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Cost of Raising Children in China is World’s Second Highest

China’s population decline looks set to continue despite the possibility of a traditional Dragon-Year “baby bump” and signs of a post-pandemic uptick in marriage rates after nine successive years of decline. A recent report from...

English Takes a Backseat to Xi Jinping Thought

China’s nearly 300 million students will be studying “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era” this coming school year, according to guidelines published by the Ministry of...

Tiger Mother, Meet Wolf Dad

After Amy Chua’s “Tiger Mother” prompted a wave of debate on parenting when it hit Chinese bookshelves in January, a Hong Kong businessman hailing himself as the “wolf dad” has seen his own...

Public Schools Woo Foreign Students to Boost Ranks

American colleges have already started to widely recruit overseas in China, but now it seems that American high schools are also hoping to attract more  students from China. From Yahoo News: Northern Maine is 7,000 miles and a...

China’s Love Affair With The Piano

From BBC News: An outbreak of piano fever has struck China, with conservative estimates suggesting 30 million Chinese children are learning the instrument and the number set to rise dramatically over the next few years. As the...

Chinese American Students And The Communication Gap

From Sing Tao Daily via New America Media: At the end of his first day of school in 1995, Xiaohua Zhang, a nine-year boy who had recently immigrated from China, told his mom cheerfully, “My classmates gave me a new English name...



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