International horizons have opened up for students sitting the national college entrance exam as an increasing number of overseas universities accept the exam’s scores, according to educational analysts. Millions of Chinese students sit the exam, also known as gaokao, every year but only a select few enter the top domestic universities. “The situation has changed [...]
Like Steve Jobs, the founder of Tesla Motors Elon Musk is called a genius and is highly skilled in hype. With its high-profile debut, the Tesla seems to harbor ambitions to refuel China’s struggling new energy vehicle market. The company has engineered publicity stunts and stimulated stocks on the country’s sluggish A share market. China, [...]
The full text of a speech made by Premier Li Keqiang at a key anti-graft meeting earlier this month was published on Sunday, reiterating a systematic and reinforced anti-corruption campaign in 2014. Li was speaking at a meeting of the State Council, or China’s cabinet, on promoting clean-handed government and mapping out this year’s anti-graft [...]
China’s central departments have been ordered to make public catalogues of their administrative approval items, in a bid to make government power more transparent. According to a circular issued by the State Council on Thursday, all central government departments should publish their remaining administrative approval items on their official websites in the coming days, so [...]
The Communist Party of China (CPC) has picked up its fight against corruption after the Lunar New Year by announcing probes of another two vice-ministerial-level officials. On Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, the Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection (CCDI), the CPC’s anti-graft body, publicized on its website that Ji Wenlin, vice governor of south [...]
The Standing Committee of Beijing People’s Congress has passed a revision of the city’s regulations to officially allow couples in which either spouse is an only child to have a second child. Before this, only couples in which both spouses were only children were allowed to have a second child in the city. Wang Delin, [...]
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