For our first podcast back after Spring Festival, we talk about notable bits of news, soccer in Chengdu, a Reddit post about Chinese soft power efforts, and a couple of interesting posts on the Chengdu Living forums.
- Under the Dome pollution documentary video on Youtube
- Under the Dome discussed on the Sinica Podcast
- Xi Jinping’s Push to Popularize and Improve Soccer in China [link]
- Government seizure of golf courses [recommended reading]
- Playing soccer in Chengdu and the Chengdu International Football League
- ADI Sports in Chengdu [link]
- Exporting soft power Reddit post [link]
- Chinese-Hollywood co-productions [recommended reading]
- The Confucius Institute and the pitfalls of Chinese soft power initiatives [recommended reading]
- Mark Zuckerberg speaking Chinese
- Chengdu Living Forum
- Johnny 5’s Ask Me Anything [link]
- Johnny 5 on Chengdu Places
- Free For One Year Contest
- The Bookworm Literary Festival
- The Bookworm Website
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