ALEXANDER KYDONIEFS WRITES – Will Singapore’s MDA (Media Development Authority, which promotes and regulates Singapore media), be able to achieve its masterplan, “Media 21,” and transform the nation-state into a global media powerhouse? Could MDA, in fact, help cinema become Singapore’s newest key sector, as well as create over 10,000…Full Article SINGAPORE: CAN THIS SMALL SPOT ON THE GLOBE MAKE IT BIG IN GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT?
TOKYO — Asia’s universities are continuing to rise in prominence relative to established Western counterparts, according to a global survey of over 10,000 academics. Twenty-one Asian universities made it into a list of the world’s top 100 universities by reputation. Of those, six are in mainland China, with five in…Full Article GLOBAL SURVEY: REPUTATION OF ASIAN UNIVERSITIES SAID TO BE ON THE RISE
ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL WRITES – Featuring an in-depth presentation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (see above), regarding his new book ‘Yo-Yo Diplomacy’, Prof Tom Plate will be on tour in Singapore and Jakarta 21-26 May. Loyola Marymount’s Distinguished Scholar of Asian and…Full Article ASIA MEDIA FOUNDER’S SOUTHEAST ASIA BOOK TOUR