Tag Archives: soft power

A Special Chinese Diplomat: The Giant Panda

By Zhongyi Christina Su Bao Bao, the giant panda born in the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, will depart for China in the beginning of 2017. Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the twin giant pandas born three years ago at Atlanta’s zoo, arrived … Continue reading

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China’s First Lady Enhances Soft Power

By Zhongyi Christina Su Peng Liyuan, 54, known as “Mama Peng” by many Chinese children, is a successful singer and performing artist. Her songs, including Zhumulangma, People from Our Village and In the Field of Hope, are so popular that … Continue reading

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Choking Free Expression in Turkey

by Gabby LaVerghetta Turkey’s The Daily Hürriyet reported earlier this month that Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) proposed a set of changes to the Constitution Conciliation Council that would severely limit freedom of the press. The changes would … Continue reading

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