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Why Mr Lee is learning Chinese – in India!

(This feature article, about a Chinese-origin man in Mangalore who is now learning Chinese – from an Indian tutor in Bangalore – in order to connect with his extended family in China, was published in DNA edition dated  October 17, … Continue reading

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What language will you curse in when China rules the world?

(This column was published in DNA edition dated September 10, 2010.) Venky Vembu A new dictionary, out from Oxford University Press, incorporates some very earthy Chinese slang expressions and new words, including some that you can’t invoke without having to … Continue reading

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