May 01, 2020
Taiwan’s Language Politics and Tigertail’s Trilingualism
By Layne Vandenberg
Tigertail combines Taiwanese, Mandarin, and English languages to portray the reality of Asian American immigrants and modern-day Taiwan.
May 16, 2019
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
By Rustem Shir
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.
February 14, 2019
Hong Kong Identity and the Rise of Mandarin
By Kevin T. Bielicki
Mandarin has seen massive popularity growth in Hong Kong, but Cantonese, the city’s mother tongue, won’t be erased so easily.
May 12, 2017
One Belt, One Road, One Language?
By Cal Wong
According to a Chinese official, more and more people living along the Belt and Road are learning Mandarin.
August 18, 2016
Hong Kong and China: The Language Barrier
By Cal Wong
Hong Kong's Cantonese differentiates it from mainland China, where Mandarin is the lingua franca.
August 22, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
By Brent Crane
There is a chasm between the conditions experienced by the Hui and Uyghur peoples in China.
June 20, 2014
Is Overseas Study Helping US-China Relations?
By Anthony Chang
China and the U.S. are learning more about each other than ever, but is it enough?