Tag: Mandarin

Teaching Mandarin In Mozambique Is Good, Unless It’s For Tax Collectors

Providing foreign language lessons pro bono should always be applauded, but what China’s doing in Mozambique is controversial because it wants the host nation’s tax authorities to take the initiative in improving their relationship with its companies instead of it being the other way around with Chinese business representatives learning […]

Indian Fake News on Pakistan Adopting Mandarin as “official language”, Demonstrates India’s Fear of Interconnectivity More Than a Fear of China

For several weeks, Indian news outlets have erroneously reported that Pakistan had made Mandarin one of its official languages in an attempt to show solidarity with its close Chinese partner. The story had no basis in truth, but in spite of this, the Senate of Pakistan had to formally debunk […]