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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harvard University receives largest ever donation from Hong Kong foundation

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:02pm by Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung

    ... health threats: pandemics old and new, from malaria and Ebola to obesity and cancer; tackling harmful physical and social environments- covering everything from pollution to gun violence; poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587769/harvards-health-school-get-record-us350m-gift-hong-kong-philanthropists
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Girl, 12, becomes teacher, thanks to Hongkonger's World Vision sponsorship

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Sponsorship goes long way for girl who had a vision Like many children in the impoverished villages of rural Cambodia, where fewer than half of pupils completed primary school, Vongsa Phean had a dream that looked to be out of her reach. Steeped in grinding poverty, Vongsa Phean's family of six lived a hand-to-mouth subsistence from aid, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580447/girl-12-becomes-teacher-thanks-hongkongers-world-vision-sponsorship
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Pregnant women wanting C-sections fill wards to beat school enrolment deadline

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:13pm by Mimi Lau

    ... with the influx of pregnant women in the last week of August, as beds filled up the maternity wards and extra beds lined the corridors. Shenzhen Maternity and Child Healthcare Hospital reported that about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582936/mainland-hope-springs-maternal
  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... of attending the school district. In a written statement, Owens said the change would help public schools improve their bottom line at the time of flagging enrolments. Lake Shore Schools superintendent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... I came to Hong Kong I saw what an affluent city it is but how poverty is so rife," says Avern-Briers at one of the workshops. "One in four children here don't have three meals a day. How can you comprehend this in such a rich city? I can't eradicate poverty by myself but I can at least contribute. "The pressure on the kids is very unhealthy. But here we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560649/teacher-warns-misery-school
  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Fidgeting with his placard, six-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration in China's capital, ... themselves on the wrong end of China's latest development plan. Migrants flowing from the poverty-stricken countryside to the cities have been the engine of China's decades-long economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  7. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education thanks to Uttam Sanjel

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Starting with Kathmandu, and harbouring big dreams, educator bridges the poverty gap to give the poor quality education for just US$1 a month Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education In Nepal, quality education, considered to be within an exclusive domain of private schools, comes with a hefty price tag. But one private institution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560602/nepals-bamboo-schools-open-doors-education-thanks-uttam-sanjel
  8. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Peking University students win bittersweet victory against ‘elitist’ academy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:20pm by Patrick Boehler and Anne Yi

    ... allegedly tried to manipulate debate on the university’s internal discussion forums by pretending to be graduates supporting the new institution. "The moral bottom line of our nation’s top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561693/peking-university-students-win-bittersweet-victory-against
  9. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 05:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... “economic growth-orientated approach” in designing its rural policies. “The bottom line is to ensure all the underage do not quit their schools to pursue work … this is key to both maintain social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544335/school-dropouts-rural-china-could-be-high-20-million-says-study
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Publisher insists controversial textbooks 'promote racial harmony'

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and workbooks. The chapters are about multiculturalism, poverty, hunger and war. A spokesman for the Pakistani Students Association said the group would ask its members whether their schools had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524784/publisher-insists-controversial-textbooks-promote-racial-harmony

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