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Is this the end of the Anglosphere? – Roddy Gow

Where does this ­summer leave us? Viewed from a hot and humid ­United States, where I find myself ­sipping an iced latte (a position of cool perspective), the challenges facing the UK and this country bear many similarities. August has brought tension and uncertainty. The so-called ‘special relationship’ may seem increasingly dysfunctional, but as summer…

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THE CRISIS IN CHINA’S HONG KONG by Marco Vicenzino

“The CCP’s greatest fear is national fragmentation. It is willing to counter this existential threat in any way possible in order to maintain order, even in Hong Kong as a last resort.” Since assuming leadership in 2012, President Xi Jinping of China has focused on consolidating and solidifying power at home and projecting Chinese influence…

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The Scottish Confucius Institute – Business Chinese Post Beginners Course

The Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication at Heriot-Watt University and Alba Cathay Chinese School has designed a Chinese language course for students who have previously studied Chinese for a minimum of 60 hours (this should include both contact hours and self-guided study). By the end of this course, students are expected to recognise…

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