Current Chinese

Have more intellectual conversations in Chinese.

Practice your Chinese while learning about current affairs through original stories told by a Mandarin native speaker at slow-speed.

Enjoy your listening! 

You can find a video version of our stories with Chinese, Pinyin, and English subtitles on our YouTube channel:


Chimps and Bonobos, Two Faces of Who We Are
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996 Culture
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The Most Popular Chinese Youtuber in the World
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The Dancing Revolution
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From farmer to icon, the story of NIO
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Why Italians live with their parents for so long
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The Ageing Challenge in China
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The deadly cost of a high flying job
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Will standup comedy make it in China? 脱口秀会在中国火起来吗?
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What's the fuss with robotaxis? 无人出租车有什么特别的地方?
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Should Educated Women Be Housewives? 上过大学的女性应该成为家庭主妇吗?
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