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Hong Kong kids to study more about China

March 2021
China’s measures to suppress dissent in Hong Kong include new guidelines on what teachers should teach kids in school.

In recent years there’s been several public protests against mounting efforts by the government of Chinese President Xi Jinping to tighten control over Hong Kong.

According to the new guidelines, Hong Kong’s elementary school kids need to study more about China’s famous places and traditions. The goal is to make kids feel a stronger bond to China, reports The New York Times.

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Read also WONKedition’s China Lowdown. And check out The New York Times’s story Hong Kong’s Lesson to Schoolchildren: Love China, No Questions Asked



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