Issue No. 156  |  Mar. 21, 2019
Dedicated to the development of the future stewards of U.S.-China relations
Xi Jinping's Teacup
China's 2019 Two Sessions (NPC & CPPCC) have raised many key issues -- Li Keqiang's Report on the Work of the Government ( 双语全文) , the draft foreign investment law , artificial intelligence , and last but not least, details about Xi Jinping's teacup .

If teacup gossip doesn't interest you, here are two comprehensive infographics summarizing 两会 outcomes and the Government Work Report .
俗语 from Xi Jinping's Speeches
qízhì xiānmíng

Meaning: Clear-cut

Original: "主流媒体要敢于引导、善于疏导,原则问题要旗帜鲜明、立场坚定,一点都不能含糊。”
Upcoming Event
Join us Friday, March 29 , from 2-3pm at the Stimson Center for a presentation ( in Chinese ) from Su Chih-Hsuan (蘇志軒), a specialist from Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense and visiting fellow at CSIS, on the  Taiwan Relations Act and the future of U.S.-Taiwan relations .  
Video of the Week
If you haven't already binge-watched it, check out Netflix's  Flavorful Origins: Chaoshan Cuisine
Popular Phrases
立德树人 (lì dé shù rén):
"morality education [for the young]."

This term has been increasingly used by Xi Jinping in recent months, as can be seen in his March 18th remarks linked below.
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