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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - China

    Testing time for China’s migrants as they demand access to education

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... for those in towns. It has loosened the rules in recent decades to encourage urbanisation, and acknowledges the need to better accommodate newcomers – especially as resentment mounts over China ... their children be allowed to take an exam. Mothers and fathers around the world fight to send their children to the best schools they can, in the hopes of drastically improving their futures. But China ...

  3. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    For many, having an extra child just brings on labour

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by George Chen

    ... week. Why? Well, it comes down to those familiar issues of money and power. Today's China might be richer than ever, but the gap between the haves and have-nots is at its peak, too. ...

  4. Gender imbalance remains a problem

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... over three years, it remains among the world's highest, magnified by the mainland's huge population. China is still heading for a surplus of 24 million men of marriageable age ... urbanisation will continue to correct the trend, they should focus their efforts on more populous regions of the countryside. ...

  5. Hey teacher, leave those kids alone

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it evolves from generations of social interaction. Perhaps the idea says something about the stress that China's urbanisation has placed on traditional family values and ties that have ... by the state-sanctioned China National Association for Ethical Studies to cultivate 'dutiful children'. Up to 60 children aged four to six will be selected in each county for 100 days of etiquette ...

  6. Auditor to investigate the funding of rural schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of rural schools, which have seen mass closures in the past decade amid rapid urbanisation that has led to dwindling enrolment. Based on the survey, he said, the audit office would also look ... funding at centralised rural schools. In an expose by China Central Television last week, Jieshou school authorities in Anhui province were found to have swindled 10.63 million yuan in government ...

  7. News - China

    Migrant families in Beijing forced to educate their children at unlicensed schools

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... urbanisation drive on the mainland, they are often torn between whether to bring their children along and incur the added expense of schooling, or leave the children behind without proper parental ...

  8. education

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concern over changing the hukou system? a. It might slow urbanisation. b. It might encourage migrant workers to increase spending, which is not line with the goal of policymakers. c. It could ...

  9. News - China - ABUSE

    Angry teachers take discipline too far on China's Children's Day

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Angry teachers take discipline a bit too far Celebration of Children's Day on Saturday was marred by news of two cases of child abuse. In one, a five-year-old boy was nearly smothered with a quilt, while in the ...

  10. Wealth of interest in China boom

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Hong Kong appears well placed to help satisfy postgraduate students' thirst for knowledge about the mainland, writes Linda Yeung The booming China market has led to a rise in demand ... by happenings in the mainland. Hong Kong was in a leading position to provide MBA programmes with relevance to the Asian market, including China, says Chan Ka-keung, dean of the School of Business ...




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