Southern California desert town learns Chinese to lure business

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Tue Feb 9 16:14:36 UTC 2010


Mercury News

 

Southern California desert town learns Chinese to lure business

 

Lancaster officials are learning Mandarin in a campaign to lure Chinese business to the Los Angeles County desert town. 

 

Some staff and officials have taken classes so they can greet Chinese trade delegations in their own language. 

 

The city also is making a promotional video, has partnered with a Chinese sister city and is sending its own delegation to China. 

 

Full story:

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14340953

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