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 Josh Rudolph | Nov 28, 2013
An official at China’s prestigious Renmin University was recently detained for his alleged...
by Wu Nan | Mar 13, 2007
From Reuters: China faces a huge challenge finding jobs for all its people, especially university graduates, a senior minister said on Tuesday, though he admitted some sectors of the economy faced staff shortages. Minister of Labor and Social Security Tian Chengping said there would be 24 million new urban job-seekers on the market this year, […]
by Michael Zhao | May 11, 2006
From the Washington Post (link): The Chinese government has decided to slow down an explosive increase in the number of college students in recent years, saying the growth has produced bulging campuses, overworked professors and graduates unable to find suitable jobs. Overpopulation at Chinese universities has emerged as the latest in a string of problems […]
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- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- 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