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Some 66 foreign-affiliated colleges closed for deceiving students
For years, colleges were offering programmes and charging fees without government authorisation. Hundreds of students now could see their degrees deemed invalid.
Bangkok, the teaching of Christ the true foundation of Catholic education
More than 400 school administrators at a seminar organized by the Thai Church. The objective is to improve the identity of Catholic education. For fr. Garaizabal "schools are a mission field" that must promote human dignity, morality, ethics and peace.
Government to recognise Muslim and Buddhist religious schools
Hundreds of Islamic and Buddhist schools want recognition. Nepalâ€™s government is set to provide financial aid as well but demands in return that such schools also use non religious books in English and Nepali. Some Muslim groups object.
Nepal, thousands of girls denied education because of Hindu culture
In rural areas more than 60% does not finish primary school. Families send their daughters to school only to access the subsidy programs.
Kathmandu: Catholics and activists for women rights and a secular state
The Nepalese Church has been promoting prayer and social activities also open to non-Christians. Women's movement call for an end to trafficking in women, sold as "slaves" in India and China. Hindu woman: the work of Catholics favours the advancement of women.
Nepal's Catholics: strikes should not to affect schools or children
A Chitwan priest speaks of his worry that the frequent strikes against the monarchy will jeopardize education across the country. They force us to close and we are often threatened by the rebels. An appeal is made to the UNICEF's principle that "zones of peace" be created for children.
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