This is my friend’s story. It is about her experience in a Chinese school. My own experience is slightly better, maybe because there were more bananas in my school so we kind of hung out with each other.

Nevertheless, I can attest to the Chinese nationalism, stumping of ingenuity, and intolerance towards anybody perceived as different.

Of course, Chinese schools have its advantages. Nonetheless, I don’t think, on the aggregate, it’ll be a loss to our nation if Chinese schools are done away with.

Click HERE to read about my friend’s story in my article, as published on

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