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Mandarin Chinese

Hundreds Of Thousands More Students Will Be Learning Mandarin Soon. Here's How.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

Can 1 million American schoolchildren learn Mandarin over the next five years? Carola McGiffert, the woman charged with the task, is bettin...

Educating for the Future: Learning Mandarin As a Key to U.S.-China Relations

Jennifer J. Raab | Posted 02.16.2015 | Education
Jennifer J. Raab

And, bottom line, a large cohort of Mandarin speakers will contribute to our national security, helping guide U.S.-Chinese relations away from the confrontational and toward the cooperative.

What Hong Kong, Where Hong Kong?

Amy Wu | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Amy Wu

"How do you like living in China?" a friend asks. "You mean Hong Kong," I say. After correcting her a few times I stop. "What's the difference?" she asks. And that is exactly the problem that Hong Kong faces.

Pakistan's Mandarin Love Affair

Saad Khan | Posted 11.08.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Schools in Sindh, the second most populous province of Pakistan, may start teaching Mandarin Chinese beginning in 2013. The suggestion, which may soon turn into a decision, has created rifts between the provincial government and teachers.

Should Your Kid Learn Mandarin Chinese?

Posted 10.17.2011 | Books

Editor's note: "Beijing Welcomes You" author Tom Scocca discusses raising his bilingual child, who speak English and Mandarin Chinese. From The Wa...

Memorial for Social Activist Betty Millard (1911-2010)

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Betty Millard of Chicago, a long-time social activist had danced with Zhou Enlai after the Chinese Revolution and then was called to testify as a host...