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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean children will be taught about Dokdo chain, which is also claimed by Japan Young get lessons on islands dispute South Korean schoolchildren ... to Koreans as the East Sea, are called Takeshima in Japan and are the subject of a decades-old territorial dispute. Japan held an annual rally last week to promote its claim to the island chain. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ex-Ombudsman Alice Tai to head body to handle school disputes

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... school dispute panel Outspoken former ombudsman Alice Tai Yuen-ying is set to return to the spotlight with the government appointing her to head a panel to resolve education disputes ... to staff disputes, and the bureau receives more than 200 formal complaints from various stakeholders every year. Any issues that the bureau or schools cannot resolve will be sent to the panel ...

  3. Pinyin's rise fuels dispute over what's in a name

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A debate is growing in cyberspace about a trend that has seen more mainland universities adopt pinyin- romanised versions of Mandarin script- for the official English translations of their names in recent years, with some pe ...

  4. Vital grounding in dispute resolution

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... which emphasises the all-important areas of arbitration and mediation. First pioneered by CityU in 2010, the International Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mooting Competition allows ... important features of the legal landscape here, hosting the ADR moot, he says, serves as an awareness exercise to promote the city's dispute resolution system. ...

  5. Publishers back down in dispute on free textbooks

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung has won the first round in a blistering dispute over textbooks. Publishers backed down last night from ... light from the saga because of his policy inconsistency. Ho Hon-kuen, vice-chairman of the Education Convergence watchdog, said the dispute had pitted schools against parents. A spokeswoman ...

  6. Daily conflict common

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Most secondary school students do not want to talk to their parents when conflicts arise, a study says. The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Parent-child Mediation Centre surveyed 6,294 secondary school students from 20 schools between la ...

  7. Playtime cut for pupils in noise dispute

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The private school admits international and local pupils aged seven to 11. Monday's ruling was the culmination of a dispute that began in 2007 when a neighbour of the school in Lo Wai Tsuen, Pui ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Beijing's South China Sea claims fanciful I refer to the report ("Philippines to take maritime dispute with China to UN", January 23). Any fair-minded person viewing China's nine-dash line, that skirts the entire area of sea outside the 12-nautical-mile maritime territory of the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, and Malaysia, would come to the conclusion ...

  9. Universities strengthen grievance procedures

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The University Grants Committee has come up with measures to strengthen university grievance procedures after a study of best practice at institutions around the world. The study of how 10 overseas universities deal with staff grievances found H ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 28, 2012

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... on October 1. I feel one of the problems connected with maritime accidents is that passengers are not given sufficient or clean information about what to do in an emergency. To enhance maritime ... for the rescue efforts worked together and there was close co-operation. Hong Kong people came together in the face of this tragedy and this is admirable. However, as I said, with regard to maritime ...




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