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Leung Man-tao’s Thousand and One Nights Video Series on YouTube

I recently came across a fun Chinese-language literature program on YouTube. This is a good video series for advanced students of Chinese could watch there. Not overly fast, very standard Mandarin as you might expect from a presenter who has … Continue reading

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Xi Jinping and Mao Zedong: The Medium is the Message

Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan‘s famous quote “the medium is the message” draws attention to how the way we say things can be as important or more important that what we say. Others have before McLuhan have said something similar. … Continue reading

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US Senate Hearing: China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States: The Threat and Potential Policy Responses

I watched the full December 12 U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing “China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States: The Threat and Potential Policy Responses”     this past weekend.  Interesting stuff although the term non-traditional espionage is problematic. It runs the gamut from … Continue reading

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Chinese Report “2015 Graduate Study Abroad” Highlights Problems of Returned Students

According to the report “2015 Graduate Study Abroad Report” [online at http://www.gol.edu.cn/zt/report/ ] from the organizations Chinese Education Online http://www.eol.cn/  and Best Choice for Education http://www.gol.edu.cn/(?) 中国教育在线与教育优选联合发布的《2015年出国留学发展状况调查报告》, the proportion of Chinese students returning compared to the numbers leaving China for foreign study has climbed steadily over the … Continue reading

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