Lesson 100. Visiting Hot Springs.
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Learn situational dialogues, useful expressions and vocabulary in Mandarin Chinese about spa or hot springs in Taiwan. Find out why they are good for your health and body.

Daily News Brief by TRT World
Daily News Brief by TRT World
TRT World
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
*) UN accuses Yemen govt of money-laundering A new UN report is accusing Yemen's government of corruption by running a sophisticated money laundering scheme. The report, filed with the UN's Security Council, says the Central Bank of Yemen laundered nearly $500 million which was intended to strengthen food security. The report also says the Houthis diverted some $1.8 billion of state money in 2019 to fund their war efforts. *) US senators sworn in to prepare for impeachment trial US senators were sworn in preparation for Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Republicans immediately challenged the proceedings, which they say is unconstitutional, as Trump is no longer in power. Trump is charged with inciting an insurrection on Capitol Hill earlier this month that ended in 5 deaths. The trial is expected to start in two weeks. *) Biden signs executive orders for racial equity US President Joe Biden has signed executive orders to promote racial equity and help end systemic racism and xenophobia. Biden signed four executive orders: 1. Ending the government's use of private prisons 2. Bolstering anti-discrimination enforcement in housing 3. Underscoring a commitment to Native-American tribal sovereignty 4. Condemning discrimination against Asian Americans and Americans of Pacific Island descent that has risen during pandemic *) Over 100,000 dead from Covid-19 in UK The UK is now the first in Europe to record more than 100,000 deaths from Covid-19. It follows a surge in cases last month after restrictions on social mixing were relaxed for Christmas. The UK now joins the US, Brazil, India and Mexico with the highest coronavirus death tolls. And finally… *) US Army loosen restrictions on female hairstyles and grooming Female US soldiers can let their hair down, and flash a little nail colour under new rules being approved by the Army. Army leaders are loosening restrictions on various grooming and hairstyle rules. The changes, which also expand allowances for earrings, hair highlights and dyes, are particularly responsive to women of various ethnicities. The new regulations take effect in late February.
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Mandarin Monkey Podcast
Mandarin Monkey Podcast
Mandarin Monkey
#178 - Accommodation | Intermediate | Mandarin Monkey Podcast | Chinglish
We discuss privacy and the whole Facebook/WhatsApp's situation in this one, should we move to Signal or Discord?. Our story for today is about accommodation. Expect to learn words in Mandarin relating to renting and buying, moving house etc. If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and consider supporting us. Or you are completely free not to. :) Website https://www.mandarinmonkey.com Support us www.patreon.com/mandarinmonkey Skritter - Learn to write Chinese https://skritter.com?ref=mandarinmonkey Use promoCode: MANDARINMONKEY for 10% off everything Discord (early stages of set up) https://discord.gg/KHjF7NNq8d This is the Mandarin Monkey Chinglish Podcast. One of the best mandarin podcasts there is. Of course that is up to you to decide. But we use both English and Mandarin Chinese throughout and both speak Chinglish. You can keep up with the conversation because of the English and pick up new words and sentences in Chinese because of the Mandarin. best Chinese learning podcast they all say. Is this one of the best Chinese podcasts or the best Chinese learning podcast? we hear you roar. We would like to think so. best mandarin learning podcast? I thought we had already answered that? We can tell you one thing for sure, it's one fun way to learn mandarin and the best Chinese podcast for beginners and intermediates alike! #mandarinmonkey #chinglish #chinesepodcast
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