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"My Stories of Chinese Characters" is hosted by Uncle Hanzi, an American who has studied Chinese characters for 30 years. He will tell the stories behind Chinese characters in this ten-episode series, which will show how the Chinese live their daily lives and how they have preserved the culture for centuries.
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"The Spirit of the Chinese People" was published in 1915 by Malaysian-Chinese scholar Gu Hongming. This essay collection is considered to be the first work in modern China to introduce Chinese people to westerners. Although the opinions seem dated, the book offers interesting insights into the impact of Confucianism on the Chinese people and culture.
The Tongan government says initial international humanitarian support has reached the South Pacific island nation following the volcanic eruption last Saturday. It says ash-fall and a tsunami from the eruption affected about 84 percent of the population of Tonga.
Officials say U.S. crackdown on Chinese enterprises damages the interests of businesses from both countries and such practice disrupts the global supply chains.
Tonga's king is calling for unity as the country recovers from the recent volcanic eruptions and tsunami. The Chinese yuan has become the fourth most used currency for global payments for the first time in six years. And the first international athletes are starting to arrive in Beijing for the Winter Olympics.…
What have you been buying? Many smartphone applications have rolled out user annual spending reports. We take a look at the cold hard facts with apps that sum up your yearly spending. / Science craze takes off on China's video sharing platforms. / Heart to Heart - please send your audio questions to email@example.com!…
Daily Quote Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes. (Antisthenes) Poem of the Day 黄鹤楼 崔颢 Beauty of Words Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
Ice-skating is an increasingly popular way to work out in winter. Watch the video to find out why we love skating (& you should too!) This is a sideline mini-series of Takeaway Chinese, called Niuniu's Winter Olympics classroom. In this bonus mini-season, we talk about the 7 major sports of the 2022 Winter Olympics and some culture elements of the …
Eighty-four year old Fan Jinshi is one of China's most renowned archeologists and researchers of the Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO world heritage site. Ever since the 1960s, she has devoted her wisdom and efforts to the preservation, research and promotion of the vast numbers of murals, artifacts and other cultural objects at the heritage site…
China has unveiled a five-year plan for smart manufacturing, vowing that large manufacturers will achieve digitalization by 2025. The country’s move aims to bolster competitiveness amid the global race in advanced manufacturing. So, how advanced is China’s intelligent manufacturing? What is its global position?…
The level of trust among Chinese citizens in their government has reached 91 percent. That's according to the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer. It is the 22nd credibility survey conducted by the world's largest global public relations consultancy firm.
A Chinese high-resolution, multi-mode imaging satellite has been officially put into use.
The Central Axis of Beijing, a cluster of ancient buildings and cultural sites, is the core area of the old city that stretches 7.8 kilometers, from Yongding Gate in the south to the Bell Tower and Drum Tower in the north. Today, we take you on a journey to explore the ancient city through the local musical scene along the axis.…
About 1,200 torchbearers will visit some iconic sights across Beijing and Zhangjiakou, including the Great Wall, the Summer Palace and the Nihewan ruins.
Imagine playing football on ice, doing archery while skating, or being in a big air game on ice? This is not a joke. These are real ice games that were once played in the winter in ancient China. In this episode, we take you on a journey back to an ancient world of winter sports from which you may get some inspiration, while tracing the history of …
1 year in, what major challenges does Biden continue to face? Survey shows public trust in the Chinese government has surged to 91%. Why do Chinese people trust their government? How will the DPRK beef up its defences in the face of a possible "protracted conflict" with the US? And we look at how western "China experts" are filled with disinformati…
Relief materials are starting to reach Tongan people affected by last weekend's volcanic eruption and tsunami. The U.S. president marked his first year in office with an address from the White House to the American people. And the Olympic Village in Zhangjiakou is now ready for the Games.
China's Law on Family Education Promotion came into effect on January 1, 2022. Now regional courts across the country are giving out orders accordingly. We take a look at some of the irresponsible behaviors being targeted. / Can professional home organizers give people the peace of mind they seek at a reasonable price? / Does wearing face masks mak…
Tonga has finished removing a thick coat of volcanic ash from its international runway, clearing the way for emergency aid to arrive. New Zealand and Australia say their aircraft carrying aid supplies will depart later today.
An initiative on protecting the copyright related to the Beijing Winter Olympic Games has been launched.
Relief materials are starting to reach the Tongan people affected by last weekend's volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Lavrov, Blinken discuss security guarantees, Ukraine over the phone, another fruitless talk? What to expect from the meeting between Putin and Raisi in Moscow? China refutes reports of security flaws in the Winter Olympics app. Tech analyst Andy Mok: It is a problem of politics, not security. Meanwhile, China reviews the economic performance of cen…
A Chinese national working in Tonga says most people in the country are now safe following the strongest volcanic eruption in decades. The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee has released the final version of the competition schedule for the Winter Games. And Microsoft has announced plans to acquire leading video game company Activision Blizzard in a…
How will AI technologies improve your experiences in a hospital? We are seeing efforts to make "smart hospitals" even smarter in big cities. / Shanghai officially regulates LARP and escape games. / Why do people receive ads for luxury items even when they are not the targeted consumer?
Daily Quote Every man, as to character, is the creature of the age in which he lives. Very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times. (Voltaire) Poem of the Day The Land of Counterpane Robert Louise Stevenson Beauty of Words 鸲鹆 蒲松龄
It's been confirmed all Chinese nationals living on Tonga's main island are safe following Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. Ambassador Cao Xiaolin says in an exclusive interview that the embassy is providing assistance.
The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee has released the final version of the competition schedule for the Winter Games, following the approval of the IOC.
U.N. relief officials say Tongan authorities have removed a thick coat of ash from an international runway, paving the way for the arrival of emergency aid.
China delivers disaster-relief supplies to Tonga, what more can the global community do? US President Joe Biden will mark one year in office. How's he doing? What does the German FM hope to accomplish when she visits Ukraine and Russia amid rising tensions? And we review history and look into the future. Why is Deng Xiaoping’s 1992 southern tour st…
A Tongan official says there are hopes that some level of communication can be reestablished with the island nation in the next couple of days. A close contact of the first Omicron case in Beijing has contracted the virus. And Beijing 2022 organizers have decided not to sell tickets for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games to the general public.…
The knowledge market in China has seen steady growth in the past five years, undergirded by tougher regulations on IP protection and fueled by ever fiercer competition in the job market. Is this prosperity real and sustainable? / Stand-up comedy has gained popularity over the past few years. What does this say about the Chinese society and the new …
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Fiji-based reporter Lice Movono gives a personal account of the impact of the volcanic eruption in Tonga and the ensuing tsunami, as well as local efforts to deal with the aftermath of the disasters.
Premier Li Keqiang says China is willing to work with Germany to push for a steady and long-term development of bilateral ties. Li has held a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
The government is considering declaring a quasi-state of emergency for Tokyo and three nearby prefectures.
Xi calls for int'l solidarity, cooperation at WEF 2022. How urgent is it for the world to tackle global crises together? 1st local Omicron case detected in Beijing. How can China guarantee the Olympic Games' success and secure the general public's safety? US to end case against MIT scientist accused of hiding ties to China, Harvey Dzodin says it’s …
Tongan officials say damage to the small Pacific island country appears to be minimal following the recent eruption of an undersea volcano. Beijing officials say a COVID case in the city has been linked to contaminated international mail. And the Chinese economy further expanded past year as the country continued its recovery from the pandemic.…
China will build more subsidized rental homes and renovate old residential communities in the next few years. Will this help address the challenge of ever increasing rent? / Is overconfidence contagious? / Motivational Monday!
Daily Quote There is, however, a limit at which forbearance cease to be a virtue. (Edmund Burke) Poem of the Day On His Deceased Wife John Milton 江城子 苏轼 Beauty of Words 瀑布与石头 许达然
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Around 80 percent of power has been restored in Tonga's capital city of Nuku'alofa, but internet connections remain disrupted after the eruptions on Friday and Saturday.