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  1. Beijingers brush up English but classes for cabbies stay stuck in the slow lane

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Even on a rainy Saturday morning, the conference hall at the Chaoyang District Library is packed mainly with retirees attending the free weekend English salon. The event, along with many other government-sponsored English-language classes, is p ...

  2. Schools can use names of corporate sponsors

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'China', 'National', or 'International' in the names. Chu Hongqi, a senior professor on education policy at Beijing Normal University, expressed worries about the growing ...

  3. Growth of university campuses probed

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The Ministry of Education has vowed to step up the management of university cities, the huge campuses built by developers and shared by academic institutions. The move follows complaints over Oriental University City in Hebei provi ...

  4. Cadres disciplined over university land scam

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Five Communist Party cadres from Beijing's Tongzhou district were sacked or handed disciplinary punishments for illegally approving the sale of farmland to developers of the infamous Oriental University City in Langfang, Hebei province. ...

  5. Rural education still ministry's top priority

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan High illiteracy rates in central and western regions mean rural education will continue to top the priorities of the mainland's education authorities this year. Education Minister Zhou Ji said in Beijing yesterday it was important to instit ...

  6. Migrant pupils forced to study in the gloom

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Hundreds of pupils at a Beijing school for migrant children have been forced to study without power for nearly two months after supplies were cut off amid a complex lease dispute. The power cut at the Red Star School in Xiaoying village, Haidia ...

  7. Schools don't get minimum legal funding, report says

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Education investment not keeping pace with economic boom More than a third of provincial governments have failed to spend enough money for the nine years of compulsory education, undermining a national commitment to an expenditure threshold. A ...

  8. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of one's country. And citizens should know about their country. But Hong Kong is not North Korea. We are an open society. People know how to think freely. You can't ram national pride down ...

  9. Cabbages going cheap

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... they are some of the unhappiest people in China. At the same time that a record 4.1 million graduates are emerging from universities, the demand for them is hitting new lows. Of this year's ... graduates in Guangzhou were fighting for 13 positions as public sanitation workers. Unsurprisingly, many students are worried about their future. A survey by the China Youth Daily at the beginning ...

  10. Learning difficulties

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sessions are plainly absurd. One, called 'diplomatic English', promises to teach the student- an eight-year-old, mind you- how to deal with foreign dignitaries. My friend said the classes ...




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