A Chinese student’s fatal fall from a building on Sunday has triggered a public uproar in China, as thousands took to social media to demand a transparent investigation into the boy’s death. Chengdu police had...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 3, 2020
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Notice: From June 28 onward, all...
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 Sophie Beach | Nov 1, 2009
China’s Education Minister has been dismissed amid sinking popularity and a corruption scandal, though no official reason has been given yet, AP reports: The executive committee of the national legislature dismissed Zhou...
by Liu Yong | Sep 30, 2005
From Reuters: Chinese school authorities have overcharged students by millions of dollars and doctors have taken millions of yuan in bribes, a newspaper said on Friday, a day after a report revealed rampant graft throughout government. Teachers and doctors were once the most venerated people in China, but public complaints over exorbitant school and healthcare […]
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