex abuse — againOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations vowed to act quickly after a Dec
UN peacekeepers are being accused of child sex abuse — again
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
OHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations vowed to act quickly after a December inquiry found it had failed to respond to allegations of child abuse against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Less than a month later, new accusations... Read more
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Canberra Times
ANU ranked Australia's most international universityNewly appointed vice-chancellor of the Australian National University, professo
ANU ranked Australia's most international university
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
Newly appointed vice-chancellor of the Australian National University, professor Brian Schmidt. Photo: Graham Tidy The Australian National University has been ranked Australia's most "international" university, according to the Times Higher... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UK dominates list of world's 'most international universities'Mr Baty added that British immigration policies have sent the wrong message to
UK dominates list of world's 'most international universities'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Mr Baty added that British immigration policies have sent the wrong message to students, leading to declines, particularly among the Indian population, which has been a large source of foreign students to the UK. Mr Baty said the UK had “fantastic... Read more
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Yahoo News
The amazing benefits of a long-distance relationship and how to make it work Today, about 3 million married Americans and as many as half of US college st
The amazing benefits of a long-distance relationship and how to make it work
Yahoo News / Posted 25 days ago
Today, about 3 million married Americans and as many as half of US college students are in a long-distance relationship — but don't feel too bad for them. Not only that,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere elseThe UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, a
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere else
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
The UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, according to new rankings. It shows that in terms of foreign staff and students, the UK is seeing off competition from nations including Australia, Switzerland and the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere elseThe UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, a
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere else
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 25 days ago
The UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, according to new rankings. It shows that in terms of foreign staff and students, the UK is seeing off competition from nations including Australia, Switzerland and the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere elseThe UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, a
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere else
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
The UK has more "international" universities than anywhere else in the world, according to new rankings. It shows that in terms of foreign staff and students, the UK is seeing off competition from nations including Australia, Switzerland and the... Read more
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Northern Echo
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere elseThe highest is Imperial College London in 10th place, followed by Oxford and Un
World rankings show UK has more 'international' universities than anywhere else
Northern Echo / Posted 25 days ago
The highest is Imperial College London in 10th place, followed by Oxford and University College London in joint 18th, King's College London in 20th place and Essex University at number 21. Also making the top 25 are The London School of Economics... Read more
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