GBJ students come from every continent (Antarctica excepted) – More than 60 countries in the program’s first decade. For a new Q&A series, we’ll ask different ones about what drew them to the media industry, journalism in their home countries, and how they’ll use skills they learn at Tsinghua to shape the future of news.
Narantungalag Enkhtur, 26, is a first-year student in the GBJ program from Mongolia. She grew up near where the Gobi Desert meets the Altai Mountains and worked several jobs in the Mongolian journalism industry – for radio, print, television, and online outlets, including Bloomberg TV Mongolia – before moving to Beijing last year. She studied Chinese at Beijing Normal University prior to enrolling at Tsinghua University.
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Dec 2, 2017, | by Naanga
Beijing, China — Bloomberg economists expect China’s economic growth to further moderate to 6.4 percent in 2018, to 6.2 percent in 2019, according to a survey conducted by Bloomberg News.
“The Chinese economy is going to slow towards mid-single digits, 5.5 percent by 2020,” said Tom Orlik, the chief Asia economist for Bloomberg Intelligence.
Not only Bloomberg is de-escalating the second largest economy’s estimation, but also IMF, Morgan Stanley, and UBS will moderate in coming years outlook.
Continue reading Bloomberg’s Tom Orlik: Even painful, China needs deleverage
Beijing, China — The Republic of South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, declared independence from Sudan in July 2011 after a violent civil war. Meanwhile, Monday Semaya K.Kumba, the first South Sudanese postgraduate student of Tsinghua, was heading back to his home country to participate the process of independence.
Before he joins the Tsinghua University, he was an official of Foreign Affairs and not willing to study in China because he had already obtained Master of Law in South Africa. Thanks to his colleague’s several persuasion, he considered the second postgraduate program in China and joined International Master of Public Administration (IMPA) at Tsinghua. A year-long experience at Tsinghua was leveraged his career but also gave a tremendous impact on his country.
Continue reading Life changing experience in China
Nov. 02, 2017, | By Naanga
Brian L. Roberts: The Universal Beijing will be the best theme park in the world, according to his visit at Tsinghua.
Beijing, China (Tsinghua) — On Oct. 29, 2017, the member of the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, Brian L Roberts, chairman and CEO of the Comcast Corp., was invited to have a face-to-face dialogue with Qian Yingqi, a Dean of School of Economics and Management, and Tsinghua’s students. Continue reading Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts visited at Tsinghua
October 28, 2017, | By Naanga
Beijing, China (Tsinghua) – Bill Berkeley, a former investigative reporter at The New York Times, shared his life of foreign correspondent experience to the journalism schools fellows on October 23, at The Tsinghua University.
He, also a former foreign correspondent The Atlantic magazine in Africa and the Middle East, and then gave some tips on how to prepare yourself for being international correspondents. Here are the ten tips based on his speech.
Continue reading 10 Tips for being a foreign correspond by Bill Berkeley
October 24, 2017, | By Naanga
Beijing, China (Tsinghua) – The groan and clank of swords come from a fencing hall, south-east part of Tsinghua’s Comprehensive Gymnasium. A single wall of the hall is fully adorned with fencing equipped, including blades, masks and jackets hanging on the wardrobes and these staffs are using no end for team preparation, daily course works, association’s practice, and athletes training.
Continue reading Tsinghua’s ballerinas with foils get a stab at “physical chess”