A woman in China (not pictured) is being investigated by the police after being accused of lying on her civil service exam. Photo: SCMP composite
Crime
Fake resume: Chinese woman says had Tsinghua PhD in civil service exam investigated
25 May 2022 - 3:37PM

A 28-year-old woman is now under police investigation after she is accused of lying on her civil service examination application by claiming to have a doctorate from Tsinghua University – one of the top schools in the world.

A woman in China (not pictured) is being investigated by the police after being accused of lying on her civil service exam. Photo: SCMP composite
Fake resume: Chinese woman says had Tsinghua PhD in civil service exam investigated

A 28-year-old woman is now under police investigation after she is accused of lying on her civil service examination application by claiming to have a doctorate from Tsinghua University – one of the top schools in the world.

25 May 2022 - 3:37PM
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24 May 2022 - 9:06AM
A teacher in China is caught on video violently beating a student who dozed off in class. Photo: SCMP Artwork
China shocked by video of teacher violently beating student dozing off in class

A shocking video circulating on social media of a student in China being brutally beaten in class by a teacher has triggered a debate on school safety.

25 May 2022 - 9:00AM
China society
‘Hero’ saves girl trapped hanging from window of 6th floor flat

A firefighter in China has been praised as a hero for his quick actions in saving a small girl who was trapped hanging from a six-floor window last week.

A firefighter in China has been praised as a hero for his quick actions in saving a small girl who was trapped hanging from a six-floor window last week.

24 May 2022 - 9:06AM
China society
‘Trust is a joy’: novel idea for coin box helping passers-by a social media hit

A store owner in China has decided to give back to needy people hit hard by coronavirus lockdowns by leaving a box of coins outside his store for people in need to use.

A store owner in China has decided to give back to needy people hit hard by coronavirus lockdowns by leaving a box of coins outside his store for people in need to use.

21 May 2022 - 9:00AM
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Girl, 10, saves pyramid scheme prisoners after finding note begging for help
19 May 2022 - 6:35PM
Teacher builds base camp for students studying for gaokao exam amid lockdown
21 May 2022 - 9:00AM
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Opinion | Long overdue, but what’s next after China cans fines for having too many kids?
27 Jul 2021 - 12:02AM
My Hong Kong | Flushed with success: how China views the humble toilet

In Chinese geomancy – feng shui – water equates to wealth, so you have to be careful not to flush it away in the toilet. Another belief holds that using a toilet too often means you are lazy or a shirker.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
My Hong Kong | Children deserve the truth, but Santa Claus is definitely coming to town

Young children have been forced to adapt to some harsh realities in 2020: lockdowns, missing their friends, home learning. They have mostly taken these in their stride. Don’t rob them of Christmas – Santa Claus is coming to town.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
As I see it | Compulsory Covid-19 vaccines will only backfire
9 Dec 2020 - 2:16PM
My Hong Kong | Superstitions toughened me up, but are today’s Hong Kong children overprotected?

My generation’s upbringing was marked by folklore and the threat of lifelong jinxing, but it made us resilient.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
My Hong Kong | How can city let tower-plunge atrocity against 29 pets go unpunished?

Hong Kong is no place for raising happy pets – soft-touch justice and lack of open spaces can make it a hostile environment.

4 May 2021 - 4:27PM
My Hong Kong | Chinese food for Christmas? If it’s shared, that’s all that matters

We don’t always have to eat traditional Christmas food to get into the festive spirit – as long as we are cooking and eating it together with loved ones, that’s a real Christmas.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM

Social Welfare | OPINION

Responding to its 2020 census results, China introduced a three-child policy in May 2021 after Chinese mothers gave birth to just 12 million babies in 2020. Photo: AP
Opinion | Long overdue, but what’s next after China cans fines for having too many kids?

China announced at the end of May families could now have up to three children, and last week said they would no longer face fines or other consequences for having additional children.

27 Jul 2021 - 12:02AM
My Hong Kong | Flushed with success: how China views the humble toilet

In Chinese geomancy – feng shui – water equates to wealth, so you have to be careful not to flush it away in the toilet. Another belief holds that using a toilet too often means you are lazy or a shirker.

In Chinese geomancy – feng shui – water equates to wealth, so you have to be careful not to flush it away in the toilet. Another belief holds that using a toilet too often means you are lazy or a shirker.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Flushed with success: how China views the humble toilet
My Hong Kong | Children deserve the truth, but Santa Claus is definitely coming to town

Young children have been forced to adapt to some harsh realities in 2020: lockdowns, missing their friends, home learning. They have mostly taken these in their stride. Don’t rob them of Christmas – Santa Claus is coming to town.

Young children have been forced to adapt to some harsh realities in 2020: lockdowns, missing their friends, home learning. They have mostly taken these in their stride. Don’t rob them of Christmas – Santa Claus is coming to town.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Children deserve the truth, but Santa Claus is definitely coming to town

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