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In China, ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ Now Compulsory Learning for Students in Primary Schools to Graduate Programs
As part of the Chinese Communist Party’s sweeping education reforms “Xi Jinping Thought” has been incorporated into curriculums for grade school students to graduate students. The intent is to extend the indoctrination to children as...
Flood Warnings in Central China, Subway Closes to Traffic as Heavy Rains Pelter Zhengzhou
Heavy rains hit various parts of central China’s Henan Province on Saturday, Aug. 29, prompting the local capital of Zhengzhou to close tunnels and underpasses.  It’s the latest interruption in the city, with a COVID-19...
Washington approved the sale of auto chips to Huawei due to pressure from U.S. companies, says Global Times.
Biden Allows Sale of American Auto Chips to Blacklisted Huawei
Joe Biden’s administration recently approved the sale of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of auto chips to Huawei despite it being listed on a trade blacklist. The CCP-backed Global Times claimed in an article...
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CCP Media Spins Communist China’s Exploitation of Afghanistan
With the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan, Communist China has started to position itself to benefit from the situation. CCP-backed media has run articles boasting how the presence of Chinese companies and the involvement of Beijing...
Hong Kong Speech Therapists Who Published Children’s Books About Wolves and Sheep Have Bail Revoked, Remanded into Custody
Three Hong Kong speech therapists who have been accused of sedition after publishing children’s books featuring sheep and wolves have had their bail revoked by the West Kowloon Magistrates Courts.  Fong Tsz-ho, 26, Sidney Ng...
New Education Guidelines in China Relieve 6 and 7 Year-old Pupils From Facing Exams
On Monday, Aug. 30 Beijing announced that written exams for six and seven year olds — students in first and second grade — will no longer be conducted as part of sweeping new reforms aimed...
China’s Marriage Rates Plummet for Seventh Year in a Row as Divorce Rates Peak; Younger Generations Balk at Marriage
Chinese officials have stated that the majority of young people in the “post-90s” generations are reluctant to get married amidst a high cost of living and skyrocketing divorce rates which is further exacerbating China’s looming...
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Billionaire Actress Zhao Wei Purportedly Flees China, Is Scrubbed From the Mainland’s Internet
Award winning Chinese actress, director and successful business woman, Zhao Wei, has reportedly fled China after being completely scrubbed from the internet in the People's Republic.  Beijing authorities have blacklisted the billionaire from all social...
Beijing is suppressing the private tutoring industry and blocking foreign teaching materials in China.
China Limits Minors to 3 Hours of Gaming a Week
The Chinese government has issued regulations limiting under-18s to three hours of videogaming a week, according to announcements made on Monday, Aug. 30. The regulations apply to all electronic devices, and are expected to have...