An investigation by China’s State Council has found that Henan officials covered up the death toll caused by severe flooding in July 2021. In August, local officials reported 302 confirmed deaths and 50 people still missing—the...
Jan 5, 2022
Xinhua reports that Xi’an has “basically” achieved “social clearance,” the end of community transmission of the coronavirus. Approximately 13 million people remain in lockdown, tens of thousands are spread across hundreds of...
Oct 15, 2020
Netizens recently noticed that since July, the Zhejiang Provincial Government Services website has been publicly posting “resolutions on administrative punishment” for individuals and organizations charged with...
May 6, 2015
Following the release of new State Council regulations seeking to promote more ecologically...
Aug 14, 2013
At Economic Observer, Shen Nianzu and Chen Zhe describe how officials are often able to bounce...
Aug 11, 2013
Zhang Suxia, an obstetrician in Shaanxi’s Fuping county, who for eight years allegedly sold her patient’s healthy babies on the booming black market, is at the heart of a recent baby-trafficking scandal, which has...
May 20, 2006
From China Daily via People’s Daily online (link): Chinese Olympic table tennis champion Chen Qi says he feels like a “new person” after completing the last set of punishments for losing his temper in an international competition. The 21-year-old had already made an open apology, was drilled in a military boot camp and handed out […]
Mar 29, 2006
From the Beijing Star Daily, via sina.com (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): Three elementary school students were punished to take off their pants for failing to finish their homework the day earlier in Wuchuan City, Guangdong Province. The teacher, Ms. Chen, discovered three of her students didn’t finish their homework, and asked them to […]
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