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Beijing Stays Silent as U.S. Awaits Election Results

As the United States waits for the substantive results of the 2020 presidential election, official Chinese channels are staying quiet. On U.S. election day, censorship authorities ordered media to follow the lead of state...

U.S.-China Tensions: What Must Kerry Do?

In the latest installment of China File’s Conversations series, Elizabeth Economy, Andrew J. Nathan and Orville Schell respond to Nina Hachigian’s recommendations to new U.S. secretary of state John Kerry. In a...

Weibo Outrage Over Sydney Attacks

An attack on two Chinese students by a gang of teenaged robbers on a Sydney train has sparked a social media storm in China, less than two weeks after the murders of two Chinese students in Los Angeles. From The Sydney Morning...

Why Are China's Universities Losing Their Star Students?

Time magazine explains that the traditional annual battle between Peking and Tsinghua Universities for China’s best high school graduates is being disrupted by increasing competition from other colleges abroad. Big-name...

The China Education Boom on U.S. Campuses

The New York Times reports on the increase of Chinese international student enrollment in U.S. undergraduate institutions: While China’s students have long filled American graduate schools, its undergraduates now represent the...

China sees record high number of overseas students in 2004

From Xinhua, via People’s Daily Online: The number of overseas students in China hit a record high of 110,844, of which 6,715 were sponsored by the Chinese government, the rest studying at their own expense, sources with the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) said here Friday. According to the MOE statistics, overseas students from 178 […]



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