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Chinese government censors pollution documentary

The Chinese government has removed the recent documentary “Under the Dome” by Chai Jing  from major online sites. T...

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Far From Home

Over 10 percent of the student body here at Calvin is considered international, and in many cases, the struggles of the ...

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Opinion: Why the Umbrella Revolution Matters

The massive civil disobedience campaign currently gripping Hong Kong is the largest show of resistance against the Chine...

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Calvin students watch situation in Hong Kong

Three of the main leaders of the Umbrella Revolution are Christians living in Hong Kong: Joshua Wong, a Christian high s...

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Deadly earthquake in China leaves over 179 dead and thousands injured

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck China’s rural southwest Sichuan province left at least 179 dead and more than 6...

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Chinese authorities’ first public reference to “cancer villages” raises concern on pollution levels

After a number of implicit claims and rumors, China’s environmental authority has finally acknowledged the existence o...

Gu Kailai was convicted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood. File photo.
Chinese forensic scientist questions convictions in death of British businessman

China’s top government forensic scientist has publicly questioned the conviction of Gu Kailai for the murder of Britis...

China allowed a series of protests regarding the islands over the weekend. File photo
Dispute over island ownership creates tension between Japan and China

Located in the East China Sea between Okinawa and Taiwan lies a group of islands creating economic and nationalistic dis...

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Beijing National Curriculum Taken Down After Protests

In Hong Kong, a former British colony which was returned to China in 1997, the government has decided to cancel plans to...