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The Chairman's Bao

Alternate Titles: TCB

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Resource limited to UBC students and faculty. No walk-in users.

Students must create individual accounts using email domain.

Any personal information provided to TCB is stored on servers outside of Canada and that by accessing the TCB platform and creating individual accounts, Users understand and accept The Chairman's Bao Privacy Policy.

User limit: 150 maximum

A database of over 8,000 news-based graded reading for beginner to advanced Chinese learners. The content is updated daily and it covers a wide range of topics for news in China and worldwide, including animals, aviation, business, crime, education, funny, history, nature, only in china, pop culture, science, environment, and technology, etc.




A tutorial for how to use this platform can be found here:

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Restricted Icon  Access open only to UBC students, faculty, staff and on-site Library users (other restrictions may apply)

Permitted Uses
Research or Private Study? Yes
Linking? Yes
Learning Management System? Yes
Text and Data Mining? No
Alumni Access? No
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