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May 26, 2010
Gathering Storm
Letting students think for themselves is good (but upsets teachers and parents).
Gathering Storm
What Next With DPRK?
May 25, 2010
What Next With DPRK?
N. Korea is the big focus so far of Hillary Clinton’s trip to China. So what will Beijing do next?
What Next With DPRK?
Shenzhen Spring
May 24, 2010
Shenzhen Spring
Wang Zheng and Shenzhen were an unlikely couple. But they proved to be a successful pairing.
Shenzhen Spring
Mental Health's Stigma
May 21, 2010
Mental Health's Stigma
The recent series of stabbings in China highlight shortcomings over mental health treatment.
Mental Health's Stigma
May 20, 2010
The Trouble With Teens
Chinese teenagers need the freedom to be able to make mistakes and learn from them.
The Trouble With Teens
False Consciousness
May 19, 2010
False Consciousness
Chinese suffer from ‘false consciousness’. Many don’t know how bad schools are now.
False Consciousness
Do Officials Fear Netizens?
May 19, 2010
Do Officials Fear Netizens?
How much sway do Netizens have? Will Hillary Clinton back their right to speak out?
Do Officials Fear Netizens?
Education Games
May 18, 2010
Education Games
China’s education system is great—if all you want are dedicated video game players.
Education Games
Head Teacher as Commissar
May 17, 2010
Head Teacher as Commissar
‘Banzhurens’ typically mix Machiavelli and Sun Tzu. But are they doing a good job?
Head Teacher as Commissar
Getting Health Reform Right?
May 14, 2010
Getting Health Reform Right?
China is in the process of implementing ambitious health reforms. But are they enough?
Getting Health Reform Right?
Education: Thinking Process
May 14, 2010
Education: Thinking Process
Chinese teaching staff are hard-working, loyal and responsible. But that’s not enough.
Education: Thinking Process
Infectious Diseases
May 12, 2010
Infectious Diseases
SARS was a wake-up call for China. It certainly seems to have learned its lesson.
Infectious Diseases
Education in China
May 12, 2010
Education in China
In the first of a weekly series, Jiang Xueqin asks what’s wrong with China’s education system.
Education in China
The Wheel of Tragedy
May 11, 2010
The Wheel of Tragedy
A Beijing journalist offers a moving response to a recent spate of attacks on children.
The Wheel of Tragedy
Environmental Health
May 10, 2010
Environmental Health
Are Chinese policymakers taking environmental health seriously? Apparently so.
Environmental Health
Health Series: HIV/AIDS
May 07, 2010
Health Series: HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS is often described as a crisis. How seriously are policymakers taking it?
Health Series: HIV/AIDS
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