It’s a big decision to make, that’s for sure, but once you’ve decided to go and study Mandarin Chinese in China you’ll, naturally, want ot find out as much as you can beforehand. Well, here is some great advice to the most frequently asked questions.
“Don’t talk about relationship, it’s just a deal.” That is not only a dialogue in the new released Hong Kong film Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, but also the description of a recent phenomenon that single men and women rent a girlfriend/boyfriend to go back home with them to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival.
For young bachelors, the seven days Spring Festival means not just the reunion with families, they need to face the pressure driven by relatives to take a girlfriend/boyfriend […]Read more…
Li Chunping, a philanthropist from Beijing donated 300,000 yuan (46,800 dollars) to a poor girl who suffers from acute severe aplastic anemia. He piled all the cash in the hospital bed for the girl who is going to take bone marrow transplant surgery. Many people criticized this controversial action.
[Netease] The new building design for People’s Daily (人民日报) has been confirmed, the selected winner was designed by Professor Zhou Qi (周琦) of Southeast University, School of Architecture. However, once the plan was made public, netizens immediately started heated discussions. Some people say it looks like an iron, some say it looks like an aircraft carrier or even a urinal pot (an old style vessel for urine, used in bedrooms). Also some people criticized the building design is a […]Read more…
This post has been circulating the Internet appearing in blogs, forums and also via email
Now days —
Greenhouse messed up the seasons,
Xiaojie (sex worker) messed up seniority in the family,
Guanxi (connection) messed up procedures,
Public security messed up orders,
Money messed up officialdom.
A beautiful formal Chinese football player — Zhou Yuwei received many public attentions when she showed up in one of the most famous Chinese dating show “If You Are the One”. “She was once in Henan province football team, but outlasted by the team members because of being too beautiful. Finally she quit the team.” introduced Lejia, the star host and the relationship expert of the show.
Hello everyone, I don’t often write to you guys other than the occasional comments on my posts, but I am excited because as for last week ChinaHush has been up for a year now! Although I did not blog consistently until July of last year I posted my first blog post on January 25, 2009. I still remember, it was 2009 Chinese new year. I want to give a brief highlight of the blog posts in the past year, in […]Read more…
The following is a guest post by Philip via MarketingToChina.com, edited by Key.
Today is February 14, Valentine’s Day in the west and also “Chu Wu”, the fifth day after Chinese New Year, which happens to be the day for Chinese to welcome the god of wealth.
The coincidence that the two popular holidays happen to fall on the same day dilutes the festivity of both. However, Valentine’s Day seems to be the losers.
Grammar and spelling errors in the pop-up window of the hack attack pointed out by the hack attack victims
On the first day of the new semester in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies(GDUFS), the school’s campus network experienced a hack attack. "My computer was running when suddenly it shut down." One student said. The same thing happed to all his roommates. When they restarted the computer, a window popped up, assuring the students that the hacker is not destroying […]Read more…
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In order to get a free 30 day account, all you have to do is […]Read more…
December 9, 2009, in Guangzhou, a 3-year-old boy’s dead body was found abandoned in a dry ditch on the side of Guangchong highway. The boy named Zhou Hongdu was severely infected with H1N1 virus. The news caused quite a stir when once broke out. Many media continuously tracked this matter for days; Guangzhou residents showed great concerns and raised heated discussions about the incident. It has been listed as one of the top ten health news incidents in […]Read more…
China has a long History and a culture rich of metaphors and symbols.
The Chinese language is known for its characters that can be interpreted in a poetic or amusing way to memorize them. Let’s give some examples that demonstrate that learning chinese can be a delight: a “heart” (心xīn) caught in a “door” (门mén) means to be “bored” (闷mèn). A popular funny story says that a woman (女nǚ), because she is “muddled” (昏hūn), “get married” (婚 hūn).
[From MOP] A young migrant worker updates a post of his raw, yet I found to be truthful and insightful notes while working at a construction site of soon to be multi-million luxury homes in Sanya, Hainan.
I never speak out. I am a “diving” migrant worker.
(潜水: Diving means lurking here, it is a Chinese internet slang, means someone who reads forum posts but never replies, never expresses their views. It is like underwater diving, never pop their heads […]Read more…
How to distinguish what kind of cell phone people are using on a high speed train?
Every passenger on the train are all concentrating on their cell phones.
From Sina Weibo via @薇薇诺诺2661317325
Go to IKEA, I was socked by all kinds of sleeping postures on each bed and each sofa, deeply deeply shocked! 0 to 80 years old, are all so indulged in sleeping! Beds without someone sleeping on them were all a mess. Daycare center does not require store receipt to pick up their child. People are so clever! My husband said, we have to wait till after our generation all die first, then we can talk […]Read more…