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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
A weekly Chinese language teaching show which covers the most frequently used Chinese words and expressions, dialogues, language tips, and stories behind the idioms. 《随行汉语》:一档周播的中文教学栏目,囊括最常用实用的汉语表达,探讨中国语言与社会文化,以及趣味故事。
 
Using more than 99% target language, 听故事说中文LCTS creates authentic and immersive podcasts. It covers a wide range of topics and proficiency levels(Novice, Intermediate, Advanced). Every story has two parts: story (A) and story explanation (B), accompanied by annotated vocabulary and transcript. For example, an episode titled "2.3.12 A" means this episode is at the level of Intermediate High (2.3), is the 12th episode created for this level, and is the story, not story explanation. You can als ...
 
Learn Chinese with ease! Talk Chineasy brings you 7-minute daily Chinese lessons. Each day, ShaoLan and a special guest share interesting cultural insights and stories as they teach you a useful Chinese phrase. Our amazing guests include rock stars, artists, CEOs, professors, adventurists, scientists, and more. You’ll discover the rich culture behind the most widely spoken language, while you learn how to converse in basic Mandarin Chinese. Explore various topics, special guests, and inspira ...
 
Chinese and English Language podcast. A mixed couple (Tom & Ula) living in Taiwan, teach Chinese through the use of Chinglish (Chinese and English) on a variety of topics. Learn Chinese, study methods, Entertainment, news, life, business, hints and tricks to learning Mandarin. Hear a native speaking naturally and at natural pace but with the English translation so you can follow the context of the conversation. Enjoy.
 
Mandarin Blueprint is the most ambitious online Chinese learning curriculum ever attempted. Not only because it integrates pronunciation, characters, vocabulary & grammar acquisition materials, but more importantly because it teaches how to relate everything you need to know about Chinese to your personal lived experience. Everything about your past is a potential connection you can make to Mandarin, and we're experts at helping you find them. Not to mention, Chinese is a super cool language ...
 
What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.
 
Fun bilingual stories and songs for the young (and young at heart)! We understand the struggle to learn Chinese while surrounded by English speakers, so we choose relatable content for bright and easily bored little ones. Join Mama Yen and her kindergartener daughter in their Chinese learning journey, with help from Grandma(former Chinese literature teacher). Visit us at Chinesestartales.com and leave us a voice message (including stories you like)! Please rate and review the show so we can ...
 
Slow Chinese Learn Chinese Chinesisch Lernen nihao, I have been teaching Chinese in China and in various institutions in Switzerland for over 20 years. My major is Chinese Language and Literature in Education and also have a Master degree in Educational Management from UK. I am from Beijing. Currently I live in Switzerland. I enjoy teaching Chinese. I do hope, my Podcast will help you improve your Chinese.
 
A team of time travelers discovers a terrible truth. The chronicles we’ve known may not be our past, it could have been altered, our memories changed and history itself set on a different path. They investigate these anomalies, traveling to different periods of our ancient history to stop the malevolent enemy trying to write a new chapter in humanity’s story. They are our only defense, heroes of ages ago, today, and the Future. They are…the Continuum Force. (Audio Fiction | Science Fiction | ...
 
Are you tired of boring Chinese lessons that don't teach you the way that natives really speak? Join Abby to explore Taiwan and Chinese culture while improving your Mandarin listening skills and learning to talk like a native Mandarin speaker!(Suitable for intermediate to advanced levels) 透過各種話題的分享,希望讓外國朋友們在學習中文的同時能更認識台灣:) ► Full Transcripts in Traditional and Simplified Chinese: https://talktaiwanesemandarin.com/ ► Support my work: https://talktaiwanesemandarin.com/support/ Tips: Change spe ...
 
Karen and Cathy explain cultural and historical references episode by episode in popular Chinese historical dramas. Currently discussing The Story of Ming Lan starring Zhao Li Ying and Feng Shao Feng. The podcast is in English with proper nouns and phrases spoken in Mandarin Chinese. Completed dramas/movies include: Empresses in the Palace, Palace (2013 film), and Mulan (2020 Disney movie)
 
Artists, writers, creatives and podcasters from around the world answer the question: “What do you want to hear when this pandemic is over?” In each standalone episode, you’ll hear stories of all kinds recorded in living rooms, balconies, closets and bedrooms around the world in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Korean and Mandarin Chinese. The works have been produced in the original language and a translated version so listeners can enjoy two versions of each story. Produced by Studio Och ...
 
Adventures with Ollie is a free podcast with original audio stories and books for families with kids between 2-8, bedtime, and daytime! Come here for the world of fairies, princesses, knights, dragons, rockets, and more! You can create a personalized story for your kids with their names and a theme that they fancy at www.meetollie.com. You can also find the stories in Mandarin Chinese on our website. Let us know what kind of stories you and your kids want to hear at ollie@meetollie.com.
 
SSEAC Stories is a podcast series produced by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney. Experts join us in every episode to explore the latest research and share their insights on a wide range of topics pertaining to Southeast Asia.Visit our website for more information or to browse additional resources: sydney.edu.au/sseac.
 
In this new podcast, AdExchanger editors, hosted by managing editor Ryan Joe, will drill into the week's most urgent headlines. The team will get listeners up to speed on the most pressing recent news in digital advertising, with key background details and analysis.
 
An experiential storytelling podcast, featuring immersive soundscapes and truly original short stories written, narrated, and produced by Scottish poet Cal Bannerman. Learn about the history of storytelling in mid-month miniseries The Wandering Bard, or escape your daily stresses with one of Cal's queer-focused fantasy, historical, supernatural and science fiction stories. Episodes range from 15-90 minutes long, and are aimed at an adult audience. Original artwork by Anna Ferrara.
 
Talking about life as a British born Chinese (BBC)/British Asian. The struggles that I've had to deal with whilst growing up in my mum and dad's takeaway in the 1980s/1990s. My parents are immigrants from HK/China and moved to the UK when they were teenagers. I was brought up being Chinese at home and English when I was outside of home - it felt confusing at the time as I couldn't find a sense of belonging. But now I am much older, I am proud of my Chinese heritage and I am proud to be Briti ...
 
The economy is changing so fast. It’s hard to keep up. Get the latest on what’s happening in the economy right now with three-times-a day briefings from Marketplace. More than just the numbers, Marketplace brings you highlights from the most important stories about money, business and the economy. Have a minute? We’ll get you what you need. Get the Marketplace Minute®, now.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
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China’s second largest property developer Evergrande Group has announced it will settle payments due in domestic bonds today, but it could still be headed for disaster.It comes amid fears that it would spark a global financial contagion, with severe flow on effects for Asia, Europe, the US and Australian share markets.…
 
Know somebody who is all talk and no walk? You might have found your perfect ChengYu in your next debate with them! Join us as tell the story of 纸上谈兵 Story Transcript and Key Vocabulary with PinYin: https://www.roadtolearningchinese.com Connect with us on Instagram: @roadtolearningchinese Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/roadtolearningchin…
 
As many people know, Chinese people have two ages, one is nominal year of age and the other is called full year of age. Even for some Chinese people, they are not sure how to calculate the nominal year of age. In today’s story, we are going to discuss the calculation method of Chinese people’s nominal year of age. Join other motivated learners on y…
 
Progressive Democrats are pressuring President Joe Biden to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. But how did a non-economist even come to head the Fed anyway? That’s one of the listener questions we answer on this Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday. We’ll also talk about mismatching in the labor market and who the United States is borrowing money…
 
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week, and climate change is high on the docket. More than a decade ago, the U.S. and other developed countries pledged to gather $100 billion annually by 2020 to assist in climate adaptation and resilience for developing countries. Despite bearing most of the responsibility for emissions and havin…
 
P.M. Edition for Sept. 22. The past year has brought bidding wars and fierce competition for limited housing stock, which has driven home prices higher. But new data shows existing-home sales fell 2% in August. What does that mean for buyers and sellers? Housing reporter Nicole Friedman joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your …
 
Kevin Rudd's criticism of Scott Morrison's handling of the French subs deal might be making the diplomatic tensions between Australia and France worse, but "he's right" in his analysis about the mistakes made along the way.The Political Editor for Channel Ten and columnist for The Australian Peter Van Onselen joins RN Breakfast to discuss the lates…
 
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has criticised the Morrison Government's decision to tear up the $90 billion submarine contract with France, calling it "rolling amateur-hour" and a foreign policy debacle. He says the secrecy surrounding the switch to nuclear submarines was designed to shift focus from the Government's domestic problems but the "wo…
 
For the last couple of weeks, China's second-largest property developer Evergrande Group has looked on the verge of collapse, sparking concerns for the wider financial system.Its troubles stem from an enormous debt it accrued trying to take advantage of soaring property prices.
 
The Rwandan Government has defended the judicial process behind the conviction of Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina on terror charges.There has been international condemnation of the trial and 25 year jail term handed down for the outspoken government critic and former hotelier, who was credited with saving more than a thousand lives during Rwand…
 
As world leaders in New York attend today's meeting of the UN Security Council, momentum is building for renewed global efforts to tackle climate change.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling on humanity to "grow up" and avert a catastrophic increase in temperatures, while Chinese President Xi Jinping announced China would no longer fund c…
 
Had a moment of frustration that pushed you over the edge, bugged the heck out of ya and found yourself in an argumentative stance over something soooo silly...? Yep, that my friends is Mercury Retrograde in full swing ~ don't know Mercury Retrograde is...? No worries peeps, I got ya covered ~ so let's dive in!…
 
Kelly talks to Emma Weiland, President and Co-Founder of the Endometriosis Educational Organization of Canada. Emma outlines her own journey with endo, which led her to create the EEOC due to a lack of information. Like Amy Schumer, Emma also had her appendix removed due to the severity of the illness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform…
 
In light of China real estate developer Evergrande’s debt issues and the markets trending upward, Susan Schmidt joins us for our economic discussion to help us break down how players in the market might be absorbing all this. The BBC reports on China’s pledge to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad. The Department of Justice has taken i…
 
The Biden Administration is doubling the United States commitment to donate COVID vaccines to developing nations; Heavily-indebted Chinese property developer Evergrande says it will make debt payment tomorrow; Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against American, JetBlue alliance; General Mills beats earnings forecasts on strong pet food dem…
 
Prediksi energi besok : Energi besok kurang bagus, tapi tentunya ada waktu-waktu yang energinya bagus bisa kita gunakan untuk kegiatan personal / bisnis yang penting. Besok bagus untuk buang benda-benda yang gak bermanfaat, energi negatif, atau menjauh dari teman-teman / orang-orang yang toxic atau energinya ngga sevibrasi dan ngga mendukung kita u…
 
We take a look at the power structure of the Fed, where decisions there affect everyone in America. Those decisions include how the central bank of the U.S. plans to keep propping up the economy during the pandemic. We explore how the anti-abortion law in Texas could have an effect on recruiting in the tech industry. We also examine how some hospit…
 
From the BBC World Service: China has announced at the United Nations that it will stop building coal plants overseas. Chinese property group Evergrande says it has agreed to a deal with domestic bondholders, who are due payments of around $36 million. Ahead of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Justin Rowlatt is traveling around the U.K. taking s…
 
A.M. Edition for Sept. 22. WSJ's Paul Hannon discusses the role of the Delta variant in specific regions of the world and the impact on the economic recovery. Amazon's planned stores will let shoppers try on clothes from its own labels in high-tech dressing rooms. The Federal Reserve wraps up its regular meeting. And, the unintended consequences of…
 
During the pandemic, especially with gyms shut down or just less appealing, people bought a lot of wearables. Those are smart devices that you wear on your body — in your ear, on your wrist or as a patch, even — that track your activity in some way. Look at sales of smartwatches. They jumped by almost 18% in 2020, according to Gartner. The research…
 
The vote was along party lines with Republicans opposed, fate of bill uncertain in Senate; Biden to meet with Democratic lawmakers amid divisions over size of spending plans; Justice Department sues to stop American, JetBlue partnership - September 22, 2021By Marketplace | Cumulus Podcast Network
 
Slow Chinese HSK3 Standard Course Workbook L12 Listening 20 20. 女:你怎么才来,都八点一刻了。 男:对不起,来机场的路上才发现没带护照。 女:出门的时候你怎么不好好看看呢? 男:你一直给我打电话,我很着急,就出了问题。 问:男的怎么了? A 来机场晚了 B 找不到护照了 C 忘了给女的打电话By Ellen Laoshi
 
Founding Director of MIT Integrated Design and Management Matthew Kressy learns the words for “turn” and “left and right” in Chinese. Very useful if you ever take a taxi in China but can not remember the address of where you need to go! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website for…
 
Anxiety over Evergrande, a behemoth property developer in China, and its $300 billion debt sent stock markets around the globe tumbling on Monday. The situation is spotlighting precarity in China’s real estate sector and the country’s economy as a whole; some fear a Lehman Brothers-style crisis. The uncertain future of Evergrande, coupled with supp…
 
Congressional Democrats are working on a $3.5 trillion bill that would vastly expand the social safety net. But what exactly is this thing we call the social safety net? “We’re talking about things like the earned income tax credit, child tax credits, a cash transfer program called TANF, or Temporary Assistance [for] Needy Families … but if you thi…
 
The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, has set out a new climate policy at the U-N General Assembly, announcing China will not fund any new coal-fired power stations abroad.In the last decade China has become by far the biggest financier of coal fired power stations in developing countries.
 
The climate crisis is here. The Western U.S. is burning, much of the Northeast is underwater after a hurricane and towns in Europe are swept away by massive floods. Time is slipping away to stop the worst effects of a warming planet, and the world is looking for solutions. On “How We Survive,” Molly Wood explores the technology that could provide s…
 
Scott Morrison and Joe Biden have not publicly mentioned the AUKUS alliance which indicates they're "trying to take a bit of heat out of it" following a strong reaction from France. The chief political correspondent with The Financial Review, Phil Coorey, joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.…
 
The ACTU has condemned the street violence in Melbourne and is urging the Federal Government to do the same.President Michele O'Neil concedes that while some construction workers took part in the protests, they were organised, fuelled and lead by far right extremists and professional protestors.
 
P.M. Edition for Sept. 21. Harvard once again topped the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Higher-education reporter Doug Belkin joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on which schools landed at the top of the list, and how the pandemic affected the rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
More than 60 people were arrested in a second day of violent unrest on Melbourne streets, a demonstration which started as a protest against mandatory vaccines in the construction industry. Deputy Victorian Police Commissioner Rick Nugent says the protest involved construction workers but also anti-vaxxers and freedom rally protesters, who are usin…
 
The Australian defence industry is bracing for hundreds of millions of dollars in losses following Australia's decision to dump a $90 billion submarine deal with France. The Australian Defence Industry Network says businesses invested heavily in training up their workforce ahead of construction and now hundreds of contracts will be torn up.…
 
Paul Rusesabagina, the hotel manager who sheltered people during a genocide and inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, has been convicted of terror charges. His daughter, Carine Kanimba, claims her father was kidnapped, tortured and denied his rights and says the trial was a sham that brought forward "no credible evidence" against her father.…
 
US President Joe Biden has used his first speech to the UN General Assembly New York to herald an era of "relentless diplomacy" after a decade of "relentless war". His speech comes just days after the AUKUS security pact was announced, which included a nuclear submarine deal that inflamed tensions with France.…
 
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