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Job Interviews China Salary Survey 2010

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

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

The Trends The Sprout Couture

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

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

TV News December 2012 Part 1

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.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
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TV News December 2012 Part 2

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.

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difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
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TV News Real estate investment Part 1

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."

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TV News Real estate investment Part 2

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

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China

TV News About Banking Part 1

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

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China

TV News About Banking Part 2

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

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China

TV News About Banking Part 3

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

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

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.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

TV News "Zhang Ao" Tibetan Dogs

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

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China

TV News Shanghai car plate auction hits new highs

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.

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TV News Internet Fraud

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.

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TV News Retirement Age in China is Likely to Be Postponed

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

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China

TV News New Tax Policy May Make Chinese E-Commerce Sites Pricier

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.

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China

TV News Retail tricks in local pharmacy

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

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

TV News The Google Glass

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.

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China

TV News Tombs More Expensive Than Homes in 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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China

TV News Vegetable delivery service

This video explains a new vegetable delivery service in Changshu.

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China

TV News Common scams Part 1

The scamming industry is China's most profitable, cheating the Chinese of hundreds of billions each year.

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TV News Common scams Part 2

Foreign trade scammers are another type of scammer out to victimize small businesses nationwide.

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TV News Common scams Part 3

Bureaucrat scammers are out to prey on the unsuspecting with promises of wealth and prominence to those who believe them.

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TV News Common scams Part 4

Text message scams are running rampant in China. Scammers are using all sorts of tactics to cheat victims of their money.

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