Pakistan praises China’s timely help for flood victims

Pakistan praises China’s timely help for flood victimsBEIJING, Dec 25 (APP): The timely Chinese help from all segments of society greatly contributed to mitigate the sufferings of the people hit by worst floods in the history of Pakistan. The Chinese government, entrepreneurs, NGOs, individuals as well as students from universities, colleges and even from schools, all … Continue reading Pakistan praises China’s timely help for flood victims

Chinese cultural show marks anniversary of China-Saudi diplomatic ties

Chinese cultural show marks anniversary of China-Saudi diplomatic tiesEnglish.news.cn   2010-12-26 20:16:43FeedbackPrintRSSRIYADH, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese culture show was put up in the Saudi capital Riyadh as both countries mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties.The three-day event, sponsored by the kingdom's Culture and Information Ministry in tandem with the Chinese Culture Ministry, is … Continue reading Chinese cultural show marks anniversary of China-Saudi diplomatic ties

Chinese dialects Vanishing in China

Chinese dialects vanishing in ChinaMandarin threatening even native tongues as major as CantoneseBy Peh Shing Huei, China Bureau ChiefTongue-tiedBEIJINGHUAWhile similar to Mandarin, this dialect is distinguished by a strong accent and unique vocabulary that can be unintelligible to non-native ears. A growing cosmopolitan mix and the influx of rural migrants have diluted the dialect in … Continue reading Chinese dialects Vanishing in China

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get your study on!CIA director: U.S. must embrace foreign language learning - ACTFL SmartBriefwww.smartbrief.comCentral Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta called last week for a stronger focus by the U.S.CIA Director Urges Stronger Focus on Foreign LanguagesBy Erik Robelen on December 9, 2010 3:35 PM | 2 Comments | Recommendhttp://platform0.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html?_=1293668486198&count=vertical&lang=en&text=CIA%20Director%20Urges%20Stronger%20Focus%20on%20Foreign%20Languages&url=http%3A%2F%2Fblogs.edweek.org%2Fedweek%2Fcurriculum%2F2010%2F12%2Fcia_director_urges_renewed_foc.html&via=educationweekAt a national summit yesterday, Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta called for a … Continue reading get your study on!