Chinese universities start 'Xi Thought' institutes

Oct 30, 2017

Chinese universities start 'Xi Thought' institutes

"Xi Jinping Thought" will now be taught, researched and promoted in universities across China, ensuring that the leader's eponymous philosophy is implanted into students' hearts and minds. At least twenty universities have established research institutes for Xi's ideology, which was enshrined in the Communist Party's ...

Freeing Japanese from English trauma

/ Oct 8, 2017

Freeing Japanese from English trauma

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Recently, I have seen two trends going on regarding English communication skills in Japan. One is the heightened interest in developing English skills among young children. The other is the high expectation for auto-translation, particularly for English-Japanese. Both reflect the decadelong but renewed interest for ...