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  1. 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

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com At least 20 million youngsters in rural China have quit school to follow in the footsteps of their migrant worker parents and find work in cities, according ... million. “This shows school dropouts are quite prevalent in rural areas,” he concluded in the study on rural youths’ development. But surprisingly the financial situation of students ...

  2. News - China - SOCIAL SECURITY

    Pension systems for urban and rural dwellers in China will be merged

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:29am by Zhang Hong

    ... and better prepare it for the challenges of an ageing society. The State Council announced the move in a meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang. The mainland has different pension systems for rural ... encourage mobility of the population and provide farmers with a better sense of social security. "These measures will help meet the mounting challenges China faces from its ageing society ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - TIN SHUI WAI

    SHKP to build on sites where Housing Society deemed project too costly

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:29am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com A private developer is confident it can profitably build on sites where the Housing Society abandoned a residential project for the elderly as being too expensive. Sun Hung Kai Properties snapped up two sites in Tin Shui Wai last week that had been designated for upmarket housing for the elderly under the society’s Joyous Living scheme in 2008. ...

  4. EXEDY gives back to society

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:54pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... About 27 of its 32 employees are autistic or have a disability. "This is our way of giving back to society," says Haruo Shimizu, president and CEO of EXEDY. "This philosophy ... In particular, its CSR programme has become a model for the government and other private companies in Thailand. The company operates in 23 countries through 41 subsidiaries, six of which are in China ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi’s crackdown on corruption won’t lead to a more open society

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:33pm by NORA SAUSMIKAT, Chang Ping

    ... Nora Sausmikat is a Sinologist specialising in political reform and civil society in China. She leads the China programme at the German Asia Foundation. Chang Ping is a current affairs ... to a freer and more open society There is never a total new beginning in political power shifts- no "zero hour". Basic conflict can endure for half a century- like the cleavage between ...

  6. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 4, 20144

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 08:15am

    ... globally |Source: Business Insider Society Beijing will only harm itself if it seeks to muzzle Hong Kong |Source: The Times Photos: Arsenic poisoning in rural China |Source: The Guardian Rural ... Disputes become a feature of labour relations in China |Source: Financial Times Until 2010, worker unrest was largely concentrated in small and medium-sized manufacturing operations. ...

  7. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Microcredit schemes struggling to aid China's rural poor

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... organisations in rural China. Such non-governmental organisations, which now number about 100 on the mainland, aim to support entrepreneurship and fight poverty by providing small loans to individuals ... Rural Development Institute, said China, unlike other developing nations, has failed to support microcredit NGOs and allow them a free hand to help fight poverty. "We have called ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Robert Miller's HK$100m gift to Asia Society highlights arts funding woes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A HK$100m donation to the Asia Society highlights the never-ending struggle small arts groups face trying to keep their heads above water The art of begging When Duty Free Shoppers founder Robert Miller donated HK$100 million to the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre last month, the news stunned the cultural sector. It was the largest donation made ...

  9. News - China - GANSU

    Gansu province 'beautifies' its roadways by walling in rural villages

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Rural poverty in China’s northwest is anything but a new topic. But those who want to see it for themselves may find it increasingly hard as the government ramps up efforts to conceal it – literally. Brick walls have been erected along the highways of Zhang county, located in Gansu province’s Dingxi City, to “hide” the “ugly” living conditions of villagers inhabiting ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Two new cases of officials using fake identities to hide ill-gotten wealth

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... their personal information and wealth A senior banker at the Rural Commercial Bank in Shenmu county, Shaanxi province, allegedly colluded in his wife's purchase of at least 12 properties in Beijing ...




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