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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GLOBAL TIMES, MIAMI HERALD, EL UNIVERSAL

    ... The life and death of Hugo Chavez How they see it 1. El Universal Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez Frias introduced himself to Venezuela and the world in the most dramatic and tragic manner: a failed coup, including violence and death. He would build up a legend that now crosses over another level. … A cycle seems to be ending, along with the extremely personal style of the so-called ...

  2. Business

    Joint research initiatives with private sector support university fund raising

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... JOHN CREMER Running a top university is a fiercely competitive business, with the pressure always on to improve programmes, support research and, in most cases, raise considerable funds ... not least because these serve to confirm both all-round academic merit and effective governance. “When you look at the universe of peers, we are at the top in terms of US public universities and, ...

  3. News - China

    Communist Party tightens grip on control of China's universities

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:46pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Directive calls for higher education entities to unify under the central leadership The Communist Party has tightened its grip on Chinese universities ... entities to unify under the party leadership yesterday. The announcement said that after the fourth plenary session of the 17th CPC Central Committee next week, all departments at universities ...

  4. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Chief executive chosen by universal suffrage can bridge divisions in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 12:50pm by Richard Wong

    ... to tilt so heavily in favour of one side. Only a chief executive elected through universal suffrage and accountable to the broad public can hope to bridge the gap between the two political narratives. Richard Wong Yue-chim is Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong ...

  5. Business - China Business - ENTERTAINMENT

    Universal Studios to open theme park in Beijing

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:45am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com US$3.3 billion project to feed mainland's rising appetite for amusement with 2019 opening Universal Studios gets go-ahead for Beijing theme park Universal Studios and partner Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Company have received the go-ahead from authorities to develop a US$3.3 billion theme park in the capital. The Beijing ...

  6. Ties with universities abroad give edge to Howard students

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:22pm

    ... University. Since then, Howard has continued to open its doors to international students to cultivate a multicultural educational experience for its students. Established in 1867, Howard has served ... integrated system from the beginning of the university," says Dr Wayne Frederick, Howard's 17th president. "We provide education to those who otherwise wouldn't have ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Bomb threats at Japanese universities in row over 'comfort women' issue

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Institutions targeted for employing former journalists who covered 'comfort women' issue Bomb threats at two universities Two universities that employed ... been discredited. Letters have been sent to Tezukayama Gakuin University, in Osaka prefecture, and Hokusei Gakuen University, in Hokkaido, demanding that the two former journalists be sacked. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protesters must be clear on goal of universal suffrage

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:18pm by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping says they must resist Beijing's attempt to smear the campaign Protesters must be clear on goal of universal suffrage "Take a walk on the street and you can ... their strong desire for universal suffrage; the mainland celebrated the day in song and dance. One country, two systems, indeed. This treatment was an insult to the protesters in Hong Kong. At least ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Dozens of US universities stage rallies in support of Hong Kong's protesting students

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:14am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau in Berkeley, California Events were held on dozens of university and college campuses across North America on October 1st in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. ... a 19-year-old Hong Kong resident studying at Tufts University who organised an event in Boston. “[We want] to show our support for the students...encourage all sides to remain peaceful.” More than ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British lords back Hong Kong's policing methods

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:01pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 'Largely proportionate' actions defended in debate at House of Lords British peers back Hong Kong's policing methods Britain's peers have defended Hong Kong's policing methods, describing them during a ...




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