Kalpit Mankikar, orfonline.org, Dec 12 2018
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Why The Sage’s Ideals Matter To Xi Jinping
In 2004, Confucius Institute, an outreach project of the Chinese government to promote its language and culture, was born.
Experts say, the project is the “biggest soft power and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] programme” in the world and over the years there are more than 1,000 Confucius institutes across the globe. …