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CityU has developed the first electronic platform in Hong Kong for classical-colloquial Chinese alignment, processing and retrieval. The platform is expected to enhance the teaching of classical Chinese through the use of information technology.
The 2009 LIVAC Pan-Chinese New Word Rosters showed that new words in the major Chinese communities reflect the most significant global and local events of collective concern this year.
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Mirroring the trend of previous years, the top three places on this year’s Annual Pan-Chinese Celebrity Rosters were taken by political figures. They are US President Barack Obama, China’s President Hu Jintao and Chen Shui-bian from Taipei in that order.
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Major issues in China and around the world have again topped the 2008 LIVAC Pan-Chinese New Word Rosters released today by the Language Information Sciences Research Centre of CityU.
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Political figures have crowned the 9th Annual Pan-Chinese Celebrity Rosters for 2008, with Chen Shui-bian from Taiwan, US President-elect Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao occupying the top three places.
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The Language Information Sciences Research Centre of CityU has released the 8th Annual Pan-Chinese Celebrity Rosters for 2007. This year's rosters mark a transition of power and leadership around the world.
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The 13th International Conference on Cantonese and Yue Dialects will be held at CityU from 18 to 20 December, alongside the Exhibition on Pre-historic Rock Carvings in Hong Kong and the Region.
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CityU’s Language Information Sciences Research Centre has released its 2007 Pan-Chinese New Word Rosters and highlighted five new words which were found in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei last year.
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The Language Information Sciences Research Centre at CityU conducted a statistical review of the words most commonly used or being marginalized over the past 10 years. The results will be released between 26 June and 29 June.
A survey conducted by the Language Information Sciences Research Centre at CityU has identified five new Chinese phrases stemming from hot topics in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Beijing and Shanghai during 2006.

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