Trust Among Chinese Drops to Record Low

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ newly released Annual Report on Social Mentality suggests that social trust in China continues to fall. From He Dan at China Daily: The Blue Book of Social Mentality, the latest...

China’s “Wolf Dad”

The latest sensation in the Chinese media is a father, dubbed the “Wolf Dad,” who claims that his parenting methods, which are centered around regular beatings, are solely responsible for his children being admitted...

Tiger Mother Chua Gets Mixed Reviews in China

While Amy Chua has ignited a storm of opinion in the U.S. over her op-ed, “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” the response inside CHina itself has been mixed, China Real Time blog reports: …Many in China,...

China Food Safety Activist Given 2 1/2 Years

Zhao Lianhai, a father whose child developed kidney stones from drinking melamine-tainted formula, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on charges of “causing a serious disturbance” for his efforts to...

Liu Jiakun (刘家琨): Hu Huishan Memorial

Sichuan architect Liu Jiakun has constructed a memorial for Hu Huishan, a 15-year-old student who died in the May 12, 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Details on Liu’s decision to erect the memorial hall from China Daily: Liu got...

Robyn Meredith: Don’t Mess With China’s Kids

From a column from Forbes: What gets Chinese people out in the streets demonstrating every time? Forcing parents to abide by a one-child policy, and then letting someone kill the one child to save a buck. That is what happened...

China: 757 Women Pregnant Who Lost Child in Quake

Following an easing of family planning restrictions for families who lost children in the May earthquake in Sichuan, authorities are now reporting that 757 of these women are now expecting again. From AP: The exemptions to...

Parents of China Milk Scandal Victims Detained

As Sanlu dairy company executives face trial over the contaminated milk scandal which killed six and sickened thousands of children, parents called for further research into the effects of the chemical melamine, which was found...

After Quake, Parents In China Start Over

After the government granted permission to parents of children who died in the Sichuan earthquake to have another child, many such families are trying to do just that. From the Wall Street Journal: In Sichuan, there is some...



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