Chinese Parents Say Non-Profit Tutoring Ban Helps Only the Rich

Zhang Hongchun worries that his 10-year-old daughter is not getting enough sleep. Between school, homework, and after-school guitar, clarinet, and calligraphy work, most don’t go to bed before 11am. Some of her classmates keep going until midnight. “Everyone wants to follow the case,” said Mr. Zhang. “No one wants to lose at the starting line.” …

Chinese Tencent has suspended registrations for its popular app WeChat.

Tencent booth at an internet conference in Beijing earlier this month. Tencent’s WeChat service dominates Chinese social media.Credit…Tingshu Wang/Reuters Chinese internet giant Tencent said Tuesday it is temporarily suspending new user registrations for its hugely popular WeChat app, fearing new regulatory pressures despite insisting that the outage was the result of a technical upgrade. Tencent …

Chinese Tencent Suspends New Registrations for WeChat

Chinese internet giant Tencent said Tuesday it is temporarily suspending new user registrations for its hugely popular WeChat app, fearing new regulatory pressures despite insisting that the outage was the result of a technical upgrade. Tencent said in a statement that the shutdown, which only affects new users and groups who sign up for the …

In ‘Xiao Wu’, a Traveling Pickpocket in the Chinese People

Reuniting with non-professional actors, Jia Zhangke’s debut feature film “Xiao Wu”, which was not officially sanctioned in China and first screened in the United States in 1999, is a dead Chinese protagonist and stagnant that few Westerners have ever seen. It depicted an environment. Reincarnated by the film in a new 4K restoration at Lincoln …