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  1. News - China

    Hu urges firm party control, curbs on graft

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 09:45am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... to worry. On the contrary, it would be a waste of my time,” Xu Xiaoping, a celebrity entrepreneur who co-founded a successful chain of English language cram schools, said on a Chinese version ... needs. “We must ensure the unity of the leadership of the party,” Hu said. He later added: “We will never copy a Western political system.”   ...

  2. News - World

    A week after the Connecticut school massacre, new details emerge about killer Adam Lanza

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 07:58pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press As Americans paused for the one-week anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged about the gunman, Adam Lanza. Acquaintances revealed ... the country. Also on Friday, the National Rifle Association spoke out for the first time since the shootings, calling for armed police officers to be stationed at schools to stop the next killer ...

  3. Los Angeles

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kavita Daswani As of the 2010-11 school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at US universities was at an all-time high. According to the annual Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education and the US State Department, there are now about 158,000 young people from China on college campuses across the nation, up 23 per cent from the previous year. ...

  4. News - China

    Tibetan woman, the latest to self-immolate, dies

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 07:02pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A Tibetan woman has set herself on fire and died in the latest of dozens of protests against Chinese rule over the Himalayan region, overseas rights groups said. Chagmo Kyi, a taxi driver with two children, self-immolated on Saturday afternoon in a square in Tongren county in western China’s Qinghai province, the eighth self-immolation ...

  5. Who offers what and where- DSS through schools (including private primary schools), DSS primary and secondary schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of students: 1,303 Accreditation: IB World School Association membership: Round Square School Year founded: 1915 Curriculum: Through-train school with St Paul's Co-educational College Primary ... www.creativeprisch.edu.hk Year groups: P1-6 Number of students: 650 Accreditation: IB PYP candidate school Association membership: International Alliance for Invitational Education Year founded: 1985 Curriculum: ...

  6. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Website: www.ps.edu.hk Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 360 Accreditation: IB World School, Council of International Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Association ... Accredited, Council of International Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1967 Curriculum: Y7-11 take subjects for GCSE ...

  7. News - China

    US presidential election fascinates Chinese

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Where can a pop star score a hit by talking about the US Electoral College for 33 minutes? In China, where Gao Xiaosong’s straightforward explanation of the system drew more than one ... Electoral College, the often perplexing system in which the president is elected not by individual votes, but by the candidates’ state-by-state performance. In a video from his online talk show ...

  8. News - China

    China defends patrols near disputed Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 06:45pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing China on Wednesday defended its increasingly assertive patrolling near disputed East China Sea islands controlled by Japan, as tensions in the area continue ... incident ended when the ships dispersed, Japan said. Hong’s statement came as Beijing announced several days of intense naval exercises in the Western Pacific involving seven ships commanded ...

  9. News - China

    China congress highlights contrast with Taiwan

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 03:27pm by Associated Press in Taipei

    ... Jintao said China would never adopt a Western-style political system. “There is a contest of ideology between China and Taiwan,” said political scientist George Tsai of Taipei’s Chinese Culture ...

  10. News - China

    Wen urges action on Europe debt crisis

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 11:22am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Expressing alarm at Europe’s debt problems, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called on Greece, Spain and Italy to embrace budget cuts and get their finances in order ... people dead. Russia and China have repeatedly used their veto power in the UN Security Council to block strong Western- and Arab-backed action against President Bashar Assad’s regime that could ...




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