Despite resistance from authorities, China’s #MeToo movement is making progress with small but meaningful victories in court for individuals fighting sexual harassment and assault. The Guardian’s Lily Kuo reports on the...
by Cindy | Aug 8, 2018
The Chinese Communist Party has launched a new campaign aimed at “enhancing...
by Cindy | Feb 3, 2018
The Netherlands’ Groningen University has canceled plans to set up a satellite campus in...
by Cindy | Jan 30, 2015
Agence France-Presse reports that China’s Ministry of Education has unveiled new rules...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 11, 2014
The announcement that this year’s fiercely competitive gaokao university entrance exams...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 16, 2014
After publishing a report looking at the many educational barriers facing people with disabilities...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 12, 2012
SneezeBloid, the “tabloid” collection of Weibo posts and news headlines from SneezeNet, gathered...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 11, 2007
From China in Transition blog: Top Chinese universities did not make the first 100 on a list of research competitiveness of universities around the world. The highest ranked Chinese university on the list is Beijing University, at 192nd, followed by Tsinghua University, at 196th. Not surprisingly, Harvard University is the number one on the list, […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 25, 2007
Chinese blogger Zhao Mu published following commentary on his sohu blog. Translated by a Hong Kong based blogger and published on his Reading China blog: Jilin university is in financial crisis. It cried for help a few days ago. A few days ago, the finance office of the Jilin University put up a notice on […]
by Gao Fei | Mar 11, 2007
From Xinhua: Chinese universities boasting the largest number of students in the world are endangered by severe financial crisis, a result of the rapid enrollment expansion since 1999, warned deputies to the National People’s Congress (NPC), the top legislature. To cater for students who flock to campus for higher education in expectation of finding a […]
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 17, 2006
From BBC News: Golf lessons are going to be made compulsory for some students at one Chinese university, reports say. The president of Xiamen University in south-east China was quoted as saying it would help produce “socially elite people with the best education”. Golf, once frowned upon by China’s Communist Party, is now enjoyed by […]
by Liu Yong | Jul 3, 2005
From AP, via Canada East: Thousands of students rioted at a southern China college to protest fees and other campus issues, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Saturday. More than 4,000 students overturned cars and threw bottles out of windows at a university in Jiujiang, in the southern province of Jiangxi, the Chinese-language Oriental Daily News […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”