Translating China for the World

Understanding China features an official from the Central Government of of China, who is in Honolulu on important business, and his wife.

Lin Fanlin is an executive at the China International Publishing Group (CIPG), a vital operation at the Ministry of Information, one of the largest publishers, website managers and translation groups in China. CIPG employs more than 3000 people.

His wife, Xu Xin, is an executive at the Stone Carving Museum in Beijing, which showcases fascinating stone carvings from China’s imperial history, many of them personally inscribed by the Emperors.

CIPG may open a new office soon in Honolulu, in order to serve clients in America.

Joining them as interviewer is Xiaofang Zhou North, who usually appears on Understanding China from a studio in Beijing.