The Transformation and Preservation of The Chinese Elderly with Children Overseas

By Ningxin He , Ruige Wu, Yiting Bu “My mom is 70 years old and her body is not doing very well. She had a stroke a few days ago. My father called an ambulance and transferred her to the hospital. Looking at my weak mother and gray-haired father during the video call, I am painful!” This is only a short quote from a daughter … Continue reading The Transformation and Preservation of The Chinese Elderly with Children Overseas

Two Peas in the Same Pod – Comparison Study of Left-Behind Children and Migrant Children in China

By Jiajie Xu, Jiale Huang, Qilong Tan, Yuan Shi, Yiwei Xuan, Zichen Yuan With urbanization accelerating at an alarming pace in recent decades, China has approximately 290,000,000 migrant workers migrating from rural to urban areas according to the 2019 Migrant Workers Monitoring Survey Report. If taken by their parents to urban areas, children of these migrant workers are referred to as migrant children. In contrast, those who … Continue reading Two Peas in the Same Pod – Comparison Study of Left-Behind Children and Migrant Children in China

How Do Families Affect Children’s Education and Development?–A Study in Villages at China-Myanmar Border

By Xiaoyun Zhang, Qingyang Xing, Yingchen Yang At the Yunnan-Myanmar border, there are many paradise-like villages in the mountains and forests, which gives birth to many intelligent children. They are born artists, good at climbing, diving, dancing, singing, and many kinds of skills. However, when it comes to education, many of them are not so-called good students. Many children perform poorly in class and get … Continue reading How Do Families Affect Children’s Education and Development?–A Study in Villages at China-Myanmar Border

Africans in China During COVID-19 and the Future of China-Africa Relation

From an article by Brookings, China and Africa’s relationship developed unexpectedly during the COVID-19 pandemic. There was an unexpected break in the relationship. Since April, there were tons of reports and social media discussions about the eviction and maltreatment of Africans in Guangzhou. This even caused official diplomatic protests from African countries and African Union. This was an unprecedented problem that never happened before. This … Continue reading Africans in China During COVID-19 and the Future of China-Africa Relation

Across Africa and Black Diaspora Rage Steadily Increases Over Reports of Discrimination and Maltreatment in Guangzhou

By Eric Olander It’s been several weeks since the first reports of widespread mistreatment of and discrimination against African residents in Guangzhou first emerged, and since then anger and frustration among broad swathes of African civil society and the larger global black diaspora has only intensified. One of Nigeria’s largest newspapers, The Guardian, has become the latest mainstream media outlet on the continent to issue a … Continue reading Across Africa and Black Diaspora Rage Steadily Increases Over Reports of Discrimination and Maltreatment in Guangzhou