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Outlook – the world in 2022: another year of living dangerously

Outlook – the world in 2022: another year of living dangerously

On the brink of a new year, the world faces a daunting array of challenges: the resurgent Covid-19 pandemic, the climate emergency, the struggle between democracy and authoritarianism, humanitarian crises, mass migration, and trans-national terrorism. There is the risk of new inter-state conflicts and the spread of lethal autonomous weapons. All in all, for most people on earth, 2022 will be another year of living dangerously.

‘F**k Vegetables’: China is set to end the spread of “Chinglish” mistranslations

‘F**k Vegetables’: China is set to end the spread of “Chinglish” mistranslations

Chinese is known as one of the most difficult languages to understand and interpret, and the struggle can clearly be seen from the many public signs with hilarious English mistranslation. However, China has finally unrolled a plan to eradicate “Chinglish” before the 2022 Winter Olympics and is working on improving the quality to standard English in 13 public areas like transportation, entertainment and medicine.