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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, Australia

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 The Beautiful

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Other Features
CHINAPEDIA 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. Go >>
CHINA NEWS HEADLINES The latest 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 ARCHIVE Our monthly 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 >>
HISTORY View a selection of engravings depicting Chinese scenes from China Illustrated, printed in four volumes between 1843 and 1847. Go >>
MUSIC Our custom Flash audio player offers eight traditional Chinese musical arrangements, featuring erhu and bamboo flute, for your online listening pleasure. Go >>

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

Toronto stock market closes flat amid earnings news, strong manufacturing data
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market hardly changed Thursday despite encouraging Chinese manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.

Toronto stock market advances, up for week amid strong earnings reports
TORONTO - Gold stocks and financials helped give the Toronto stock market a lift Friday amid a rebound for U.S. durable goods orders and gold prices.

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data
The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports. The Canadian dollar rose 0.04 of a cent to 93.25 cents US. U.S. futures were higher as traders digested reports from a slew of companies, ...

Crashing the Communist Party With China-A Share ETFs
A global stock market indices board near a taxi stand in the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai. Close A global stock market indices board near a taxi stand in the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai.

Cautious market opens flat
The Australian share market has opened flat as cautious investors await the release of Chinese data.

Every Which Way But Short
In theory there should be plenty of shorting opportunities.

Toronto stock market flat, up for week amid strong earnings reports
The Toronto stock market was little changed at the end of a positive week amid a rebound for U.S. durable goods orders.

Closing Bell: TSX closes flat amid earnings news, strong manufacturing data
The Toronto stock market hardly changed Thursday despite encouraging Chinese manufacturing data and strong earnings reports

How Hotcha hopes to become the Domino's of Chinese takeaway
Chinese food over took fish and chips to became the country's favourite takeaway this year. But there is no national rival to the big pizza chains - yet

Toronto stock market higher on earnings news, manufacturing data
The Toronto stock market was slightly higher late morning Thursday amid encouraging Chinese manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.


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