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Confucius Institute in Russia Threatened with Closure in Legal Case

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China’s Confucius Institute, a controversial arm of the Chinese regime’s public diplomacy apparatus, is coming under pressure in Russia, with prosecutors from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far east of the country calling for the local branch to be closed because it is not properly registered with the authorities.

Zaobao.com 'A Symbol of Singapore's Soft Power'

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The website of Lianhe Zaobao has helped Singapore's leading Chinese-language newspaper become an important symbol of the Republic's soft power, a prominent Chinese thinker said last night as the online portal marked its 20th anniversary.

Arctic Diplomacy Requires Convergence of Military and Scientific Interests

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The delegates recognized that there would be many hurdles to traverse for the military and scientists to fully harness the fruits of Arctic diplomacy. In particular, the distrust of China as a non-Arctic nation taking interest in the region needed to be moderated with a recognition of other global powers having presence in areas very distant from their own regional vicinity.

Media Freedom: South African Government Sees How its Done in China

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It is China’s heightened interest in South African media, however, which has raised questions about the country’s intentions and objectives which could be viewed as the seeking of “soft power”, or how it can leverage its perception and influence on the continent.

Panda Diplomacy: Charting China's Reform

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Known as "panda diplomacy," China has long been sending its pandas as gifts to other countries as a sign of friendship. [...] We chart the course of Jia Jia's life in parallel with the extraordinary changes in China over the past four decades.

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