We are delighted to publish the winning entries of our innaugural TCB Schools Mandarin Writing Competition after the announcment of the winners recently. Well done to all of the winners, the standard of the susbmissions was extremely impressive and received high praise from our writing and editing team! First Place: Lauren Dolan. 一个独特的问题:亿元医疗。 中国,有很多人为了保持健康,经常寻找新的方式来治疗疾病。 中国的卫生保健部门巨大。2013年中国的医疗保健开支预算大约是五千一百一十三亿;医疗卫生支出预计在2014年-2018年平均每年增长11.8%,到2018年达到八千九百二十亿美元。 […]

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Learning a foreign language is arguably one of the most rewarding things a person can undertake; be it English, Spanish, Chinese or any of the hundreds of languages spoken across the world. Being able to interact with a variety of cultures and communicate with citizens of countries different from your own, is something that should […]

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We are delighted to announce the winners of the innagural TCB Schools Mandarin Writing Competiton 2016/17. We received some brilliant entries and the feedback from our editors was that the submissions were of an extremely high standard and we were overjoyed to receive so many. It was by no means an easy process selecting the […]

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First of all, let’s address the elephant in the room, I know you’re all thinking it: “But it’s not Chinese Valentine’s Day!” You’re right, it’s not, but here at TCB we’ll never pass up an opportunity to spread a bit of love – especially when we can learn a little Mandarin in the process! Anyway, more […]

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Dear TCBers, We are soon to launch TCB’s in-app Stroke Order Animation and Character Writing functionality which we hope you will all love! An update can be expected over the next 1-2 weeks. We are now looking to invite BETA testers for both Android and iOS to test both this functionality and future app releases. […]

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ISo we’re just about to wrap up another year, as we eagerly await the new year festivities. Whatever you have planned, be it fireworks over The Bund or a quiet evening shared with friends, we hope you have a brilliant time! To get you in the melancholy mood that starts every new chapter, and following […]

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With just a few days left until Americans head to the polls for the most talked-about US election since the last one, the words on everybody’s lips: Trump or Clinton… or as some might say the definition of being caught between a rock and a hard place. Interestingly, Trump has come in for some unexpected support in China, […]

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A video posted online recently that portrayed the enchanting local charm of Shanghai through the lens of media artist JT Singh put me in a nostalgic mood about the city that first brought me to China back in 2004. Thinking back, I pondered the advice for learning Chinese I would give myself if I could go back. A […]

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**Deadline extended to 26th January 2017** The Chairman’s Bao Schools Writing Competition 2016 – get your Mandarin Chinese writing published to an audience of thousands, with some great prizes up for grabs! Guidelines: Students should submit a 250-350 character news story in Mandarin Chinese (simplified or traditional) on a topic of their choosing to seanmcgibney@thechairmansbao.com, […]

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We’ve come up with our 20 step-by-step top tips for using The Chairman’s Bao [TCB] to improve your Chinese language, including many of the features that we bet some of you never knew existed!  

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