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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    US tycoon Stephen Schwarzman breaks ground for China scholars project

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 05:02pm by AP

    ... Blackstone turned a shovel at a ceremonial event on the campus of Tsinghua University. The first class of Schwarzman Scholars will study there in 2016. Schwarzman said he’s setting up the programme ... Schwarzman said. Economist David Daokui Li, also dean of Schwarzman Scholars, said the programme would be academically independent. “We should have free discussions and clashes of ideas ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance

    Schwarzman Scholars plan raises doubts over Beijing interference

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com The Schwarzman Scholars programme will see students look at deeply sensitive issues. Can it avoid Beijing interference? A study in sensitivity Stephen ... his launch of a US$300 million scholarship programme dedicated to the world's No 2 economy. The "Schwarzman Scholars" programme, which won blessings from US President Barack ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Billionaire Schwarzman to give US$100m to fund China scholarships

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 04:27pm by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... the significance of the Schwarzman Scholars programme and China's importance in future world leadership, both President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama sent congratulatory letters, which were ... Agencies in Beijing Some 200 students will be able to study at Tsinghua Universityin Beijing every year Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to give US$100 million ...

  4. Business - China Business - INVESTMENTS

    China grows in favour as deal centre in Asia

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by Toh Han Shih

    ... concerns over government scrutiny. Julian Chang, associate dean of the Schwarzman Scholars Programme at Tsinghua University, said China last year accounted for only 8 per cent of global ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students' letter to Xi Jinping shows lack of understanding of mainland politics, scholars say

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Students' letter to Xi urging poll decision be reversed shows ignorance of system, scholars say Lesson in mainland politics Last week's open ... Committee, the central leadership had already discussed and approved it. But this did not give grounds for it to be retracted. Mainland scholars said using legal arguments to convince Beijing ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Rule of law and rule by party can coexist, party scholar says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Rule of law and party rule can coexist, scholar says The rule of law does not conflict with the Communist Party's rule because the country's legal system was established by the ruling party, a mainland scholar says. Central Party School professor Xie Chuntao delivered the assessment yesterday as the party started its fourth plenum, ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai scholar faces criminal complaint for 'insulting' long-dead king

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Complaint in Thailand over remarks about monarch who died in early 17th century Scholar accused of insulting dead king A prominent Thai scholar is the target ... years, with various political factions contending for power, is linked to such concerns. Police Colonel Thiravit Busaban said Sulak, a British-educated scholar with expertise in Thai history ...

  8. Business - China Business

    Microsoft case among nine antitrust probes in China

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by Benjamin Robertson and Toh Han Shih

    ... of the Schwarzman Scholars programme at Tsinghua University, said: “I think in general the Chinese government is favouring, via its various policies, domestic corporations to give them a leg-up. Foreign ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Scale back protests and demands, mainland scholars urge organisers

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:55am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Take step back, say mainland scholars Organisers of the Occupy movement should scale down their protests and try to negotiate with the Hong Kong government to seek an end to the stand-off and achieve their long-term goals, liberal scholars and political observers on the mainland say. The analysts, who are familiar with Chinese politics and have ...

  10. News - China Insider - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Q&A: Chinese activist scholar Teng Biao on how Occupy Central affects mainland activism

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:39pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In June, mainland Chinese scholar Teng Biao addressed a crowd of more than 100,000 in a speech at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to mark the 25th ... of citizens’ rights enshrined in the Chinese constitution, and for more government transparency. Before he joined Harvard earlier this year, he was a visiting scholar at the Chinese University of Hong ...




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