Asia

Photo courtesy of Zoutedrop on Flickr.
23
Apr

Developing nations ride a motorcycle boom

Asia’s rapidly developing economies should prepare for a full-throttle increase in motorcycle numbers as average incomes increase, a new study from The Australian National University has found.

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23
Apr

Deregulation of student contributions

Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young and Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans have joined the debate about future university funding, calling for deregulation of student contributions so Australian universities can better compete with the best in the world.

Japanese flag. Photo courtesy mmphotography.it on flickr
08
Apr

It’s a deal

Japan has taken the first step towards addressing its own food security issues by striking a new trade deal with Australia, an ANU expert says.

Detail from 'The Joy of Sanskrit' e-text cover.
25
Mar

Sanskrit gets tech savvy with new e-text

New technology is breathing life into Sanskrit, the language of classical Indian art, literature and religion, with the publication of a Sanskrit electronic textbook.

Ma Khin Mar Mar. Photo by Lynette Wallworth.
24
Mar

PhD graduate scores top ANU Gender Institute prize

A PhD student’s first-person account of nine young women migrating from Burma to Thailand has been hailed by the ANU Gender Institute as a fine example of feminist scholarship.

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop farewells Laura Ferguson (L) and Helen Trezise (R), who will take part in the New  Colombo Plan. Photo courtesy of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
20
Mar

Students head to Japan under New Colombo Plan

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has farewelled two ANU students who will study in Japan under the government’s New Colombo Plan.

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ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
18
Mar

Secretary-General outlines ASEAN’s priorities

The Secretary-General of ASEAN, Le Luong Minh, has outlined his vision for the coming year in a speech at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

L to R - Dr Michael Eburn, Prof Steve Dovers, Tang Xiaowen and Assoc Prof Geoff Cary.
12
Mar

China looks to ANU for bushfire help

Officials from China’s State Forestry Administration have visited ANU to gain expert insights into the prevention and science of bushfires.

Overbeck surrounded by harem 'girls' in a NSW internment camp.
12
Mar

The missing photo

The story of a mysterious ant collector and two-time enemy alien.

Dominique Ogilvie.
12
Mar

Thank you thongs

Alumna Dominique Ogilvie is helping ethical Cambodian companies with the help of elephant dung greeting cards.

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