A top US university has joined with one of Asia's finest to provide expert management for the region's booming tourism industry, which includes newly legalised gambling facilities to emulate the success of Macau's.   Asia's tourism industry is booming. The rising affluence of Asia's middle-class populations, increasing air connectivity and growing regional and global...
 
 
The performance of Asian universities in the QS World University Rankings has shown this part of the world is one to keep your eye on. Boasting some of the continent's top-ranked institutions including National University of Singapore (NUS), which came third in the 2010 QS Asian University Rankings - both Singapore and Malaysia will provide any undergraduate student...
 
 
Singapore offers an international experience of culture, colour and education. It's no wonder, this small, but very populated, island nation is beoming such a popular study abroad destination.   Country overview   Singapore stands out for its magnificent blend and influences of Chinese, Malay and Indian traditions. It is this, combined with up-to-the-minute...
 
 
For domestic students, Japan presents a bewildering variety of postgraduate study options. The country is home to almost 700 universities and a total of over 2000 graduate degree programs covering every conceivable area of academic pursuit. However, the vast majority of these options remain out of reach to most international students, the path being blocked by that great...
 
 
 
Carrie Bee Hao tells Top Universities about student life in Japan. Name: Carrie Bee Hao Degree:Masters of Business Law University:Hitotsubashi University Nationality:Tokyo, Japan   "Japan is a challenging country to take up further studies in", says Carrie Bee Hao, a Filipino-Chinese student currently studying in Japan. Almost, if not all, of the...
 
 
 
In no other place will you find the mix of a bustling fast-paced metropolis with the calm tranquillity that hangs over the zen gardens and temples of Japan.   Country overview   Situated between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan, this country of contrast consists of four major islands and is surrounded by another 4,000. If you choose to study abroad in...
 
 
Samurai, sumo, kimono, geisha, judo, jujitsu: words that are synonymous with Japan's ancient and exotic cultural heritage. Known as the 'land of the rising sun', today Japan merges this traditional character with the high-tech and bustling modernity of one of the world's economic powerhouses. While the dizzying array of sights and sounds of Tokyo will be a highlight for...
 
 
With a unique international flavour, low crime rates, and five universities appearing in theQS World University Rankings, Malaysia is becoming an increasingly popular study abroad destination.   Country overview Malaysia is a southeast Asian country that is simultaneously modern, traditional, developed and historic with a peaceful multicultural population. Indigenous...
 
 
It may be one of the most densely populated places in the world but that just adds to the Hong Kong experience. Rich in history, culture, heritage and architecture, not to mention retail outlets, entertainment and cuisine, this small island nation, which boasts not only some of Asia's top universities but some of the world's top universities, offers an education both inside...
 
 
With English language university degrees becoming more popular by the day and top universities featuring in the THE - QS World University Rankings, Hong Kong is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international students to study abroad.   Country overview This Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China prides itself on its connection...