Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet
Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet

Why does the internet love Chinese-speaking foreigners? Yum cha kor may have the answer

  • Gurdip Singh, a marine technician from Singapore who urged his fans in flawless Cantonese not to work so hard and to drink some tea, has become the latest in a long line of viral sensations
  • China-watchers say the attention is partly due to growing national pride and that the focus is shifting from marvelling at someone’s language skills to whether they have a China-friendly message

Topic |   Chinese language
Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet
Gurdip Singh, also known as yum cha kor, has impressed with his Cantonese skills - and his views on tea. Photo: Internet
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