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  1. Sport - China - SOCCER

    China aims to raise game by increasing football courses at schools

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 09:59pm by AFP

    ... embroiled in multiple corruption scandals- to the education ministry, the China Daily said. "Soccer never used to be prominently promoted in Chinese schools due to the academic focus," Wu ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing State Council moves responsibility of fostering of youth involvement in soccer from corruption plagued Chinese Football Association to education ministry ...

  2. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Record haul of endangered sea turtles bound for China seized in Vietnam

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi 1,000 sea turtles bound for export to China seized Vietnam's environmental police seized a record haul of more than 1,000 endangered sea turtles being prepared for illegal export to China, an official said. "The turtles were all dead," Le Hong Thai, a department official, said. "They were meant to be processed into handicrafts ...

  3. News - Asia - ABORTION

    Sky-high abortions in Vietnam as family planning excludes youth

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 12:02pm by AFP

    ...   Uninformed youth Abysmal sex education in schools, a general lack of information on reproductive health, and no access to free family planning services mean that for many young Vietnamese, unwanted ... counselling is limited, so some young women end up having repeated abortions. Vietnam urgently needs to improve its provision of sexual education and contraception to young, unmarried women, Doctor ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Classics from 1930s golden era, now restored, added to soft power push Taking on Hollywood, China digs into film vault China is turning to a 1930s ... silent movie from a golden period of the city's film industry, was recently shown at the Shanghai Film Festival. In the film, a woman is driven into prostitution to pay for the education ...

  5. Lifestyle - Travel

    Superyachts the latest prestige purchase for China's mega-rich

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:58am by AFP

    ... Traugott Kaminski, head of China operations for Italian yacht-maker Sanlorenzo, brought two yachts to the mainland in 2003. "There were no regulations, no port, no yachting culture," he says. Even now the firm still has to "educate" first-time buyers. But others are "sophisticated customers who know what they want". "Think about the car industry 10 ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... to health, education and housing benefits. I really like Stephen Hawking, but China has no one like him. That's why I want my child to go to school Parent With discontent festering, the ruling ... that Beijing's population did not need to be limited. China has chronically under-invested in education, he says, with Beijing's state-run primary schools falling from 1,800 in 2000 to around 1,000 ...

  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Harvard holds on to top spot in Chinese list of world's universities American universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation yesterday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included ...

  8. News - China - Social Justice

    China's dissidents feel the 'chilling effect' as party's muzzling tactics prove effective

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Activists, lawyers, journalists, bloggers, professors – China’s new leaders have taken aim at civil society in what analysts call an effort to muffle ... society’s development. The whole approach is to concentrate power to promote economic reforms, to emphasise stability,” said Joseph Cheng, a China politics expert at City University of Hong Kong. ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling resigns over academic publishing scandal

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Education chief resigns amid scandal Chiang Wei-ling resigned as Taiwan's education minister yesterday after he was implicated in an academic scandal ... own reputation I've decided to resign as the education minister," Chiang told reporters as prosecutors launched an investigation into the scandal. The resignation deals another blow ...


    As premier vows billions to Britain, China's VP inks US$64m deals with Zambia

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lusaka Li Yuanchao also set to meet African nation's former vocally anti-China president today Chinese vice-president Li Yuanchao kicked off a three-day visit ... education facilities, among a raft of other projects. Today Li is set to hold talks with President Michael Sata, who as an opposition leader railed against the growing Chinese presence in Zambia. ...




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