Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout
Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout

‘China’s Most Beautiful Interpreter’ becomes an internet hit after Alaska summit

  • Zhang Jing stole the show at the high-level talks between US and Chinese officials in Alaska where she interpreted Yang Jiechi’s 15-minute opening speech
  • A video of still images of her has been viewed millions of times online

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout
Chinese interpreter Zhang Jing. Photo: Handout

Corrected [2:08pm, 26 Mar, 2021]

  • [2:08pm, 26 Mar, 2021]

    A previous version of this story mentioned that a participant at the meeting said Yang’s lengthy speech would be a “test for the interpreter”. This has been corrected to reflect that Yang himself made the comment.

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