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Student makes it to Harvard after initial refusal

A Palestinian teenager has succeeded in entering the United States and starting classes Tuesday at Harvard University after US authorities' initial refusal to let him enter at the airport triggered wide condemnation.

Performance anxiety: Schoolkids struggle with stress

Schoolchildren are paying a heavy price for Singapore's success in global education rankings, with rising numbers seeking psychiatric help as they struggle to cope with the relentless pressure for academic excellence.

Wage growth slows to worst rate since 2008 crisis: UN

Wage growth in 2017 slowed to its lowest rate since 2008, the year of the financial crisis, despite solid economic growth and falling unemployment in major economies, the International Labour Organization said Monday.

Russia raises taxes to meet Putin’s spending plan

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill raising value-added tax (VAT) from 18 to 20 percent from next year to help finance Vladimir Putin's plan to improve healthcare, education and infrastructure.

SSL increases teachers’ wages; Kahit walang TRAIN

While teachers could count themselves among the beneficiaries of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) via higher pay, the controversial tax law is not the only reason for their salary increase.

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