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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report 'Curbs on views of academics in media' on page A6 yesterday, the Chinese name of Wang Yi, law teacher at Chengdu University and columnist, should have read. ...

  2. News - China

    Rich Chinese send children as young as seven on 'mini MBA' courses

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 03:20pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Some rich families in Chengdu are sending young children to special training programmes so they can learn how to manage and understand money, Xinhua reported ... fees. The courses are being offered by a financial tutorial institute in Chengdu so primary school-aged children can learn personal financial management from mainly overseas experts. Xinhua ...

  3. City adopts global vision

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sascha Matuszak Few cities in China are as forward-thinking and open-minded about their education system as Chengdu. It has four major international schools and several smaller schools, including kindergartens, and they are not only there to serve the foreign population. The four international schools are Leman, Chengdu, Chengdu Meishi and Quality Schools International. A symposium ...

  4. Model fans flying high

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan Sichuan model aircraft enthusiasts shared their skills this month at the Aviation Culture Day, organised by the Chengdu University of Information Technology. More than 10 teams from universities and higher education institutes in the province impressed onlookers with their models' intricate radio-controlled manoeuvres. Organised by the China Aviation Association, ...

  5. Pandas of peace after basket-brawl match

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the US squad panda toys. In Chengdu, Sichuan, Biden continued his charm offence and gave a speech at Sichuan University on Sino-US ties. Then he went to Qingchengshan high school in Dujiangyan, ... from close range. Biden met five Chinese foreign affairs scholars before heading to Chengdu on Saturday. But it appeared the chat could not fulfil his appetite for Chinese thinking. He was seen ...

  6. Children's Day a grim reminder of parents' painful loss in quake

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Juyuan Nearly three weeks after the earthquake, parents who lost children in the collapse of the Juyuan High School are still coming to the site every day to burn paper money in tribute or simply to look at the ruins. 'Many students& ...

  7. Institute signs deal with 5 mainland bodies

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Institute of Physical Education and Chengdu Sport University. ...

  8. One-child policy eased for parents of dead, disabled

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Chengdu, the capital of stricken Sichuan province, is to allow families who lost their only child in the earthquake to have another, official media reported. Parents whose only child was disabled in the quake can also apply for the right to have another, provided the disability is serious enough. The Chengdu Evening News revealed the policy, citing a circular issued ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Is mini MBA for 7-year-olds worth the money?

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... for example, the "mini MBA" courses offered in Chengdu for children aged seven to 11. The aim of the tutorial is to improve children's FQ or financial quotient (their ability ...

  10. The proper gap between the sexes

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li If a boy and a girl are less than 50cm apart, it's socially unacceptable. So says 'the code' at a middle school in Chengdu, Sichuan province. The code ... Youth, who specialises in sex education for teens- said he doubted the effectiveness of etiquette education in Chengdu and questioned whether their methods were scientific. 'But I'm ...




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