Learning Chinese Ep. 3: Fighting back the U.S. trade blacklist
Updated 16:49, 23-May-2019

With the global trade conflict in mind, it might be useful to introduce you to an idiom that reveals China's ancient wisdom on the importance of self-improvement and virtue: "自强不息,厚德载物" zì qiáng bù xī, hòu dé zài wù, which means one should never stop striving for self-improvement and hold the world with virtue. As the U.S. is trying to isolate American companies from those of other nations through the Entity List, this phrase teaches us an excellent way of coping with situations like this.