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  1. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SCHOOLS

    First meeting of advisory body in national education

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of scrapping national education An advisory body set up to address public concerns over the introduction of the controversial national education curriculum met for the first time yesterday. ... Wu Hung-yuk said the Committee on the Implementation of Moral and National Education would look into difficulties in introducing the curriculum and screen teaching materials. Wu, an executive ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    US, Britain reject claim they incited anti-national-education rallies

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com US and Britain deny allegations of inciting anti-national education rallies to hurt Beijing Westernenvoys reject claims as 'absurd' The US and Britain rejected claims they are manipulating anti-national-education protests in Hong Kong in a bid to "cripple" the city and undermine Beijing's ability to rule. Both the US ...

  4. Citizens of a nation with low level of education can still embrace democracy

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 1960s to really be complete, the United States has more than 400 years of democratic experience, and during much of this time people were not well educated. Between 1972 and 1975, I was a Peace ... of this point of view. Is there in fact a correlation between education and democracy? When English speakers colonised North America, most of the people were illiterate. Yet from the very beginning, ...

  5. Education is for a wider world

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the one-child policy and the possibilities and aspirations that go with burgeoning wealth. Yet it has evoked worry that education standards will slip and some of the country's best and brightest will leave forever. Such concerns are unfounded. Education has gone global. The world's universities vie for students to increase diversity and cover costs. Mainland parents are no different ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Educating girls is the best way to make an impact worldwide

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by SHASHI THAROOR

    ... Shashi Tharoor Shashi Tharoor says educating girls and women is the single best thing governments can do to have a real impact on societies, and the world Girl power One of the more ... to cast caution to the wind and venture an answer to this most impossible of questions. If I had to pick the one thing, I now offer a two-word mantra: "educate girls". It really ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pupils and parents to protest against national education

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... on the route of their march. They released the balloons when they arrived at the government's headquarters. State primary schools are expected to start introducing the national and moral education ... Ada Lee and Dennis Chong Tens of thousands expected at fresh protest against national education Pupils and parents will surround the government's headquarters on Saturday ...

  8. Catholic schools delay national education too

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... if it is given,' he said. Recently, Ip said, Cardinal John Tong-hon wrote a letter to Hong Catholic school principals and supervisors stating that national education should be introduced to Catholic ... Dennis Chong, Simpson Cheung and Tanna Chong Catholic schools will shun the government's invitation to introduce national education, a day after two other Christian bodies asked ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why China is enslaving itself to the United States

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... most powerful economy. Just 40 per cent named the US. SCMP, October 24 The United States is the home of astonishing poll results, of course. A large number of Americans are likely to agree ...

  10. News - World - CRIME

    Smartphone thefts soaring in the United States

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in San Francisco

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco In a coast-to-coast crime wave, half of all robberies in San Francisco and 40 per cent of such cases in New York are cellphone-related Smartphone thefts soaring in America In the tech-savvy city of San Francisco- teeming ...




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