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  1. Spirit of survival

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Societies that enables the Amity Foundation to purchase paper to print bibles. The 50-million mark in bibles published will be reached this year. The small number of PCI members who have come since 1949 have worked as English teachers on short-term contracts. The church here must be Chinese, and Chinese only. In 1982, the PCI withdrew from the Foreign Compensation Commission in London its ...

  2. Born capitalists

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... went to a missionary school in Hong Kong where he learned to speak fluent English. He worked as a professional interpreter, first in Zhongshan and then in the Shanghai Customs, before joining ... Merchants. It became the foundation of China' s modern shipping industry. From 1872 to 1875, Xu organised the dispatch of 120 Chinese students- one third of them from Zhongshan- to the United ...

  3. Billionaire agent of change

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... billion. He owns 45 per cent of the stock. Earlier this year he stunned Hong Kong by announcing what few tycoons here have ever done before: he was donating all his stock to a family foundation he ... or an expensive villa,' he said in an interview in his modest office in Central. 'I cannot get the money back from the foundation. Even if I wound it up, the law requires me to give the money ...

  4. Swiss join campaign to tackle need for quality hotel staff

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... have graduated from secondary school for a four-year course, half in Shanghai and half in Switzerland, at a cost of 450,000 yuan. All classes will be in English, with most of the teachers ... desk.' The courses at the school will cover all aspects of hotel management, including finance, sales and marketing, food and beverage and service. 'The spoken English and hearing ability ...

  5. Degree of difference

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill From September, Chinese students will be able to take courses in English taught by foreign professors, and obtain a British degree- without leaving the mainland. ... the first Chinese appointed to head a British university. On the mainland, education remains a sensitive sector- children are not allowed to attend international schools, even though ...

  6. The grandmother branded a terrorist

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... headquarters used to be in Istanbul, but pressure from Beijing forced them to move in the late 1990s to Munich. Since its foundation, the WUC has operated like other lobby groups, with 60 websites, ... Her English is poor, so this limits her ability to speak directly to an international audience. Her chief adviser, Erkin Alptekin, son of Isa Yusuf Alptekin, is more cosmopolitan. He ...

  7. Sweetening the deal

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Friday, 180 students attended a graduation ceremony at the Taiwan Businessmen's School in Dongguan, the first and largest of the three Taiwanese-run schools on the mainland. 'All this makes me feel that Dongguan is a second home for Taiwanese,' said Wei Wan-ling, secretary-general of the school and a Dongguan resident for nine years. 'Our firms here are facing ...

  8. Island's universities open their doors to mainland students

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... university will not improve their English, one major objective of foreign study. Chu Jingtao, a scholar at the Taiwan Research Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, said mainlanders should choose famous schools in Taiwan and study subjects in which they were strong, such as information technology, health and medicine. He said Taiwan 'has an excess of qualified ...

  9. Irish faithful set to reap China harvest

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Taiwanese, mainlanders and Hong Kong people attend regular services in Cantonese, Putonghua and English. They may also come from Liaoning, the northeast province most heavily evangelised by Irish Presbyterian missionaries. They set up mission stations in nine cities, where they built churches, schools, hospitals and a theological college, nearly all still in use today. In 2007, Laurence ...

  10. Autonomous legion

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... it is known as bingtuan (literally 'army group'), which more accurately describes the 'BT' than the bland English name. It was founded in 1954 by Mao Zedong, who ordered ... schools, universities, hospitals, courts, police, newspapers, television stations and websites. Not subject to the regional government, it reports directly to Beijing and sends its own teams ...




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