Aussie students selected to study in Asia under New Colombo Plan

More than 300 undergraduate students from 24 universities across Australia will soon set off to study abroad in the Indo-Pacific region under the Australian government’s 100 million AU dollar (90.5 billion U.S. dollar) New Colombo Plan. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Brett Mason announced Wednesday that 24 universities have been successful in their applications for New Colombo Plan mobility grants to support students commencing study programs in semester 1, 2014.

Ancient relics found in south China

A 120-square-meter cave was discovered some 10 meters above the water level,dating back to the period between the late Neolithic Age and Zhou Dynasty(about 1100 BC-771 BC)said Yang Qingping,research fellow with the Guangxi Institute of Conservation and Archaeology Research h. Yang said the findings would provide reliable data for research and study of the history of the area.

Confucius Institutes involved with growth and development of greater education in Madagascar: official

Confucius institutes in Madagascar are positively active in the growth and development of the island’s greater education, instruction official told inside a recent interview. The concept to cooperate using the Chinese government to determine the institutes was initially targeted at meeting the demand from students in the College of Antananarivo to understand china language, based on Armand Hubert Rasoamiaramanana, general director from the greater education ministry.