Archive from May, 2008
education
By     |    May 31, 2008   
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More on Comparing Education in the USA, China and India

We talked about Two Million Minutes in a previous post, and here is more – an interview by CNBC to comparatively look at the State of Education in the USA: State of Education – A look at the state of education in America, with CNBC’s Erin Burnett.

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EU
By     |    May 27, 2008   
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Encouraging American students to study in Europe

As the 2008 NAFSA conference on international education opens, Ambassador John Bruton, Head of the European Commission Delegation to the United States, issued a statement encouraging American students to study in Europe through the Erasmus Mundus program. Launched in 2004, Erasmus Mundus was inspired by the EU s highly successful Erasmus Program, which supports cooperation and mobility between European higher education institutions. The program provides EU-funded scholarships for non-EU nationals participating [...]

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By     |    May 20, 2008   
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In Remembrance of the Victims of Wenchuan Earthquake!

Pictures are from various sources, in remembrance of the victims of the devastating earthquake on May 12th, 2008 at Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, China.

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Wenchuan Earthquake
By     |    May 18, 2008   
Posted in: China and the World, Chinese Culture, Intercultural Issues, 中文文章     |    No Comments

中国独特政治文化在抗震中集中体现

中国总理作为执政党最高层领袖,除了管理日常事务之外,同时也需要成为政党理想和原则的贯彻者和执行者,或者是展示者,证明这些政治话语不是形式、不是套话,而是执政者坚持的信念。中国式总理,无法复制,想学也学不来。

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