Gaokao: exam that ‘has changed the lives of tens of millions’ in China

BY XINHUA For 45-year-old Wang Bo, taking the national college entrance exam in 1992 was an unforgettable life-changing opportunity. “Without the exam, I would have been stuck in a small county for my whole life and would never have the chance to study in a big city,” he said. Wang often had nightmares when preparing for the exam. “The fierce competition made me nervous all … Continue reading Gaokao: exam that ‘has changed the lives of tens of millions’ in China

Suspect in killing found by facial tech

BY CHINA DAILY Shocking details of how a former student from a top Chinese university allegedly killed his mother in 2015-and then kept her rotting corpse from being discovered as he evaded the police for nearly four years-surfaced after his arrest on April 20. The man, now 24, managed to keep his whereabouts under the radar with the help of more than 30 ID cards … Continue reading Suspect in killing found by facial tech

Uni student, 24, suspected of killing mom arrested after three years on the run

BY SILVI WRITER A former Peking University student suspected of killing his mother has been captured after three years on the run, said a Fuzhou Public Security Bureau official on Thursday, China Daily reported. Wu Xieyu, 24, was caught at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport when boarding a plane on April 21, the newspaper reported, quoting sources close to the police. When they detained him, police … Continue reading Uni student, 24, suspected of killing mom arrested after three years on the run

China launches app to teach schoolkids Xi Jinping Thought and socialist theory

BY SILVI WRITER China has launched an online platform for schoolkids to learn new socialist thought and Chinese classics “as part of a campaign to consolidate their belief in the Party and inspire them to be reliable socialist successors”. The Ministry of Education (MOE) and Chinese Young Pioneers National Working Committee co-launched the campaign in January to allow students to better understand socialism in the new era … Continue reading China launches app to teach schoolkids Xi Jinping Thought and socialist theory

China’s universities to set up AI major to boost basic research

BY SILVI WRITER 35 Chinese universities are expected to set up a major in Artificial Intelligence (AI), a milestone to mark the beginning of the country’s AI education in college, the Chinese Ministry of Education said. The list includes some of the country’s leading universities like Zhejiang University, Tongji University, etc, Science and Technology Daily quoted the Ministry of Education(MOE) on Saturday as saying. The … Continue reading China’s universities to set up AI major to boost basic research

Not only Cambridge, those western universities see merit in China’s Gaokao

BY SILVI WRITER The University of Cambridge said on Monday its policy to accept China’s National Higher Education Entrance Examination, commonly known as Gaokao, for Chinese applicants has been in place for several years. Chinese media reported on Sunday that the university had joined the list of top UK schools to accept Gaokao scores for students wishing to join its undergraduate courses. In a Chinese-language … Continue reading Not only Cambridge, those western universities see merit in China’s Gaokao

Attraction of US-China degree grows as world trade tensions simmer

BY SILVI WRITER   More international students will have the chance to study firsthand the dynamics between China and the US in a unique graduate program offered by Duke’s Fuqua School of Business at Duke Kunshan University, a leading joint-venture university in China. As the two countries clash over trade, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program (MMS: Duke Kunshan), delivered at Duke … Continue reading Attraction of US-China degree grows as world trade tensions simmer