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China passes law to cut homework pressure on students (CNA)

China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the “twin pressures” of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday (Oct 23).

Beijing has exercised a more assertive paternal hand this year, from tacking the addiction of youngsters to online games, deemed a form of “spiritual opium”, to clamping down on “blind” worship of Internet celebrities.

China’s parliament said on Monday it would consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit “very bad behaviour” or commit crimes.


G7 countries reach breakthrough on digital trade and data (CNA)

The deal sets out a middle ground between highly regulated data protection regimes used in European countries and the more open approach of the United States.