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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protests stem from Western ideals and mistrust of Beijing, ex-policeman says

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Strife 'caused by Western ideals, mistrust in Beijing' The political strife in Hong Kong stems from Western ideals introduced to the city after ... in 1842... because as a result of the war, Hong Kong became a British colony," Tang said. "Hong Kong people got used to this Western style of living and thinking for 150 years, so it's ...

  2. WesternU set to launch translational health sciences programme

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:13pm

    ... that in order to be healthy, you need to live healthy." GCBS is the research-oriented school among WesternU's nine colleges. Offering master's programmes in medical, pharmaceutical ... for its students in such a fast-paced world, Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) emphasises humanism, science and caring. These values embody WesternU's commitment to society ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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.”   ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 09:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev, Ukraine War-weary Ukrainians vote Sunday for a powerful new parliament in which a likely alliance of pro-Western and nationalist forces will confirm ... the polls-- will have no separate representation in parliament. Yanukovych’s old ruling party has re-branded itself as the moderate Opposition Bloc focused on social issues. Some of his associates ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Is boarding school right for your child?

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by Linda Yeung

    ... says Matthew Burgess, general secretary of the Independent Schools Council (ISC). The council represents eight independent school associations covering 1,250 independent schools, among them 450 ... and schools have since developed rigorous child-protection measures. Schools admissions policies is another issue. One former teacher of a college offering GCSE, A-level and foundation courses (which ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    As schools reopen, education authorities urge students, teachers to start commute early

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 07:34am by CHRIS LAU, ALAN YU, Kathy Gao and Shirley Zhao

    ... Chris Lau, Alan Yu, Kathy Gao and Shirley Zhao Pupils take long route back to school Pupils of secondary schools in Central and Western and Wan Chai returned to their classrooms yesterday, ... the school's student union and civic education team. Nancy Chan, of King's College, said pupils who wanted to show their support for the movement could attend activities arranged by liberal ...




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