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  1. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Seven subjects off limits for teaching, Chinese universities told

    Posted May 10th 2013, 01:20pm by Raymond Li

    ... Mainland universities have been ordered to steer clear of seven topics in their teaching, including universal values, press freedom and civil rights, two university staff said, offering an insight into ideological control under the new Communist Party lea ...

  2. Publisher rejects bias

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... political suppression and censorship. The 34-page government-funded booklet entitled The China Model is intended for use as a reference book for liberal studies courses in secondary schools in Hong ... said the booklet's content was 'problematic' and it should not be used in schools. The Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies, which edited the book, accused ...

  3. letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Free internet key to progress As the Berlin Wall fell, it symbolised the end of the cold war. But it is unlikely the mainland will get rid of its Great Firewall, which blocks access to sensitive websites, any time soon. I don't think internet censorship will help the country's development. The central government should allow the free flow of information to help people ...

  4. Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Sheridan Prasso

    ... For centuries, China's intellectual tradition encouraged discussion of what it meant to be a good and virtuous person. 'Fifty-plus years of Communist censorship and political campaigns have ... Sheridan Prasso Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John Pomfret Henry Holt, HK$203 'Each age tries to form its own conception of the past,' ...

  5. Cultural overload?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... countries do not have. There is no censorship towards the arts, unlike in China or Singapore,' Mr Ko said. 'In Singapore, stage shows cannot contain foul language, and scripts have to be changed if they contain language that was not approved. In China, The Vagina Monologues was banned even after the tickets had been sold. That gives a great potential to Hong Kong because all ...

  6. Biased text's publisher hits back

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The publisher at the centre of a controversy over national education hit back at critics yesterday, accusing them of political censorship by asking ... the views presented in it. 'This is political suppression and political censorship, which is the last thing we want to see in Hong Kong. Is banning opposition views what we call a core value ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    We want no propaganda

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by CHRIS LAU

    ... at the curriculum The National Education Services Centre published The China Model, a book which schools could use as a textbook for the subject. This week Young Post will offer you a sneak-peek ... will learn about the development of modern China and discover its admirable qualities. They will also learn the virtues of "outstanding" Chinese people. KS2 Stage two is about putting ...

  8. Union calls for objective history, local or Japanese

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... occupations of China and other Asian countries. But Mr Au stressed that objectivity was essential in all history and said the PTU had consistently called for textbooks covering modern Chinese history ... the headlines after it referred to the Tiananmen Square protest but omitted mention of the violent crackdown. Key author Chan Hon-sum admitted he had exercised self-censorship and went on to ask ...

  9. Rejected by the university

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... visitors and alumni. It was China's first modern university, founded in 1898, and its predecessor was the imperial college of higher learning. It helped pioneer educational reforms, ... against press censorship, was put on administrative leave without explanation. Some people say the university needs to put its house in order. Curiously, neighbouring Tsinghua University- often ...

  10. Publisher rejects author's request for inclusion of Tiananmen data

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Wah Shan College who expressed regret earlier over the omission of the death toll. He admitted to the Education Post in June that he had exercised self-censorship, being unsure about ... about its nature and consequences. 'Students can also be asked what they think of China's recent claim that it was the late Deng Xiaoping who 'resolutely backed' ...




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