Education

As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

Sep 3, 2018

A woman's challenges in trying to report sexual assault allegations show the determination of a new generation trying to push China into its own #MeToo movement

China police detain 46 after violent protest over schooling

Sep 2, 2018

Police in central China have detained 46 people who were part of a protest against a government plan to address overcrowded classrooms that escalated into violence

Officials dismiss Indonesian principal behind jihad parade

Aug 23, 2018

Education officials have dismissed the principal of an Indonesian kindergarten after a video of veiled children carrying replica weapons in a street parade sparked an outcry in the world's most populous Muslim nation

Testing time for Sri Lanka swimmer Peiris at Asian Games

Aug 22, 2018

It has been a testing time indeed for Sri Lanka's swimmer-student Akalanka Peiris

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Aug 14, 2018

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

Aug 13, 2018

China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest

Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

Aug 10, 2018

Thousands of Muslims have gathered at a mosque in northwestern China to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced

Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

A volleyball player who makes her living in Turkey is the unrivalled star of China's squad to this month's Asian Games in Indonesia

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

Jul 24, 2018

An official Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Tibetan children have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays

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