Archive from October, 2006
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By     |    Oct 25, 2006   
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Is Your Degree Recognized in China?

According to a report by ChinaNews, China has currently signed agreements with 26 countries and regions on official mutual recognition of education degrees. And the government has now developed relationship on educational cooperation and communication with 178 countries and regions, as well as many international organizations such as UNESCO. In addition, by 2005 China had set up more than 1,000 cooperatively-run schools and educational projects.

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By     |    Oct 25, 2006   
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New Chinese Language Test to Start

From ChinaNews, it is reported that a new test for Chinese language learners, for people whose native language is not Mandarin, will begin in November, 2006. According to the report, Registration for the “C. Test”, aimed at non-Chinese and ethnic minority groups in China, will take place between October 24 and 31. The test, devised by the Beijing Language and Culture University, is different to the current Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) [...]

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By     |    Oct 25, 2006   
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China Needs One Million Interpreters

This news report says China needs one million interpreters, while there are only 200 professional interpreter graduates from interpreters training class every year.

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By     |    Oct 15, 2006   
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Pekin(g) in Illinois

Really interesting to know that there is also a city of Pekin(g) in Illinois, USA: China used to be far away, the country at the bottom of the world. Certainly that must be how it seemed just 20 years ago in a place like Pekin, Ill., a city of 34,000 residents on the Illinois River that took its name from the Chinese capital in the 1820’s. According to local legend, Pekin [...]

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