Tag: China News
Can I travel to mainland China? A guide to entry restrictions, documents, and vaccination and testing requirements (September 17, 2021, South China Morning Post) The measures look set to continue despite the potential long-term economic impact and the nation’s plans to host international events including the Winter Olympics. Here is what you need to know about China’s latest entry restrictions.
Beijing 2022 Olympics presents opportunities & challenges for China (September 7, 2021, Dao Insights) Now there is a new event on the horizon for China – another Olympic Games that promises to be just as spectacular as the last. The 2022 Winter Olympics is being held in Beijing, the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games, making this event one that will truly go down in history. But what will these Games mean for China, and China’s image in the eyes of the world?
China limits children to 3 hours of online gaming a week (August 30, 2021, AP) Minors in China can only play games between 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays, weekends and on public holidays starting Sept. 1, according to a notice from the National Press and Publication Administration.
U.S. granted Chinese student visas at pre-pandemic levels in June (August 24, 2021, Sup China)The U.S. issued nearly 34,000 F1 visas in June for Chinese students, about the same level as 2019. It’s not yet clear if the total number of Chinese students for the fall semester will be higher or lower than before the […]
Shanghai Bans English Exams Amid Calls For Less English Teaching (August 12, 2021, Radio Free Asia) Authorities in Shanghai have canceled primary school English exams in a bid to lighten the burden on children and parents, amid growing calls for English to be de-emphasized in China's state schools.
Canadian swimmer's success throws spotlight on China's one-child policy (July 28, 2021, CNN) The 21-year-old was drawing wide attention for another reason, as news spread that the Canadian girl who beat China's top woman swimmer, Zhang Yufei, by 0.05 seconds was actually born in China and adopted as a baby by a Canadian couple.
Chinese city inundated with a year's worth of rain in just 4 days (July 21, 2021, Accuweather) As of Wednesday night, local time, at least 25 people deaths were being blamed on the flooding, which occurred after days of heavy rainfall swamped cities across the Henan province in east-central China.