Students are trying to ensure their ball dresses meet the new guidelines at Kerikeri High School. Photo / Getty Images By: Natalie AkoorieNZ Herald reporter based in A strict high school ball dress code has upset students who say they are worried about being turned away from the event ifContinue Reading

Aerial photo taken on July 18, 2019 shows the scenery of Biancheng Township in Huayuan County, central China’s Hunan Province. In Chinese author Shen Congwen’s masterpiece “Border Town”, the simple rural life in Biancheng (Chadong) and Hongan townships are depicted through the tragic love story of a young woman Cuicui.Continue Reading

Many foreign learners are studying mandarin through online courses as a number of training institutions have gone online. A mandarin learner named Ayra said she prefers online courses because the teacher understands her needs and will tailor a teaching method suitable for her. Wang Ru, manager of a mandarin teachingContinue Reading

Tourists walk in the Serpentine Pavilion at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, the United States, July 16, 2019. The Serpentine Pavilion, rainbow tunnels of immersive, temporary structure where art and science meet, opens to the public from June 28 to Nov. 24, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Ying)