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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...

China to Issue New List of Simplified Chinese Characters

Scholars at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences will soon release a set of revised simplified Chinese characters for adoption. From Xinhua: For the first time in nearly 20 years, China will issue a modified list of simplified...

UN to officialize simplified Chinese characters since 2008 – EastSouthWestNorth

Compiled by EastSouthWestNorth (link): The United Nations decided to start using simplified Chinese characters in its official documents since 2008, fueling controversy in Greater China and among Chinese people elsewhere. There are different opinions about the decision, which can be seen from the two snapshots by Taipei Times and China Radio International (CRI), respectively below: […]



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