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  1. A nation looking to the future

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story of the People's Republic is one that features many amazing numbers. But in a country where a third of the population was illiterate just 45 years ago, perhaps the most amazing are those relating to the education system. In 2007, the most re ...

  2. Lifestyle - Travel - TRAVEL

    ESF teacher's quest to visit every province in China

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and his job as head of senior school at Sha Tin College, the 43-year-old suddenly found himself surrounded by a throng of locals. "They just sat really close to me and stared ... head in Xinjiang to countless run-ins with universally obdurate taxi drivers, Taylor's 600-page book is a mixture of travelogue and history and the culmination of a mission to understand ...

  3. News - China

    China moves to tackle autism with first study of prevalence

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NICK COMPTON

    ... associate professor of special education at Beijing Normal University, one of the country's top teaching colleges. "The problem is the incidence of autism has increased incredibly," ... in conjunction with the national health authorities, has embarked on an ambitious, three-year, 32-million-yuan (HK$39.5 million) project to determine the prevalence of autism in China and charter new ...

  4. Sport - China - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    China fast catching American football fever with 10 teams formed

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by ANDREW CHIN

    ... equipment, the teams have created a scene reminiscent of the early days of the game in the US. More than 100 years ago, teams were formed to play what was then a college game, eventually morphing into the National Football League (NFL), the most popular sport in the US. Over the past few years, it's become common to see a pigskin being tossed around at King's Park in Kowloon. Flag football ...

  5. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Mysterious Xi Jinping blogger reveals himself: 'It is just me'

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 10:01am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing For weeks, a mysterious microblog has been lifting a veil from around China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, with candid snapshots from his travels that defy ... to bring China’s leaders down a notch and send them a message? It turns out it’s the brainchild of a male college dropout and migrant worker, Zhang Hongming, who said in an exclusive interview ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's unjust labour camps must go

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... as a whole will win the war. John Gong is associate professor at the Beijing-based University of International Business and Economics. johngong@gmail.com ... prescribes. That is what has happened to four unfortunate individuals recently, and their experiences in the re-education-through-labour system have stoked nationwide attention. Ren Jianyu, a college ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Composer Wang Qiang tells of musical journey from China to Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Zedong intended to accelerate China's industrial production to match that of Western nations. Full of youthful fervour and optimism for Mao's utopian dream, Wang was genuinely moved ... Composers' Association to promote other female composers. "Women have written lots of compositions but most are kept inside locked drawers," Wang said. "I want their works performed ...

  8. A new age for the sage

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... love of ancient educational methods, Yang believes that it is important to keep in place the national college entrance examination on the mainland as a fair means of allocating university ... on the world stage. Since 2004, the China National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language has set up more than 300 Confucius Institutes based at schools or universities in 88 countries, ...

  9. All things French

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... schooling at St Paul's Co-educational College in the Mid-Levels, which is known for its emphasis on the arts. 'I participated in a number of painting exhibitions when I was a teenager, and I also practised Chinese calligraphy,' Yuen says. He also sang and played the piano and guitar. After high school, Yuen attended the University of California, Berkeley, putting aside his ...

  10. Old answers for new ills

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ..., said: 'There are 26 Taoism associations at the provincial level, more than 300 associations at the city level and five Taoist colleges on the Chinese mainland. Altogether, more than 30,000 ... leaders, the master of Nanyue Temple read a prayer, and Ren Farong, president of the Chinese Taoist Association, burned the scroll afterwards for it to be received by the gods. 'May the gift ...




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