A new volume highlights East Asia's unique soft power and public diplomacy initiatives.
In April, the Indian Embassy in Beijing organized an event highlighting the value of the Hindi language in India-China relations.
This Week in PD, we share international news on cultural diplomacy, soft power, sports diplomacy and more.
This Week in PD, we share international news on humanitarian diplomacy, soft power, city diplomacy and more.
21 September 2017 the British Council officially launched its first English training centre in mainland China. With classes beginning on 20 October, the branch will initiate the British Council’s “myClass” English program for adult learners in Nanjing. The British Council operates in over 80 specialist training centres globally and as co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Training System) works in partnership with the NEEA (National Education Examinations Authority) in mainland China.
Four alumni of the State Department's NSLI-Y program use the popular messaging icons to explain a few words in Mandarin.
The biggest box office stars don’t always hail from the US, they come from other places, too. Beyoncé, the internationally famous and quite possibly most talked-about woman in the world, has about 14.7 million Twitter followers. She’s ranked at, roughly, the 119th most popular person on Twitter. Shakira, the Colombian-born pop star, has a whopping 45.2 million Twitter followers. She’s about 18th on the Twitter popularity scale. [...] This is not to say that American movie stars are not popular, it's just that the Hollywood's near monopoly for almost a century is lo longer in effect.