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  1. Boarding schools a boon for education system

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed boarding arrangements will not apply to public schools. This is understandable, as standards among these schools vary and most do not have space to provide boarding facilities. Over time, however, there is no reason why public schools that are able to meet specific standards should be barred from admitting boarders. After all, many Direct Subsidy Scheme schools used to operate ...

  2. News - China

    China moves to tackle autism with first study of prevalence

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

    ... For the millions of families on middle to low incomes struggling to support loved ones with autism, such facilities are out of reach. Despite nine years of education being compulsory, few public schools have the facilities or teachers to accommodate autistic pupils. The public schools that do exist for handicapped children are summed up in a single word- "lacking"- by Hu Xiaoyi, ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Foreign English teachers face scrutiny after sex alerts

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... foreign teachers in Beijing I know don't expect a background check." A retired middle school teacher in Beijing said public and private schools in Beijing try to use foreign teachers ... bureaus to enhance their co-operation with local public security and education departments in order to beef up precautions and improve the supervision of foreign teachers hired by training ...

  4. News - China - GREEN MATTERS

    Worst air pollution results of year in China barely noticed by public

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and cause lung cancer and other deadly diseases. Although the study, jointly released last week by Peking University's school of public health and Greenpeace East Asia, has shed some much ... Shi Jiangtao First study on microscopic airborne particles greeted with indifference by public and media, amid heavy focus on party's new leadership Grim smog readings lost ...

  5. News - China

    China's lopsided coverage of school attacks slammed

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com China's lopsided school attacks coverage slammed The Chinese media were strongly criticised by the public for giving the US Sandy Hook school shooting extensive coverage, while "playing down" an attack on a mainland primary school which left 23 students injured. China Central Television's lead in Saturday's news round-up ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Trans-Pacific Partnership may do more harm than good for China

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by WOO JUN JIE, SUVI DOGRA

    ... Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Suvi Dogra is a research officer for the Geo-economics and Strategy Programme at the International Institute for Strategic ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must solve its daughter deficit

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by TSUNG-MEI CHENG

    ... at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, and co-founder of the Princeton Conference ... and the gratification of a good family life are fundamental aspirations of all human beings. What could public policy do about it? One approach might be to outlaw the abortion of baby girls. Such a law could ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    The US mulls cyber-espionage crackdown and China targets drug traffickers

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 05:45am by Patrick Boehler

    ... is booming. Xinhua A Ministry of Defence spokesman tries to quell speculation that a Chinese port project in Tanzania has military ties.   Politics China National Radio* Central Party School President ... unapproved trips abroad. China Daily* Chongqing's Cultural Revolution cemetery remains closed to the public for Tomb Sweeping Day.   Environment 21st Century Business Herald* The Ministry ...

  9. News - China

    How the Sars outbreak changed mainland China

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... the defects in the political system," said Professor Hu Angang of Tsinghua University's school of public policy and management. "It turned out to be the best teacher for the government ... handle crises and senior officials tried to build a caring image," said Chen Gang, an associate professor at Wuhan University's School of Political Science and Public Administration. ...

  10. New school of thinking

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Sheng's greatest legacy was the foundation of the Nanyang Public School on land he bought in the Xujiahui district of Shanghai in 1896, which became Jiaotong University. 'Our diplomats ... and commerce, equipped with a base in Chinese culture and philosophy, and the tools of science and technology from the west. He also set up schools and colleges in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Wusong. ...




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