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Ma Ying-jeou Deletes Simplified Characters

Simplified Chinese characters have been erased from the Taiwanese Tourist Bureau’s website on the instructions of President Ma Ying-jeou. Other government agencies are ordered, and private businesses encouraged, to follow...

Father of Hanyu Pinyin Turns Sweet 106

Zhou Youguang, father of pinyin, celebrated his 106th birthday (January 13th) with two cakes, one shaped like a typewriter and the other like a copy of his latest book. Among the enormous changes he has witnessed since his...

A Spirit of Enduring Optimism

For last week’s National Day celebrations, the The New York Times published an interview with 103-year-old who gives a firsthand account of the past 60 years of CCP rule: Zhou Youguang was a child of 6 when a revolution...

After 50 Years, Pinyin Still Rules

From Shanghai Daily: Hanyu Pinyin, the Chinese phonetic system, celebrates its 50th anniversary today. About one billion Chinese have used it to learn Mandarin since the first edition of pinyin was issued in 1958. “Pinyin...

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