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Chinese and English Language podcast. A mixed couple (Tom & Ula) living in Taiwan, teach Chinese through the use of Chinglish (Chinese and English) on a variety of topics. Learn Chinese, study methods, Entertainment, news, life, business, hints and tricks to learning Mandarin. Hear a native speaking naturally and at natural pace but with the English translation so you can follow the context of the conversation. Enjoy.
 
Are you struggling to find good listening material for learning Chinese? Are you tired of robotic and boring textbook audio? Chillchat is the answer for you! Our podcasts not only cover vocabulary and grammar, but we also talk about culture, trends, and other useful topics. With our fun and relaxing conversations, Chinese learning is a breeze! You can DOWNLOAD the transcript/study material at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchator buy us a coffee and get a name shoutout in our show :)
 
China has emerged as one of the 21st century’s most consequential nations, making it more important than ever to understand how the country is governed. True to the name Pekingology, or the study of the political behavior of the People’s Republic of China, this podcast aims to unpack the behavior of the Chinese Communist Party and implications these actions have within China and for U.S.-China relations. Jude Blanchette, the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS, is joined by various expert ...
 
Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, an NYC literary arts space at the intersection of migration, race, and social justice. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events, as well as occasional original episodes. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, Maxine Hong Kingston, Roxane Gay, Amitav Ghosh, Ocean Vuong, Solmaz Sharif, and Jenny Zhang. Our events are intimate and intellectual, quirky yet curated, and d ...
 
The Professional Military Education (PME) podcast is where great books on war and history are analyzed and discussed with the author. Through in depth conversations, the PME podcast seeks to promote great books that will interest serious military thinkers. For people that might be interested in military topics and history, the PME podcast will get you hooked on this awesome field of study. Through in depth reading and serious scholarship, the PME podcast is proud to bring a great history sho ...
 
Applied Channel Theory (經絡醫學 jīng luò yī xué) is an approach to acupuncture rooted in the dual research threads of classical texts and modern clinical application. Developed by Dr. Wang Ju–yi over 50 years in Beijing clinics, hospitals and research institutes, it involves the rigorous combination of theory and diagnostic technique. In addition to channel examination, Applied Channel Theory is a comprehensive system that includes channel theory, methods of channel diagnosis, the nature of acu ...
 
Dedicated to helping people understand Chinese Medicine, The Chinese Medicine Podcast is run by Herbalist and Acupuncturist, Marie Hopkinson. The Chinese Medicine Podcast (CMP) started out in 2013 just as a a way for Marie to share the self help aspects of Chinese medicine with her own patients via youtube, but soon found that people all over the world were watching and benefiting from Marie's Chinese medicine videos. In 2019 Marie is expanding to bring audio interviews with Chinese medicine ...
 
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy.This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic stud ...
 
The most convenient way to learn Cantonese the way it is actually spoken and used. Start with our basic lessons, and in no time you'll be listening to music, watching films and television and engaging in the actual language. With free daily podcasts, a vibrant community, online study tools and much more, PopupCantonese is the most powerful and personal way to learn mandarin.
 
Join Dr. George Lamoureux and John Bonds from JingHerbs.com to explore the history, healing, and empowerment of Classic Chinese Medicine, herbs, and thought. Dr. George Lamoureux, the founder of Jing Herbs, holds a Doctorate in classical Chinese medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist and a certified Medical Qigong practitioner. Dr. George also completed programs of study at both the Shanghai and Chengdu hospitals of Traditional Chinese Medicine, People’s Republic of China. Jing Herbs was foun ...
 
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic stu ...
 
The FOX News Rundown is a news-based weekday morning podcast. Each morning, Jacqui Heinrich, Dave Anthony, Lisa Brady, Jessica Rosenthal and Chris Foster take a deep dive into the major and controversial stories of the day, tapping into the massive reporting resources of FOX News to provide a full picture of the news. You'll hear a contrast of perspectives you may not hear elsewhere while going far beyond the basic headlines. Each weekday The FOX News Rundown features insight from top newsma ...
 
Studio Plus is a daily talk show that discusses matters on Chinese society, science, economy and culture, as well as international events and stories. With local hosts and others from English speaking countries, the show brings diverse opinion, fun, and light-hearted insight to listeners around the world.
 
CSIS's Asia portfolio includes the broader Asia Program encompassing numerous endowed chairs and programs — the Freeman Chair in China Studies, the Japan Chair, the Korea Chair, the Economics Program, the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, the Southeast Asia Program, the China Power Project, and the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics. Asia also features heavily in the work of other CSIS programs, including the International Security Program, Energy and National Securit ...
 
Have you ever taken a language class? Have you taken a language class that teaches you how to say "I want to work at the United Nations" before "can you pass me the salt?" We're working to fix that. Critical Language Mentor has scoured the internet to find the best resources out there to help you learn languages better. We specialize in critical, less-commonly taught languages, like Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian and want to help you learn better. Visit us on the web at criticallanguag ...
 
I speak 20 languages. I've been learning languages for over 50 years and I've tried all kinds of approaches. I talk about my experiences, my approach to language learning, what I enjoy about learning languages and all manner of other topics related to language. If you love languages, or think you would if you hadn't been discouraged by past experiences, this is the podcast for you. Anyone can learn a language. You just need the right attitude and the right approach!
 
We are faced with intersecting crises. The world economy has remained stagnant since 2008. The European project confronts a series of existential threats. Several Latin American economies are wracked by devastating economic imbalances. Even the Chinese juggernaut appears to be slowing. The natural world is groaning under the strain of capitalism’s ravenous appetite. And the most jarring political mobilisation that has arisen to meet these threats is a form of chauvinistic nativism. A politic ...
 
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In a rare admission, just days ago, Chinese health officials admitted that their CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine doesn't have a high efficacy rate. A study released out of Chile does show some reasonable effectiveness of the Chinese vaccine. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health Council on Foreign Relations, a…
 
Speaker: Taomo Zhou, Assistant Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeImmediately north of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is China’s most successful Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Commonly known as the “social laboratory” of reform and opening, Shenzhen was the foremost frontier for the People’s Republic’s adoption of market principles…
 
Israel has launched a probe to determine why its air defenses were not able to shoot down a Syrian missile that landed in the country near a nuclear reactor, prompting a retaliatory strike from the IDF. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that a long-range SA-5 surface-to-air missile was launched from the direction of Syria toward Israeli fight…
 
A spokesman for the European Commission has said that no decision has been made as to whether the body will pursue legal action against the Anglo-Swedish firm but confirmed reports it won’t purchase any more of its vaccine. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, a European Commission spokesman said that the EU had decided against taking up an …
 
The Chinese foreign minister said they have not received any reports that their citizens were hurt after a car bomb ripped through a hotel where the ambassador to Pakistan was staying but called on Islamabad to carry out justice. Speaking on Thursday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin confirmed that the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan, Nong Ron…
 
India is enduring a massive Covid-19 wave, having set a new global record in daily infections. The situation is particularity tense in New Delhi, with hospitals running out of space and supplies to tackle the influx of patients. Multiple hospitals in New Delhi have run out of oxygen necessary for critical coronavirus patients’ life support, the cit…
 
President Joe Biden's pick for U.S. ambassador to China has deep ties to the Chinese Communist regime — so deep it seems Nick Burns was representing China's interests. Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin shuts off access to the Black Sea when Biden scotches plans to send in two U.S. Navy destroyers over Russia's meddling in Ukraine. Who's i…
 
Spain’s tourism secretary has spoken of his country’s willingness to welcome British holidaymakers this summer, saying talks were going ahead to reach an agreement on Covid-19 certificates to ease movement and safety. Speaking to Sky News on Thursday, Tourism Secretary Fernando Valdes discussed the possibility of a travel corridor between the UK an…
 
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has slammed Australia’s decision to tear up the Belt and Road agreement signed between China and the state of Victoria, labelling Canberra’s move a “historic reversal” in bilateral relations. Speaking on Thursday, Wang Wenbin, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, told gathered press that Beijing intends to “resolutely and forc…
 
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday. Following the Floyd verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Wednesday that the Department of Justice will now conduct a probe into the Minneapolis Police Department's practices. So where does the future of pol…
 
The European Commission is reportedly preparing to launch legal proceedings against AstraZeneca over its failure to deliver the promised volumes of its vaccine against Covid-19, which has hampered the EU immunization campaign. The possible lawsuit against the manufacturer was discussed on Wednesday at a meeting with ambassadors, sources told Reuter…
 
Pfizer has reportedly identified for the first time counterfeit doses of its Covid-19 vaccine, with some selling for as much as $1,000. Thankfully no one appears to have been harmed by the scam jabs. The pharmaceutical giant confirmed through testing that doses of their vaccine seized in Mexico and Poland were fake, the Wall Street Journal reported…
 
India has topped the world’s record for daily coronavirus case tallies, recording more than 300,000 infections over the last 24 hours as the country sees a major spike in its outbreak. Indian health officials reported 314,835 new cases on Thursday, bringing its total infection count over 15.9 million. Another 2,104 deaths were announced in the same…
 
An explosives-laden car detonated outside the posh Serena Hotel in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province in Pakistan, killing four, as a Chinese delegation was staying there. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast. The explosion swept through the hotel parking lot on Wednesday. According to a preliminary investigation, the blast was…
 
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and a coalition of liberal and conservative parties have agreed to impose tighter controls on citizenship, vowing to deny naturalization to criminal convicts and the recently unemployed. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration Affairs announced on Tuesday that the government had struck a deal with the Ven…
 
Syria’s air defenses responded to an Israeli attack in the Damascus countryside, according to state media. The report comes after a blast near Israel’s nuclear plant, which IDF pinned on a missile launched from Syria. The Israeli strike reportedly targeted a site in al-Dumayr, located some 24 miles (40km) from the Syrian capital, the Syrian Arab Ne…
 
Sirens have pierced the air in Israel’s southern Negev province near the secretive Dimona nuclear facility, with reports of multiple blasts heard far away from the site and anti-missile systems responding. The sirens were heard in Abu Qrenat – a village some 13 miles (21km) northwest of The Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center in the Negev de…
 
The Bundestag has passed the controversial amendments to the national Infection Protection Act that significantly tightens Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. The bill passed despite harsh criticism from the opposition. The bill introducing new binding lockdown rules for the German states with high infection rates was approved by a narrow majority in t…
 
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are making a push to get the 'George Floyd Justice in Policing Act' passed through the Senate. The bill includes a body camera mandate, banning of choke holds, requires data collection of violent police encounters to establish a registry and makes it easier for lawsuits to be brought against officers…
 
Thailand has stood by its ongoing use of the Chinese Sinovac Biotech Covid vaccine following six recipients reporting stroke-like symptoms, after an inquiry found no connection between the jab and the illnesses. A government-appointed panel of experts investigated the concerns after six medical personnel who were administered the Chinese-developed …
 
A surveillance camera in Sichuan Province has captured rare footage of a fierce panda brawl. While viewers are entertained by the "ungentlemanly" behavior of the participants, experts say this indicates the strong fecundity of the wild panda population. Join Studio Plus for more fun details of this 17-minute-long panda fight.…
 
The Covid-19 vaccine developed by Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech has been found to be 78% effective in preventing symptoms of Covid-19 and 100% against severe disease in stage three trials, the company said. In a press release on Wednesday, Bharat Biotech published second-round interim results from stage-three trials of the country’s fir…
 
President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to ease existing lockdown restrictions, imposed after France was hit by a third wave of coronavirus, by the start of May if, as health officials expect, cases begin falling. France moved schools to remote learning, closed non-essential shops and prohibited travel beyond 10km from home without justification in …
 
At least 22 people have died at a hospital in India's western Maharashtra state after an oxygen leak caused a serious disruption to patient supplies, the region's health minister has said. Many Indian hospitals are already running short on oxygen supplies as the country battles a dramatic surge in Covid-19 infections, with a record 295,000 new case…
 
Syria has been stripped of most of its rights at the global chemical weapons watchdog for alleged breaches. The OPCW stands accused of suppressing facts reported by its own inspectors in Syria for political purposes. The vote to penalize Syria took place on Wednesday at the conference of the states that are parties to the Organization for the Prohi…
 
An Indonesian submarine has gone missing following a navy drill in the Bali Sea, prompting fears that the vessel has sunk. There are 53 people on board, Indonesia’s military said. National Armed Forces Commander Hadi Tjahjanto told reporters that the KRI Nanggala disappeared 95 km (60 miles) north of Bali. The vessel went missing northwest of the p…
 
Israel’s coronavirus response chief said the country is trying to divert millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine which have already been ordered, claiming the government has enough supply through to 2022. Speaking to Army Radio on Wednesday, Nachman Ash, Israel’s national pandemic coordinator, said the country no longer needed the 10 mi…
 
The Syrian president has put his name forward to run for a fourth term as the country’s leader in an election planned for May 26. The election has been widely criticized by opposition leaders and the US. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the People’s Assembly of Syria announced that the candidacy application of incumbent President Bashar Assad had b…
 
Demonstrators have gathered in the thousands in the German capital as the nation’s parliament debates whether to give Merkel’s government more power to impose lockdowns on areas with high Covid-19 infections. Protesters, many of them not wearing face masks, descended on Berlin on Wednesday morning to demonstrate their opposition to Chancellor Angel…
 
Howard University dissolves its Western classics department, as have many universities. Progressive activist Cornel West, a Harvard professor, calls it a "spiritual catastrophe." Incredibly, all of the panelists on MSNBC's Morning Joe agree with Dr. West. If Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) follow the path of hard-left academics …
 
The Sri Lankan health minister has informed parliament that the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has led to three deaths, as well as three additional cases of non-fatal blood clotting. Speaking to the Sri Lankan parliament on April 21, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi explained that there had been six cases of blood clotting after the AstraZeneca…
 
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki accepts a Free Expression Award at an event YouTube sponsored. The Freedom Forum praised her for algorithmically-removing content — some nine million videos per year — that might hurt someone's feelings. Bill Whittle observes that in a trust-based society, with the rule of law, you can plan for the future in a way that fo…
 
South Korea’s foreign minister has urged the US to repay a favor by sharing some of its vaccine supply with his country, noting that early in the pandemic Seoul airlifted Covid testing kits and masks to the US. Speaking on Wednesday, South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong told reporters that his country was counting on the US to help them out…
 
The Biden White House officially backed a House bill that would make Washington D.C. the 51st state, saying it will give D.C residents "long overdue full representation in Congress." Rep. James Comer (R-KY) and shadow D.C Senator Paul Strauss weigh in on D.C. statehood, how this impacts the 23rd Amendment and if they would back Puerto Rico statehoo…
 
Oxygen reserves at some hospitals in the Indian capital are enough for mere hours of operation, with last-minute deliveries postponing a cut-off for serious patients. The crisis arose amid a spike in Covid-19 infections. Early on Wednesday morning, an oxygen tanker arrived at Delhi’s GTB Hospital, where over 500 patients require the medical gas as …
 
A South Korean court ruled that Japan cannot be legally forced to compensate Korean ‘comfort women’ who were rounded up to work in Japanese military-run brothels during WWII. The case revolved around ‘comfort women’ – a euphemism used to describe women and girls who were forced to work in Japanese Army-run brothels during WWII, when the whole of th…
 
The head of one of China’s Covid-19 vaccine development projects has promised that the supply of jabs will improve in the coming months, after it was reported that some parts of the country were facing acute supply shortages. In an interview with the Global Times on Tuesday, Zheng Zhongwei, director of the Development Center for Medical Science and…
 
Germany’s center-right CDU/CSU bloc has fallen behind the Greens in public support after the Christian Democrats picked Armin Laschet as their chancellor candidate in the upcoming elections, one opinion poll shows. The Union of Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavaria-based Christian Social Union (CSU) – the leading force in German politics for mo…
 
Harley Schlanger returns to discuss Ukraine, Russia, and China. We cut through the propaganda and work towards the truth. The tensions in Ukraine is putting the world in a pre World War position. The question is whether the psychopaths who want war will win or the more level headed adults will take charge. Please sign up for those platforms that do…
 
Kevin Annett rejoins the program to share how the Canadian government has started to round people up under the guise of COVID. They are also targeting him with trumped up charges for not following quarantine rules. This is an official warning that governments are starting to use COVID for communist style persecution. It could not be more serious fo…
 
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