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Social Media in Mandarin

Catharine 30 October, 2013

Auckland-based social media guru Simon Young tells Matt Calman at the Asia New Zealand Foundation how embracing social media can help New Zealand companies blaze new trails in China.

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Is English Enough in the Asian Century?

Catharine 9 October, 2013

Should second language learning be compulsory in New Zealand schools? Should certain languages be given more priority than others? And why bother learning another language at all when English is the dominant language of business internationally? Educational and business experts tackled these topics and more while participating in an Asia New Zealand Foundation forum - “Is English enough in the Asian Century?” – in Hamilton in September.

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John Key Invites Xi Jinping

Catharine 7 October, 2013

Prime Minister John key invited Chinese president Xi Jinping to visit New Zealand again when he met him yesterday for talks at the APEC meeting in Bali, Indonesia, the New Zealand Herald reports.

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