This sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: HandoutThis sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: Handout
This sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: Handout

Farewell to ‘Chinglish’? China cracks down on bad English on public signs

In the latest campaign to rid the country of ‘Chinglish’ and burnish its international image, the government will set guidelines for the language of signs in public areas

This sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: HandoutThis sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: Handout
This sign used to adorn a street near the main railway station in Beijing. Photo: Handout
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