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Simplified Chinese characters

Index Simplified Chinese characters

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China. [1]

89 relations: Ambiguities in Chinese character simplification, Andrew West (linguist), Ateneo de Manila University, Big5, Bopomofo, Chữ Nôm, Chiang Kai Shek College, China, Chinese character classification, Chinese Character Simplification Scheme, Chinese characters, Chinese language, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Chinese Singaporeans, Clerical script, Co-curricular activity (Singapore), Commissar, Confucianism, Confucius Institute, Cultural Revolution, Cursive script (East Asia), Debate on traditional and simplified Chinese characters, Dictionary, East Asia, Education in Malaysia, Extended shinjitai, Fu Ssu-nien, GB 18030, GB 2312, Government of China, Guobiao standards, Hackett Publishing Company, Han unification, Hanja, Hawker centre, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, Hong Kong University Press, IETF language tag, Japanese language and computers, Kanji, Karaoke, Khitan scripts, Korean language, Kuomintang, Left-wing politics, List of Commonly Used Characters in Modern Chinese, Locale (computer software), Logogram, Lu Xun, ..., Lufei Kui, Macau, Mainland China, Malaysia, Malaysian Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Mao Zedong, May Fourth Movement, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, One country, two systems, Oracle bone script, Overseas Chinese, People's Daily, Philippines, Pinyin, Qian Xuantong, Qin dynasty, Radical (Chinese characters), Ryakuji, Saint Jude Catholic School (Manila), Seal script, Second round of simplified Chinese characters, Shinjitai, Singapore, South Korea, Subtitle (captioning), Table of General Standard Chinese Characters, Taiwan, Technical and further education, Traditional Chinese characters, Unicode, United States, University of the Philippines, Variant Chinese character, World War II, World Wide Web Consortium, Written Chinese, Xin Zixing, Xinhua News Agency. Expand index (39 more) »

Ambiguities in Chinese character simplification

A relatively small number of Chinese characters known as: 简繁一对多;: 簡繁一對多 do not have a one-to-one mapping between their simplified and traditional forms.

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Andrew West (linguist)

Andrew Christopher West (born 1960) is an English Sinologist.

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Ateneo de Manila University

The Ateneo de Manila University (Filipino: Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila; Spanish: Universidad Ateneo de Manila) is a private research university in Quezon City, Philippines.

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Big5

Big-5 or Big5 is a Chinese character encoding method used in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau for Traditional Chinese characters.

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Bopomofo

Zhuyin fuhao, Zhuyin, Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ) or Mandarin Phonetic Symbols is the major Chinese transliteration system for Taiwanese Mandarin.

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Chữ Nôm

Chữ Nôm (literally "Southern characters"), in earlier times also called quốc âm or chữ nam, is a logographic writing system formerly used to write the Vietnamese language.

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Chiang Kai Shek College

Chiang Kai-shek College is a Chinese Filipino institution of higher learning founded by Chinese Filipinos, recognized by the government of Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese character classification

All Chinese characters are logograms, but several different types can be identified, based on the manner in which they are formed or derived.

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Chinese Character Simplification Scheme

The Chinese Character Simplification Scheme is the standardized simplification of Chinese characters promulgated in the 1950s by the State Council of the People's Republic of China.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), also known as the People's PCC (人民政协) or just the PCC (政协), is a political advisory body in the People's Republic of China.

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Chinese Singaporeans

Chinese Singaporeans or Singaporean Chinese are people of full or partial Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who hold Singaporean nationality.

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Clerical script

The clerical script (Japanese: 隷書体, reishotai; Vietnamese: lệ thư), also formerly chancery script, is an archaic style of Chinese calligraphy which evolved from the Warring States period to the Qin dynasty, was dominant in the Han dynasty, and remained in use through the Wei-Jin periods.

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Co-curricular activity (Singapore)

Co-curricular activities (CCAs), previously known as Extracurricular Activities (ECA) are non-academic activities that all students, regardless of nationality, must participate in.

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Commissar

Commissar (or sometimes Kommissar) is an English transliteration of the Russian комиссáр, which means commissary.

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Confucianism

Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.

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Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute is a non-profit public educational organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, whose aim is to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitate cultural exchanges.

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Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

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Cursive script (East Asia)

Cursive script, often mistranslated as grass script, is a style of Chinese calligraphy.

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Debate on traditional and simplified Chinese characters

The debate on traditional Chinese characters and simplified Chinese characters is an ongoing dispute concerning Chinese orthography among users of Chinese characters.

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Dictionary

A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

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East Asia

East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.

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Education in Malaysia

Education in Malaysia is overseen by the Ministry of Education (Kementerian Pendidikan).

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Extended shinjitai

is the extension of the shinjitai (officially simplified kanji).

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Fu Ssu-nien

Fu Ssu-nien (26 March 1896 – 20 December 1950), was a famous Chinese educator and linguist, and one of the leaders of the May Fourth Movement in 1919.

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GB 18030

GB 18030 is a Chinese government standard, described as Information technology — Chinese coded character set and defines the required language and character support necessary for software in China.

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GB 2312

GB2312 is the registered internet name for a key official character set of the People's Republic of China, used for simplified Chinese characters.

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Government of China

The central government of the People's Republic of China is divided among several state organs.

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Guobiao standards

GB standards are the Chinese national standards issued by the Standardization Administration of China (SAC), the Chinese National Committee of the ISO and IEC.

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Hackett Publishing Company

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. is an academic publishing house based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Han unification

Han unification is an effort by the authors of Unicode and the Universal Character Set to map multiple character sets of the so-called CJK languages into a single set of unified characters.

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Hanja

Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Hawker centre

A hawker centre or cooked food centre is an open-air complex in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and the Riau Islands housing many stalls that sell a variety of inexpensive food.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority

The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA), previously known as the Hong Kong Examinations Authority (HKEA), is a statutory body of the Government of Hong Kong responsible for the administration of public examinations and related assessments.

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Hong Kong University Press

Hong Kong University Press is the university press of the University of Hong Kong.

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IETF language tag

An IETF language tag is an abbreviated language code (for example, en for English, pt-BR for Brazilian Portuguese, or nan-Hant-TW for Min Nan Chinese as spoken in Taiwan using traditional Han characters) defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in the BCP 47 document series, which is currently composed of normative RFC 5646 (referencing the related RFC 5645) and RFC 4647, along with the normative content of the IANA Language Subtag Registry.

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Japanese language and computers

In relation to the Japanese language and computers many adaptation issues arise, some unique to Japanese and others common to languages which have a very large number of characters.

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Kanji

Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.

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Karaoke

Karaoke, is a form of interactive entertainment or video game developed in Japan in which an amateur singer sings along with recorded music (a music video) using a microphone.

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Khitan scripts

The Khitan scripts were the writing systems for the now-extinct Para-Mongolic Khitan language used in the 10th-12th century by the Khitan people who had established the Liao dynasty in Northeast China.

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Korean language

The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.

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Kuomintang

The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.

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Left-wing politics

Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.

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List of Commonly Used Characters in Modern Chinese

The List of Commonly Used Characters in Modern Chinese is a list of 7,000 commonly used Chinese characters in Chinese.

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Locale (computer software)

In computing, a locale is a set of parameters that defines the user's language, region and any special variant preferences that the user wants to see in their user interface.

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Logogram

In written language, a logogram or logograph is a written character that represents a word or phrase.

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Lu Xun

Lu Xun (Wade–Giles romanisation: Lu Hsün) was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature.

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Lufei Kui

Lufei Kui (17 September 1886 – 9 July 1941) was a Chinese educationist and publisher.

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Macau

Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Malaysian Chinese

The Malaysian Chinese consist of people of full or partial Chinese—particularly Han Chinese—ancestry who were born in or immigrated to Malaysia.

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Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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May Fourth Movement

The May Fourth Movement was an anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student participants in Beijing on 4 May 1919, protesting against the Chinese government's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles, especially allowing Japan to receive territories in Shandong which had been surrendered by Germany after the Siege of Tsingtao.

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Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China is the agency of the State Council of the People's Republic of China that regulates all aspects of the educational system in mainland China, including compulsory basic education, vocational education, and tertiary education.

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One country, two systems

"One country, two systems" is a constitutional principle formulated by Deng Xiaoping, the Paramount Leader of the People's Republic of China (PRC), for the reunification of China during the early 1980s.

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Oracle bone script

Oracle bone script was the form of Chinese characters used on oracle bonesanimal bones or turtle plastrons used in pyromantic divinationin the late 2nd millennium BCE, and is the earliest known form of Chinese writing.

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Overseas Chinese

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People's Daily

The People's Daily or Renmin Ribao is the biggest newspaper group in China.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Qian Xuantong

Qian Xuantong (1887—January 17, 1939) was a Chinese linguist and professor of literature at National Peking University, and along with Gu Jiegang, one of the leaders of the Doubting Antiquity School.

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Qin dynasty

The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.

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Radical (Chinese characters)

A Chinese radical is a graphical component of a Chinese character under which the character is traditionally listed in a Chinese dictionary.

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Ryakuji

Ryakuji (略字 "abbreviated characters", or hissha ryakuji, meaning "handwritten abbreviated characters") are colloquial simplifications of kanji.

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Saint Jude Catholic School (Manila)

Saint Jude Catholic School (SJCS), is a Roman Catholic private school located in the district of San Miguel in Manila, Philippines, adjacent to Malacañang Palace.

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Seal script

Seal script is an ancient style of writing Chinese characters that was common throughout the latter half of the 1st millennium BC.

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Second round of simplified Chinese characters

The second round of Chinese character simplification, according to the official document, Second Chinese Character Simplification Scheme (Draft) ("Second Scheme" or "Second Round" for short) to introduce a second round of simplified Chinese characters, was an aborted orthography reform promulgated on 20 December 1977 by the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Shinjitai

are the simplified forms of kanji used in Japan since the promulgation of the Tōyō Kanji List in 1946.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Subtitle (captioning)

Subtitles are text derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog or commentary in films, television programs, video games, and the like, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen, but can also be at the top of the screen if there is already text at the bottom of the screen.

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Table of General Standard Chinese Characters

The Table of General Standard Chinese Characters is a standard list of 8,105 Chinese characters.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Technical and further education

In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.

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Traditional Chinese characters

Traditional Chinese characters (Pinyin) are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946.

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Unicode

Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of the Philippines

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Variant Chinese character

Variant Chinese characters (Kanji: 異体字; Hepburn: itaiji; Hanja: 異體字; Hangul: 이체자; Revised Romanization: icheja) are Chinese characters that are homophones and synonyms.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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World Wide Web Consortium

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or W3).

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Written Chinese

Written Chinese comprises Chinese characters (汉字/漢字; pinyin: Hànzì, literally "Han characters") used to represent the Chinese language.

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Xin Zixing

The xin zixing is a standardized form of Chinese characters set in mainland China.

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Xinhua News Agency

Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: J. C. Wells: Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 3rd ed., for both British and American English) or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_Chinese_characters

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