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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a very close correlation between pay and fees because 80 per cent of ESF's budget is spent directly on staff English Schools Foundation chief executive Heather Du Quesnay I pay my respects to the court for showing its common sense and fairness 'Shadow Shogun' Ichiro Ozawa, after his acquittal in Tokyo The world of social media is now forcing ...

  2. Beijing students lost for words at South Island School

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... is the first exchange programme between an English Schools Foundation school and a mainland school. Students lived with local host families and attended regular classes with 'buddies' ... Michael Taylor Attending classes at the South Island School was an eye-opener for a group of elite students from one of Beijing's best schools. 'They are nine of our best ...

  3. News - China

    Live updates of China's annual NPC meeting: behind the scenes and more

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 09:45am by Staff Reporters

    ... Shaoying, Hunan delegate who used to work in the fishing industry: Fishermen’s lives have improved in the past four years. Their children are going to school now and they’ve received training ... gov't work report in English: on.wsj.com/12q1rff More #NPC reports to come. — WSJ China Real Time (@ChinaRealTime) March 5, 2013 Deputies listened to the cabinet work report Tuesday ...

  4. Beijing migrant worker-rockers seeking HK help

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A folk rock band from Beijing has called on the Hong Kong media to support its efforts to save a school for migrant workers' children it set up in the capital. Tongxin Shi Yan School, which the New Workers Art Troupe founded in 2005, last month received a letter from the local education bureau asking it to close down. 'We consulted lawyers, ...

  5. Auntie on the case

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Beijing schools that are bilingual, where the day is divided evenly between lessons taught in English and those in Chinese. This double-language system means a more onerous programme of study, ... and brother, William, four, have. The two older Faulkner children, who were born in Australia, have picked up Putonghua in their three years in Beijing and attend a bilingual school. Their fluency ...

  6. Ban on entry fees for kindergartens

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... interest groups, learning workshops, after-school training programmes or parenting classes. Kindergartens will be allowed to charge fees for education, child care and accommodation, but fees for services provided by others should be collected on a voluntary basis and publicised regularly. The foundation for kindergarten education on the mainland is still weak, an unidentified NDRC official ...

  7. Donations fall 80pc in wake of scandals

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... donation receipts to a solar panel company even though the panels remained in the donor's warehouse instead of being distributed to mainland schools. The China Youth Development Foundation ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Laura Zhou Donations to charitable foundations on the mainland dropped by more than 80 per cent in the wake of a series of scandals at charity groups in the past ...

  8. At 24, barman owns a hutong hot spot

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of beers and relaxed atmosphere. What did you do before opening El Nido? I come from a peasant family in Baoding, Hebei province, not far from Beijing. When I finished primary school, a relative ... English? Not really. When Chinese go abroad they have to learn and speak English; why shouldn't foreigners who come to China learn and speak Chinese? Most customers speak Chinese. ...

  9. Unmentionable subjects

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in total.' The shelves groan with hundreds of both Chinese and English titles. The chart topper is Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang, which has sold nearly 130,000 ... side.' Bookstore regular Lu Wen is a Beijing native who studies in graduate school in Hong Kong. He thinks the books not only answer lingering questions but also give him a great deal to mull ...

  10. Built on ignorance

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the 46-year-old English teacher. Lee has moved six times in eight years. The John Portman-designed complex follows stints in four villas and another high-class flat- all of them had problems stemming from ... technical/vocational schools turning out two million people every year for careers in trades. But it's unclear how many of those are being trained for construction and maintenance work, which is likely ...




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