China’s college entrance exam criticized for brainwashing Chinese youths

China 06/09/22, 22:19

Chinese netizens are complaining about this year’s college entrance exam, which they say is full of propaganda. According to China Education Ministry data, this year's college entrance examination set a new record with 12 million candidates. Except for Shanghai, which has just ended months of lockdown, the exam will be postponed ...

Shanghai banks restrict withdrawals, rumors about virus spread via cash

Insights 06/09/22, 12:57

Recently, banks across Shanghai shut down automated teller machines (ATM) transactions, alleging a virus spread via cash. Currently, long lines of people are queuing up in front of banks in Shanghai. Some netizens worry about a wave of mass withdrawals in the future and criticize the banks for intentionally creating panic. In ...

A small street protest and arrest in continually lockdowned Shanghai

Human Rights 06/09/22, 09:13

Shanghai officials announced that starting from June 1 the city would gradually reopen work and production after a two-months lockdown. But after the so-called "unblocking", "hard quarantines" still continue as if the lockdown had never ended. So many Shanghai citizens were brave enough to speak up their minds and oppose ...

U.S says China fabricated U.S. diplomat’s Xinjiang remarks

Human Rights 06/09/22, 09:05

Last week, China regime’s media cited an anonymous source claiming that two U.S. diplomats said that Washington knows there are no human rights violations in Xinjiang. On June 7, the U.S. hit back against this statement, saying China had fabricated the remarks of U.S. diplomats. A spokesman for the U.S. embassy ...

Chinese universities burden students with regulations before graduation: Must show a labor contract first

Human Rights 06/09/22, 09:01

China's Ministry of Education has taken the employment rate as one of the critical indicators to evaluate the performance of colleges and universities since early 2004. The notice has placed pressure on these educational institutions. Consequently, these institutions require students to submit labor contracts before graduating.  Citing Caixin, Liberty Times News reported ...

Trudeau calls China’s interference with Canadian jet on UN mission ‘provocative’

Tech 06/09/22, 08:57

The Canadian Prime Minister has recently criticized the Chinese PLA military aircraft for interfering with Canadian military aircraft, calling the action [quote] "irresponsible and provocative." In a news conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said China's actions put people at risk while showing no respect for the decisions of the United ...

Beijing secretly builds naval base in Cambodia: Western officials

China 06/09/22, 08:52

On June 6, The Washington Post cited Western officials saying that Beijing is secretly building a military base on the northern part of Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand. They noted that the Chinese army would exclusively use the base. A Beijing official told the Post that the ...

China tries to keep a Covid-free gaokao

China 06/09/22, 00:03

China’s college entrance exam, or gaokao, is taking place on June 7 and 8. As reported by the New York Times, the government is trying to keep Covid-19 out of this essential but grueling exam. A record-high of over 11.9 million students registered to take the exam. All students must follow ...