For South Koreans, overseas study loses its luster

Dec 8, 2015

For South Koreans, overseas study loses its luster

After years of heading abroad in droves to study, more young South Koreans are opting for education at home as expensive overseas degrees no longer provide an edge in a tough job market — and are even a liability. Recruiters and students say the ...

U.S. man gets 70 years in German exchange student's death

Feb 13, 2015

U.S. man gets 70 years in German exchange student's death

A man who shot and killed a German exchange student trespassing in his garage was sentenced to 70 years in prison Thursday, with no parole possible for at least 20 years. Markus Kaarma’s case was closely followed in Germany and brought scrutiny in the ...

Nov 17, 2014

Number of Japanese students at U.S. colleges dips 1.2%

Japanese students enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities decreased by 1.2 percent to around 19,000 in the 2013-2014 academic year, although they remained the seventh-most numerous in the country, the New York-based Institute of International Education said Monday. Japanese accounted for 2.2 percent of ...