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Westminster School Scraps Their Ambitious China Plan

After 3 years of intensive construction of a facility with a 2,000 student capacity and an active PR campaign in China, the prestigious UK private school has shut its Chengdu campus. At the same time, the school announced it will be pulling out of China. The Chengdu campus was the first time the Westminster School name was used outside the ...
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Neso China Officially Closed

NESO China officially announced its decision to cease operations after 20 years, as part of the Dutch government’s global resource restructure. Two other offices, Mexico and Brazil, will be also be closed. Neso still has several offices in Asia including in India, Vietnam and South Korea. NESO China officially announced its decision to cease operations after 20 years, as part ...
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Donation to China Eastern Normal Uni to Develop VET

China Eastern Normal University (Huadong) received RMB100m (US$15m) from its PhD alumni DING Zuyi, the founder and CEO of E‑House (China) Holdings Limited (Yiju), a comprehensive property trading platform. The firm was once NASDAQ listed, but has been delisted. It is currently listed on the Hong Kong Stock Market. The donation aims to help the university enhance its VET institute ...
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More Chinese Graduates Choose Safe Careers

Nine million graduates are looking for employment in China in 2021, a historically high figure. Working for state-owned organizations has becoming increasingly attractive with the downsizing of many multinationals and private enterprises, and the devastating lay-offs in the real estate, gaming and training industries. The average offer/application rate for public servant exams was 1:38 in 2021, as compared to three ...
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Teaching: The Hot Gaokao Career Choice

One obvious trend in 2021’s Gaokao is the enthusiasm students are showing towards pursuing an education degree to become a teacher, despite the incredibly high entry scores for Normal Universities. What factors have triggered this change? The Tianjin-based China Central Normal University (Huazhong) is neither a 211 nor a 985 university, it has nevertheless set its Gaokao entry score at ...
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Fund to Support Doctors in Residency at West China Hospital

The well-known anesthetist, Professor LIU Ji of Sichuan University’s Huaxi Clinical Medicine School, donated RMB100m (US$15m) to the university to establish a fund for doctors in residency at Huaxi Affiliated Hospital (West China Hospital). LIU originally received this large sum of money as a reward for his personal contribution to IP commercialization. 12.7% of China’s anesthesia related patents are held ...
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