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Real Solutions for Plastic Problems
Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
2017/10/02 | Yuanting Zhang
A Pop-up Study on Sex Education in China
The majority of respondents for a survey agreed that sex education in China should have Chinese characteristics — not completely western models, such as Comprehensive Sex Education, instead selectively borrowing some western models without mentioning some controversies.
2017/10/01 | Tao Lixing
Why a Western Education Remains Valuable in China
Chinese commentators who deride overseas study as too expensive know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
2017/09/26 | Liang Chenyu
Studying in the US Post-Cultural Revolution
Visiting Chinese scholar reflects on his experience at the dawn of a new age in Sino-US relations.
2017/09/18 | Cai Yiwen
Finding Middle Ground Between US and Chinese Classrooms
Journalist and author Lenora Chu on raising a ‘little soldier’ in the Chinese school system.
2017/09/11 | Nie Riming
Chinese Cities Should Open Their Gates to the Children of Migrants
It’s time we rewarded rural laborers’ contributions to their adopted cities by giving their children a proper education.
2017/08/14 | Wang Yuhao
Bringing the World’s Great Museums to 200,000 Children in China
An entrepreneur hatches a plan to make 10 iconic museums accessible to China’s working-class families.
2017/08/08 | Saigoneer
The Dilemma of Vietnam's Foreign-Educated Grads
For those who have left and seen Vietnam through different eyes, the time will come when they must decide what they want: to stay abroad or return home.
2017/08/03 | Wang Yiwei
How China Manages Its Super-sized Classrooms
With over 5,000 students in a space meant for 640, teachers, administrators and parents at a Henan primary school are struggling to cope.
2017/08/02 | Marisna Yulianti
Rohaya-Selamet Marriage Isn't Funny, but Disturbing and Unlawful
'If we continue misusing it for the sake of justifying child marriage or abusive polygamous relationship, then the joke is on us.'
2017/08/02 | Lu Hongyong
Education Charity in China Struggles to Soar Amid Rural Brain Drain
The Adream Foundation serves 3 million underprivileged students but is hampered by top teaching talent fleeing to cities.
2017/07/28 | Lu Hongyong
Charity Bringing Cutting-Edge Education to China’s Deprived
In the country’s hinterland, the Adream Foundation is helping rural schoolchildren study their way out of poverty.
2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance
According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.
Bringing Creativity to China’s Stifled Classrooms
An NGO that strives to level the playing field for rural students faces uphill battle.