Berlin zoo says it will keep politics out of naming panda cubs after German public votes for Hong and Kong squib

Berlin zoo said it wanted to keep politics out of naming its two newborn panda cubs after readers of a German newspaper voted for them to be called Hong and Kong, Global Times reported on Monday.The zoo, which said it will work with Chinese experts to name the cubs once their gender becomes clear, told the tabloid: “We want to fundamentally distance ourselves from these reports on the naming of the panda twins.”The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwestern Sichuan province…
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