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News China » Education: Lego builds foundations in China classrooms as old markets slow

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lego-strategy-china-analysis/lego-builds-foundations-in-china-classrooms-as-old-markets-slow-idUSKCN1G3020
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The focus on learning, in a market notorious for its rigid exam-oriented education system and piles of homework, could help Lego in China as business elsewhere softens. In September, Lego said it would lay off 8 percent of its staff and revamp its business ...

News China » Education: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

and will also make inroads into sectors such as communication and education. According to Khan, the scheme had also led to a "significant uptick in investment by domestic business groups." 'China proved to be a real friend' Pakistan has long been left out ...

News China » Education: Waking up to China’s infiltration of American colleges

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/waking-up-to-chinas-infiltration-of-american-colleges/2018/02/18/99d3bee8-13f7-11e8-9570-29c9830535e5_story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

China’s massive foreign influence campaign in the United States takes a long view, sowing seeds in American institutions meant to blossom over years or even decades. That’s why the problem of Chinese financial infusions into U.S. higher education is so ...

News China » Education: China to grant scholarships to students from Alaska

News channel or source: http://www.ecns.cn/2018/02-20/292980.shtml
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Education Office of the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco said Monday it has been ready to accept scholarship applications from students of the U.S. state of Alaska for study in China. The 20 scholarships, announced by Alaska Governor Bill ...

News China » Education: Battleground Malaysia: China extends crackdown on Uygurs across borders

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2133964/battleground-malaysia-china-extends-crackdown-uygurs-across
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

China, in an indication that it may be expanding the crackdown to the country’s other Muslim minority, the Hui, banned them this month from receiving religious education. The crackdown has shifted the theatre of Uygur militancy from the Xinjiang to ...

News China » Education: China Courts Latin American Generals with Lavish Trips for Military Education

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/02/16/china-courts-latin-american-generals-lavish-trips-military-education/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Defense One reports that China has begun aggressively pursuing its own version of the U.S. military’s outreach program to military officers in Latin America by funding expensive programs to educate them at Chinese military academies. “They are very ...

News China » Education: Australia’s iron(ic) curtain hurting China ties

News channel or source: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/02/20/australias-ironic-curtain-hurting-china-ties/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Engagement between China and Australia has evolved through crucial phases ... A common understanding is that Chinese students are the products of a patriotic education system, which leads to the assumption that these students ‘always follow the Party ...

News China » Education: China Focus: Letting flowers bloom: China's floral revolution

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136986460.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Yunnan Province, China's largest flower farming region ... "Our main customers are white-collar females, and more than 62 percent have an education background of bachelor degree or above. They are a group of consumers that value life quality," Xu said.

News China » Education: Zambia, China ties in festive mood

News channel or source: https://www.daily-mail.co.zm/zambia-china-ties-in-festive-mood/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The commemoration was organised by the Zambia China Association and sponsored by the Embassy ... or clapping their hands sore in appreciation then Minister of General Education David Mabumba, Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe, Central Province ...

News China » Education: China struggles to bring top scientists and entrepreneurs back home

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/02/18/china-struggles-bring-top-scientists-and-entrepreneurs-back-home/q9Vo3omuUnUBere1MOvM2M/story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

China’s version of the Food and Drug Administration has moved ... There are personal benefits, too: The ad promises a housing allowance and help with children’s education costs. The program has undergone changes over the years, in apparent response ...