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The 9th Confucius Institute Conference held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China

On December 7, the opening ceremony of the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province.

2014-12-30 16:29

Head of the world’s top think tank John L. Thornton: Confucius Institutes make the world better understand China

Born in New York in 1954, John L. Thornton was always a straight-A student. He studied at several world prestigious universities – he earned a bachelor’s degree in History from Harvard University, and then at Oxford University he received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Jurisprudence and later a master’s degree in Public and Private Management from Yale University.

2014-12-30 16:28

Madam Liu Yandong: Towards a New Decade of Confucius Institutes

On December 7, the opening ceremony of the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province.

2014-12-30 16:24

Nobel Prize Winner Barry Marshall, a science geek, falls in love with learning Chinese

To everyone’s surprise, Barry Marshall, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, delivered a speech at the 9th Confucius Institute Conference yesterday.

2014-12-30 16:20

Towards a New Decade of Confucius Institute

On December 7, the opening ceremony of the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province. A total of 2,000-odd delegates, including university presidents from over 120 different countries and regions and representatives from Confucius Institutes, attended the conference.

2014-12-30 16:15

Confucius Institutes: From where does it derive its charm —10 years, 465 Confucius Institutes and 713 Confucius Classrooms in 123 Countries

Starting from three Confucius Institutes in three countries in 2004, 465 Confucius Institutes and 713 Confucius Classrooms have been established in 123 countries, with 850,000 registered learners till August, 2014. The rapid development of Confucius Institutes has become a shiny card for China, hailed as “the best and the most wonderful China’s cultural export”.

2014-12-30 16:12

Ruth Njeri, Chinese teacher at the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi, performs twice at the Spring Festival Gala

Yesterday, among the speakers at the 9th Confucius Institute Conference in Xiamen, Ruth Njeri, a local Chinese teacher at the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, shared her own stories with other delegates.

2014-12-30 16:10

The 9th Confucius Institute Conference held in Xiamen, Fujian Province

On December 7th, 2014, the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was officially opened in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. A total of over 2,000 delegates gathered together at the conference, including directors of Confucius Institutes and presidents of the host universities from 126 different countries and regions across the world as well as representatives of the Chinese partner universities or institutions......

2014-12-30 16:04

Madam Liu Yandong attends the 9th Confucius Institute Conference in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China

On December 7th, 2014, the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was officially opened in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute. Up to now, 475 Confucius Institutes and 851 Confucius Classrooms have been established in 126 countries and regions across five continents, with 3.45 million registered students in total.

2014-12-30 16:00

Madam Xu Lin: Confucius Institutes to speed up localization in the next decade

After a two-day session, the closing ceremony of the 9th Confucius Institute Conference was successfully held on the afternoon of December 8th in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. 

2014-12-30 15:59