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  1. News - China

    Chinese activist in legal fight as daughter still kept from school

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 01:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com It has been more than 40 days since Zhang Anni, 10, last went to school after she was taken away in the middle of class by four alleged police officers and prohibited from returning. The girl’s father, Zhang Lin, and human rig ...

  2. News - China

    Chongqing university teachers in uproar over 'unfair' appraisal plan

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 11:16am by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Hundreds of faculty members from a Chongqing university staged a protest last week over plans for a new performance appraisal that would require more lessons from teachers. As many as 300 teachers of Chongqing Technology and Business University, in southwestern China's Chongqing province, gathered on Friday protesting what they called unfair ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 5, 2013

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... exchange system which was so successful in overcoming these problems in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and which enabled the development of the new towns to take place with little protest. The exchange ... to express concern about the protests in Turkey that have erupted over the past few days. In Taksim Square, in Istanbul, there have been peaceful protests against the Turkish government's plans ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Pro-national education protesters march on Admiralty

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... widespread protests from parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers, who likened it to "brainwashing" of children by Beijing. Waving banners and Chinese national flags, participants chanted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    City University looks into harsh treatment of students

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com CityU looks into harsh treatment of students City University will set up a review committee to investigate the rough treatment of students who protested ... universities who staged the protest at the Kowloon Tong campus said they were forcibly removed by security guards. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Protest mars Eddie Ng's London visit

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong in London Protest mars minister's London visit It was a frosty greeting for Hong Kong's education secretary on his first visit to London, with protesting students ... of mainlanders. They cited the recent shortage of primary school places in North District. The protesters waved placards, interrupted Ng's speech, and called for his resignation. Protester Jun Yip, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Singer Peter Yarrow tells University of Hong Kong lack of respect at root of protests

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com It's all about respect, US folk legend tells HKU A puff of 1960s magic blew through the University of Hong Kong yesterday as Peter Yarrow, one part of American folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, held a concert and rall ...

  8. Anti-Wall Street protest comes to campus at Penn

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The protesters were holding signs that said 'Sold out' and 'Congress, how could you?' As I squeezed my way through the crowd, I saw even more protesters in the lobby. One of them said ... the speech out of concern that protesters would fill all the seats. I stood on the balcony above the activists, trying to comprehend what was happening. Clearly, many students found the situation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    200 school headmasters protest for smaller class sizes

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Demonstration at Legco comes as government plans to cut teacher numbers in coming years 200 principals protest for smaller class sizes More than 200 headmasters protested at Legco for smaller class sizes yesterday, angry government proposals to cut teacher numbers as the student population shrinks in the coming years. The show of unity saw more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Thousands boycott classes in national education protest

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Johnny Tam, LO WEI, Helene Franchineau

    ... Leung's climbdown Thousands boycott classesin national lessons protest About 8,000 students and teachers took part in a citywide class boycott yesterday to demand the scrapping of the national ... schools decide whether to teach the controversial subject instead of making it mandatory. But protesters said "threats of indoctrination" still remained because the government could ...




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