Some scholars say China's Tsinghua University, which is marking its 100th anniversary, will be in the global Top 10 universities within a generation. But the political constraints imposed by a one-party state pose a significant challenge.
Global outsourcing firms have flocked to the Philippines, lured by tax breaks, cheap labor, and an abundance of college-educated English speakers. It's a rare piece of good news for that struggling economy.
Ai Weiwei is among more than 100 activists to have disappeared, been detained, or confined to their homes in a wave of repression signaling deep anxiety over Arab revolts and the power of the Internet.