The time is right for Chinese terminologies

November 4, 2016

BEIJING (the East-West Writer) – Many Europeans and Americans want to know what the West can learn from China. They clearly sense the uniqueness and singularity of the Chinese tradition, yet they cannot quite put […]

Confucius School: Kindergarten…Already?

October 6, 2015

FONDLY remember our visit to Sihai Confucius Academy in Beijing (June 17, 2013). This academy is a private and boarding school that caters for children age 3-13 to learn – alongside the core subjects like […]

Ode to the Shengren (圣人)

November 24, 2014

NEW VIDEO: “In January 2012, Mr. Pattberg presented a rough manuscript, ‘Shengren‘, to a committee of professors at Peking University, in which he proposed the revival of the Confucian 圣人 and the return of Chinese […]

Is He back?

September 26, 2014

Not a day passes at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China in Beijing without some Washington bureaucrat ringing: “Is he back?” For, as long as China watchers report nothing new from the ideological front, the […]

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