Asian Education and Development Studies: Volume 12 Issue 1


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The Sino-African higher education exchange: toward building a literature

Chkaif Bouchaib

This paper intends to provide a thematic literature review of the scholarly research articles orbiting the Sino–African education cooperation and exchange, published between 2005…

Categorizing older adults' information technology-based learning programs using correspondence analysis

Ha-Yeon Jang, Young-Min Lee

The rapid proliferation of digital devices, population aging, and acceleration of digital technology adoption due to the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the need for information…

Creating “Artificial Suns”: the Sino-Western race to master limitless clean energy through nuclear fusion

Wilson Kia Onn Wong

This paper aims to examine the intensifying efforts by China and the West to harness the clean, limitless energy of nuclear fusion. However, it argues that this “holy grail” of a…

Post-crisis response by Chinese stakeholders to Canadian international education programs: a case study with community-based survey evidence

Yun Liu

This article examines education diplomacy as a specific application of public diplomacy in stabilizing Canada–China relations, which have worsened over the last few years. It…


The historical development of sinology in two Canadian universities: York University and the University of Guelph

Kenneth Lan

This paper gives a comparative analysis of the foundation of sinology in two Canadian universities. Despite not having diplomatic exchanges, Canada's new relationship with the…

Macao's gaming credit practices: 15 years after the gaming credit law

Carlos Siu Lam

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the evolution of Macao's gaming credit practices with reference to its promulgation of the gaming credit law after its gaming…

The role of Macao's universities in the education and training development of Hengqin

Wanli Wang, F.I.Lam Johnny, Jiagui Li, Zhenjie Yang

This study intends to explore the opportunities and roles of Macao's universities in the education and training development of Hengqin under the General Plan of the Development of…

Shortage of nurses in Hong Kong: the challenges ahead

Gigi Lam

The aging of a population poses significant challenges to healthcare, housing, social security and elderly care services. Active aging is promoted by the Hong Kong government but…


In search of the intrinsic value of one country two systems: from selective adaptation to normative consensus

Chao Wang

This article examines the effects and implications of the 2019 social movement in Hong Kong and those of the enactment of the National Security Law (NSL) for Hong Kong for one…

The road ahead: should Hong Kong develop five pillars of old age protection?

Gigi Lam

This paper demonstrates that Hong Kong currently provides four pillars of old-age protection: a publicly managed and noncontributory social security system (zero pillar), a funded…

Insights for educators working with ethnically diverse youth in Hong Kong: a pilot positive youth development program

Gizem Arat, Paul Wai-Ching Wong

Positive youth development (PYD) among ethnic minorities is important to building a socially inclusive and rapidly aging Hong Kong. There are very limited empirically driven with…

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