The Chinese government is reportedly set to announce new rules to significantly curtail the operations of after-school tuition centers, in an effort to reduce skyrocketing academic competition and pressure on Chinese students....
by Natalie Ornell | Feb 18, 2014
The firing of politically active professor Xia Yeliang from Peking University last October sparked...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 28, 2013
An official at China’s prestigious Renmin University was recently detained for his alleged...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 18, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 29, 2010
Fang Zhouzi, a campaigner against academic and scientific fraud who recently led the campaign to expose alleged fraud by business leader Tang Jun, was apparently attacked outside his home, according to China Daily: Fang Zhouzi,...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 7, 2010
Academic corruption has been a hot topic in the media over the past year. The China Law and Politics blog posts an article by lawyer Cao Xinglong looking at the legal aspects of the issue and the failure of the courts to...
by Jonathan Ansfield | Nov 18, 2006
We’ve read much in the Chinese press about students who email-order theses and professors plagiarizing colleagues. We’ve also read a lot of stories about what companies pay for positive exposure. Cross those two problems and, presto, the pages of many scholarly journals in China today are, apparently, for sale. According to a probe last week […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods