Education

Chinese professor suspended following misconduct complaints

Jul 12, 2018

A leading Chinese university has suspended a prominent primatologist in a victory for China's slow-building #MeToo movement

Bishops call for 3-day fasting after Duterte says God stupid

Jul 9, 2018

Philippine Catholic bishops have called for fasting and prayers after the president called God "stupid" and questioned God's existence in profane remarks that set the foul-mouthed leader on a collision course with Asia's largest Catholic church

Chinese court hands US football coach 4-year prison sentence

Jun 28, 2018

A Chinese court sentenced former American football player Wendell Brown to four years in prison for a bar fight, a punishment his lawyer and an activist called excessive

Thai court grants bail to detained pro-democracy activists

May 24, 2018

A court in Thailand granted bail to 15 pro-democracy activists arrested earlier this week after several thousand police were deployed to halt their protest against military rule

Death toll rises to 9 in China school stabbing attack

Apr 28, 2018

The death toll has risen to nine in a stabbing attack outside a middle school in northwestern China

Chinese vice-dean accused of 'inappropriate' behavior

Apr 26, 2018

A faculty member at a prestigious university in China says one of the vice-deans at the institution's media school has had his title revoked due to "inappropriate" behavior toward female students

Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

Apr 26, 2018

A study by Chinese geologists suggests the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has likely collapsed

AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

Apr 16, 2018

The American family of a prominent Chinese Christian pastor is asking for leniency after he was sentenced to prison for missionary work as the atheist ruling Communist Party exerts greater control over believers

Prison time for China anthem insults in new Hong Kong law

Mar 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities unveiled planned legislation requiring students to be taught China's national anthem and punishing anyone who insults it with up to three years in prison

US teacher in trouble in Vietnam over offensive comments

Jan 31, 2018

Vietnamese authorities may fine an American teacher for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures.

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