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  1. Odd man out on equality panel

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Chinese and came from families unable to afford the fees at English Schools Foundation and international schools. When he took up his post with the EOC he assumed he could bring such issues ... discrimination against Asian ethnic minorities. His organisation ran a primary school for ethnic minority children in the New Territories and finding accommodation for the teachers was often a problem. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The rise of inhuman resources

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... was fixated on whether the high school and university attended were of a high enough standard. All of it has left my friend with the impression that there are too many people involved in recruitment ... in English on the window of a Mong Kok restaurant was a tester for my friend. It advertised HK$65 an hour and the perks of air conditioning and a share of tips. A chef walking out the front door ...

  3. Keep working (like a Rolling Stone)

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... in the 1970s, I grew up with the impression that the government would look after me for the rest of my life. In a sense, that was true- school and university were free, the cost of health care ...

  4. A good friend of China

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... on a steamship bound for America. There, he worked as a houseboy for a family in exchange for English lessons. His home was less than 2km from the governor's mansion in the Washington state capital, ... jobs, scholarships and financial assistance, he earned a political science degree from Yale University. In 1975 he graduated from Boston University's law school. He was elected ...

  5. Globalise me, please

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and began touring local shops. English-language video games are not popular in Hong Kong, where the Japanese variety is preferred. My search drew a blank, so I went online to Amazon.com. All went ... director of the London School of Economics, British sociologist Anthony Giddens, who defined it as: 'A decoupling of space and time, emphasising that with instantaneous communications, ...

  6. A bad day at the office for East Timor's superman

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... spokesman and torch-bearer. Nonetheless, while he may opt for bow-ties on occasion and have a flawless command of English that gets him quoted in the international media many times more than ... was one of a few students chosen to attend a Dili high school. On graduation, he became a journalist and through his wide reading, increasingly interested in the idea of an independent East Timor. ...

  7. The al-Qaeda story

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Arabic as 'the base' or 'the foundation', it was a secret organisation centred on working towards the creation of a pan-Islamic state spanning the Arab and Muslim worlds. ... and religious schools. Thousands of men from at least 40 nations were indoctrinated and trained in guerilla warfare. They have since moved back to their homelands or to conflict zones. American ...

  8. PM declares mission to tie his country's future to Asia

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... A fluent English speaker, he gave a lecture at Peking University, held talks with business people and met organisers of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He signed a deal on cereals trade ... to growth. More than 10,000 Chinese lives there and the nation has adopted a policy of dual Chinese-Hungarian language in schools to cater for their education needs. Interacting with China ...

  9. Heirs of the blog

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... ones attracted advertising, but did not see this happening in Chinese-language versions for some time. In English, however, the money-making potential is already great; Powell would attest ... a point.' Whether for a rant, to get an opinion to a wide audience, making organising a school reunion easier, or to share information, blogs are reshaping the way millions of people are going about ...



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