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China removes unapproved and foreign content from school textbooks

Sep 20, 2018

China removes unapproved and foreign content from school textbooks

China's education ministry has launched a "comprehensive" inspection of school textbooks to remove unapproved alterations or foreign content, state media reported late on Wednesday, amid a push to combat Western influence in China's schools. Chinese President Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to re-assert the ...

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils $2 billion philanthropic fund

/ Sep 14, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils $2 billion philanthropic fund

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest person on the planet, announced Thursday he was creating a philanthropic fund to help homeless families and launch preschools in low-income communities, committing an initial $2 billion. Bezos made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas ...