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Philadelphia election worker shortage ca...

💌 Do you like Philly? Sign up for Billy Penn’s free newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. Primary voters head to polls across Philadelphia today to weigh in on their parties’ nominees for political office and some voting questions. General assessment: The weather is beautiful, the queues are short […]

‘The Chinese Lady’ review: A captivating

The woman known as Afong Moy, the title character of playwright Lloyd Suh’s ‘The Chinese Lady’, was the first Chinese woman to set foot in North America. Or at least, that’s how it was announced. Afong Moy was the name given to a teenage girl brought from Guangzhou to New York in 1834 by American […]

Won’t allow anyone to harm uncompromisin

The Karachi incident was the latest targeted attack against Chinese citizens in Pakistan. The Karachi incident was the latest targeted attack against Chinese citizens in Pakistan. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday vowed not to allow anyone to harm the rock-solid friendship between Pakistan and China and vowed to thoroughly investigate and bring to […]

An emerging development partnership? –

Advertisement Uzbekistan has expanded its economic cooperation with China with the aim of connecting to global transport and trade routes. In a recent meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing, Uzbekistan presented its “New Uzbekistan Development Strategy for 2022-2026”. The strategy, presented in the Chinese language, envisions Uzbekistan deepening its economic relations with […]

Healthcare workers will protest understa...

San Francisco, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare workers and their allies will gather at the Chinese Hospital Monday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m. to protest the employer’s understaffing and attacks on caregiver benefits, which jeopardize patient care and the ability to retain experienced staff in the facility. The China Hospital’s pivotal role in […]

Muncie Native Receives Prestigious Natio...

By Willow Howard— MUNCIE, Ind.—Muncie Central High School alumnus and 2021 Delaware County Fair Queen 1st Finalist Taegan Carpenter was recently awarded the highly competitive Boren Scholarship. The Boren Scholarship is an initiative of the Office of Defense Language and National Security Education of the United States Department of Defense. This year, it has been […]

AAPI Heritage Month Stories: Blake Ran L...

When Blake Reynolds introduces herself, she always makes sure to also include her Chinese name: Ran Li (冉力). The name also hangs around his neck, written in Chinese characters. It’s a reminder to her and everyone she meets that she’s proud of her heritage, she said. “Because I’m multicultural, I have two different sides to […]

After an apology for the Denver riot of ...

Mayor Michael Hancock apologized for his actions during and after a riot against Chinese immigrants in 1880. DENVER — Surrounded by symbolism and culture in her store, Truong An Gifts, Mimi Luong represents potential. Her parents, who lived in Vietnam but were of Chinese descent, fled the war in 1975 and came to Colorado with […]

$27M Ida Relief Fund for New York Immigr...

Cash assistance has been distributed to 288 households so far, for a total of $1,601,210: 345 applications have been finalized and 201 are still being processed. Stakeholders say the fund is unlikely to open up to applicants again. Michael Appleton/Mayor’s Photographic Office Ida afterwards in Queens. More than seven months after Hurricane Ida flooded the […]

Mandarin Immersion Program

CHARLOTTE, NC – A family embraces the traditions of China and the United States with the help of a language immersion school in Charlotte. What do you want to know May is Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month East Voyager Academy of Charlotte is a Mandarin immersion program The Zhao brothers attend school because the language can […]

EighthDay Theater Performs Original Engl...

The EighthDay Theater Club performed its original show, “The Butterfly Lovers,” about navigating love and societal expectations Friday and Saturday at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts. The EighthDay Theater Club, the only Chinese theater club in the Northwest, presented an original play called “The Butterfly Lovers” this weekend. The show, the […]

China has long tried to erase Tibetan la...

NNA | Update: 08 May 2022 18:45 STI Lhasa [Tibet]May 08 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been trying for decades to suppress and eventually eradicate the Tibetan language using means such as forcing children to study in colonial-style boarding schools and arresting teachers, so even that the inhabitants resist the attempted subversion, according […]

Peter Ma: Shy Chinese insurance tycoon b...

In the who’s who of Chinese tycoons, the “three horses” top the list. Alibaba founder Jack Ma, Tencent boss Pony Ma and Ping An chairman Peter Ma – whose surnames mean “horse” in Mandarin – have built some of the biggest companies in the world and claim to have fortunes of tens of billions. But […]

Penn State Smeal’s Spring 2022 Student M

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — When senior Maria Howe found out she had been chosen as Penn State Smeal College of Business’ Spring Student Marshal 2022, it was the affirmation that all her hard work over the past four years had borne fruit. Of her impressive list of accomplishments, she says, this recognition is the one […]

US Senate set to launch formal talks on ...

Chinese and American flags flutter near the Bund, before the U.S. business delegation meets its Chinese counterparts for talks in Shanghai, China July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate decided on Wednesday to begin formal legislative talks on a […]

China’s PLA seeks fresh graduates as Hin

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is looking to recruit fresh graduates from different Chinese universities as Hindi interpreters, possibly as part of its intelligence gathering efforts and line interception work. real control (LAC) of the Tibet Autonomous Region, according to the latest information entries have suggested. According to the contributions, the Tibet Military District under […]

Biden’s speechwriter shares undelivered

President John F. Kennedy in 1962 prepared a speech that would have announced a punitive bombing of Cuba, which could have led to nuclear war. General Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote an apology speech in case the 1944 D-Day operation failed. Driving the news: Jeff Nussbaum, a veteran Democratic speechwriter who left the White House last […]

Murder of Chinese food delivery man in Q...

He may have been killed in a beef stew that started on duck gravy. A longtime colleague of the Chinese food delivery boy who was shot and killed in Forest Hills on Saturday told the Post that the disgruntled customer wanted to be questioned by cops in the murder initially harassed the joint over how […]

China wants to reduce smoking, but its b...

VSHina National Tobacco Corporation, a Chinese state-owned tobacco company, also known as “China Tobacco”, attracted attention last year after a senior disciplinary inspector was sacked by the powerful Commission the Communist Party’s discipline control center for using “shadow societies” and “revolving doors”. ‘ to seek illegal profits. A few weeks later, in 2022, Sichuanese vaping […]

Feeling isolated, these immigrant senior...

Feeling isolated during the pandemic, a group of Chinese seniors in Toronto decided to come together to overcome loneliness and explore the city they now call home. Through the non-profit organization Aging In Cloud, seniors began meeting virtually last May, practicing practical skills like gardening and cooking. They also learned how to access resources such […]

A step that would trigger a phonocide of...

Imposing Hindi would be catastrophic; instead, India better have a multilingual accommodating policy Imposing Hindi would be catastrophic; instead, India better have a multilingual accommodating policy Union Home Secretary Amit Shah recently advocated the use of Hindi as the lingua franca, rather than English, in interstate communications. He suggested (apparently to the Parliamentary Committee on […]

‘Entrance only. No exit: ‘Beijing sees

Beijing closes more gyms, malls and cinemas to contain outbreak New COVID cases in the capital number in the dozens China to step up policy support for economy – Politburo meeting BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 29 (Reuters) – China’s capital Beijing on Friday closed more businesses and residential compounds as authorities ramped up contact tracing to contain […]

Letters to the Editor | The Economist

April 30, 2022 Listen to this story.Enjoy more audio and podcasts on iOS or Android. Your browser does not support the item . Save time by listening to our audio articles while you multitask OKAY Letters are welcome by e-mail to [email protected] The plurality of Silicon Valleys It’s a long-awaited development that Silicon Valley is […]

Explanation of what the constitution of ...

New Delhi: ‘Hindi Hai Hum, Watan Hai Hindustan Humara…’, for most of us, an eternal childhood memory is to stand in a queue and sing the verse (Sare Jahan se achha, Hindustan hamara) written by Muhammad Iqbal. At that time, we never thought about the real idea behind Hindustan. In the post-Westphalian or rather European […]

Triple major Dina Louis wants to encoura...

KINGSTON, RI – April 27, 2022 – “I’m a college student just like you. I’m going through the same things you are.” That’s what Dina Louis told her class while teaching at William E. Tolman High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in the spring 2022 semester, ahead of her undergraduate start in May. Louis, a […]

Marvel has turned Mandarin into “gibberi

Arthur Harrow wants his followers to speak three languages. He may want to find a new Mandarin teacher first. the moon knight the villain (played by Ethan Hawke) has a brief conversation in Mandarin with one of his followers in the second episode of the Marvel Studios series, and viewers familiar with Mandarin criticize the […]

70 primary schools are now part of the l...

The Chou Sing Chu Foundation (CSCF) School Library Sponsorship Program recently added 20 primary schools to its 2022 cycle, bringing the total number of primary schools benefiting from the program to 70. The CSCF is a non-profit organization that promotes Chinese culture, education and language. The program, launched in 2018, aims to nurture a love […]

Ambassador Qin visits Minneapolis Chines...

These American students, ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade, are learning all subjects, including math, science, and culture, in Mandarin Chinese, and speaking fluently by the time they graduate. Minneapolis’ Chinese-language immersion charter school, Yinghua Academy, hosted Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang and his delegation on Monday. Qin tested his skills by […]

Anzac Day commemorations across Australi...

Victoria’s most marginal seat, Chisholm, is also the busiest in the country for candidates in next month’s election. Twelve candidates were nominated for the seat, which the Australian Electoral Commission said was the largest field in Australia’s 151 electorates. The ballot, finalized on Friday, saw Liberal MP Gladys Liu selected in the lucky first place […]

Chinese dissent finds outlet in student ...

Placeholder while loading article actions An ode to a youth lost to coronavirus restrictions; an elegy for a whistleblower doctor; an indictment of society for the plight of a trafficked woman – these are just some of the themes of poems written by Chinese university students that have been deemed too subversive for public consumption. […]

Solomon Islands base in China ‘disturbin

Ruby Boye-Jones sends a weather report from the island radio.Credit: When asked if he believed Australia had taken their eyes off the ball, he replied: “I guess you could say that. That’s a fair enough statement. I think she [Ruby] would probably feel the same. It was a hotly contested area in that part of […]

John Howard set to join election campaig...

Mr. Marles gave a speech in 2019 in China, in which he said he criticized the Chinese Community Party. He was criticized for showing the speech to Chinese officials in advance and taking a soft stance on China in the speech. “I gave a speech in China where I was critical of China and I […]

Supporters of Australia’s Chinese Libera

阅读中文版本 Liberal Party loyalists in the Chinese community have been caught falsely accusing prominent Labor supporters and critics of the Morrison government of being under investigation by Australian intelligence agencies for election interference. Key points: The message reached thousands of Chinese-Australian voters occupying marginal seats on the east coast One of the most prolific spreaders […]

Where Hong Kong residents are heading am...

Hong Kong’s stringent pandemic control measures have taken their toll on the city’s residents, with outflows accelerating over the past two years as the city’s zero-Covid strategy continues. Hong Kong residents are leaving the financial hub in droves due to strict pandemic measures. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images Hong Kong is now in its fifth wave of […]

Portland’s Willamette River, Fish Eating

April 21, 2022 For some, fishing is a form of relaxation. For others, it is part of a tradition. But right now, for everyone, eating fish that lives its entire life in the Lower Willamette River—virtually the entire course of the river through downtown Portland—can put your health at risk. due to contaminants found in […]

Terry Xu and The Online Citizen Writer J...

SINGAPORE: The editor of the now defunct website The Online Citizen (TOC) was jailed on Thursday April 21 for three weeks for criminal defamation. Terry Xu Yuanchen, 39, was found guilty in November last year of defaming members of Singapore’s Cabinet by approving the publication of a letter on September 4, 2018 alleging “corruption at […]

Youdao Pen 3 Dictionary Global Version

After more than a year of R&D work, Youdao, China leader in AI learning, recently launched Youdao Pen 3 Dictionary Global Versiona one-of-a-kind device that helps language learners around the world, people with reading difficulties and children learning to read. With its powerful self-developed technology, the pen can scan multi-line sentences and translate them in […]

United Nations Chinese Language Day: Int...

United Nations Chinese Language Day: Interesting Facts About Chinese Language 20 April 2022, 09:20 2 minute read Over a billion people speak some form of Chinese around the world. (Photo credit: Pattern Pictures) The United Nations Chinese Language Day is observed annually on April 20 after it was established by the United Nations Department of […]

Joe Kahn: Quiet Intensity with Big Ambit...

At one point, Harvard President Derek Bok grew so fed up with Kahn’s dogged reporting that he banned university officials from speaking to The Crimson. Years later, Mr. Kahn savored the memory, an early experience of journalism capturing the attention of the powerful. “It was addicting,” he said. In 1986, he was elected president of […]

Solomon Islands becomes unlikely epicent...

A US delegation led by top White House and State Department Asia officials is visiting the Solomon Islands this week, a South Pacific archipelago of fewer than 700,000 people that has unexpectedly become ground zero. US-Chinese competition. Why is this important: A planned security deal negotiated with Beijing that could allow the Chinese navy to […]

Mongo-Patato-Candido + Zimbabwe, Ukraine...

monday april 18 Global village marks Zimbabwe’s Independence Day with music from a number of artists from that country. The legendary Thomas Mapfumo, whose chimurenga music was integral to the independence movement Acclaimed singer-songwriter Oliver Mtukudzi Traditional mbira player Ephat Mujuru One of the first major female artists to play the mbira, Stella Chiweshe Popular […]

BPS’s fifth English Learner director on

“I’ve lost count of how many administrators we’ve had recently,” said Rosann Tung, an independent researcher who focuses on English language learners and immigrant students in Boston. “Leadership instability is a big challenge in meeting the needs of English learners.” Under Superintendent Brenda Cassellius, six people have been in charge of educating English Learners in […]

Bringing ‘cultural diplomacy’ to the cla

People often place national borders around the written word. If you read French poetry or Victorian novels, it is tempting to understand these texts strictly in relation to the history and culture of France or Britain. However, it is often useful to have a broader view of literary production. Consider that for many centuries, Chinese […]

[Updated] YouTube app displaying Chinese...

Here is the gist of the article in video form: New updates are added at the bottom of this story……. The original story (published April 11, 2022) follows: YouTube is the most successful video platform in the world thanks to its variety of content and wide availability on all types of devices. Among the devices […]

MTA to Host 14 Virtual Workshops to Get ...

Photo by Tdorante10/Wikimedia Commons Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter for news and game coverage from your favorite teams The MTA is hosting a series of virtual public workshops for residents to provide feedback on the Queens Bus Network Redesign, one of the largest bus system overhauls in the nation. […]

Chinese home appliance maker Changhong s...

Changhong will host several new product launches and live streaming events, in addition to displaying its product lines in several VR exhibition halls and virtual exhibition venues, allowing interested buyers to get a comprehensive and detailed overview of each product and its characteristics. Being an online event, all exhibits and exhibitors will be available 24 […]

More Hollywood movies feature Chinese cu...

In recent years, Hollywood has tried to appeal to Chinese audiences by inviting Chinese actors to make appearances, shooting scenes in China, or introducing elements of Chinese culture. In Moonfall, Roland Emmerich’s latest sci-fi disaster film, a variety of Chinese elements, including the appearance of several conversations in Chinese, impressed Chinese viewers, not to mention […]

San Dieguito superintendent’s comments a

During a San Dieguito Union High School board training session on Monday on diversity, equity, and inclusion, board administrator Michael Allman posed a question to the district superintendent: ” Do we know why Asian students do so well in school? He was asking about district data that showed several groups of Asian students in the […]

Australia tells Solomon Islands not to s...

Singapore: Pacific Minister Zed Seselja told Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare that he should not sign a security deal with China, and warned that Beijing’s presence could disrupt the region. In the most blunt comments by an Australian government minister on the security deal to date, Seselja set aside weeks of cautious diplomatic language […]

Nine members and associates of national ...

The defendant asked the executioner: “If she dares to retaliate, beat her more violently. Get results from the beating. A 20-count indictment was unsealed today in Brooklyn federal court variously charging Siyang Chen, Siyu Chen, also known as “Ban Ban”, Bo Jiang, Meizhen Song, also known as “Die Die”, Rong Rong Xu, also known as […]

Taiwan military releases civil defense m...

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) The Ministry of National Defense (DND) has released a civil defense manual aimed at teaching Taiwanese how to seek refuge in major national emergencies, including military conflict, in order to be better prepared for various eventualities. The 28-page manual in Chinese contains QR codes that users must scan to access directions […]

Su Tong and her stories about women’s li

In the world of contemporary Chinese literature, Su Tong needs no introduction, having written seven full-length novels and over 200 short stories since 1983, when he was just 20 years old. But for Western readers he is perhaps best known for Wives and concubinesa short story that was adapted into the Oscar-nominated film and arthouse […]

Moment Chinese residents cross the cordo...

Crowds of people in China have been filmed crossing a cordon in dramatic footage showing them allegedly rushing for food – as 26 million people face the world’s strictest Covid lockdown. The group was seen heading towards a dismantled barrier and making their way past panicked officials wearing blue PPE, in footage taken in Changzhou, […]

Chinese language and culture are gradual...

By Otiato Opali in Nairobi, Kenya | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-04-10 11:04 Willis Gitau, a student at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, showcases some of his kung fu skills at the Chinese language learning event in Nairobi. [Photo by Otiato Opali/ China Daily] The deepening of cross-cultural exchanges between China and Kenya is evident in the […]

How Beethoven inspired 50 years of cultu...

It was a big year for Tan Dun, the Oscar-winning Chinese musician who would compose the film’s soundtrack Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. In the fall of 1973, Tan, then a teenager, was sent to a rural township in Hunan province to plant rice. China was at the height of the Cultural Revolution. One day, Tan […]

What do you see when you listen to music...

Do we all imagine the same thing when we listen to music, or are our experiences hopelessly subjective? In other words, is music really a universal language? To explore these questions, an international team of researchers (including a classical pianist, a rock drummer and a concert bass player) asked hundreds of people what stories they […]

ACA Calls for Independent Investigation ...

San Diego police say Yan Li, 47, was shot and killed after stabbing a K9 officer. Li’s supporters say she had mental health issues. SAN DIEGO — A group of Chinese community activists are protesting an officer and deputy involving the shooting of Yan Li in Little Italy. They are calling for an independent investigation […]

Keeping Local as Chinese Universities Go...

First published April 8, 2022 Updated 54 minutes ago 360info 360Info is an open-access global news agency staffed by journalists working with academics to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and deliver practical solutions Show more Foreign Affairs Chinese universities have taken a global perspective, but students say their own language, culture and history have been […]

Opening of state-of-the-art virtual real...

NINGBO, CHINA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has officially launched its “V-ROOM”. The first interactive learning lab created by the university, the lab aims to create a more interactive and engaging teaching environment through cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology while strengthening students’ situational and long-term learning abilities. memory formation. […]

Banks raise rates for renewal projects

By Crystal Hsu / Staff Reporter National banks hiked interest rates on land finance for urban renewal projects by 12.5 basis points, even as the central bank spared them from credit scrutiny to support government efforts to remove buildings old and dangerous. Interest rates of 1.8% for urban renewal projects are increasingly rare, although the […]

Pronounce, the Chinese fashion brand tha...

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The subject of masculinity – and the threats to it – seems to be increasingly sensitive in today’s China. The country’s state broadcaster moved to ban shows depicting “effeminate styles,” education officials offered ways to tackle “feminization” in schools, and state media denounced ” the sickly aesthetic” that propels “ambiguous” […]

13 theater books to bring to the park th...

Relax in the new grass with a memory of Come from afarby Sharon Wheatley or perhaps an anthology of plays written and translated by Chinese playwright Stan Lai. As the days get longer and the weather begins to warm up, check out these new theater books to take along for a day in the park […]

NAU Celebrates Asian American Pacific Is...

Although typically celebrated in May, NAU celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month in April so the community can come together while school is in session. AAPI month honors those from all countries on the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Yinong Wang, an academic program coordinator for the […]

TaiwanPlus Defends Freedom of Expression...

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Defense to Present Case in Closely Watch...

An FBI agent who helped arrest University of Kansas professor Feng “Franklin” Tao will be called as a defense witness next week as Tao’s lawyers seek to discredit the state’s handling of the case. government. Special Agent Steve Lamp is expected to take the witness stand on Monday as the Tao trial, which has been […]

Leo’s Chinese lantern triggers security

Three weeks ago, on a sleepy Friday afternoon, when the Dáil and Seanad were on vacation and the still-healthy ministers embarked on St. Patrick’s Week travels, a suspicious package addressed to Leo Varadkar has issued a security alert in government buildings. It was deemed serious enough to force a 40-minute closure of Merrion Street as […]

EU to push China to top not to help Russ...

By Philip Blenkinsop and Yew Lun Tian BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) – European and Chinese leaders meet on Friday for their first summit in two years. Brussels is keen for Beijing to ensure that it will not supply arms to Russia and will not help Moscow circumvent Western sanctions imposed following the invasion of Ukraine. In unusually […]

Beijing holds closed trial for Australia...

“This is particularly concerning, unsatisfactory and regrettable,” Fletcher said outside the courthouse, according to a recording. “We have no confidence in the validity of the process, which is being conducted in secret.” Cheng’s case has raised concerns among foreigners working in China due to the vagueness surrounding the circumstances of his detention. As an English-speaking […]

The dance duo Charlotte Adigéry and Boli

Although many people assume that his comedic sense comes from his father, Pupul is not shy about bringing up his late mother. Laughing, he recalls an early memory of her standing up to the racists who were shouting in the street, “Ching chung”, to which she replied in a deadpan tone, “Chung”, before leaving. When […]

Managing US-China tensions over public c...

Contents Foreword Chen Dongxiao “Managing US-China Tensions Over Public Cyber ​​Attribution” is the second joint research publication produced by the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) in collaboration with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP). The first joint publication, “China-US Cyber-Nuclear C3 Stability”, launched in April 2021, presented an insightful analysis on China-US cybersecurity […]

New Oriental Education & Technology Grou

BEIJING, March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (“New Oriental” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EDU and SEHK:9901), a private education services provider in Chinaannounced today that it intends to change the ratio between its American Depositary Shares (“ADS”) and its ordinary shares (the “ADS Ratio”), the par value $0.001 per share, […]

Japanese film ‘Drive My Car’ wins Best I

LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) — Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s “Drive My Car” won Best International Feature Film on Sunday at the 94th United States Academy Awards in Los Angeles, becoming the second Japanese film to win the prestigious Oscar in the category after winning a series of international accolades. This […]

The CUET application process will begin ...

The NTA has advised applicants to go through the details, including eligibility criteria, of the programs offered by visiting the websites of the universities to which they wish to apply. Once they choose their courses and universities, they can visit the CUET website (https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/) and submit their applications. The whole process is digitized, including the […]

The artist imbues Chinese and Western-in...

“There’s not a single day that I don’t work hard, there’s not a single day that I don’t miss you” by Ranran Fan. (Courtesy of Ranran Fan) Ranran Fan uses the words found in the Chinese book “I Ching” as a point of inspiration. “I use this book a lot on a daily basis for […]

A young teacher engaged in the introduct...

GABORONE – Excitement and joy could be felt as students at Legae Middle School of English in Gaborone, Botswana, greeted their teacher Goitseone Ishmael with the Chinese phrase nihao, which literally translates to ‘hello’ in English, before she started her Chinese lesson. “Today we are going to start our class by watching a Chinese movie,” […]

UK PM had ‘frank’ conversation with Chin

A woman looks at empty shelves in a supermarket in Moscow, Russia, on March 23. (Vlad Karkov/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images) The U.S. government believes it “still retains the ability” to impose new non-military costs on Russia, such as additional sanctions, following the Kremlin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, the adviser said on Friday. to White House National […]

The delisting of Chinese stocks is still...

Text size Alibaba shares fell on Thursday. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Assurances from Chinese authorities that they were making progress in addressing issues that could lead to the delisting of continental stocks traded in the United States may have been premature. The Public Enterprise Accounting Oversight Board intervened on Thursday, casting doubt on news […]

Propagandists funnel foreign talent thro...

Foreign propaganda outlets — including those from Russia and China — have used a visa program designed to attract highly skilled workers to the United States to place journalists, editors and producers in their American outposts, according to archives. Why is it important: The H-1B program is designed to strengthen the competitiveness of the United […]

“When I say I’m Asian American, I always

Last month’s Lunar New Year ushered in a Year of the Tiger, a time of pride and reflection for Princeton’s vibrant Asian and Asian American community. Throughout the year, we will elevate the voices of faculty, staff, students and community researchers in a series of thoughtful talks exploring questions of identity, pride, hope, experience experience […]

Chinese researchers propose a new pre-tr...

PLMs (pre-trained language models) have excelled in a variety of natural language processing (NLP) tasks. Auto-encoding and auto-regressive PLMs are the most common classifications based on their formation processes. Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers (BERT), which models input text through deep transformer layers and creates deep contextualized representations, is a representative work of self-coding PLM. […]

Space commander ‘spooks’ Australia laggi

Australia’s first space commander has acknowledged the nation is “far behind” in the emerging military field, while admitting that China and Russia’s ability to take out satellites “frightens” him. Key points: Australia’s new space commander says Defense must be able to take out enemy satellites But Air Vice Marshal Catherine Roberts warns Australia is lagging […]

(Hello Africa) Young teacher committed t...

Goitseone Ishmael, assistant teacher of Chinese, teaches a lesson at the Legae Middle School of English in Gaborone, Botswana, Feb. 23, 2022. (Photo by Tshekiso Tebalo/Xinhua) Goitseone Ishmael, 33, is an assistant teacher of Chinese language at Legae English Medium School in Gaborone, Botswana. Chinese language. GABORONE, March 19 (Xinhua) — Excitement and joy could […]

Ukraine War News March 18: Biden, Xi fai...

James Politi and Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington, John Reed in Lviv, Max Seddon in Riga and Edward White in Seoul Xi Jinping warned Joe Biden against imposing “drastic and indiscriminate sanctions” in a lengthy call on Friday as the Chinese leader brushed off the threat of retaliation from Washington for his stance on the war […]

Review of “The Book of Mountains and Sea

Brooklyn, New York In the 80-minute “Book of Mountains & Seas,” which had its U.S. premiere Tuesday at St. Ann’s Warehouse, composer Huang Ruo and director-designer Basil Twist create the world and destroy it. Their materials are simple: 12 singers and two percussionists accompanied by a few pieces of silk, large pieces of driftwood and […]

Review: In “Book of Mountains and Seas”,

How come the 10 puppet suns – rice paper lanterns floating high in the air on long, thin stems – are so charming and hypnotic? Brilliant cherry red when they first appear one by one, they are a jolly band of brothers and sisters who share the duty to light up the planet. Their fatal […]

The IRS offers more forms and documents ...

In an effort to provide US taxpayers with the service they deserve, the Internal Revenue Service has added to its multilingual products, braille, text, audio and large print products are now available in Spanish. The agency’s Alternative Media Center (AMC) is converting IRS Form 1040, its main schedules, and six publications into Spanish Braille and […]

Ukraine-Russia War: Breaking News – The

LONDON — On Monday, among the embassies dotting Belgrave Square in London, a Ukrainian flag hung from a window of one of the white stucco mansions. Another banner hung on the balcony below read, “This property has been vacated.” A group of people in balaclavas sat on the balcony with dangling feet, waving to a […]

Why Leaving the Chinese Film Market Won’

PIxar’s love letter to second-generation Chinese immigrant families, Turning Red, marks a milestone for Hollywood, seemingly signaling the end of its doomed love affair with China. We are now two years after the backlash against Disney’s live-action remake Mulan, a film mired in controversy since it was filmed on location near Xinjiang’s internment camps and […]

The NYS Board of Regents is no place for...

Perhaps the reluctance of Legislature leaders to renew the mayor’s control over New York’s public school system is more than just an effort to torture Mayor Eric Adams. Their final choice for the Board of Regents, which controls the State Education Department, is certainly a grim sign. With Speaker Carl Heastie’s House Democrats firmly in […]

Covid News: China fires 2 mayors and Sha...

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two […]

Percival Everett: “I would love to write

Percival Everett, 65, is the author of 21 novels, including glypha satire of literary theory, Telephonewhich was released simultaneously in three different versions, and Erasure, about a black author who, angered by expectations of what African-American fiction should look like, adopts a pseudonym to write a parodically gritty (and wildly successful) novel called My Pafology. […]

China jails Uyghur man for teaching in h...

China jails Uyghur teacher in Xinjiang for teaching in local language. (Representative) Beijing: A Uyghur educator, previously honored by the government for outstanding work, is serving a seven-year prison sentence in China’s restive Xinjiang region for violating Chinese policy by teaching students in Uyghur – their native language, said a news article quoting one of […]

High demand for Singapore-Malaysia bus t...

SINGAPORE — The release of extra bus tickets on Friday March 11 for those vaccinated to travel overland between Singapore and Malaysia without quarantine has been met with strong demand, though it seemed less fervent than previous sales. At 10 a.m. Friday, Singaporean bus operator Transtar Travel released additional tickets for bus journeys between March […]

Chinese money pours into UK universities

March 12, 2022 SPARTICIPATING STUDENTS The University of Liverpool can study at an affiliated campus near Shanghai. The University of Manchester has research links with nine Chinese universities and is home to Britain’s second Confucius Institute, a language school and a cultural center funded by the Chinese government. At least 15% of students at the […]

China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover shares a phot

Time-lapse imaging of Yutu 2’s progress through the lunar landscape. (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University) China’s Yutu 2 rover, traversing the harsh environment of the far side of the Moon, has given a view of its path over the past three years. Yutu 2 landed on the far side of the Moon in January 2019 atop the […]

Dickinson County children prepare “visua

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) – Children in Dickinson County prepare “visual letters” to send to children in China. Although language can create barriers, artwork is a universal language, and Michigan State University’s 4-H Extension program wants to use this unifying language to educate future world leaders, empowering them. introducing to new cultures. “A program like […]

Sign language, meditation, volleyball an...

Since assuming the role of Principal at Boston Spa Academy earlier this year, Peter Hollywood, who served as Vice Principal from September 2020, says well-rounded students with life skills and resilience are the traits they try to develop and instill in their 1,500 students before they leave for the world of work or continuing education. […]

How a dragon dream put her on the path t...

Gabrielle Wang was the only Asian girl in her school in Melbourne. When she used to walk around her neighborhood, people shouted abuse at her from passing cars. But she was never proud of her Chinese heritage. “There were no stories about a Chinese girl in a white setting,” she says today. “If there was, […]

China says it is seeking to ‘resolve’ Ta

Beijing’s annual work report traditionally includes a few paragraphs stating that the government will continue to work for the unification of Taiwan. It is the first year since President Xi Jinping came to power ten years ago that this section of the annual report includes a period – “into the new era” – although it […]

SPORTS BRIEFS – Taipei Times

PARALYMPIC IPC apologizes for the snafu The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) issued its apology on Saturday after President Andrew Parsons mistakenly addressed Chinese President Xi Jinping as President of the Republic of China. Footage from the ceremony showed Parsons referring to Xi as the President of the Republic of China in his speech instead of […]

“Drive My Car” pushes the limits of lang

In recent years, the subject of language has occupied a prominent place on American cinema scenes. In 2020, Lee Isaac Chung’s magnificent family drama minari was controversially nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes despite being in English and Korean and dealing with very American experiences of isolation and immigration. A year […]

Paralympic president berates Russia at o...

BEIJING — The president of the International Paralympic Committee broke protocol on Friday by denouncing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in his speech at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Games. In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, committee chairman Andrew Parsons said he was “horrified” by the invasion. “Tonight I want to start with […]

It’s time to abolish the death penalty

By Huang Yu-zhe 黃于哲 The debate on the death penalty, always in the background in Taiwan, is sometimes brought to the fore. The Chinese-language United Daily News published a report titled “Death Sentences and Executions Reduced to Zero Last Year, Virtual Abolition of the Death Penalty” on February 13. Following the high-profile cases of Tseng […]

‘Woman in chains’ boosts social media mo

The Chinese government faces a dilemma: how to convince its people that what it said about a chained woman is true. Since a short video of the woman chained in a shack with no door went viral in late January, with the Chinese public taking the case into their own hands to find out who […]

A turn of writing history bounces from s...

During his island hopping and forays into his own research, Ferrara develops a bold argument. The standard history of writing has long held that the first true writing was invented by Mesopotamian clerics. (Imagine them keeping track of goods using stylized images.) One day one of the employees may have noticed that the image of, […]

India and Pakistan take a similar diplom...

New Delhi/Islamabad- Both India and Pakistan have stressed the importance of de-escalation in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, while carefully avoiding attribution of responsibility for the violence as nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors attempt to walk on different diplomatic cables, according to analysts. On Sunday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke by telephone with his Ukrainian […]

Russia vetoes UN security action against...

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution that would have deplored Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, while China abstained in the vote – a decision Western countries see as a victory to show Russia’s international isolation. The United Arab Emirates and India also abstained in the vote […]

Hong Kong is failing Chinese migrants

The Central Plaza is seen through a fence at sunset in Hong Kong, China August 17, 2021. Picture taken August 17, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu – RC2Y6P9MGVK1 Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Feb 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Officials in Chenzhou, a municipality in China’s Hunan province, reported on Feb 16 […]

China refuses to call attack on Ukraine ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in his office at Novo-Ogaryovo Residence during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping via video call in December 2021. Mikhail Metzel | Mug | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman declined to call the Russian attack an “invasion” at a press conference on Thursday. Russian […]

New York to donate $10 million to Asian ...

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that $10 million will be donated to organizations supporting Asian American communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Funding will be allocated through the Asian American Federation, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and the China-American Planning Council, and these organizations will distribute the money to […]

Santa Rosa committee expands list of lan...

The Santa Rosa Art in Public Places Committee voted on Tuesday to expand the list of languages ​​to feature on a unity sculpture slated to be installed in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse plaza this summer, canceling its previous decision to limit the list despite public objections. The seven-person arts committee, which included a new member […]

The Immortality Problem – JSTOR Daily

Jeff Bezos’ attempt to fight aging through new company Altos Labs has sparked a new round of talk about wealthy techs dreaming of cheating death. But they are not the only ones with this dream. As Chinese literature scholar Fontaine Lien writes, immortality is a theme of stories in many cultures. She specifically examines the […]

Alum finds success in singing in China

In China, you can hear the tenor voice of Ricky Feng Nan on the airwaves: take for example his recent rendition of “Sunrise Again” which opened the Model Beijing Award ceremony. His opera performances have racked up millions of views and more than 200,000 fans follow him on Chinese social media platform Weibo. But go […]

Shadow messengers threatening Hong Kong’

Hong Kong (AFP) – Secret meetings, whispered threats and mysterious phone calls – warnings of retaliation by authorities from dark messengers plague Hong Kong civil society as China crushes a pro-democracy movement. Unlike the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong has long hosted a vibrant landscape of citizen groups that cultivated advocacy, labor mobilization and civil disobedience […]

Watch the closing ceremony of the Beijin...

After a jam-packed 16 days of competition, Beijing 2022 officially ends with the closing ceremony at the National Stadium, also known as the “Bird’s Nest” for its unique 35 kilometer web of twisted steel. You can watch live coverage of the event at Matinee of the Winter Olympics by clicking on the video player above, […]

Why China is censoring re-edited episode...

The American sitcom Friends holds a unique place in Chinese pop culture. It is one of the most beloved foreign TV shows in China and watching it was many Chinese fans’ first exposure to American culture. “I started watching Friends in sixth grade and it means a lot to me, just like a companion I […]

Olympic mascots: creative, caricatural a...

By CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The Beijing Games’ panda mascot was a huge hit here in the Chinese capital, where fans lined up for hours to buy plush dolls of the round cartoon Bing Dwen Dwen. Then last week the character appeared on Chinese TV – and horrified viewers by speaking in […]

Illegal border crossings push Hong Kong’

China’s stringent “zero-Covid” policy faces an unexpected new threat in the form of illegal border crossings by people fleeing a worsening virus outbreak in Hong Kong. Some Chinese cities have offered rewards for people smuggling information after 15 people illegally entered Zhuhai, in the southern province of Guangdong, by boat from Hong Kong. At least […]

San Francisco recall vote fueled by ange...

SAN FRANCISCO — As Election Day approached, a flurry of messages swept through the phones of the Chinese-American community in San Francisco. “Don’t forget to vote,” read a message in Chinese from campaign organizer Selena Chu. “And fire commissioners who discriminate against us and disrespect our community.” The lopsided victory in a recall election on […]

Olympic Games: visitors to Beijing rely ...

Companies at Beijing Olympics circumvent the language barrier by using high-tech apps and a smartphone-like device to translate from Mandarin Chinese and ring the tills. Although China’s “zero” covid” stopped the influx of sports fans who would normally cheer on their favourites, there are still thousands of athletes, coaches, journalists and technicians in China with […]