The Netherlands’ Groningen University has canceled plans to set up a satellite campus in...
chinese language learning
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 22, 2014
The BBC’s John Sudworth reports on an interview with Hanban head Xu Lin. Hanban is the...
by Melissa M. Chan | Oct 30, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports Australia plans to grow business with Asian countries, including China and India, to a third of its economy. This plan comes amid growing anxieties over China’s increasing influence in Australia:...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 18, 2011
Michael Churchman of Australia National University writes in China Heritage Quarterly about the Confucius Institutes and their policy of only teaching standard, simplified Mandarin Chinese to students around the world: It is...
by cschultz | Jan 21, 2010
The New York Times reports that American elementary school enrollment in Chinese has increased, in part due to the Chinese government subsidizing Chinese language instructors: Some schools are paying for Chinese classes on their...
by Sophie Beach | May 29, 2005
From China Daily: A pair of prominent US senators proposed legislation that would encourage Chinese and American citizens to learn each others’ languages, in an effort to improve bilateral cultural and business ties… The legislation authorizes US$1.3 billion in federal funds over five years to provide for Chinese language instruction in US schools. The bill […]
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