27 Feb '18, 8pm

[Mothership] British PM Theresa May speaks Mandarin at Chinese New Year reception to woo China

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, welcomed Chinese students to the Prime Minister’s Office in London on Feb. 21. In what is seen as a bid to woo China, the building at 10 Downing Street temporarily accommodated bright red Chinese lanterns for the Chinese New Year reception alongside the usual decorations of portraits of past prime ministers . Screenshot via CGTN/YT May speaks Mandarin Perhaps the highlight of the reception was May wishing the attendees a “Happy New Year” in Mandarin. The audience, wowed by her attempt — which wasn’t half bad considering the fact that she’s a lao wai — clapped and cheered enthusiastically. You can watch the video of the British Prime Minister speaking Mandarin here : Advertisement UK courting China The UK currently sends 3.1 percent of its exports to China. This is about half of its imports from China, which make up 7.2 per...

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