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Links 1 through 3 of 3 by David Bandurski tagged bus

The Legislative Affairs Office of China's State Council announced yesterday that it had received 2,818 comments by e-mail and 7,030 written letters from the public concerning a proposed new national ordinance on school bus safety (校车安全条例草案). The proposed legislation was announced late last year in response to a series of tragic accidents involving school buses across the country. According to coverage by The Beijing News today, one of the strongest comments in response to the proposed legislation was that more funds go to the building of schools rather than focus on the safety of buses themselves. More schools, said many Chinese, would mean schools were closer and long bus journeys unnecessary.

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On Tuesday, as Chinese web users chattered across social media about China's latest bus crash, which left at least 15 schoolchildren dead on Monday, the official Xinhua News Agency ran a live online chat in which State Administration of Work Safety spokesman Huang Yi (黄毅) explained draft rules on school bus safety released over the weekend. The draft rules were introduced following a public outcry over bus safety that followed a November crash in Gansu province, in which 21 people died, 19 of them schoolchildren.

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A number of Chinese journalists are saying on Twitter today that the Central Propaganda Department, the special CCP body that enforces ideology and news control in China, has sent down a directive barring Chinese media from reporting negatively on the recent attack on a Hong Kong tour bus in Manila. We have not independently confirmed the existence of this ban, but its wording does follow the style of past directives: "On August 23, a Foreign Ministry spokesman issued a formal statement on the disaster suffered by Hong Kong tourists in the Philippines. Media outfits must follow the tone of the Foreign Ministry, reporting positively on the urgent efforts from various sides to rescue the hostages and do an adequate job of subsequent work tasks. [Media] must not relate this event to China-Philippine relations, and extreme opinions must be avoided."
8.23,外交部发言人已就香港游客在菲律宾遭劫持事件正式表态,各媒体要按照外交部表态口径,正面报道有关各方积极营救人质及做好相关善后工作的情况,不要将此事与中菲关系挂钩,避免出现过激言论。

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