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  1. HK students getting physical in Beijing

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... PolyU's physiotherapy programme is helping Olympic prospects, reports Elaine Yau 348 day sto go The stupendous feat only comes with stupendous cost, intones one of the many adrenalin-pumping slogans adorning the walls of the stadiums where China' ...

  2. Talent hunt for state-owned firms an exercise in futility

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Beijing is planning a big global drive for corporate talent, seeking new chief executives for some of the top 50 state-owned enterprises.' SCMP, June 18 My reaction to this one would normally have gone no further than yea ...

  3. Police will exercise restraint, says official

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Security personnel will exercise restraint in dealing with 'illegal' political protests at Olympic venues next year, a top official said yesterday. While adopting the usual mainland rhetoric about cracking down on any protests regarding a wide range of China-related issues- from Tibetan independence to press freedom- the deputy chief of security ...

  4. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Video of abusive 'Beijing dance teacher' goes viral

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 02:01pm by Ernest Kao

    ... A video showing a dance instructor physically and verbally abusing her students in a studio went viral on mainland social media over the weekend. The clip, which was first posted online via video sharing site Youku, shows a female dance teacher striking students with a cane, kicking them in the torso and slapping and shoving their heads. Titled “Video: Beijing dance teacher ...

  5. More work needed to persuade mainlanders to take up sport

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... they participate in sports on a regular basis. Yet even state-backed scholars said the results were flawed in that the definition of 'sports activities' included physical education classes ... Huanyu, a professor at the Shanghai University of Sports. Ancient Chinese educational philosophy emphasised children's mental performance rather than physical excellence. Mounting competition ...

  6. Experts say drills stir up disputes

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Mainland analysts say Beijing should stay vigilant during US-led multinational military exercises in the Asia-Pacific and use a carrot-and-stick approach ... Gold drills. China has remained an observer since 2002. Beijing-based naval expert Li Jie said the US had deliberately excluded China from the massive exercises. 'The US is trying ...

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    Software engineer in Beijing dreams of new life in Montreal, Canada

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... exercise outdoors in the morning, but here, with this dirty air, I dare not do so," he said. "The environment, medical care, education resources … they're all absolutely better than here." I could exercise outdoors in the morning, but here, with this dirty air, I dare not do so. The environment, medical care, education resources … they're all absolutely better than here ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    China's cities narrow gap with West in global survey

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Lam

    ... and opinion, identifying where power is held and influence exercised. Our ranking includes the number of headquarters for national political organisations and international NGOs, together ...

  9. Sino-Russian drill seen as tactical move

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... interests are threatened, as well as a response to US-Philippine manoeuvres in the disputed South China Sea, analysts say. The Sino-Russian exercise, to be held from Sunday to Friday in the Yellow ... warplanes, helicopters and marines. Analysts say the drill is the largest the two countries have staged since starting annual exercises in 2005 under the umbrella of the Shanghai Co-operation ...

  10. The health of a nation

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said Mr Liu. 'So we spend two hours here every afternoon; one hour exercising and one hour in the sauna, and then half an hour drinking coffee or tea in the lobby.' Ms Chen, ... but increasingly they make time to take care of their physical appearance. It is not just gyms that are popular; upscale massage salons and beauty salons- for both men and women- are popping up all over, ...




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