Saturday, December 31, 2011
Sunday, December 25, 2011
VOAVideo: Chinese Adopt Western Holiday of Christmas
Christmas is not a traditional Chinese holiday. But VOA's Stephanie Ho reports the brightly-colored lights of the season are attracting a growing number of Chinese fans, who say they like the idea of decorating and giving gifts.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
VOA Learning English Video: Retirement Savings Rule 2: Plan for Your Future Goals and Needs
Finance expert Sande Taylor says plan for 85 percent of your current costs ECONOMICS REPORT (read the story)
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
VOA Learning English Video: Retirement Savings Rule 1: Reduce Investment Risk as the Day Nears
Advisor Pete D’Arruda says people nearing retirement should have a lot less of their savings at risk in stocks ECONOMICS REPORT (read the story)
Monday, December 12, 2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011
VOAVideo: US Travel Industry Caters to Chinese Tourists
More and more people from China are traveling abroad as tourists. The number is growing so fast that Hilton Hotels commissioned the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies to conduct a study on the new wave of Chinese tourists. The study prompted Hilton to tailor many of its hotels around the world for its guests from China. Elizabeth Lee reports from San Francisco and Los Angeles to explain why many Chinese want to travel abroad.