Dec 9, 2016

China's colleges must serve the Communist Party, Xi says

China’s President Xi Jinping has called for allegiance to the ruling Communist Party from the country’s colleges and universities, the latest effort by Beijing to tighten its hold on education. The government has campaigned against the spread of “Western values” at universities, and in ...

Dec 8, 2016

Kansai University bans use of military research subsidies

Kansai University will ban its researchers from applying for Defense Ministry funds for projects that could then be used for military technologies, its president said Thursday. The Defense Ministry’s subsidy program, which started in fiscal 2015, has drawn criticism from some academics who are ...