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Welcome to Reason: Is there a place for live-in tutors in India?

The crackdown on tutoring in China has roiled the shares of tutoring companies traded in Hong Kong and New York

Published on 27th September 2021

China rejects use of English language in educational institutions in campaign against Western influence

English is almost synonymous with China's reform and opening-up policies, which transformed an impoverished and hermetic nation into the world's second-biggest economy

Published on 12th September 2021

Welcome to Reason: Should we be torturing our kids with exams?

The age old debate over the efficacy of exams in reinforcing the worth of a student's education had some fuel added to it, with China banning exams for younger students. Does India need to take notes?

Published on 11th September 2021

NGO to sponsor education in Canada for children of Indian soldiers martyred at Galwan

The Foundation had donated C$40,000 last year to the families of the Indian soldiers killed in the Galwan Valley clash with China's PLA

Published on 2nd September 2021

#ThrowbackToday: The hazardous nature of e-waste revealed by Greenpeace Int'l report

In today's #TBT, we tell you about a gut-wrenching report put out by Greenpeace International regarding recycling electronics wastes in China and India and the menace it is causing. Here's more on it

Published on 17th August 2021

University of Hong Kong bars several students from entering campus for sympathising with police attacker

The move is being viewed as part of a continued clampdown by China on pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong

Published on 5th August 2021

Indian-origin author Sunjeev Sahota among 13 Booker Prize for fiction contenders, he was also the 2015 Booker Prize nominee

Sahota is on the longlist for the 50,000-pound (USD 69,000) prize for his novel 'China Room', inspired in part by the author's own family history

Published on 27th July 2021

What The FAQ: What is Rice From Heaven and can we actually eat it?

In today's FAQ section, we explain what the 'Rice From Heaven' is all about. You will also find out if you can eat it. Read on

Published on 15th July 2021

WeChat blocks LGBT accounts in China after receiving 'relevant' complaints

China decriminalised homosexuality in 1997 and removed it from its official list of mental disorders in 2001. But same-sex marriage is still illegal in the country

Published on 8th July 2021

Report reveals that Chinese students in Australia are threatened by Beijing 

Terrified of reprisals against their families in China, many Chinese students and academics in Australia now censor their behaviour, despite being thousands of kilometers (miles) from Beijing

Published on 1st July 2021

China gifts itself the biggest hydropower station in the seismic zone. Here's all about it

Chinese President Xi Jinping too sent a congratulatory letter. He also highlighted that the plant will transfer power from western China to the eastern part of the country

Published on 29th June 2021

Singapore polytechnic's Chinese lecturer suspended for racist comments on Indian-Chinese couple

The incident was captured on a video that was widely circulated online over the weekend. A spokesperson for Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) said the Chinese-origin lecturer has been suspended

Published on 8th June 2021

China's new generation meteorological satellite to be used for environment and disaster monitoring

The new satellite will further strengthen China's observation and response capability of small and medium scale disaster events and provide information security services for a range of sectors

Published on 3rd June 2021

China announces 3-child policy amid declining birthrate, ageing population

As the 2020 census shows a falling fertility rate in China, Chinese millennial couples are reluctant to have children

Published on 31st May 2021

WHO scientists likely to restudy theory that COVID originated from China's Wuhan lab

The WHO report's annexe contains multiple data points providing an intriguing insight into China's evolving knowledge of the virus and the likely timing of its emergence

Published on 26th May 2021

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