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For over twelve years now, our centerpiece Introduction
to Mandarin Chinese has been reducing the dreaded Mandarin
Learning Curve for countless students and other netizens eager to learn
about the Chinese Language.
"I've just learnt more in an hour
doing your language tutorial than I could ever expect in a year of classes."
- Christine Black,
With a conversational approach that aims
to educate and entertain, our popular tutorial explains
the basic principles of Mandarin Chinese pronunciation,
characters and grammar.
"The best. A must-visit site"
for Chinese Language learning.
--Dr. Ming L. Pei, China
This reference guide,
drawing on select U.S. government and other published sources, provides
a detailed and up-to-date overview of The People's Republic of China.
CHINA NEWS HEADLINES
news headlines from China, as well as a list of top news stories for each
province in the People's Republic, and for each major special administrative
region. Go >>
newsletter, which ran from 2003-2006, is no longer published, but here
we have archived some of its stories that you might still find interesting
or informative. Go >>
View a selection of
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8-Minute Virtual Video Ride on a Hong Kong Bus
Video footage that puts you in the front seat on the upper level of a
double decker bus in Hong Kong. The trip takes you (with some gaps) from
North Point, on the north side of Hong Kong Island, toward Stanley Bay,
on the island's south side.
Latest Stock News from China
Chinese Social Media Giant Sina Weibo Seeks U.S. Stock Market Listing
The Twitter-like company, popular with local celebrities and government critics, is looking to raise around $500 million from the listing, which would give it a valuation of $8 billion. read more
Fall in mining stocks pushes UK's FTSE lower
* Chinese company's bond default hurts miners * Tensions over Crimea also weigh on UK stock market LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - Britain's main share index fell on Friday as a landmark corporate bond default in China, the world's top metals consumer, hit miners, while lingering concerns about the crisis in Ukraine also weighed on the market. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index briefly edged into positive ...
Chinese Entertainment Industry Set for IPO Boom Year
A research firm says companies in the broader culture sector are lining up stock market listings, both in China and overseas. read more
Fall in mining stocks pushes UK's FTSE to 3-week low
* Chinese company's bond default hurts miners * Tensions over Crimea also weigh on UK stock market LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - Britain's main share index fell to a three-week closing low on Friday as a landmark corporate bond default in China, the world's top metals consumer, hit major mining stocks. Lingering concerns about the crisis in Ukraine, after Russia's effective seizure of Ukraine's ...
Shanghai Exchange gets approval for trading platform in free-trade zone
The Shanghai Stock Exchange has secured approvals from regulators to set up an international trading center in the free-trade zone, the chairman of the bourse said on Saturday. The move could pave the way for more foreign investors to tap the world's fourth-largest stock market by capitalization and also for foreign companies to issue shares in the world's second-largest economy. Gui Minjie ...
Global Market Valuations and Expected Returns - March 6, 2014
In January 2014, the U.S. stock market benchmark S&P 500 lost 3.36% after an excellent 2013. The enthusiasm went back as the market gained 4.31% over February.
With Its Stock Riding High, FireEye Sells More Shares for $1.1 Billion
Taking advantage of a fourfold increase in its stock price since its market debut, the cybersecurity company raised $1.1 billion for itself and some of its backers with a secondary offering.
'Fail-Safe' Bond Default Shakes Chinese Bond Market
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A corporate bond market that raised $77 billion for Chinese companies in 2013 is losing its innocence after a struggling solar panel manufacturer warned of a pending interest payment default. A few ETFs cater to the Chinese bond market, including PowerShares Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond and Market Vectors Renminbi Bond ETF . Both have been treading water, pretty much ...
Stock market index provider FTSE Group has raised the shares of 21 Chinese and Hong Kong companies as large caps in its Asia Pacific ex-Japan index after its semi-annual review of indices. The move, effective after market close on March 21, affects Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd, ENN Energy Holdings Ltd, China Resources Gas Group Ltd and...
Aust stocks open flat
The Australian stock market has opened flat as concerns about the Chinese economy weigh on resources stocks.
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