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  1. Drop the chalk, pick up a mouse

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... introduced its first five-year strategy for developing IT education in schools, which coincided with the Education Commission's deliberations for reform. The new Director of Education, Fanny Law ... to IT skills since the early 1980s. Chung Yue-ping, former dean of Chinese University's faculty of education, echoes this concern, saying computers were outpacing the curriculum and that educators ...

  2. Pavilion adorned with breakthrough products bearing local stamp

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... of Information Industry, the Ministry of Education, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Chinese Academy of Sciences the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the Shenzhen Municipal ... Reports by Kenneth Ko THE INNOVATION AND Technology Commission has taken part in the China Hi-Tech Fair since its inception in 1999 to facilitate technological collaboration between Hong ...

  3. TV ad bolsters national identity, survey shows

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was commissioned by the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and carried out by Consumer Search HK between June and September last year. It found 46.8 per cent said the video could help enhance ... of the CPCE's national education sub-committee, said: 'The committee will make reference to the results of this survey to plan for a national education promotional strategy, such as the reshuffling ...

  4. Innovation and saving energy key objectives

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... energy inefficiency and a lack of competitiveness in high-end goods. The National Development and Reform Commission will make saving energy, protecting the environment and technological innovation its main policy objectives in the annual economic plan being presented to the National People's Congress today. The commission says China needs to find new sources of strength ...

  5. Money not the source of discontent

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Recent protests by so-called post-80s activists are not a direct response to the younger generation being worse off, another government-commissioned study has found. ... that the twenty-something generation benefited from expansion of higher education but that this did not necessarily lead to better job prospects. Based on census and by-census data from 1981 to 2006 and a household ...

  6. Microsoft boosts investment after China's piracy pledges

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... victory.' Microsoft first signed an agreement with the reform commission in 2002, pledging US$750 million for strategic investments, education and training, research co-operation and exports of its ... The memorandum of understanding with the National Development and Reform Commission comes a week after President Hu Jintao dined with Microsoft chairman Bill Gates en route to his official trip ...

  7. HK watchdog joins campaign against Google

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... institutions. A public consultation closed yesterday. A survey commissioned by the watchdog found that only 35 per cent out of 270 people interviewed supported the proposal and had sent the report to Education Bureau. An Education Bureau spokesman said it had received more than 1,780 responses to the proposal and would consider them. 90m The number of users that Google says were attracted ...

  8. Cisco unveils more commitments in US$16b mainland investment

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... technologies,' said Cisco chairman and chief executive John Chambers. Cisco yesterday unveiled new and expanded commitments with the Ministry of Commerce, the National Development and Reform Commission, and Peking University that supports Cisco's biggest investment programme outside the United States. 'As we continue to evolve our innovation, education and sustainability programmes within ...

  9. Opposition pins hopes on internet to overcome media bias

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... 'We are targeting young, urban and educated voters,' he said. 'They have televisions but we have YouTube.' Thousands of short clips of opposition speeches, manifestoes and film ... on to the internet, recent opinion polls show many are not registered voters. Nearly 30 per cent of the electorate have not registered to vote, according to the Election Commission last month. ...

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    US internet rules will restrict data collection on young users

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... have profound implications for the future of the internet and mobile apps. The Federal Trade Commission recently updated the 14-year-old Children's Online Privacy Protection Act rule, ... and put app developers and websites out of business. "We suspect this will dramatically diminish the number and kind of new education tools which are built for kids," said Tim Sparapani, ...




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