The four great inventions of ancient China: Paper, gunpowder, the compass and printing. Photo: Alamy

Chinese teacher suspended for ‘belittling’ great inventions in online chat

  • Associate professor caused ‘vicious social impact’ in comments to student in social media chat room
  • Ethics committee suspends him from teaching for two years
Topic |   China Society

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The four great inventions of ancient China: Paper, gunpowder, the compass and printing. Photo: Alamy
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Students taking photos at Beijing’s Nanluo Guxiang historic street.

Chinese teens are shying away from posting about their lives on WeChat to avoid prying parents

  • WeChat is used in China for everything from payments to messaging, but younger users are shying away from posting updates because their parents are using it
Topic |   WeChat

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Students taking photos at Beijing’s Nanluo Guxiang historic street.
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