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China Daily: Making a point with punctuation


Sam Roggeveen


22 April 2009 11:07

Check out the quote marks around the word 'presidential' in this article about actor Jackie Chan, from today's edition of China's English-language daily:

This is not the first time that Chan has got into trouble for making "improper comments". He was banned from entering Taiwan for four years, after he described the shooting of "presidential" candidate Chen Shui-bian on the day before the election as the "biggest joke in the world".