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Environment & Sustainability - Pollution masks View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Faced with such serious smog and haze, a reporter from Henan speaks with residents about PM 2.5 masks that are useful for blocking dust and smog. A doctor is also interviewed about the effectiveness of such masks and how residents can prevent diseases caused by smog in their daily lives.

Job Interviews - China Salary Survey 2010

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

A news report on the average salaries for certain sectors in the Shanghai job market.

The Trends - The Sprout Couture View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

On the streets of Chengdu, a new type of hair pin is all the rage.

TV News - December 2012 - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - December 2012 - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - Real estate investment - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

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."

TV News - Real estate investment - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

An analysis of buying property in Australia continues with an in-depth look at Australia's low property tax and generous loan structure.

TV News - About Banking - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Find out how much would the bank charge for 5 cents loan for 5 years.

TV News - About Banking - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Lodging a complaint: Is it a new way to avoid paying bank fees?

TV News - About Banking - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

This informative video talks about the public launch of a new type of credit card designed specifically for business travelers.

TV News - Chinese Mother Buys $6.5 Million Manhattan Home for Two-year-old Child View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - "Zhang Ao" Tibetan Dogs View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Learn about the large, expensive, yet increasingly popular Tibetan mastiff.

TV News - Shanghai car plate auction hits new highs View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - Internet Fraud View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - Retirement Age in China is Likely to Be Postponed View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Delayed retirement is set to become a trend in China. But what factors need to be considered?

TV News - New Tax Policy May Make Chinese E-Commerce Sites Pricier View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

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.

TV News - Retail tricks in local pharmacy View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Find out some tricks that pharmacies utilize to try to sell medicine.

TV News - The Google Glass View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The much-anticipated "smart glasses" from Google were unveiled by Sergey Brin at Google's I/O Conference. This news item looks at what exciting features we can expect from the Google Glass when it goes on sale this year.

TV News - Tombs More Expensive Than Homes in China View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The astronomical cost of buying a home is one the biggest gripes for many Chinese people. However, the cost of buying a home after one's death may be even more prohibitive. This news report details this new trend of daylight grave robbery.

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