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Roddy Gow – Scotland could help China score big on world football stage

Roddy Gow – Scotland could help China score big on world football stage

For decades, the Chinese have been lamenting and making jokes about the poor playing of their soccer teams. “Football is my favourite game,” Deng Xiaoping, Chairman Mao’s successor, said in the 1950s. “But when I watch China play, I feel like I’m suffocating.”   Since these comments, made in a country characterised by long term…


Xi and Modi Trade Confrontation for Comity at Another Informal Summit

At their second informal summit in as many years, China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi, arguably the two most powerful leaders in Asia, eschewed confrontation for the sake of plodding along. While they hobnobbed in the seaside town of Mamallapuram in southern India earlier this month, they did little to resolve underlying border tensions…

5th Year Anniversary Celebrations

The Asia Scotland Institute works in close partnership with the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication. As the only business – focused Confucius Institute, in Scotland, there is an extensive programme of activities that provide opportunities for formal and informal learning. To mark the 5th year anniversary there are three Edinburgh based events in…

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