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UP among 200 best universities in Asia Pacific

Jul 05, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Times Higher Education says UP which ranks 200th is largely seen as one of the best Filipino universities in national rankings and among the top institutions in Asia

Singapore university probes mock-rape claims

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:36 PM

Claims that students were subjected to sexually charged orientation activities including one simulating rape are being investigated by Singapore s top university

Use China's artificial islands for 'public service' – experts

Jul 18, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Senior Colonel Zhang Junshe says All the countries around the South China Sea we are a community We should help each other

ISLAND BUILDING. An image of July 2015 shows China's reclamation on Zamora Reef (Subi Reef) in the Spratly Islands, located in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Photo courtesy of Victor Robert Lee/DigitalGlobe

4 more PH schools in 2016 Asian university rankings

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Aside from UP AdMU DLSU and UST the list also includes Ateneo de Davao University Silliman University Xavier University and University of San Carlos

IT revolution crucial to seeing PH through growth crossroads

Mar 13, 2016 - 9:10 PM

A new study shows that the country has a rare window of opportunity to spur greater growth but it must focus on innovation

FAST FACTS: Singapore world records

Aug 04, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Here are some of the many accolades that Singapore has earned through the years

GATEWAY. Singapore is a gateway of European investors and tourists to ASEAN, which the Philippines is part of. File photo by Rappler

12 ASEAN schools in top 100 of Asian university rankings

Jun 10, 2015 - 2:35 PM

The National University of Singapore ranks first in the QS University Rankings for Asia for the second year in a row

4 PH schools make it to Asian university rankings again

Jun 10, 2015 - 11:03 AM

UPDATED In the past years only UP Ateneo UST and DLSU have consistently figured in the QS University Rankings for Asia

IN PHOTOS: State Funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Mar 29, 2015 - 4:01 PM

UPDATED Highlights in photos of the State Funeral for Singapore s former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew

RAINY PROCESSION. The body of Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is transferred atop a gun carriage as they leave Parliament House during a funeral procession in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Mohd Fyrol/AFP

Solemn hero's funeral for Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew

Mar 29, 2015 - 7:27 AM

UPDATED Tens of thousands of mourners brave torrential rain howitzers fire a 21 gun salute: Singapore gives its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew a grand funeral

FINAL HONORS. Military pallbearers carry the coffin of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew into the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre for the state funeral of the country's first Prime Minister in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

Lowly microbes, high-tech research

Jul 20, 2014 - 10:29 AM

A Singapore based research institution is studying how the lowly biofilm can make an impact on environmental and public health issues

A SCELSE researcher works on biofilms in used water treatment in a laboratory scale bioreactor. The bioreactor replicates the conditions of a full scale plant, but allows for manipulation of operational parameters for experimental testing. Image courtesy SCELSE

A ‘collaboratory’ for urban solutions

Jul 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM

A Singaporean research campus is home to local and foreign expertise in the city state’s quest to find solutions for a changing urban landscape

The Senseable City Lab at the SMART CREATE center in Singapore. KD Suarez/Rappler

UP, UST inch higher in Asian university rankings

May 13, 2014 - 11:50 AM

The University of the Philippines is the only state university among the 5 institutions that make it to the annual rankings

Singapore High Court overturns sex-for-favors conviction

Feb 28, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Singapore s High Court has overturned the conviction of a law professor jailed for obtaining sexual favors and gifts from a female student in exchange for better grades

Lee Kuan Yew School in NUS to hold public lecture in Manila

Sep 24, 2013 - 3:13 PM

Dr Kenneth Paul Tan Vice Dean for Academic Affairs will discuss the topic Democratic Pressures on Governments

Filipinos hailed as Asia's best student debaters

May 30, 2013 - 8:20 PM

Four Filipinos are part of the 10 top ranked student debaters in Asia’s largest annual inter university debate competition