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Starting a Company in China

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in China. Whether it's expats opening a company, or local Chinese doing the same, the waiting periods, the paperwork, and the registration with different departments can all be a huge headache! Join us at ChinesePod today as we explore some of the termino...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: October 01, 2014

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Touring a Factory

We now join our Canadian businessman, Peter, as he goes on a tour of a local factory in China. Will he be faced with startling revelations of sweatshop conditions, child-labor violations and 20 hour workdays--leading to troublesome moral dilemmas? In this podcast, learn as Peter goes to the source a...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: October 01, 2014

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Taxable Salary

Ah, taxes... one of the few certainties in life, and the bane of our existence. Unfortunately, learning all the little quirks of the Chinese tax system doesn't make the whole ordeal any more fun in China. Listen in to this lesson, and we can help you out with the Mandarin Chinese side of the equatio...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: September 01, 2014

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NGO Guy

Today's lesson takes us on a blind date. It may be a little awkward at first, but in the end we'll be learning all about non-governmental organizations, or NGO's, and what they do....

Host: Jenny, John
Grammar: 逐渐

Published: September 01, 2014

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Donation Dilemma

In 2011, the Red Cross of China suffered from a corruption scandal. A woman named Guo Meimei, allegedly the mistress of someone on the board of the Red Cross, posted pictures of her lavish lifestyle, possibly paid for by funds embezzled from the Red Cross. Since then the Chinese people have been rel...

Host: John, Vera

Published: July 01, 2014

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The Relevant Departments

Sign here. Get this stamped. Fill out this form. ChinesePod delves into the world of Chinese bureaucracy. Will it get out in one piece or will it get caught up in the red tape? Find out in this lesson!...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: January 01, 2014

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Advice for a Young Journalist

Being a journalist is a difficult job not least because of the notoriously low pay and constant deadlines. Getting that scoop that makes the job worthwhile can often be the hardest part of all. In this lesson, a new reporter learns the ropes from a hardened veteran while investigating a mining accid...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: January 01, 2014

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International Women's Day

It's been said that "behind every great podcast is a great woman," and we can testify to that. So, for Jenny, Colleen, Eileen, Amber, (Aric on Thursdays) and more, a lesson on the history of "International Women's Day" is the least we can do....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: July 01, 2013

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