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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Why Tiffany Chan can change the face of Hong Kong golf

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 09:02pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Youngster has risen to become one of the best college players in the US and won a world title The Ice Queen cometh Golf, a game played on velvety greens and vast courses, ... forever. Chan, 54th in the world female amateur rankings, is the number one ranked junior college golfer in the United States. She has verbally accepted a coveted offer to attend the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1547468/ice-queen-cometh
  2. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    China’s Confucius Institute faces backlash at prestigious US school

    Posted May 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... state-sponsored language centre. Arguing that the centres indirectly placed schools under Beijing’s grip, 108 professors launched a petition demanding that the University of Chicago break ties ... Lincoln, religion professor It is not the first time a Confucius Institute has come under fire in the Western academia. Last year, McMaster University in Canada shut it down after it dismissed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1511268/chinas-confucius-institute-faces-backlash-prestigious-us-school
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner, prisoner of war, dies at 97

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AP

    ... in researching the book, asked to interview his friends from college and the army. "And now after the book was finished all of my college buddies are dead, all of my war buddies are dead. It's ... Zamperini was born on January 26, 1917, in the western New York city of Olean. A group in Olean is raising funds to place a granite marker in Zamperini's honour in War Veterans Park. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546181/louis-zamperini-olympic-distance-runner-prisoner-war-dies-97
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Behind the exam results: a system that's driving students to defection

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:04pm by Philip Yeung

    ... 5 or better performance in English. Notably lacking in top scorers this year are traditional cradles of champions such as English-medium La Salle College and Diocesan Girls' School. I question ... For another crop of local secondary school graduates, the day of reckoning has finally arrived. This year, results of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams show numbers that call ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554807/behind-exam-results-system-thats-driving-students-defection
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Two dead after firefighters’ helicopter crashes in South Korea

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:50am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Helicopter involved in search operations following the April sinking of the passenger ferry Sewol crashes in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two A firefighting helicopter crashed on Thursday near an apartment complex and school in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two people, South Korean officials said. The helicopter was returning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555547/2-dead-after-firefighters-helicopter-crashes-south-korea
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Philanthropist sues school for 'misleading' him

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Philanthropist sues school for 'misleading' him "Electronics king" Koo Ming-kown is accusing a school and two former officials ... School, its former supervisor Clement Young Kwok-hung and former principal Lee See-yuen. In the High Court writ, he claims Young and Lee told him the school in Ho Man Tin did not have the money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555844/philanthropist-sues-school-misleading-him
  7. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: FLIGHT MH17

    Will Malaysia Airlines recover from disaster? Here are 5 companies which never did

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 04:30pm by James Griffiths

    ... and American Steam Navigation Company A rival to the Great Western Steamship Company, which operated the first regular transatlantic steamer service from 1838 until 1846, British and American Steam ... Formed in 1925 as Transcontinental and Western Air, TWA was a major American airline for many decades. Along with American, United, and Eastern, TWA was one of the “Big Four” US domestic airlines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556978/will-malaysia-airlines-recover-twin-air-disasters-here-are-5-companies
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    Insight: action needed to groom new generation of school principals

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:42am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... consultation with tertiary institutions could be a reference when framing leadership development programmes. Other associations of school heads can also be partners to such a leadership development ... to establish a college or academy for school leadership. This strategy has been adopted in Britain, Singapore, Ontario, Canada and in Victoria, Australia. The institutions run as governmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1502649/insight-action-needed-groom-new-generation-school
  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... shouting: "I want to go to school". He should be starting classes in Beijing this autumn, but has been denied a place along with thousands of other migrants' children, with some ... referring to the British theoretical physicist. "That's why I want my child to go to school." Many of the demonstrators have built up businesses over 10 years or more, but now find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Playwright Edward Lam Yick-wah reinvents a classic

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Text: Edmund Lee A class of its own ART SCHOOL MUSICAL Edward Lam Dance Theatre   From Edward Lam Yick-wah's perspective, the Hong Kong audience's reverence for musicals looks ... prefer to adopt the Western standard, they often refuse to look forward," says the playwright and theatre director. "It's a consequence of both the lack of proper training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1552017/playwrite-edward-lam-yick-wah-revents-classic

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