Tag: China News

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ZGBriefs | September 23, 2021

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.

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ZGBriefs | September 16, 2021

Buddies With Rice: China’s Simplest and Most Loved Dishes (September 10, 2021, The World of Chinese) Probably the simplest of all xiafancai is the legendary spicy sauce Laoganma, but there are many more nutritious (and delicious) rice partners out there.

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ZGBriefs | September 9, 2021

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?

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ZGBriefs | September 2, 2021

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.

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ZGBriefs | August 26, 2021

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 […]

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ZGBriefs | August 19, 2021

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.

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ZGBriefs | August 12, 2021

Worship Music for the Chinese Soul (August 5, 2021, CantoSense) Do the worship songs we sing reflect our cultural values? A discussion of the significance of culturally relevant music and lyrics in a worship experience.

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ZGBriefs | August 5, 2021

Is This the End For China’s American Education Craze? (July 20, 2021, Sixth Tone) The past year has shaken the foundations of China’s church-like devotion to American higher education, but a full reversal seems unlikely.

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ZGBriefs | July 29, 2021

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.

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ZGBriefs | July 22, 2021

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.