Author: Mengyu Dong
Desperate migrant workers packed Beijing’s education bureau this month, demanding that their children be allowed to take the national college entrance exam (gaokao) together with their urban peers. Carol Huang at AFP News reports: Around a third of the capital’s 20 million population are migrants, but many of their families become split by rules requiring their
In the wake of several recent corruption and sex scandals, a new round of the anti-corruption game has been launched. From Andrew Jacobs at The New York Times: “The anticorruption storm has begun,” People’s Daily, the party mouthpiece, wrote on its Web site this month. The flurry of revelations suggests that members of China’s new leadership may be more serious than their
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