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A weekly Chinese language teaching show which covers the most frequently used Chinese words and expressions, dialogues, language tips, and stories behind the idioms. 《随行汉语》:一档周播的中文教学栏目,囊括最常用实用的汉语表达,探讨中国语言与社会文化,以及趣味故事。
 
Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
Akuma Idenshi is a story how a young girl Julie and her family's excitement about leaving a post apocalyptic Earth for a new homestead on Mars turns into the trip from hell. Once on Mars they learn that white slavery is not only legal but a very brutal trade that is being justified by the discovery of a new gene labeled Akuma Idenshi a Japanese phrase which translates to "Devil Gene" in which Drs say is only found in the white race. According to the Chinese govt this devil gene is to blame f ...
 
2641 Barton Chapel Road Augusta, GA 30906 The Attic: Second Level of the gym (Family Life Center) Youth/College/English Music Pastor: Howard Ki Friday 7:30pm – College/Young Adult Ministry meets in the “Brick House” at the front of the Church property. Sunday 9:30am – English Adult Service in the Sanctuary Sunday 11:00am – One Light Community Service WHO WE ARE: One Light Community is the Student Ministry of Augusta Korean Methodist Church. This includes Middle School, High School, College a ...
 
Purpose: The United States and China are the largest and second largest economies in the world. President Obama calls the relationship the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st century. Yet the relationship is fraught with mistrust and miscalculation, with the potential for catastrophic conflict. Many scholars have written about the complex reasons behind the agreements and disagreements by taking a particular narrative. What they missed is that, on every single issue of importan ...
 
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Progressive Democrats are pressuring President Joe Biden to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. But how did a non-economist even come to head the Fed anyway? That’s one of the listener questions we answer on this Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday. We’ll also talk about mismatching in the labor market and who the United States is borrowing money…
 
US Vice-President Kamala Harris plans to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday afternoon, making history as the highest ranking Indian-American to welcome the leader of a country that is becoming one of America’s most important allies.“It does represent a ‘coming of age’ moment for the diaspora, which is now more than 4 million stron…
 
US Vice-President Kamala Harris plans to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday afternoon, making history as the highest ranking Indian-American to welcome the leader of a country that is becoming one of America’s most important allies.“It does represent a ‘coming of age’ moment for the diaspora, which is now more than 4 million stron…
 
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week, and climate change is high on the docket. More than a decade ago, the U.S. and other developed countries pledged to gather $100 billion annually by 2020 to assist in climate adaptation and resilience for developing countries. Despite bearing most of the responsibility for emissions and havin…
 
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week, and climate change is high on the docket. More than a decade ago, the U.S. and other developed countries pledged to gather $100 billion annually by 2020 to assist in climate adaptation and resilience for developing countries. Despite bearing most of the responsibility for emissions and havin…
 
Chinese Communist Defector Says China INTENTIONALLY Released COVID, Warned The US In November 2019. While Democrats have been largely dismissive of lab leak hypothesis it seems more and more data is coming out suggesting COVID was leaked from a lab in Wuhan. Republicans from the early stages had been asking about the possibility but were dismissed …
 
Australia’s bid to acquire nuclear submarines under a new security pact with the United States and Britain has sparked unease in Pacific Island nations, whose strategic location has placed them at the forefront of the growing geopolitical rivalry between China and the West.The launch of the partnership, dubbed Aukus, has raised concerns among polit…
 
Australia’s bid to acquire nuclear submarines under a new security pact with the United States and Britain has sparked unease in Pacific Island nations, whose strategic location has placed them at the forefront of the growing geopolitical rivalry between China and the West.The launch of the partnership, dubbed Aukus, has raised concerns among polit…
 
Almost as soon as he entered Canada’s parliament in 2019, Conservative Kenny Chiu became a prominent advocate for what he called Hong Kong’s “political freedom”, and a tough critic of Beijing.Weeks after being comfortably elected in Steveston-Richmond East, one of Canada’s most ethnically Chinese electorates, Chiu was back in his birthplace of Hong…
 
Tiny antibodies produced by llamas could provide a new frontline treatment against coronavirus in the form of a nasal spray, research suggests.Scientists at the Rosalind Franklin Institute have found that the nanobodies – a smaller, simple form of antibody generated by llamas and camels – can effectively target the Sars-CoV-2 virus that causes Covi…
 
The World Health Organization (WHO) tightened its air quality guidelines on Wednesday for the first time since 2005, hoping to spur countries toward clean energy and prevent deaths and illness caused by air pollution.The new recommendations targeting pollutants including particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide, both of which are found in fossil fue…
 
On this week's edition of "Ask Todd", Todd Lutsky discussed the main differences between medicare and medicaid. He reviews the benefits of each program and gives his thoughts on which is better in particular situations. The discussion ties into Cushing & Dolan's guide for September titled, "Making Sense of the Medicaid Process: Practical Pointers t…
 
(0:58) - The Wall Street Journal released their annual rankings of the top colleges and universities in the country,. There are 15 factors that WSJ used to complete these rankings, and for the fifth straight year, Harvard was ranked as the best college in America. (11:09) - Dr. Lawrence Yun, head of the National Association of Realtors, joined the …
 
(0:34) - Markets are finally rallying as investors shake off fears associated with the Evergande situation in China. Could the Chinese government's response to the crisis dampen sentiment yet again? (12:44) - The Federal Reserve is meeting today to discuss the logistics of their tapering plan, and the meeting will be followed by a press conference …
 
The United States on Wednesday promised to buy 500 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses to donate to other countries as it comes under increasing pressure to share its supply with the rest of the world.The White House is hosting a four-hour virtual summit aimed at boosting global vaccination rates and the administration of President Joe Biden wants …
 
The US Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a new rule on Wednesday that will help the agency force companies flouting US audit regulations to delist from US exchanges, a move that threatens hundreds of Chinese businesses.According to the rule, which was first proposed in May followed by two months of public comment, all companies with headqu…
 
China should review its policy of not being the first to use a nuclear weapon in a conflict, as it comes under growing pressure from the US and its military alliances, a former diplomat said.Sha Zukang, who was the Chinese ambassador for disarmament affairs to the UN in Geneva in the 1990s and is now retired, also said it was only “a matter of time…
 
In light of China real estate developer Evergrande’s debt issues and the markets trending upward, Susan Schmidt joins us for our economic discussion to help us break down how players in the market might be absorbing all this. The BBC reports on China’s pledge to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad. The Department of Justice has taken i…
 
In light of China real estate developer Evergrande’s debt issues and the markets trending upward, Susan Schmidt joins us for our economic discussion to help us break down how players in the market might be absorbing all this. The BBC reports on China’s pledge to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad. The Department of Justice has taken i…
 
The rank and file of Hong Kong’s largest opposition party are mostly in favour of boycotting December’s Legislative Council election following Beijing’s overhaul of the system to ensure only “patriots” hold public office, according to members who spoke to the Post.They said many of their Democratic Party peers saw no point in taking part in a syste…
 
Pregnant women who get mRNA Covid-19 vaccines pass high levels of antibodies to their babies, according to a study published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology – Maternal Fetal Medicine on Wednesday.The study – one of the first to measure antibody levels in umbilical cord blood to distinguish whether immunity is from infection or vaccin…
 
The United States is speeding up production of its long-range B-21 Raider stealth bomber to take on challenges from China as the two countries tussle over the South China Sea and Taiwan.US Air Force secretary Frank Kendall told a conference in Maryland on Monday that the US had five of the bombers in production, up from the previously reported two.…
 
Denmark, one of Washington’s closest allies in Europe, disagrees with French and EU criticism of the United States over a nuclear submarine deal with Australia, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday.Frederiksen defended President Joe Biden as “very loyal” to Europe even though the United States and Australia stripped European Union mem…
 
Malaysia’s defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Wednesday said he planned to visit China soon to hold consultations with counterparts there about the Aukus defence pact.The out-of-the-blue plan for a visit signalled anxiety in Kuala Lumpur and across Southeast Asia that the trilateral agreement between Australia, the United States, and Britain …
 
Malaysia’s defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Wednesday said he planned to visit China soon to hold consultations with counterparts there about the Aukus defence pact.The out-of-the-blue plan for a visit signalled anxiety in Kuala Lumpur and across Southeast Asia that the trilateral agreement between Australia, the United States, and Britain …
 
China is unlikely to oppose the Taliban’s request to appoint a new Afghan envoy to the United Nations, observers said, despite ongoing concerns over whether the group will stamp out terrorism as requested by Beijing.UN secretary general Antonio Guterres received a letter on Monday signed by Amir Khan Muttaqi, the new Taliban regime’s acting foreign…
 
Ant Group, operator of the world’s largest electronic payment platform, has started to feed its vast trove of consumer credit information to a database run by China’s central bank, heralding a new chapter in the regulatory oversight of the nation’s private financial technology companies.Consumer credit data gathered by Huabei, the small loans servi…
 
We take a look at the power structure of the Fed, where decisions there affect everyone in America. Those decisions include how the central bank of the U.S. plans to keep propping up the economy during the pandemic. We explore how the anti-abortion law in Texas could have an effect on recruiting in the tech industry. We also examine how some hospit…
 
We take a look at the power structure of the Fed, where decisions there affect everyone in America. Those decisions include how the central bank of the U.S. plans to keep propping up the economy during the pandemic. We explore how the anti-abortion law in Texas could have an effect on recruiting in the tech industry. We also examine how some hospit…
 
Afghanistan’s Taliban regime is playing a pivotal role in backchannel talks between Pakistan’s government and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan insurgents (TTP), top officials indicated, after Islamabad offered a conditional amnesty for surrendering militants. While the prospects of a peace deal remain remote, officials said Pakistan hopes the Taliban’s i…
 
Afghanistan’s Taliban regime is playing a pivotal role in backchannel talks between Pakistan’s government and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan insurgents (TTP), top officials indicated, after Islamabad offered a conditional amnesty for surrendering militants. While the prospects of a peace deal remain remote, officials said Pakistan hopes the Taliban’s i…
 
From the BBC World Service: China has announced at the United Nations that it will stop building coal plants overseas. Chinese property group Evergrande says it has agreed to a deal with domestic bondholders, who are due payments of around $36 million. Ahead of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Justin Rowlatt is traveling around the U.K. taking s…
 
From the BBC World Service: China has announced at the United Nations that it will stop building coal plants overseas. Chinese property group Evergrande says it has agreed to a deal with domestic bondholders, who are due payments of around $36 million. Ahead of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Justin Rowlatt is traveling around the U.K. taking s…
 
During the pandemic, especially with gyms shut down or just less appealing, people bought a lot of wearables. Those are smart devices that you wear on your body — in your ear, on your wrist or as a patch, even — that track your activity in some way. Look at sales of smartwatches. They jumped by almost 18% in 2020, according to Gartner. The research…
 
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