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Malaysian Lion Dance and National Unity
28-July-2017

University of Malaya’s ethnomusicologist Loo Fung Ying and Universiti Putra Malaysia’s musicologist Loo Fung Chiat discussed how national unity can be emphasized in multicultural Malaysia through local performing arts by delving into the International Champion Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance troupe.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
PolyU budding fashion designers showcase creativity and talent
26-July-2017

Twenty-five graduating students at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) featured their creative designs at the PolyU Fashion Show 2017.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
President Tong joined students in service-learning in Kyrgyzstan and enhanced collaboration with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan
19-July-2017

Professor Timothy W. Tong, PolyU President joined a Service-Learning trip with students to Kyrgyzstan and then signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan today.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Who learns foreign language better — introverts or extraverts?
13-July-2017

Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study published in Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Cambodia’s Ministries Come Together to Address Wildlife Trafficking
23-June-2017

A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to discuss law enforcement options and responses to wildlife trafficking –an increasing threat to the world’s wildlife species.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society
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