Is it Tsingtao or is it supposed to be Qing Dao?
I think in IB they told us there are two ways for Americans to translate Chinese - like Kuomintang vs Gua Min Dang or Mao Zedong or Tse Tsung. Maybe it's that.
Yes, it is the difference between Mandarin and Cantonese (different dialects of Chinese). Before, Cantonese was more popular, back when the Kuomintang was in power but now, Mandarin is
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