Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    2 / -9   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>China Society

School bans certificate adverts after protest

(Chinadaily.com.cn)

16:13, February 02, 2012

The front of the certificate has a commercial for a foreign language training institution on the bottom.

A school has vowed to end commercial advertising on certificates of merit given to children after it sparked an online debate about ethics, Chinanews.com reported Wednesday.

Yucheng Experimental Primary School in Shangqiu, Henan province had traded advertising space on children's award certificates in a business deal with local companies.

It was first exposed by an Internet user Zhuangyuange, who published three photos of the certificates of merit online on Jan 15.

One shows the front of the certificate which has a commercial for a foreign language training center at the bottom.

The other two show the back of the certificate which is full of commercials.

【1】 【2】

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:张茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Various lanterns displayed to greet Lantern Festival

  2. New school buses put into use in Tianchang, China's Anhui

  3. China's Xi'an keeps large dogs out of center

  4. China's northern regions in grip of severe cold

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Cadmium pollution cleanup measures safe, effective
  2. Chinese consumers fill big Western shoes abroad
  3. Returned migrant workers refill "empty nests"
  4. Luxury shoppers ring alarm bells
  5. Twitter critics confuse politics with business decision
  6. Japan’s actions over Diaoyu Islands will backfire
  7. A reality check on lunar new year
  8. Riding the tide of the times
  9. EP should get fully involved in EU decision making
  10. How can Europe avoid "a lost decade?"

What's happening in China

Pollution costing China dear: report

  1. 13 dead in SW China colliery explosion
  2. SW China to launch two foreign trade routes
  3. HK may adjust quota for mainland mothers
  4. Han Han takes fraud fight offline
  5. Mailbox windfalls baffle community

PD Online Data

  1. Yangge in Shaanxi
  2. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  3. The drum dance in Ansai
  4. Shehuo in Baoji City
  5. The dragon dance