Backlashes over China’s college admission exam topics this year

Social problem 06/15/22, 00:25

Gaokao, the annual National College Entrance Examination in China, is considered the most demanding and important exam in a student’s education. Yet, many are dissatisfied with what students are required to write this year.  What are the essay questions for 2022’s Gaokao? According to Chinese media Da Ji Yuan, in National Paper ...

Outrage sparks in China over women brutally beaten by men

Social problem 06/15/22, 00:10

Surveillance footage shows a group of men brutally beating women in a restaurant Tangshan City, Hebei Province, on June 10. The incident sparks public outrage over sexual harassment in the country as people call for the suspects to be severely punished. Video footage from the restaurant in the northeastern city of ...

9 arrested after brutal assault on 4 women, international media concerned

Social problem 06/13/22, 13:28

Recently, a female customer at a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei, was harassed and seriously injured, causing great public outrage and attracting the international community's attention. In recent years, there have been many incidents of Chinese women brutally attacked without reason after refusing to initiate a conversation with men. Foreign media ...

Shanghai: 3 arrested for speaking out against ‘Zero Covid’ policy

Social problem 06/12/22, 17:52

Implementing the Zero Covid anti-epidemic policy has led to a wave of discontent among the people in Shanghai. In particular, there are more and more dissidents. Recently, dissidents have been summoned by the police. Chinese-language media Da Ji Yuan described three typical cases (of citizens). Ji Xiaolong 季孝龙  Ji Xiaolong is a ...

Shanghai lockdown discrimination, top officials enjoyed privileges

Social problem 06/12/22, 01:32

A Shanghainese Liu Qing has just revealed a different lockdown control picture in a famous residential area where many Chinese political and business celebrities live. "It's never been closed here. I live near Kangping Road, Gaogan District, Shanghai, home of all the high officials."  Han Zheng, a member of the Standing Committee ...

Divorce registrations increase after Shanghai’s lockdown eased

Social problem 06/11/22, 02:01

During Shanghai's two-month strict lockdown, some people struggled to obtain food and medical supplies, among other hardships they had to suffer. The lockdown's impact on people's mental health has triggered other issues. The Civil Affairs Bureau became active once Shanghai reopened. Many couples have rushed to apply for divorce, leading to ...