Education

Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs:...

June 25

LONDON —Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday (June 26) when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon...

Pet wearables catching on in China

Pet wearables catching on in China

May 26

HONG KONG — As pet ownership grows among China’s burgeoning middle class, electronic device makers, such as Hong Kong-listed Suga, and other start-ups are looking to cash in on...

Entrance into Shanghai private schools so competitive that even parents are vetted

Entrance into Shanghai private...

May 12

SHANGHAI — Two private primary schools in Shanghai have been accused of trying to vet parents’ – and even grandparents’ – educational credentials when selecting new pupils.

Most teens ‘relatively’ happy, OECD finds

Most teens ‘relatively’ happy, OECD...

April 19

PARIS — Despite the danger of excessive internet use and the threat of bullying, most teenagers around the world are “relatively” happy with their lot, a major OECD survey...