Shaolin Temple, a Buddhist temple in China famous for its martial arts training.
Shaolin Temple invests overseas
Shaolin Temple, a Buddhist temple in China famous for its martial arts training, is investing overseas, said the Abbot Shi Yongxin yesterday, Beijing News reports. He said that Shaolin Temple owns more than 40 companies worldwide. Shi also rebutted criticism of over-commercialization of the temple, saying the temple has done far less than enough to spread its culture and spirit.
More time needed for education reform
The Ministry of Education has not yet issued a plan to reform the current university enrollment system, the Beijing News reports. Some provinces already have administered the national college entrance exam a second time to try to improve their scores. Wang Feng, vice director of the National Education Development Research Center, said although the ministry has laid out some new reform measures, more time was needed to put them into effect nationwide.
Website hacked for negative news story
Hackers have been attacking Danyangnet, a portal site based in Jiangsu Province, since Thursday, when the website refused requests to delist a news item about a factory fire, Yangtze Evening News reports. According to the website, hackers have been sending malicious data packages and overloading its servers.
(China.org.cn January 10, 2011)