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2013-10-23 23:27:08

It turns out that the overseas Chinese don't quite like Yelp or Angie's List, and language is only part of the reason. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 huavote.com, based in the Silicon Valley, announced today the launch of the largest business review website for overseas Chinese. The website offers a business review platform like yelp.com, targeting the ethnic Chinese outside of China. The website is created to solve a problem for overseas Chinese: they often can't find the business...

2013-09-07 23:00:23

Dr. Art Stellar has been selected by the College Board to spend a week in China as a guest of the Confucius Institute Headquarters. Vice President of the National Education Foundation (NEF), national leader in bridging the STEM education divides in the nation’s schools, Dr. Stellar aids the nations' disadvantage schools receive federal funding. (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Dr. Art Stellar has been selected by the College Board to spend a week in China as a guest of the Confucius...

2013-07-12 23:30:02

Better Chinese announces next generation iPad classroom with integrated web-accessibility and professional administrative tools for teachers. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Better Chinese, LLC announces the release of Discovering Chinese Pro, the next generation edition of the first and only iPad-based Chinese language curriculum that is transforming how middle school and high school students are learning Mandarin. Discovering Chinese Pro can be accessed from any web-enabled device...

2013-06-27 23:27:11

Milaa introduces Chinese Immersion in Toronto to provide young children opportunity to learn a useful language, as well as to stimulate cognitive development in children and foster a strong foundation for learning to read, write, and do math. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 At a local community center, the sound of children singing Chinese songs can be heard from one of its classrooms. The characters of the day are displayed on a board in the room, and around the classroom, children perform...

2013-06-27 23:27:03

American Life and Relationship Coach Paula Renaye’s award-winning self-help book, Living the Life You Love: The No-Nonsense Guide to Total Transformation, has been translated into Chinese and released by Mufone Publishing Company of Taiwan. The acclaimed personal development guide is widely recommended by mental health, medical and holistic health professionals and is now available to readers of complex and simplified Chinese worldwide. Hot Springs, AR (PRWEB) June 27, 2013...

2013-01-28 08:29:03

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tang Prize Foundation has been officially established in Taiwan. The foundation has signed a contract with the country's highest research institution, Academia Sinica, which will be responsible for the nomination and selection for prizes in four categories: Sustainable Development, Biopharmaceutical Science, Sinology (excluding literary works), and Rule of Law. By recognizing the most original and influential work in these four fields, it is...

2013-01-17 23:03:48

A new spin on a popular word game favorite, PinYinPal for iPad seeks to revolutionize how the Chinese language is taught. And it´s free too! Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Mandarin Chinese is spoken and understood by well over one billion people worldwide and is notorious for being the hardest language to learn. As business opportunities continue to arise in Asia, mastering Mandarin is becoming more and more important. Enter PinYinPal, a new app for the iPad that...

2012-12-07 05:00:40

New Technology Changes the Field of Chinese Learning New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The independent and internationally recognized iF design awards, conferred annually by the iF International Forum Design, are announced at the end of each year. Since its introduction in 1953, each year the iF design awards reviews over thousands of entries from around the world and has become a sort of an Oscar award for excellent design. At the end of November, iF announced the winners of 2013 for...

2012-07-17 23:01:03

More than 10,000 students around the world have learnt Chinese language with the help of ChineseTime School since 2006. Shanghai (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 ChineseTime School (the leading online Chinese language school based in Shanghai, China), is celebrating its six-year anniversary. Since its launch in 2006, ChineseTime has helped more than 10,000 students from all over the world learning Chinese. "More and more people want to learn Chinese around the world every year, but not everybody has...

2012-06-06 23:00:36

Discovering Chinese - iPad Edition is transforming language learning in classrooms and beyond. The first and only iPad app based on a proven Chinese language learning curriculum. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Better Chinese, LLC launches Discovering Chinese — iPad Edition to help students conquer the challenges of learning Chinese. Targeted at middle school and high school students, Discovering Chinese combines a popular, state-adopted curriculum with the advantages of the iPad...