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  1. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Seven subjects off limits for teaching, Chinese universities told

    Posted May 10th 2013, 01:20pm by Raymond Li

    ... off limits, university staff told Mainland universities have been ordered to steer clear of seven topics in their teaching, including universal values, press freedom and civil rights, two university staff said, offering an insight into ideological control under the new Communist Party leaders. A law professor with a Shanghai-based university who requested anonymity because he feared ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Non-elite universities are in a bind over red tape, educator warns

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Local governments are hurting the quality of education at universities that need more funding Colleges in a knot over red tape, educator says Huang Dekuan, Anhui University's president for a decade before becoming its Communist Party secretary three years ago, is probably more qualified than anyone to comment on the state of higher education ...

  3. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Fudan University's top hospitals list blamed for worsening bed crunch

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Fudan University has released a list of the mainland's top 100 hospitals, but instead of encouraging hospitals to do better, it has been criticised for encouraging patients to go ... Yong, a public health professor from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, said the recent hospital rankings would help direct more people into those already crowded facilities, which ran counter ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... former and current mainland leaders have already experienced or are eager to experience. Obama just forgot to mention that in her speech at Peking University. Speaking at the prestigious ... Wen Yunsong, received his master's degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. Former president Jiang Zemin's grandson Jiang Zhicheng studied at Harvard University for his ...

  5. Actress Yang Mi's singing career is no mystery; debut album with Universal due out this year

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... conference at Harbour Grand Kowloon hotel, where she announced she was joining Universal Music. Yang, who has lent her voice to the soundtracks of a string TV soaps that she has starred in, is determined to take her singing career more seriously. The beauty showed up wearing Chopard jewellery worth more than HK$1 million and was joined by her fellow Universal Mando-pop star Jane Zhang ...

  6. Universities join forces to help build bridges in China

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Jocelyn Wong About 2,000 students and staff from 11 universities will participate in a walkathon to raise money for the Bridge to China Charitable Foundation on November 13 ... station that will be open exclusively for the event. Chen Yang, a PhD student at Chinese University of Hong Kong, says: 'Brige to China reminds us that, at all times, people have to join ...

  7. Digital artist pursues animated quest for universal message

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... universal human feelings and at the same time helps lift the country's animation industry. What is the idea behind this 3-D movie? I am thrilled to potentially be the director of China's ... is they are obsessed with being Chinese. Is Star Wars a movie about being American? The key is it is not just an American story. It is a universal human story. When you are obsessed with China, China, China, ...

  8. Stanford president sees China's universities joining world's best

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The mainland's top universities could be among the best in the world within a generation, the head of a leading US university has said. Speaking in Hong Kong last Saturday, Stanford University president John Hennessy said the rise in prominence of Chinese universities would drive up competition internationally in terms of hiring the best academics. 'Quality ...

  9. Polytechnic University to play host to China-Europa Forum

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A forum dedicated to pondering the future relationship between China and Europe will be held in Hong Kong for the first time in July. Polytechnic University will host the third ... the forum- organised by Polytechnic University, the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation and a forum committee- had yet to be confirmed. 'Our aim is to facilitate non-official communication between ...

  10. Armed gangsters ransack university

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Police stood by as a former guard carried out his vow to take revenge, says vice-principal More than 100 armed gangsters ransacked a private university in Xian, capital of Shaanxi province, injuring 11 workers and looting at least 200,000 yuan in cash and belongings. The vice-principal of Xian Township Enterprises University in Zhouchi county, Shi Wei, said ...




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