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  1. High Paying Careers With an Associate Degree

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 11:36am by Donna Lin Niles

    ... Donna Lin Niles Everyone has the dream to work hard, go to college, and find success in the workplace. While higher education at a premier school isn’t easy or accessible to everyone, success can still be had. In fact, the beauty of a two-year or junior college is that no matter what your age, background or experience, you, too can find high paying careers with an associate ...

  2. News - World - BOSTON BOMBINGS

    Boston bomb suspect hospitalised in 'serious condition', under heavy guard

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 10:25am by Associated Press in Boston

    ... Tsarnaev studied accounting as a part-time student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston for three semesters from 2006 to 2008, the school said. He was married with a young daughter. Dzhokhar ... Associated Press in Boston The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalised in serious condition under heavy guard Saturday — apparently in no shape to be interrogated ...

  3. News - China

    Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 02:39pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... universities. True, Ivy League Yale does have a famous name, longtime ties to China (it graduated the first Chinese person to earn a degree from a US college in 1854) and 1,000-plus Chinese students ... followers have disabled the feature allowing them to receive private messages. Whence these zombie Yalies? After inquiries from The Associated Press, a Yale spokesman acknowledged some ...

  4. 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.”   ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - China - REFORM

    China's Xi Jinping supports 'democracy'... but not in the Western sense

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:33am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com When President Xi Jinping made at least two references to the concept in recent speeches, he wasn't talking about it in the Western sense What lies ... and reaching out to citizens on important matters. "He didn't spell out any fundamental political change to restructure one-party rule, or introduce Western-style democracy," Renmin ...

  7. Associate Degree Offers High Paying Jobs

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:58am by Randee Stever

    ... is a crucial issue. Older workers can take classes in the afternoon, at night or on weekends. Students can even earn an associate degree at an online college in the same amount of time as at a traditional school, but have more flexibility to work and care for children while earning an associate degree. Associate degrees also keep students out of the workforce for a shorter amount of time. ...

  8. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    CIA curbs spying on allies in Western Europe

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Stand-down designed to let officers evaluate whether snooping on allies is worth the risk CIA curbs spying in Western Europe The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furore over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held ...

  9. News - China

    Western universities test academic ideals when setting up shop in China

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 08:34pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Western colleges forced to confront the unsavoury reality of censorship in their rush to set up shop in world's No 2 economy China tests academic ideals Members of the Wellesley College faculty reacted strongly when word spread that Peking University might fire professor Xia Yeliang, a Beijing critic. Xia, an economist, had visited Wellesley over the summer after ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs vocational training colleges to meet industry staffing requirements

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... and well-staffed vocational training colleges, similar to the German model, that rely on close industry-school cooperation. As an example, our construction industry is paying annual levies of about HK$500 ... Establish vocational training colleges to support local industry The State Council has just released to the public its "Decisions on Advancing the Development of Modern Vocational ...




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