Tag Archives: Confucius Institute

Top China Reads – 10/30-11/5


I’m going to try something slightly different with this week’s Top Stories. Instead of creating a summary of the most important events, I’ll link to the best articles published this week about China. If you prefer this format or the … Continue reading

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The West doesn’t understand China


From time to time people disagree with some of my thoughts on China. I welcome thoughtful comments, and one of my major motivations in starting this blog was seeing to what degree people agreed with my thoughts on the middle … Continue reading

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How Long Until We Are All Singing Beijing Opera? – China’s Soft Power


This week we’ve taken a brief look at China’s ability to project economic, political, and military power, and whether or not China is approaching super power status. Today we look at China’s cultural power. Culture a.k.a. Soft Power Chinese language … Continue reading

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