US Presidential Election 2020

US Presidential Election 2020

Why Andrew Yang’s name sounds weird to Chinese speakers
How do you pronounce the surname of the US presidential candidate Andrew Yang? Does it rhyme with “gang,” as in “Yang Gang”?  While this pronunciation may be intuitive to Americans – it’s how the Democratic hopeful says his name – it might sound a little off to Chinese ears. In the video above, we explain the difference between how Mandarin speakers pronounce the popular Chinese last name and how most Americans say it.
Why Andrew Yang’s name sounds weird to Chinese speakers
What Democratic presidential hopefuls are saying about China
Over two nights, 20 Democratic candidates for the 2020 US presidential election faced off at the first primary debate in Miami. China was on the agenda, with several calling it America's greatest geopolitical threat. This is what the presidential hopefuls have said about the China challenge: Tim Ryan, congressman, Ohio When asked whether he could promise that manufacturing jobs would return to places like Ohio, Ryan said: "Yes, I believe you can, but, first, let’s say the president came, he said 'Don’t sell your house to people in Youngstown, Ohio.' And then his administration just in the last two years, we lost 4,000 jobs at a General Motors facility. That rippled throughout our community
What Democratic presidential hopefuls are saying about China