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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Secondary school principals sanction Friday class boycotts

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by Shirley Zhao and Tony Cheung

    ... A dozen other secondary schools expressed similar views. In Aberdeen, Mira Chow, a Year 11 pupil at the English Schools Foundation's South Island School, has set up a concern group ... their views on local and global issues through a range of school-based activities and the boycott was not "proving to be an issue" for the foundation. Meanwhile, Scholarism expects a turnout ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping faces challenge of governing through two opposing schools of thought

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:51am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Governing through two opposing schools of thought The theme of last month's fourth plenum was the "rule by law"- but President Xi Jinping ... of virtue" must go hand in hand, repeated the assertion in his keynote speech to the party enclave. Since taking power, Xi has been on a quest to find a new moral and ethical foundation for what he ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    After Occupy, Beijing to pay more heed to 'two systems', but stress 'one country'

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by Gary Cheung

    ... in schools for the first time since 2001. "The central government is now attaching more importance to the Hong Kong question and will make appropriate adjustments in its policy towards ... the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, for Chinese history to be restored as a compulsory subject in secondary school. In a speech in Hong Kong in June, former deputy ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Rule of law: one term, two characters, many meanings

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:18am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com A millennia-old phrase is the centrepiece of the Communist Party's judicial reform push but how accurate is its official English translation? Rule ... by it but there is still no consensus on how it should be rendered in English. At the end of the annual gathering of the party's elite last month, leaders backed Xi's push to promote fazhi- a concept ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... that by using civil-disobedience measures such as boycotting schools and staging the Occupy Central sit-in in Hong Kong's business district, that Hongkongers could gain universal suffrage. George ... Sun Yang-ming, vice-president of the political think tank Cross-Strait Interflow Prospect Foundation in Taipei. KMT spokesman Charles Chen explained that Taiwan saw itself ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... Scotland," he said.   Why this Hong Kong Scot would vote Yes Why this Hong Kong Scot would vote No I would vote Yes. My belief that independence is the better option for Scotland has its foundation ... and historically hazy horror that several centuries ago an English queen lopped off the head of her Scottish cousin, a sitting queen of our nation, Mary Queen of Scots. I completely understand why Scotland ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scholarism activist Joshua Wong vows to fight on as he begins university studies

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Tony Cheung

    ... to undertake non-violent acts of civil disobedience, including a one-day class boycott at secondary schools to protest against the National People's Congress Standing Committee's decision ... to abandon the introduction of national education as a compulsory subject in schools. "[Even] when the whole world told me that national education could not be shelved, I fought on," he ...

  8. News - World - POLITICS

    US presidential hopeful Chris Christie gets warm welcome in Mexico

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... and state could work together. Christie received a celebrity's welcome at a local school in Puebla, where more than 2,000 students waved American, Mexican and New Jersey flags. The governor, ... the former first lady said in Mexico City at a forum hosted by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's Telmex Foundation. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    700,000 votes cast in Occupy Central poll, but ballot 'still not credible'

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 11:59am by Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Mun] 3. Yuen Long Training Centre, Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions [2-8 Tai Cheung Stree, 5/F, THF (Yuen Long) Commercial Building, Yuen Long] 4. Shatin Marden Foundation Secondary School Building (opposite to Sha Tin Government Secondary School) [18-24 Man Lai Road, Shatin] 5. Neighbourhood & Worker's Service Centre – Tsuen Wan Far East Retraining Centre [135-143 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... to needy families and low-income persons, including primary and secondary school students, children on the waiting list for subvented pre-school rehabilitation services, persons with severe ... service vouchers for the elderly in a year’s time. • Injected $50 million into the Elder Academy Development Foundation in March 2014 to promote the sustainable development of the Elder Academy ...




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