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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GLOBAL TIMES, MIAMI HERALD, EL UNIVERSAL

    ... The life and death of Hugo Chavez How they see it 1. El Universal Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez Frias introduced himself to Venezuela and the world in the most dramatic and tragic manner: ...   2. Global Times The national strength of Venezuela is limited, but the personal influence wielded by Chavez far exceeded support of his country. … [His] reputation has proven ...

  2. Abdullah won't budge on student politics ban, despite review

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... in critical thinking. Two years ago, Mr Abdullah ordered a review of the University and Colleges Act (1971). After months of study and debate the government announced the university restrictions would ... politics,' she said echoing the views of most of the vice-chancellors of the country's 17 public universities. Various student bodies, lawmakers and human rights association are urging ...

  3. Schools pan 'national education'

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com An elite-schools association is among more than a dozen groups opposing the introduction of moral and national education as a compulsory school subject. ... education would not necessarily be an independent subject and that related content could be taught in civic education and other related subjects. But pan-democrats say national education would ...

  4. Bar association censures chief executive over surveillance order

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The Bar Association last night accused the chief executive of overstepping his powers by issuing a constitutionally dubious executive order on covert surveillance. The association said it was very disappointed that Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had not sought to address the problem with legislation. 'Constitutionally dubious executive orders, even though said ...

  5. Journalists' association warns on nationalism

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Growing nationalism could stifle press freedom in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Journalists Association warns in its annual report. Nationalism and patriotism have been on the rise, fuelled in part by the Olympic torch relay, the Sichuan earthquake and protests by Tibetans. In the report, the association said 'efforts by Beijing to impose its line on Hong Kong have ...

  6. HK activists to set up Tibetan association

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Tibetan independence through their plans to create a Tibetan-Chinese Friendship Association, although they did back the Dalai Lama's pursuit of more autonomy for Tibetans. 'It ... colleagues had already appeared on Beijing's 'radar screen'. 'Although they are not openly campaigning for Tibetan independence, these so-called friendship associations can ...

  7. University's reform hopes seem distant

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the authorities. It independently recruited 45 students who had not sat the national college entrance exam. Mainland internet users poked fun at the new council yesterday, saying its membership could pass ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com A new Shenzhen university's vows to be a pioneer of mainland tertiary education reform, with an independent administration and curriculum, appear to have ...

  8. Civil Exchange is independent, its polls professional

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with 'close democratic associations'. I am not sure what this is meant to mean, but I want to emphasise that Civic Exchange is an independent non-profit organisation and unaffiliated to any ... commissioned Wirthlin Worldwide Asia in May and June to survey how people looked at the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress decision to rule out universal suffrage in 2007-08. All ...

  9. Colleges recruited in 'go abroad' push

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Mainland universities will be given state funding to help extend the overseas reach of Chinese academic research, the latest initiative in the nation ... - an umbrella term for theatre, publishing, film and television - a top priority to serve this purpose. More than 350 Confucius Institutes have been established in 105 countries since 2004. National ...

  10. Rising star in P.L.A. to head top college

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com A tech-savvy, 48-year-old rising star in the mainland military has been promoted to head a prominent college affiliated with the People's Liberation Army in the latest personnel reshuffle. Major General Yang Xuejun was made president of the National University of Defence Technology in Changsha this week, staff at the university said. Zhou ...




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