Bi Cheng is an M.A. candidate in Conference Interpretation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. His language combination is English and Mandarin Chinese, but he is also fluent in Cantonese. He holds a B.A. in Professional Accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with minors in Translation and French Studies. He has also studied at Washington University in St. Louis as an exchange student. He has worked for China Economic Review and Modern Weekly as an intern and his current career goal is to become a professional conference interpreter.

Last Updated: April 24, 2014



Myanmar Envy

Bi Cheng
Chinese netizens’ reactions to tentative democratic reforms in neighboring Myanmar, including to the recent repeal of censorship rules for private publishers by the Southeast Asian nation’s reformist government, reflect just how closely it’s...



The People’s Daily Said What?

Bi Cheng
In the course of its dramatic growth, China often churns out unprecedented numbers. But few of them have been more controversial than the recently released National Revival Index, a formula devised to measure China’s economic and social development...

Out of School


France’s Baccalauréat Sparks Debate on Chinese Education

Bi Cheng
What does one gain by working?Are all beliefs contrary to reason?Comment on an excerpt of Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise Do we have a duty to seek the truth?Would we be freer without the state?Explicate an excerpt of Émile by Jean-...