Zhou Youguang, who in 1958 invented pinyin, the romanized spelling system that linked ancient Chinese writing to the modern age, died Saturday in Beijing. The system forever changed how the world.. Christian Science Monitor
The economist-turned-linguist developed Pinyin, a writing system allowing Chinese characters to be spelled out with Roman letters. Later in life, Zhou became an outspoken critic of the Chinese.. Deutsche Welle Also reported by •Seattle Times
ZHOU YOUGUANG 1906-2017 Zhou Youguang, an economist-turned-linguist know as the father of the mainland’s pinyin system of romanisation for Mandarin who later become an outspoken critic of the.. S.China Morning Post
Zhou created the Pinyin system of Romanised Chinese, which vastly increased literacy in China and eased the agonies of foreigners studying the language. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
*Berlin:* Germany wants the European Union’s executive branch to question Italy over software that regulates emissions in Fiat diesel cars.
The carmaker is regulated by Italy in the EU and has.. Mid-Day