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  1. Education failings that a test can't correct

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Jenny Wang graduated from university with a major in English literature and never thought her daughter, four, would be able to baffle her with a question about the language. But the unthinkable happened when, one sunny afternoon, the little girl showed of ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... liaison New police commissioner Tang King-shing met Minister of Public Security Zhou Yongkang and other senior ministerial officials during his first visit to the mainland since taking over ...

  3. Pastry chefs rise to the challenge, inspired by Shanghai artist Zhou Tiehai

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... team, which has experience in arts-linked pastry projects, will be making cakes inspired by the paintings of Shanghai artist Zhou Tiehai. 'We talked to people from ART HK and they told us ... as being able to see Zhou's 76 works from his Desserts series, which will be displayed in specially designed cake boxes instead of regular picture frames in the hotel's Clipper Lounge, ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai booster Fang Xinghai lands Beijing financial advisory role

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The Shanghai Financial Services Office declined to comment on Fang's promotion. In 1998, when he had just turned 30, he was invited by Zhou Xiaochuan , then head ... ties with powerful officials and bankers in Beijing, including Zhou, now the central bank governor, he has had his share of brushes with red tape in trying to push forward his various ...

  5. Shanghai shrugs off Chau scandal

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... On the eve of a major conference, a vice-mayor claims the case against the developer will not affect the property market A Shanghai vice-mayor talked up the city's property market yesterday, claiming that the scandal involving developer Chau Ching-ng ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - Shanghai

    Shanghai secondary sales set for record high in rush to beat levies

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the tax. Shanghai native Zhou Yan and her boyfriend were among those who rushed to beat the tax. They bought a second-hand flat near Hongqiao two weeks ago because they feared flats would become ... at 3 million yuan. That's a lot." Zhou said. Once the tax is imposed, secondary flat sales would likely fall, said agents, and buyers might turn to the new-home market, to which the tax does ...

  7. Ministry accused of cover-up over safety

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... incidents. In an interview with the 21st Century Business Herald yesterday, Zhou Yimin, former deputy chief engineer of the ministry and head of the Science and Technology Department, said the new bullet trains had been plagued by problems. 'Some problems seem to be small, but they are not. [The ministry] classified all of them,' Zhou was quoted by the newspaper as saying. He ...

  8. Despite Bjork outburst, shows must go on

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Vice-Culture Minister Zhou Heping said on the sidelines of the National People's Congress. 'But it won't affect China inviting foreign artists and artistic groups to perform in the country - especially during the Olympic period.' Mr Zhou's comments came after his ministry promised last week to tighten control over invitations for foreign artists after Bjork shouted ...

  9. Shanghai industrial output decreasing

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the country, baulking at the city's higher land and labour costs. Zhou Minhao, a deputy director of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Information, told a media briefing yesterday ... regions. 'Manufacturing firms, both foreign-funded and homegrown, have increasingly sought to move out of Shanghai,' Zhou said. 'Some of the relocations were aimed at cutting costs ...

  10. Sound Bites

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You recently reinterpreted songs made famous by Shanghainese singer Zhou Xuan in the 1940s. What's the idea behind this project? Musical and cabaret singer Rebecca Pan Di-hua: ... culture. 'I decided to rearrange some of Zhou Xuan's songs, to make them sound more contemporary and introduce her to the younger generation. I want to let them know that we Chinese have ...




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