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The NTA has advised applicants to go through the details, including eligibility criteria, of the programs offered by visiting the websites of the universities to which they wish to apply. Once they choose their courses and universities, they can visit the CUET website (https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/) and submit their applications. The whole process is digitized, including the […]

The artist imbues Chinese and Western-in...

“There’s not a single day that I don’t work hard, there’s not a single day that I don’t miss you” by Ranran Fan. (Courtesy of Ranran Fan) Ranran Fan uses the words found in the Chinese book “I Ching” as a point of inspiration. “I use this book a lot on a daily basis for […]

A young teacher engaged in the introduct...

GABORONE – Excitement and joy could be felt as students at Legae Middle School of English in Gaborone, Botswana, greeted their teacher Goitseone Ishmael with the Chinese phrase nihao, which literally translates to ‘hello’ in English, before she started her Chinese lesson. “Today we are going to start our class by watching a Chinese movie,” […]

UK PM had ‘frank’ conversation with Chin

A woman looks at empty shelves in a supermarket in Moscow, Russia, on March 23. (Vlad Karkov/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images) The U.S. government believes it “still retains the ability” to impose new non-military costs on Russia, such as additional sanctions, following the Kremlin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, the adviser said on Friday. to White House National […]

The delisting of Chinese stocks is still...

Text size Alibaba shares fell on Thursday. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Assurances from Chinese authorities that they were making progress in addressing issues that could lead to the delisting of continental stocks traded in the United States may have been premature. The Public Enterprise Accounting Oversight Board intervened on Thursday, casting doubt on news […]

Propagandists funnel foreign talent thro...

Foreign propaganda outlets — including those from Russia and China — have used a visa program designed to attract highly skilled workers to the United States to place journalists, editors and producers in their American outposts, according to archives. Why is it important: The H-1B program is designed to strengthen the competitiveness of the United […]

“When I say I’m Asian American, I always

Last month’s Lunar New Year ushered in a Year of the Tiger, a time of pride and reflection for Princeton’s vibrant Asian and Asian American community. Throughout the year, we will elevate the voices of faculty, staff, students and community researchers in a series of thoughtful talks exploring questions of identity, pride, hope, experience experience […]

Chinese researchers propose a new pre-tr...

PLMs (pre-trained language models) have excelled in a variety of natural language processing (NLP) tasks. Auto-encoding and auto-regressive PLMs are the most common classifications based on their formation processes. Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers (BERT), which models input text through deep transformer layers and creates deep contextualized representations, is a representative work of self-coding PLM. […]

Space commander ‘spooks’ Australia laggi

Australia’s first space commander has acknowledged the nation is “far behind” in the emerging military field, while admitting that China and Russia’s ability to take out satellites “frightens” him. Key points: Australia’s new space commander says Defense must be able to take out enemy satellites But Air Vice Marshal Catherine Roberts warns Australia is lagging […]

(Hello Africa) Young teacher committed t...

Goitseone Ishmael, assistant teacher of Chinese, teaches a lesson at the Legae Middle School of English in Gaborone, Botswana, Feb. 23, 2022. (Photo by Tshekiso Tebalo/Xinhua) Goitseone Ishmael, 33, is an assistant teacher of Chinese language at Legae English Medium School in Gaborone, Botswana. Chinese language. GABORONE, March 19 (Xinhua) — Excitement and joy could […]

Ukraine War News March 18: Biden, Xi fai...

James Politi and Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington, John Reed in Lviv, Max Seddon in Riga and Edward White in Seoul Xi Jinping warned Joe Biden against imposing “drastic and indiscriminate sanctions” in a lengthy call on Friday as the Chinese leader brushed off the threat of retaliation from Washington for his stance on the war […]

Review of “The Book of Mountains and Sea

Brooklyn, New York In the 80-minute “Book of Mountains & Seas,” which had its U.S. premiere Tuesday at St. Ann’s Warehouse, composer Huang Ruo and director-designer Basil Twist create the world and destroy it. Their materials are simple: 12 singers and two percussionists accompanied by a few pieces of silk, large pieces of driftwood and […]

Review: In “Book of Mountains and Seas”,

How come the 10 puppet suns – rice paper lanterns floating high in the air on long, thin stems – are so charming and hypnotic? Brilliant cherry red when they first appear one by one, they are a jolly band of brothers and sisters who share the duty to light up the planet. Their fatal […]

The IRS offers more forms and documents ...

In an effort to provide US taxpayers with the service they deserve, the Internal Revenue Service has added to its multilingual products, braille, text, audio and large print products are now available in Spanish. The agency’s Alternative Media Center (AMC) is converting IRS Form 1040, its main schedules, and six publications into Spanish Braille and […]

Ukraine-Russia War: Breaking News – The

LONDON — On Monday, among the embassies dotting Belgrave Square in London, a Ukrainian flag hung from a window of one of the white stucco mansions. Another banner hung on the balcony below read, “This property has been vacated.” A group of people in balaclavas sat on the balcony with dangling feet, waving to a […]

Why Leaving the Chinese Film Market Won’

PIxar’s love letter to second-generation Chinese immigrant families, Turning Red, marks a milestone for Hollywood, seemingly signaling the end of its doomed love affair with China. We are now two years after the backlash against Disney’s live-action remake Mulan, a film mired in controversy since it was filmed on location near Xinjiang’s internment camps and […]

The NYS Board of Regents is no place for...

Perhaps the reluctance of Legislature leaders to renew the mayor’s control over New York’s public school system is more than just an effort to torture Mayor Eric Adams. Their final choice for the Board of Regents, which controls the State Education Department, is certainly a grim sign. With Speaker Carl Heastie’s House Democrats firmly in […]

Covid News: China fires 2 mayors and Sha...

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two […]

Percival Everett: “I would love to write

Percival Everett, 65, is the author of 21 novels, including glypha satire of literary theory, Telephonewhich was released simultaneously in three different versions, and Erasure, about a black author who, angered by expectations of what African-American fiction should look like, adopts a pseudonym to write a parodically gritty (and wildly successful) novel called My Pafology. […]

China jails Uyghur man for teaching in h...

China jails Uyghur teacher in Xinjiang for teaching in local language. (Representative) Beijing: A Uyghur educator, previously honored by the government for outstanding work, is serving a seven-year prison sentence in China’s restive Xinjiang region for violating Chinese policy by teaching students in Uyghur – their native language, said a news article quoting one of […]

High demand for Singapore-Malaysia bus t...

SINGAPORE — The release of extra bus tickets on Friday March 11 for those vaccinated to travel overland between Singapore and Malaysia without quarantine has been met with strong demand, though it seemed less fervent than previous sales. At 10 a.m. Friday, Singaporean bus operator Transtar Travel released additional tickets for bus journeys between March […]

Chinese money pours into UK universities

March 12, 2022 SPARTICIPATING STUDENTS The University of Liverpool can study at an affiliated campus near Shanghai. The University of Manchester has research links with nine Chinese universities and is home to Britain’s second Confucius Institute, a language school and a cultural center funded by the Chinese government. At least 15% of students at the […]

China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover shares a phot

Time-lapse imaging of Yutu 2’s progress through the lunar landscape. (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University) China’s Yutu 2 rover, traversing the harsh environment of the far side of the Moon, has given a view of its path over the past three years. Yutu 2 landed on the far side of the Moon in January 2019 atop the […]

Dickinson County children prepare “visua

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) – Children in Dickinson County prepare “visual letters” to send to children in China. Although language can create barriers, artwork is a universal language, and Michigan State University’s 4-H Extension program wants to use this unifying language to educate future world leaders, empowering them. introducing to new cultures. “A program like […]

Sign language, meditation, volleyball an...

Since assuming the role of Principal at Boston Spa Academy earlier this year, Peter Hollywood, who served as Vice Principal from September 2020, says well-rounded students with life skills and resilience are the traits they try to develop and instill in their 1,500 students before they leave for the world of work or continuing education. […]

How a dragon dream put her on the path t...

Gabrielle Wang was the only Asian girl in her school in Melbourne. When she used to walk around her neighborhood, people shouted abuse at her from passing cars. But she was never proud of her Chinese heritage. “There were no stories about a Chinese girl in a white setting,” she says today. “If there was, […]

China says it is seeking to ‘resolve’ Ta

Beijing’s annual work report traditionally includes a few paragraphs stating that the government will continue to work for the unification of Taiwan. It is the first year since President Xi Jinping came to power ten years ago that this section of the annual report includes a period – “into the new era” – although it […]

SPORTS BRIEFS – Taipei Times

PARALYMPIC IPC apologizes for the snafu The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) issued its apology on Saturday after President Andrew Parsons mistakenly addressed Chinese President Xi Jinping as President of the Republic of China. Footage from the ceremony showed Parsons referring to Xi as the President of the Republic of China in his speech instead of […]

“Drive My Car” pushes the limits of lang

In recent years, the subject of language has occupied a prominent place on American cinema scenes. In 2020, Lee Isaac Chung’s magnificent family drama minari was controversially nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes despite being in English and Korean and dealing with very American experiences of isolation and immigration. A year […]

Paralympic president berates Russia at o...

BEIJING — The president of the International Paralympic Committee broke protocol on Friday by denouncing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in his speech at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Games. In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, committee chairman Andrew Parsons said he was “horrified” by the invasion. “Tonight I want to start with […]

It’s time to abolish the death penalty

By Huang Yu-zhe 黃于哲 The debate on the death penalty, always in the background in Taiwan, is sometimes brought to the fore. The Chinese-language United Daily News published a report titled “Death Sentences and Executions Reduced to Zero Last Year, Virtual Abolition of the Death Penalty” on February 13. Following the high-profile cases of Tseng […]

‘Woman in chains’ boosts social media mo

The Chinese government faces a dilemma: how to convince its people that what it said about a chained woman is true. Since a short video of the woman chained in a shack with no door went viral in late January, with the Chinese public taking the case into their own hands to find out who […]

A turn of writing history bounces from s...

During his island hopping and forays into his own research, Ferrara develops a bold argument. The standard history of writing has long held that the first true writing was invented by Mesopotamian clerics. (Imagine them keeping track of goods using stylized images.) One day one of the employees may have noticed that the image of, […]

India and Pakistan take a similar diplom...

New Delhi/Islamabad- Both India and Pakistan have stressed the importance of de-escalation in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, while carefully avoiding attribution of responsibility for the violence as nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors attempt to walk on different diplomatic cables, according to analysts. On Sunday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke by telephone with his Ukrainian […]

Russia vetoes UN security action against...

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution that would have deplored Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, while China abstained in the vote – a decision Western countries see as a victory to show Russia’s international isolation. The United Arab Emirates and India also abstained in the vote […]

Hong Kong is failing Chinese migrants

The Central Plaza is seen through a fence at sunset in Hong Kong, China August 17, 2021. Picture taken August 17, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu – RC2Y6P9MGVK1 Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Feb 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Officials in Chenzhou, a municipality in China’s Hunan province, reported on Feb 16 […]

China refuses to call attack on Ukraine ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in his office at Novo-Ogaryovo Residence during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping via video call in December 2021. Mikhail Metzel | Mug | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman declined to call the Russian attack an “invasion” at a press conference on Thursday. Russian […]

New York to donate $10 million to Asian ...

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that $10 million will be donated to organizations supporting Asian American communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Funding will be allocated through the Asian American Federation, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and the China-American Planning Council, and these organizations will distribute the money to […]

Santa Rosa committee expands list of lan...

The Santa Rosa Art in Public Places Committee voted on Tuesday to expand the list of languages ​​to feature on a unity sculpture slated to be installed in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse plaza this summer, canceling its previous decision to limit the list despite public objections. The seven-person arts committee, which included a new member […]

The Immortality Problem – JSTOR Daily

Jeff Bezos’ attempt to fight aging through new company Altos Labs has sparked a new round of talk about wealthy techs dreaming of cheating death. But they are not the only ones with this dream. As Chinese literature scholar Fontaine Lien writes, immortality is a theme of stories in many cultures. She specifically examines the […]

Alum finds success in singing in China

In China, you can hear the tenor voice of Ricky Feng Nan on the airwaves: take for example his recent rendition of “Sunrise Again” which opened the Model Beijing Award ceremony. His opera performances have racked up millions of views and more than 200,000 fans follow him on Chinese social media platform Weibo. But go […]

Shadow messengers threatening Hong Kong’

Hong Kong (AFP) – Secret meetings, whispered threats and mysterious phone calls – warnings of retaliation by authorities from dark messengers plague Hong Kong civil society as China crushes a pro-democracy movement. Unlike the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong has long hosted a vibrant landscape of citizen groups that cultivated advocacy, labor mobilization and civil disobedience […]

Watch the closing ceremony of the Beijin...

After a jam-packed 16 days of competition, Beijing 2022 officially ends with the closing ceremony at the National Stadium, also known as the “Bird’s Nest” for its unique 35 kilometer web of twisted steel. You can watch live coverage of the event at Matinee of the Winter Olympics by clicking on the video player above, […]

Why China is censoring re-edited episode...

The American sitcom Friends holds a unique place in Chinese pop culture. It is one of the most beloved foreign TV shows in China and watching it was many Chinese fans’ first exposure to American culture. “I started watching Friends in sixth grade and it means a lot to me, just like a companion I […]

Olympic mascots: creative, caricatural a...

By CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The Beijing Games’ panda mascot was a huge hit here in the Chinese capital, where fans lined up for hours to buy plush dolls of the round cartoon Bing Dwen Dwen. Then last week the character appeared on Chinese TV – and horrified viewers by speaking in […]

Illegal border crossings push Hong Kong’

China’s stringent “zero-Covid” policy faces an unexpected new threat in the form of illegal border crossings by people fleeing a worsening virus outbreak in Hong Kong. Some Chinese cities have offered rewards for people smuggling information after 15 people illegally entered Zhuhai, in the southern province of Guangdong, by boat from Hong Kong. At least […]

San Francisco recall vote fueled by ange...

SAN FRANCISCO — As Election Day approached, a flurry of messages swept through the phones of the Chinese-American community in San Francisco. “Don’t forget to vote,” read a message in Chinese from campaign organizer Selena Chu. “And fire commissioners who discriminate against us and disrespect our community.” The lopsided victory in a recall election on […]

Olympic Games: visitors to Beijing rely ...

Companies at Beijing Olympics circumvent the language barrier by using high-tech apps and a smartphone-like device to translate from Mandarin Chinese and ring the tills. Although China’s “zero” covid” stopped the influx of sports fans who would normally cheer on their favourites, there are still thousands of athletes, coaches, journalists and technicians in China with […]

SBS language | Demand soars for Chinese...

Strong points Some members of Australia’s Chinese community are stockpiling illegal traditional Chinese medicine to ‘treat’ Covid-19 Lianhua Qingwen is banned in Australia because it contains ephedra, used as a precursor to methamphetamine Last year Australian Border Force seized nearly 150,000 capsules containing ephedra It is Chinese medicine often compared to paracetamol. Lianhua Qingwen has […]

Chinese fans create unforgettable nickna...

BEIJING — As sports fans around the world marvel at the aerial contortions of skier Eileen Gu, many in China are professing their admiration for a “Frog Princess.” Americans who have watched Nathan Chen battle his way to a gold medal may be confused to see Chinese figure skating fans knowingly refer to someone named […]

China censors Friends, removing LGBTQ an...

In other cases, the Chinese subtitles differed from the English dialogue. When Joey recommends a smitten Ross, recently left by his wife, to go to a striptease, his advice translates into encouraging Ross to “go out and have some fun”. In another episode, a reference to “multiple orgasms” is turned into a comment about women […]

As China and Russia grow closer, New Zea...

From the American perspective, Ukraine, Russia and China are increasingly interpreted as part of the same geopolitical puzzle. Blinken told Australian reporters on Friday that Ukraine matters not only for itself, but also because of “very fundamental principles” such as “territorial integrity and sovereignty, independence…If we allow these principles are challenged with impunity, even if […]

Events are delayed as heavy snowfall hit...

A worker sprays disinfectant at the Secret Garden Genting Grand at the Beijing Olympics. (Dan Hodge/CNN) The hallways of the Secret Garden Genting Grand in Zhangjiakui look like any other hotel at a ski resort – but of course, the resort hosting Beijing 2022 Mountain Sports is not just any other hotel. Being in the […]

America’s “Rock-Solid” Commitment: AIT

MEET THE THREATS: The United States would continue to assist in fisheries law enforcement and maritime operations, as well as counter Chinese aggression, the AIT director said. By Lu Yi-hsuan and Jonathan Chin / Journalist, with an editor The United States has a “rock-solid” commitment to help Taiwan maintain its self-defense capabilities, said Taiwan American […]

US snowboard coach, rider under investig...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China — US Ski & Snowboard is investigating longtime coach Peter Foley’s allegations of sexual misconduct and Olympian Hagan Kearney’s use of racist language, both in China this week. Former snowboardcross rider Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, a member of the 2010 Olympic team, wrote in an Instagram post that Foley took nude photos of female athletes […]

Beyond The Baer Faxt: Art World Insider ...

In one of Eric Fischl’s “Art Fair Paintings” from 2014, the figure of Josh Baer is unmistakable. Amid montages of gallerists and collectors, curators and celebrities, Baer, ​​with his mop of white hair, is shown engaged in the same activity as most of Fischl’s other fairground figures – staring at his phone rather than the […]

Detained Australian Journalist Cheng Lei...

Australian journalist Cheng Lei was given a short reprieve to watch the Olympics with other inmates in a Chinese jail – 18 months after she was arrested “on suspicion of illegally supplying state secrets overseas”. 18 months after being arbitrarily detained in Beijing, Australian journalist Cheng Lei, 46, has been given a short reprieve to […]

San Francisco school board saga heads to...

A seemingly endless amount of drama, name-calling, lawsuits and outrage from parents and city officials have turned the San Francisco school board saga into a gripping pandemic spectacle that is about to unfold in the urns. A special election on Tuesday will decide the fate of three school board members, all Democrats, in a vote […]

2022 Lionel Gelber Prize shortlist annou...

Five books vying for world’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs TORONTO and WASHINGTON, DC, February 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Judith GelberChairman of the Lionel Gelber Prize Council, announces the list of nominees selected for the 2022 Lionel Gelber Prize as follows: To End a Plague: America’s Fight to End AIDS in Africa […]

Mandarin Conversations and How the Two C...

AAs a Mandarin student in Taipei, I am often told that I add ‘R’s to words like a Pekingese. “That’s not how they say it in Taiwan,” my teacher points out. This is just one example of how I was made aware, almost daily, of the existence of subtle differences between Taiwanese and Chinese. The […]

9 people transported to hospital after s...

SINGAPORE – A school bus reportedly lost control and overturned along a slip road on the Central Freeway towards Seletar West Link at around 8.10am on Monday February 7. The minibus was taking students to XCL World Academy, an international school in Yishun, Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported. The Singapore Civil Defense Force […]

‘No light at the end of the tunnel’: Ame

In July 2018, Tara Joseph, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, wrote an article in the most well-known local English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, highlighting to Americans the territory’s unique position as a center of Asian business. . “The United States forgets the differences between Hong Kong and China. […]

Urdu, Chinese, even Old Norse: how Wordl...

It only took two days for the French version of Louan Bengmah’s viral game Wordle to run into problems. His online dictionary produced “slush,” Quebec slang that was essentially a co-opted English word in North America. French players who hoped to join the hundreds of thousands of English speakers cluttering social networks with boastful grids […]

Amid loss and separation, Chinese New Ye...

Olivia Shivas is a journalist at Pou Tiaki in Things, covering disability issues. She was the overall winner of the Attitude Awards in recognition of her advocacy. OPINION: Food is a universal love language but to me it’s more than just the taste of a delicious meal. My favorite foods are always tied to a […]

Georgia delegation in U.S. House divided...

U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff celebrated the passage of the House bill, which included language from legislation he introduced with U.S. Representative Hank Johnson to expand cybersecurity training programs at colleges and universities historically black and other institutions serving minorities. The measure also includes elements of a bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Carolyn Bourdeaux that would […]

Peng Shuai can move freely in China, Oly...

BEIJING – The president of the International Olympic Committee on Thursday sought to downplay concerns about the safety of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai and said he planned to go ahead with their long-promised dinner during the Beijing Games. Peng accused a former senior Chinese Communist Party official of sexual assault last year. IOC President […]

Faculty in celebration | University of ...

To launch the first Cynthia Behrman dinners celebrating extraordinary academic and professional achievement, several Wittenberg faculty members were selected to discuss their work. Among them, Shelley Chan, professor of Chinese language and cultural studies; Kristin Cline, John W. Barker Chair in Chemistry; and Lauren Crane, associate professor of psychology. Named after one of the first […]

Notes on work | the new yorker

13. Some professions are defined by the amount of work they require, and the workload of medicine is well known. For my second novel, “Joan Is Fine,” a story about a hard-working Asian American doctor, I interviewed my Asian American doctor friends. I asked them why they went to this area. One said, “Because I […]

Arunachal Teen’s Father at NDTV

Miriam Taron was handed over to India nearly 500 km from where she was captured. Guwahati: Miriam Taron, 17, is still having ‘nightmares’ of the more than 200 hours he has had to spend in Chinese PLA custody since January 18, when he was captured near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Upper Siang […]

TASS launches Chinese news feed – Societ

MOSCOW, February 1. /TASS/. Russian news agency TASS is launching its Chinese language news feed TASS Chinese News Service on Feb. 1, the Corporate Communications Department reported. The information service will broadcast at least 90 messages per day: breaking news, interviews, expert opinions, biographies and factboxes. Later, the newswire will publish summaries of the day’s […]

TikTok owner ByteDance laid off a global...

Shanghai ByteDance’s ByteDance building on December 8, 2020 in Shanghai, China. Xing Yun | Cost photo | Barcroft Media | Getty Images ByteDance, the Chinese internet company that owns TikTok, cut a global team from its human resources department in December. During a roughly five-minute public meeting, members of the company’s talent development team were […]

China says US plans to pay athletes to ‘

China’s Foreign Ministry has accused the United States of seeking to “sabotage” the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 about a week before the Games start. As Reuters reported, the ministry claimed on Saturday that the United States was paying athletes from certain countries to make half-hearted efforts at the upcoming Beijing Games and to criticize […]

Charles Hui, newspaper publisher and pil...

Charles Hui played many roles – businessman, musician, community leader and cultural educator – but his life had a common refrain. He helped people, forging the bonds of Portland’s Chinese community. Hui and his wife, Rosaline, founded the Portland Chinese Times newspaper and helped establish the city’s Jade District as a center of culture and […]

‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ jerseys given to

Published on: 01/29/2022 – 11:10Amended: 01/29/2022 – 11:09 Melbourne (AFP) – Activists distributed 1,000 “Where’s Peng Shuai?” T-shirts to spectators ahead of the Australian Open women’s final on Saturday to highlight the Chinese tennis star’s concern. More than a week after security personnel ordered activists inside the compound to remove the shirts, protesters have returned […]

Lianhe Zaobao launches Chinese-language ...

SINGAPORE – Despite being a seasoned teacher for more than 20 years, Ms. Yu Lin felt great anxiety when all of her classes went online. “Even face-to-face, it was sometimes difficult to engage my students,” she said, recounting the sudden shift to home learning in 2020. “And when that happened, I felt like a shepherd […]

Iraqi Kurds learn Mandarin to get jobs w...

Chinese lecturer Zhiwei Hu speaks to students at the Chinese language department of Salahaddin University in Irbil, Iraq, Wednesday, January 19, 2021. Khalid Mohamed/AP hide caption toggle caption Khalid Mohamed/AP Chinese lecturer Zhiwei Hu speaks to students at the Chinese language department of Salahaddin University in Irbil, Iraq, Wednesday, January 19, 2021. Khalid Mohamed/AP IRBIL, […]

EU takes China to WTO over trade restric...

BRUSSELS – The European Union has taken China to the World Trade Organization over alleged trade restrictions imposed on Lithuania after the small Baltic country allowed Taiwan to open a representative office in Vilnius under a name that suggests that ‘it is separated from China. EU Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said on Thursday his office […]

Depression linked to belief in COVID-19 ...

Share on PinterestA converted call center acting as a COVID-19 vaccination center on December 16, 2021, near Ramsgate, UK. Leon Neal/WPA Pool/Getty Images The researchers analyzed data from surveys conducted between April and July 2021 that examined the traits, behaviors and beliefs of more than 15,000 adults across the United States. About 30% of respondents […]

US leaders unveil chips and China compet...

US President Joe Biden delivers a semiconductor chip as he speaks before signing an executive order, aimed at addressing a global shortage of semiconductor chips, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, United States, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Jan 25 […]

Judges should think about language used ...

Attempts to discredit Electoral Commission amount to discrediting Indian democracy, says Rijiju Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday that while the judiciary had the right to criticize India’s electoral commission, “judges should consider the language used”. Mr Rijiju, while addressing the CIS National Voters Day event here, said attempts to discredit […]

Analysis: US haters line up to test Joe ...

Biden made the kind of fateful decision on Monday that might be more comfortable in the tense 1970s, putting up to 8,500 troops on high alert to rush to Eastern Europe to counter the Kremlin’s decision. to force the United States away from its western flank. But his ordeal of nerves with Russian President Vladimir […]

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s WeChat a

Senior coalition lawmakers have accused the Chinese government of foreign interference after the prime minister’s account was hijacked on the ubiquitous Chinese-language messaging app WeChat. Key points: Scott Morrison’s account name was changed earlier this month His account is now called “Australian Chinese new life” The Prime Minister’s Office is working to restore the account […]

James Hong: An Actor’s Guide to Longevit

An interview with James Hong can unexpectedly turn into an episode of “Dancing With the Character Actors.” “Should we dance a little?” Hong suggested. “You must be thinking, ‘He’s a 92-year-old man,’ too!” James Hong is no ordinary 92-year-old man. And while he can clearly cut the rug, which is truly amazing, it’s a Hollywood […]

Arunachal missing youth: Chinese PLA con...

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has confirmed to the Indian army that it has found a missing person, even as authorities try to confirm whether it is the same youngster who recently disappeared from the ‘Arunachal Pradesh. State BJP MP, Tapir Gao, alleged that PLA troops abducted a 17-year-old from Indian Territory on January 18. […]

Column: As the Chinese New Year approach...

San Diego County Credit Union offers customers special red envelopes that can be picked up at its branches or requested digitally in a variety of styles. Similar red envelopes are also currently available at other banks and financial institutions, as well as some grocery stores, markets, and restaurants. The reason? They play a vital role […]

Even in times of pandemic, hanging out w...

Stanlee Gatti’s 21 Pop exhibit featuring Arion Press is housed in a plywood booth with letter cutouts in real fonts used by Arion. Photo: Scott Strazzante/The Chronicle When artist Martine Gutierrez opened gift wraps containing a bag of jasmine rice, a rice cooker and a Princess Jasmine doll and matching costume on stage, I had […]

Jewish and Japanese residents of Santa R...

Members of Sonoma County’s Jewish and Japanese communities are asking a Santa Rosa committee to reverse its decision to limit the number of languages ​​that will appear on a Unity sculpture that will be located in the heart of downtown Santa Rosa . They argue that with the limitations, the project will not represent all […]

UM and CCCM co-launch new book Framework...

MACAU, 21 January – The University of Macau (UM) and the Scientific and Cultural Center of Macau (CCCM) in Lisbon have jointly organized an online event, simultaneously in Macau and Lisbon, to launch a new book entitled “Framework of ‘Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language in China’, which attracted more than 100 participants. The book […]

Security cooperation, China to dominate ...

The national flags of Japan and the United States are seen in front of a monitor showing a chart of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar exchange rate at a currency trading firm in Tokyo, Japan, January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) […]

Illinois homeowners can now remove racis...

A new law in Illinois allows landlords to amend their title deeds to remove racist clauses that have been used to prevent people of certain races and religious groups from buying homes or living in a particular neighborhood. The covenants, known as racial covenants, were banned under the Fair Housing Act in 1968, but they […]

William Lai will attend an event in Hond...

Vice President William Lai (賴清德) will serve as President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) envoy at the inauguration of Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro next Thursday, the presidential office announced yesterday. It would be Lai’s first time to travel overseas since taking office in May 2020. Presidential office spokesman Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said Lai was to lead a […]

China’s rising threat reinforces Taiwan’

CHIAYI, Taiwan — When Li Yuan-hsin, a 36-year-old high school teacher, travels abroad, people often assume she’s Chinese. No, she told them. She is Taiwanese. For her, the distinction is important. China may be the land of her ancestors, but Taiwan is where she was born and raised, a homeland she defines as much by […]

They wanted to write the history of mode...

This book tells the stories of those who decided otherwise. Tsu’s title, “Kingdom of Characters”, refers to both the literal characters who make the script and the people who sought to save them. She doesn’t sugarcoat their difficulties, introducing us to, for example, Wang Zhao, an exiled reformer who crossed China disguised as a monk, […]

Get to know Dr. Randy Jernejcic, CEO of ...

Share this on: Randy Jernejcic, MD, a healthcare veteran with experience in China, will take up the role of chief executive officer of the first UPMC-run hospital in Chengdu, China, effective February 1. Owned and funded by Wanda Group, a major Chinese conglomerate, the 500-bed facility currently under construction will be the first hospital in […]

China’s coal production hit record highs

China’s coal production hit record highs last year as the state encouraged miners to increase fossil fuel production to protect the country’s energy supplies during the winter gas crisis. The world’s largest coal producer and consumer mined 384.67 million tonnes of fossil fuel last month, easily surpassing its previous record of 370.84 million tonnes set […]

The new Ford Mondeo 2022 unveiled for th...

The Mondeo badge is back – but not in Britain. Ford has unveiled a new generation of its iconic family car due to hit the roads in 2022, but the model won’t go on sale in the UK, Europe or the US, and is only for China. Designed by Ford’s China Design Center in Shanghai […]

The threat of malevolent influence from ...

The Christine Lee & Co Solicitors office on Wardour Street in London (Photo: Rob Pinney/Getty Images) No, on Thursday MI5 published details of “political interference” by an organization called the British Chinese Project founded by Birmingham-Chinese lawyer Christine Lee, which had “facilitated financial donations to parliamentarians in exercise and budding on behalf of foreign nationals […]

Chinese Dialects in Decline as Governmen...

Two years ago, Qi Jiayao traveled to his mother’s hometown of Shaoxing in eastern China. When he tried to speak to his cousin’s children in the local dialect, Qi was surprised. “None of them could,” recalls the 38-year-old linguist, who now teaches Mandarin in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. The decline of local dialects among […]

N95, KN95 or KF94? How to find the righ...

The rapid spread of the infectious variant of Omicron has prompted many people to try and upgrade to a better quality mask. But that’s easier said than done. Anyone who has purchased a mask online or in stores has discovered a dizzying array in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Knowing which mask to […]

Teaching English is losing its appeal in...

the herald Mrs G I sometimes envy my Zimbabwean friends for their fluent English. God knows how many hours I put in and how many grueling tests I had to pass to be able to speak and write in English as I do today. For Chinese people who belong to a completely different language family, […]

Chinese New Year: When is Chinese New Ye...

Although the date of Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, changes every year, it always falls in January or February. It falls later than the British New Year as it follows the lunar calendar, mapped by the movements of the moon. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute […]

Lack of dementia services for Asian Kiwi...

Experts are concerned about the lack of proper dementia services and awareness promotion for Asian Kiwis – the group expects to see the biggest increase in dementia cases over the next 20 years. According to a recent report on the economic impact of dementia for New Zealand, the proportion of people with dementia who are […]

14th Round Military Dialogue between Ind...

The 14th round of military talks was constructive but without any positive results. Indian Army and PLA commanders will meet again while working on mutually acceptable solutions. The 14th round of the Indo-Chinese military dialogue on Wednesday did not yield any positive results, but the two countries decide to work on mutually acceptable solutions to […]

China’s mega-constellation project estab

HELSINKI – A group leading China’s national low-earth orbit communications mega-constellation has founded two new companies to help develop the project, but overall plans remain vague. China Satellite Network Application Co., Ltd. and Chongqing Satellite Network System Research Institute Co., Ltd. were established in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area on December 29 to jointly build an […]

Chinese cities face Covid ahead of Winte...

China is battling coronavirus outbreaks in several cities, testing the country’s strict “zero-Covid” strategy just weeks before Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics. Here’s a look at the measures in place in key areas of the world’s most populous nation. Fears are growing over China’s largest domestic Omicron cluster to date in the northern port city […]

Richmond massage parlors, Vancouver, BC

The woman claimed her husband came home with a sexually transmitted infection from a downtown business It looks like Richmond’s unauthorized sex trade is alive and well, if one relies on the sordid story of a naturally angry woman. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, contacted the Richmond News with details of how her […]

In today’s New Zealand, it’s not just ab

It took a long time for me to embrace my Maori identity. From my mother’s side, I have whakapapa (related by descent) to Kāi Tahu, the largest iwi (tribe) of Te Waipounamu (the south island of New Zealand), but I grew up believing that I was just Pākehā (New Zealand European). I spent most of […]

Two Toto Draw Winners, Each Receives $ 5...

SINGAPORE – Two punters, who bought their tickets at Tampines Mall and Orchard Plaza, were the lucky winners of the Toto jackpot on Monday January 10th. The Group 1 prize was $ 10,713,876, so each winner will receive approximately $ 5.36 million. The winning numbers were 8, 11, 17, 21, 30 and 44, with an […]

COVID-19: Taiwan to reopen its borders t...

Taiwan is in March to reopen its borders to about 5,000 international language students who do not have the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, the ministry said. The new regulations are to apply to non-scholarship students wishing to study Mandarin in Taiwan for at least six months, and universities can start making […]

Hong Kong media claim Taiwanese violated...

‘ABSURD’: Wu Rwei-ren, a researcher at Academia Sinica, said this shows that “the laws promulgated by the CCP are very different from those in democratic countries.” By Yang Yuan-ting and Kayleigh Madjar / Journalist, with editor-in-chief Chinese state media accused an Academia Sinica researcher of violating Hong Kong’s national security law, becoming the first Taiwanese […]

Taiwan to reopen for non-scholarship lan...

Taipei, Jan. 9 (CNA) Taiwan will reopen its borders in March to around 5,000 international language students who do not hold the Ministry of Education (MOE) Huayu Enrichment Scholarship, the ministry said. The new regulations will apply to non-scholarship students who wish to study Mandarin in Taiwan for at least six months, and universities can […]

South Korean village protests US plans t...

Activists have been demonstrating against a US missile defense system installed in Seongju County, South Korea, since 2017. Protesters stand near the entrance to the base, the site of a former golf course. Anthony Kuhn / NPR hide caption toggle legend Anthony Kuhn / NPR Activists have been demonstrating against a US missile defense system […]

Filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns for Olympi...

Famous Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou promises simpler opening ceremony for next month’s Beijing Winter Games with bold and unprecedented way of lighting the Olympic flame ThroughThe Associated Press January 8, 2022, 3:53 am • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article BEIJING – Famous Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou is promising a […]

As Beijing takes control, Chinese tech c...

The video platform that fired Mr. Zhao, iQiyi, had a catastrophic quarter, losing around $ 268 million. Its stock price has fallen 85% from its 2021 high, reflecting investor concerns that the company, which once aspired to be China’s Netflix, will run out of shows that can attract more subscribers. and advertisers. “The biggest problem […]

Economic reality projects uncertain futu...

Seoul, South Korea News last February that defending Chinese Super League champion Jiangsu FC had ceased to operate set the tone for a depressing year for football in the world’s most populous country. It was not a memorable campaign as China Daily, an English-language publication owned by the Chinese Communist Party, wrote on December 29. […]

New Malaysian Cafe Ipoh Kopitiam Brings ...

While Los Angeles is home to some of the best and most diverse Asian cuisines in the United States, Malaysian and Singaporean options have been somewhat under-represented. That changes today when Ipoh Kopitiam, a new Malaysian and Singaporean cafe, opens at the Alhambra on the corner of Garfield and Valley Boulevard. Even in the San […]

American school sees Chinese language as...

CHICAGO - They are teenagers. They started learning Chinese when they were young and are now learning it out of love for Chinese culture. They are from the Chicago Intercultural Montessori Language School, a private, non-profit institution. Mananne Krutsch started learning Chinese at the age of 2. Her parents encouraged her to do this because […]

Genshin Impact characters get alternate ...

The developers of the free game Mihoyo Genshin Impact are releasing a set of new, more conservative outfits for four of the game’s characters. The following characters will receive new skins: Dandelion Knight ”Jean,“ Gliding Champion ”Amber,“ Thorny Benevolence ”Rosaria, and“ Astral Reflection ”Mona. The changes – which will become the default character design for […]

Ahead of the Winter Olympics, English na...

And in some cases, English station names such as Olympic Park and Beijing Airport Terminal 2 have changed to “Aolinpike Gongyuan” and “2 Hao Hangzhanlou” – although English translations are still displayed in parentheses below. . While there is no suggestion that the redesign is linked in any way to the Winter Games, some have […]