A 1999 decision to radically expand higher education enrollment came amid Communist Party fears of social instability — and the repercussions are still being felt.
A brief explainer on one of the world's most important education initiatives
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when American students learned about that their Japanese counterparts through a documentary series.
In the eighth episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, game show contestants try to make sense of Chinese "chengyu" — four word phrases with deep meanings attached to them.
In the seventh episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, students learn that Chinese words often aren't quite what they appear to be.
In the 1980s, Asia Society documented the lives of students in Asia for the benefit of their American counterparts.