China Political & Social Issues
Michelle Obama, visiting China recently, joined the chorus of international voices calling for China to lift its oppressive restrictions on free speech and the internet.
In Mandarin Chinese, "Gao" means tall or high, and "Kao" means test or exam. Put together, these two characters form the name for the college entrance exam, similar to the SAT or ACT in the U.S. I...
Since the beginning of the transitioning process in 1980s, China has become a world power. This hub explores the transition process in China, its main characteristics,accomplishments and consequences.
Han Suyin : Doctor, Author, Internationalist. She was most famous for her novel "A many-splendored thing" which was made into the film "Love is a many-splendored thing". Apart from being a...
Pearl S. Buck : Nobel Prize Author, Political Activist, Humanitarian. She spent half her life in China, experiencing intimate insights of the Chinese people. A social activist in the U.S. and Asia.
“Marrying a woman is like buying a horse: I can ride you and beat you whenever I like,” -- Xu Rong, head of the Beijing’s Suicide Prevention Project
China’s New First Lady : Peng Liyuan. China will never be the same again with the ever popular, sensational and glamorous singing personality as the First Lady!
This essay details a number of issues involving police brutality in China and compares it to police brutality in America. The essay examines policy and public reaction in both countries.
Zheng He was born in the poor, mountainous Chinese province of Yunnan in 1371, just as Genghis Khan's Mongols were being overthrown by a new, home-grown dynasty, the Ming under Emperor Zhu. Zheng He's parents named him...
Since 1949 China’s population has experienced rapid growth. As a response to this rapid growth, the government introduced a series of extreme family planning programmes.
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