Harbin Institute of Technology | Leisure

Bird Zoo-Harbin

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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Photo in Harbin Bird Zoo

Generally speaking, zoos are a popular place for everyone. Although some may feel as though zoos are cruel and pointless, many others highly enjoy zoos as they are entertaining and fun.

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Chinese Culture | Harbin Institute of Technology | History | Travel

Trip to Dandong

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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Yalu River in Dandong

I took a trip to Dandong for the first time. In short, it was an amazing experience and I’m sure I’ll be back someday. This post is dedicated to Dandong—a city full of amazing wonder and history—I’m sure I’ll be back there sometime soon.

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Employment | Event | Harbin Institute of Technology | International Students | Study Abroad

Harbin institute Job Fair 2015

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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Harbin institute Job Fair 2015

Harbin institute Job Fair 2015

University life could be describe as long journey between books and classes, a journey need to spend one of the most wonderful years of our life’s working all the day and night to reach our goals to have better future with stable job which can be simply every one dream.

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Employment | Harbin Institute of Technology | News | Study Abroad

Foreigner Student Caught Teaching in Harbin

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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Foreigner Teacher in China

Foreigner Teacher in China

University period will have a lot of fun which is still to be very limited according to the financial statements. Students who are usually young and have the energy, are ready to do everything possible to full their needs, it’s very natural and common all over the world for student to work to support their life.

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Harbin Institute of Technology | News

No More: Instagram

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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No More Instagram in China

Since September 29, Instagram has been blocked in mainland China. Websites such as blockedinchina.net and GreatFire.org have confirmed it. The move is said to come during pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Apparently, users in Hong Kong are uploading images that display the intensity of the protests, which is why Instagram has been shut down.

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News

UPDATE: Hong Kong and China

KyleKyle
September 30, 2014
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Hong Kong Map

Map of Hong Kong

Hong Kong-ers are still at it. It’s been 8 days now and crowds are still pouring into the streets to protest Beijing’s decision to control the candidate pool in Hong Kong’s election – and it hasn’t slowed down one bit.

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Battle Royale: China’s Old vs Young

KyleKyle
September 30, 2014
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Chinese Couple Stop Bus

One Chinese couple stopped a bus after no one would give them a seat
Photo from BBC.com

Recently there have been several stories in the news about altercations between China’s aging population and China’s youth. Articles have been all over Chinese media about arguments and fights breaking out across the country between the age-gap and opinions are split between the two groups.

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Hong Kong and China

KyleKyle
September 30, 2014
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a booming Western-China
Photo from telegraph.co.uk

China is not known for backing down to protesters. It never has, and probably never will. Right now in Hong Kong, the city is on fire. Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets and occupied the business district and are camping outside, in front of the government offices.

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Language | Language Courses | Learning Resources | Peking University

Learning Basic Chinese – Edx and Coursera Free Online Courses

SamSam Fowler
September 30, 2014
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If you are at home or in China and want to study Chinese, studying one of these online courses is free, convenient and well worth the time. There are free, structured basic courses offered by some of China’s most famous language institutions such as Peking University. Harvard University also offers a series of classes about Chinese economics, politics and culture. All of these online courses are available through online platforms that include EdX and Coursera. Whatever suits you best; this could be the perfect way to begin learning basic Chinese.

edX free online course basic Chinese

edX has a number of free online courses including Chinese language

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Harbin Institute of Technology | News

Foreiners Charged as Spies in Dandong

Othman RamiOthman Rami
September 30, 2014
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Kevin Garratt (second right), his wife, Julia Dawn Garratt (second left) and children, Peter and Hannah, photo taken in Dandong, China. source REUTERS

Kevin Garratt (second right), his wife, Julia Dawn Garratt (second left) and children, Peter and Hannah, photo taken in Dandong, China. source REUTERS

A couple from Vancouver, Canada has been suspected of stealing state secrets and threatening national security. The couple runs a coffee shop near the North Korean border in the city of Dandong and has been taken in for investigation by the local branch of the National Security Bureau. The coffee shop is called Peter’s Coffee House, which opened in 2008 on the banks of the Yalu River, a few minutes’ walk from the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge. The couple moved to China in 1987.

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