FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In Manila the Filipinos are blushing. A columnist in Japan has singled out the Philippine attitude in learning and teaching the English language for high praise, urging the authorities in Tokyo to take note and adopt a more pragmatic approach to bolstering standards of English across the country.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In a quiet office of Kebangsaan University, Kamarulnizam Abdullah holds court amid his books and thoughts. He’s a dignified man, a Muslim who loathes the concept of revenge and is instead […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Plans for a China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have proved divisive. As a potential competitor to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it has not been welcomed by […]