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  1. Suspended death sentence for professor's murderer

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... and drew the attention of Communist Party leaders in charge of propaganda, Li Changchun and Liu Yunshan . They issued calls for better moral education. Lawyer Ding Haiyang asked for leniency ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Home-schooling on the mainland

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... "The Compulsory Education Law requires all children to receive nine years' education, but it does not say that they must all go to schools," says Liu Yunshan, a researcher at the Graduate School of Education at Peking University. "Home-schooling has value; we need to respect and protect its existence." Nonetheless, Liu foresees that the surge in home-schooling ...

  3. Rural students find college out of reach

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... among the rural masses has led to a ubiquitously pessimistic view of schooling. A 2009 study led by Liu Yunshan, an associate professor at Peking University, found that the proportion of rural ...

  4. Hurdles star Liu says young Chinese are not fighting fit

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Liu Xiang is, with basketball star Yao Ming, one of the top stars in Chinese sports, so when he raises a concern about the mainland's physical weakness at grass-roots level, people pay attention. Liu, the 110 metres Olympic hurdles gold medalist in 2004, said in a group discussion during the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing ...

  5. Liu Boming: dogged resolve pays off

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Born to a poor farming family in Heilongjiang province , Liu Boming realised at an early age there were two keys to success: study hard and learn to solve problems. He did both, and it paved the way for him to join China's first echelon of astronauts. Born in 1966 in Yian county, Colonel Liu was the second child of six. He studied hard and entered the best ...

  6. Liu tops HK poll of sporting idols

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hurdler Liu Xiang is the favourite Chinese sportsman among Hong Kong children, followed by 'diving diva' Guo Jingjing and basketball star Yao Ming , according ... been carried out after the Olympics. Liu stunned Chinese sports fans by pulling out of the 110 metres hurdles with an injury. The poll was part of a civic education project of Yan Chai Hospital ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Only 1 in 10 Hong Kong pupils are born to mainland Chinese parents, says state mouthpiece

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 03:58pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in Shenzhen. The newspaper quoted Fung Kai No 1 Primary School principal Liu Chi-leung as saying most of his students were from Hong Kong and only 40 students in the school were born to parents without permanent residency – most of which were in primary one and two. “If all students are from Hong Kong, then competition for education resources does not exist," Liu was quoted by the People’s ...

  8. 'Perfect' student showed she has nerves of steel

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen Lieutenant Liu Yang, who today is likely to become China's first woman astronaut, can keep a clear head in a crisis, according to mainland media. She survived various air ... the cockpit's windshield, where its blood blocked the crew's view. Liu immediately started an emergency landing manoeuvre, coordinated the crew and brought the plane safely back to the runway ...

  9. News - China

    Students in tears after 'abusive' Beijing dance teacher fired

    Posted May 01st 2013, 08:52am by Amy Li

    ... Students at the Beijing Music and Dancing school wept after they were told their teacher had been fired - surprising the media because Miss Liu was no ordinary teacher.  Nor was she ... that the expensive tuition our parents paid would be wasted [when we failed to live up to her expectations].” Even after the news of Liu's expulsion, comments posted on weibo seemed somewhat divided. ...

  10. Graduates refuse to move on

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the Yunshan business incubator of GDUFS, and we can make use of many resources,' Wu says. The programme provides him with discounted rent and other benefits. 'I pay 500 yuan [HK$610] a month ...




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