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from The Japan Times

Todai loses crown as Asia's leading university, overtaken by Singapore, Beijing

Todai loses crown as Asia’s leading university, overtaken by Singapore, Beijing: "The University of Tokyo has lost its crown as Asia’s leading higher education institution after being overtaken by the National University of Singapore and Peking University in a global ranking released Wednesday. The National University of Singapore took 26th place in this year’s Times Higher Education list of the world’s top 800 universities.The University of Tokyo, commonly known as Todai..."

from the Guardian

National University of Singapore tops Asian university league table

Singapore and Korea stride up the QS rankings, while Hong Kong and Japan see their institutions take a tumble