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Scholarships to study in Hong Kong

lfyin - 19 minutes ago in Life, Work and Study in China in General

Does anyone know whether you can use the Chinese Government Scholarship to study in Hong Kong? or what scholarships are available if not (specific to each university or other?)   Thanks,
Latest of 0 replies by lfyin at 19 minutes ago.

Journalism and Communication Masters Degrees in China

lfyin - 25 minutes ago in Life, Work and Study in China in General

Hi all,   I am very interested in pursuing English writing, reporting and journalism opportunities in China. I want to apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship to do either a Chinese language program, and then look for writing opportunities as I improve my Chinese, or directly do a journalism Masters degree and look for opportunities from there. (my chinese level is average, i cant read or write well).   From my research, Tsinghua University is the only one that offers a Masters completely taught i...
Latest of 0 replies by lfyin at 25 minutes ago.

100 Best Chinese Insults (Captain Obvious™ content warning: will contain profanity)

Demonic_Duck - Today, 03:09 PM in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .

Demonic_Duck avatar we absolutely need a thread with those 100 best Chinese insults. link   What a grand idea! Let's see if we can make it to 100 insults first. Afterwards maybe we'll prune it down to the best ones (or just keep going). ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​...
Latest of 3 replies by Demonic_Duck at 51 minutes ago.

Raise in Foreign Student Subsidies?

habote - Today, 12:32 PM in Life, Work and Study in China in General

Hi all,   http://www.china.org...nt_34629814.htm   I came across this article the other day saying that there would "A new scholarship system offering more financial support to foreigners studying at Chinese universities."  I'm not sure if what they are referring to is the Chinese government scholarship or not, but I was wondering if anyone could confirm this? Even if no one can confirm, has anyone else heard word of increases in scholarships for foreigners studying in China? This would be a very...
Latest of 3 replies by habote at Today, 02:40 PM.

Learning mandarin from cantonese

Flickserve - Today, 11:17 AM in Speaking and Listening Skills

Roddy gave me a few suggestions on topics that I could wrote about.   This one I can do quite succinctly.     My background is London english accent but I was exposed to an eclectic mix of accents when growing up - Mancunian, Yorkshire and Malaysian English.   I came to HK knowing hardly any cantonese but with some imprinting in my brain waves from around 1 to 4 years old after which age my family spoke solely in English as it was the fastest means of communication. I did do a bit of mandarin...
Latest of 0 replies by Flickserve at Today, 11:17 AM.

Can anyone help me set up a QQ account? Says my phone number is invalid

trisha2766 - Today, 04:39 AM in Chinese Computing and Electronics

I'm trying to set it up from here: http://reg.imqq.com/ and I can get as far as a user name and password but then it says I need to give them my cell phone number, which I do but then get a message saying the number isn't valid.   Any ideas?  Anyone else have this problem?
Latest of 2 replies by ChTTay at Today, 01:55 PM.

ask vocabulary, idioms via Tweets!

askChineseTweet - Today, 02:41 AM in Vocabulary, idioms, word lists . . .

Hi there, my friends and I started a experimental project to help translate your word/sentence to Chinese at Twitter!   Can't find anyone to answer you how to speak a specific Chinese word/sentence? Feel free to ask any questions, support for timely translation, and Chinese language related topics via   https://twitter.com/askChineseTweet   Let's enjoy learning Chinese!
Latest of 0 replies by askChineseTweet at Today, 02:41 AM.

CSC Scholarship 2015/2016 - question ?

amar1921 - Yesterday, 10:29 PM in Life, Work and Study in China in General

I am not sure if this is best place, but I need answer urgently.    I am from Bosnia and Herzegovina and I am finishing last year of high school (will finish in April) and I'm interested to apply for bachelor's degree program. I contacted Chinese Embassy here in Sarajevo, but they told me that they know nothing about it. I am not EU citizen, and I should apply for Bilateral program, but I am now fully confused. I don't even know how to start because here in embassy they didn't give me any informations....
Latest of 8 replies by shuoshuo at Today, 05:35 AM.

Lilies for the house 百合

abcdefg - Yesterday, 04:17 PM in Kunming

abcdefg avatar If you've been in China a while and would like to bring some beauty indoors, consider 百合 lilies, especially now that it's late winter -- almost early spring.   I live in Kunming where flowers are abundant and relatively cheap. But lilies are found all over China, though they may not always be locally grown. Picked up some this morning and thought I might take you through the process of how to buy and prepare them for use.   As for anything, the first step is the shopping. I buy mine from a wholesale fl...
Latest of 6 replies by skylee at 38 minutes ago.

Can you change RMB into another currency outside of China?

ChTTay - Yesterday, 03:21 PM in Life, Work and Study in China in General

ChTTay avatar I'd like to take some RMB on holiday with me and change it there. However, my friend told me you can't change RMB outside of China. I can't find out about this online, all the results are for changing foreign current into RMB in China. I just want to do it the other way round. Anyone know about this? I'm going to Thailand. Thanks
Latest of 12 replies by Meng Lelan at Today, 08:34 AM.