Mongolians fear loss of languages as China pushes Mandarin at school

About This Source - South China Morning Post

The South China Morning Post (SCMP), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper founded in 1903. It is Hong Kong’s newspaper of record, owned by Alibaba Group.

Recent from South China Morning Post:

  • Hong Kong loses crown to Turkmenistan’s Ashgabat as world’s most expensive city
  • China’s swim star Sun Yang to miss Tokyo Olympics despite doping-ban reduction
  • India tests long-range drone flights to deliver coronavirus vaccines
  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Mongolians fear loss of languages as China pushes Mandarin at school” – below is their description.

    China’s new language policy for schools in Inner Mongolia sparked rare protests and class boycotts in the region as locals fear the rules will suffocate their culture. Some parents have been threatened with layoffs, fines, and their children’s expulsion from school if they refuse to send their kids back to school. Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/

    South China Morning Post YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: China

    China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.

    7 Recent Items: China

  • What are China’s five proposals for enhancing the SCO’s role?
  • Crypto Excitement Is Sign of the Times: Bannockburn’s Chandler
  • Tears and cheers as Hong Kong’s Apple Daily prints last edition
  • Pro-democracy newspaper to close as Beijing tightens its grip
  • ‘Hong Kong’s free press is on its last legs’ Andrew Neil’s Media Watch
  • Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper
  • Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily prints final run
  • In This Story: Mongolia

    Mongolia, a nation bordered by China and Russia, is known for vast, rugged expanses and nomadic culture. Its capital, Ulaanbaatar, centers around Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) Square, named for the notorious founder of the 13th- and 14th-century Mongol Empire.

    4 Recent Items: Mongolia

  • Men of the People: One man battles to tame China’s 4th largest desert
  • In The Global Vaccine Race, The U.S. No Longer Holds The Top Spot
  • China successfully launches crewed Shenzhou-12 mission
  • Mongolia Elects New President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa
  • Leave a Comment