A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP
A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP

China, Japan and South Korea to release joint list of countries' most-used Chinese characters

A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP
A woman looks at traditional Chinese calligraphy. Mainland China, Japan and South Korea will jointly release a standardised list of the 808 most widely used Chinese characters in the three countries. Photo: AFP
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