November's economic data was released by the National Bureau of Statistics of China this morning including the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the Producer Price Index (PPI) as well as data about investment, consumption and other important indicators.
A weather forecast from Japan's NHK 8 channel that involves heavy snow, a storm and possible tornadoes. Watch the video and learn some useful weather terms.
As some Chinese get richer, many look overseas to invest in property. This news segment looks at the Australian real estate market with commentary from the author of a popular book called "Being a Chinese Property Owner in Australia."
An analysis of buying property in Australia continues with an in-depth look at Australia's low property tax and generous loan structure.
Find out how much would the bank charge for 5 cents loan for 5 years.
Lodging a complaint: Is it a new way to avoid paying bank fees?
This informative video talks about the public launch of a new type of credit card designed specifically for business travelers.
Wealthy Chinese are notoriously fond of buying property overseas and of sending their kids to university abroad. The mother in this news story is an extreme example of these two trends.
With exploding consumer demand for cars, major Chinese cities have monthly quotas restricting the number of new cars allowed on the roads, forcing the price of license plates to soar. Watch this news segment to find out just how expensive it is to be a new car driver in Shanghai.
A cautionary tale featuring some of China's biggest internet companies. In the space of just five days, over 200 people were swindled in what is essentially the Nigerian Prince scam with Chinese characteristics.
Delayed retirement is set to become a trend in China. But what factors need to be considered?
Find out how much a full-time housewife is really worth.
E-commerce is a rapidly growing sector of the Chinese economy as consumers increasingly turn to the internet to find cheap goods. Now, the government wants to start taxing the sector, which businesses say means prices will increase.
Find out some tricks that pharmacies utilize to try to sell medicine.
This is a countdown of the major financial events of 2013, starting with the "dama" gold-buying frenzy. The term "dama" literally means "aunty" and is a term for Chinese middle-aged, bargain-hunting women.
The second major financial event of 2013 was Alipay's "Balance treasure." Watch to find out more about this controversial initiative.
The third major financial event of 2013 was the development of online lending. While it offered much higher rates of return, a much higher risk was involved as well.
Find out why Europe is set to become an investment-worthy country next year.
Europe is set to become an investment-priority country in 2014 with asset allocation to be focused towards developed countries' surplus of emerging markets.
National Day means "crazy shopping" in Japan for Chinese tourists.
Can you imagine not using anything plastic related for a whole week? Doing so may actually be much harder than you think!
Ordering takeout while trying to eliminate one's use of plastic is no easy task.
Even though we are taught that we should separate plastics so that we can recycle them, in reality, not all plastics are recyclable.