Education

Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

Jun 19, 2019

Hong Kong university students have issued a Thursday deadline for the government to meet political demands or face further street protests

The Latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology

Jun 16, 2019

Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law have rejected an apology issued by the city's top local leader

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

May 28, 2019

China has begin five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control through a process of sinicization

China says 13,000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014

Mar 18, 2019

China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said in a report issued to counter criticism of internment camps and other oppressive security in the traditionally Islamic region

China says Muslim 'training' centers will slowly disappear

Mar 12, 2019

China says heavily guarded internment camps for Muslims which it calls vocational training centers will gradually disappear if there comes a time that "society does not need" them

For sake of pupils' pupils, China to ban homework on apps

Feb 18, 2019

An eastern Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps as part of efforts to preserve students' eyesight

China questions warning to Duke students to use English

Jan 29, 2019

A Chinese government spokesman has questioned the appropriateness of an email sent by a Duke University medical school administrator warning Chinese students to speak in English

China says Australia writer held on national security charge

Jan 24, 2019

China says it has detained a Chinese-Australian writer on charges of involvement in "criminal activities endangering China's national security"

Gunmen kill 4 volunteers guarding southern Thailand school

Jan 11, 2019

Gunmen disguised as state security personnel have fatally shot four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand

Hui poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

Dec 28, 2018

A Muslim poet fears for his people as China clamps down on minorities and religion

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