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A Guide To Contemporary China

New Rules to Safeguard Older Residents From Scams China has set up a four-level risk control mechanism to better prevent illegal fundraising by elderly care facilities, as an increasing number of scams targeting older people have led to financial losses, and even death. Local civil affairs bureaus have been tasked with monitoring potential illegal fundraising […]Read More

A Guide To Contemporary China

China Leads The World In Higher Education Enrolment Of Students China has established the world’s largest higher education system with more than 44.3 million students enrolled. The gross enrolment rate of higher education increased from 30 percent in 2012 to 57.8 percent in 2021, announced the Ministry of Education on Tuesday at a press conference […]Read More

A Guide To Contemporary China

Heath System Can’t Cope With Rising Dementia Cases As China’s population rapidly ages, tens of millions of families are confronting the life-altering challenge of caring for relatives with Alzheimer’s disease — often with little or no outside help. China’s elderly population is projected to grow by more than 100 million over the next two decades, […]Read More

A Guide To Contemporary China

China Boosts Its Book Diplomacy China seems to be relying far more on books to promote a positive image of itself across the world. The trend which was noticeable at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the largest events of its kind, saw more than 1,000 different kinds of publications exhibited at the Chinese booths. […]Read More

A Guide To Contemporary China

Tik Tok Videos Help Women To Read China has made huge strides in improving access to education over recent decades with around 2.7% of the population today still unable to read, down from 4.1% in 2010. That’s however more than 37 million people and around three-quarters of them are women. In effect, they are the people that fell through […]Read More