2019 is a year of sensitive anniversaries in China
March 10 marked the 60th anniversary of the uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet. It was one of several difficult anniversaries China will be grappling with in 2019, writes NZ Contemporary China Research Centre director Jason Young.
Alan Bollard reflects on six years in APEC's top job
Kiwi economist Dr Alan Bollard recently returned to Wellington after completing two terms as the executive director of the APEC Secretariat. He spoke to the Asia Media Centre about the changes he witnessed during his six years there.
Mandarin language assistants hope to represent 'the real China'
Young university graduates taking part in the Confucius Institute's Mandarin Language Assistants programme are not just teaching their language in New Zealand classrooms — they're also breaking down stereotypes about China.