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  1. Extending services to boost China economy

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... Caitlin Wong ONE OF Polytechnic University's missions is to contribute to the closely related economies of Hong Kong and the mainland. The university sees a huge need for quality training to help upgrade the China workforce, and sees this as crucial to the country's long-term development. PolyU is engaged in various initiatives in the mainland targeted at the practical ...

  2. China's goal a circular economy: academic

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the three-day event, which was attended by about 300 academics and researchers worldwide on a diversified theme of sustainable development. Professor Qian said China was looking at a circular economy ... Dikky Sinn Mainland authorities are studying a law on a 'circular economy model' to combat environmental problems, which is expected to be introduced by 2008, a leading academic ...

  3. Declining English standards will damage Hong Kong's economy

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to express my concern over Hong Kong students' declining standard of English. The implementation of the mother-tongue policy has contributed to this alarming problem. As our students' exposure to English is reduced, they lack the op ...

  4. The stay-behind generation: casualties of the booming economy in mainland cities

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million children do not stop here, experts say. 'Enormous progress has been made,' said Unicef representative in China Yin Yin Nwe, especially in health, nutrition, sanitation, water ... problem for the 20 million children of migrants left behind in rural areas by their parents. China Agricultural University professor Ye Jingzhong visited more than 30 villages in eight provinces ...

  5. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study ... institution on Saturday, Obama said overseas education would allow students from the United States and China to gain a better understanding of the host country and could help convince them ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guizhou boys' deaths show the misery hukou causes

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Hukou at heart of migrant woes With China's economic growth the focus of national and international attention, it is easy to forget that the enormous changes taking place also have a social impact. Too often, it takes a tragedy to highlight awareness of a problem. The deaths from smoke inhalation of five boys in Guizhou province who lit a fire in a rubbish ...

  7. Course aims to bring world to China and China to the world

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Executive MBA The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong's economy is closely tied to the mainland and the rest of the world. This being so, executives must combine the best of Chinese and Western management cultures to excel. 'Our goal is to bring the world to China, and China to the world,' says Professor Andrew Chan Chi-fai, director ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Beijing, Shanghai scrap tenure for teachers

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for the national holiday celebrating their contribution to society. Shanghai told the China Daily that, starting this school year, primary- and middle-school teachers would have to pass exams every five ... for unfair treatment. Professor Chu Zhaohui of the National Institute of Education Sciences said that while mainlanders increasingly subscribe to a market-oriented economy in which people must ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How returnees will reshape China

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by TOM VELK, OLIVIA GONG

    ... for young people who have the option of living in either city. China's economy is showing more healthy signs of growth than the US'. Single and married Shanghai citizens, for example, had ... Tom Velk and Olivia Gong Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say as more young, Western-educated professionals return to a better life in China, their influence on business, society and relations ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    There's no perfect cure for corruption

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the mainland has a serious corruption problem but let's have some perspective. This doesn't stop Elizabeth Economy, of the Council on Foreign Relations, taking another shot at China ... they are only surprises to our bash-China-first brigade who out of ignorance or prejudice, just assume the mainland is the most corrupt and brutal country in the world. Actually, the Chinese ...




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