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Welcome to Inchin Closers blog, where we cover news, insights and trends from China and India. Written by experts, the articles below, chart the impact China and India have on each other in the spheres of economics, politics and culture.

Top 20 Spoken Languages in the World

Top 20 Spoken Languages in the World

English is the largest spoken language if you count both native and non-native speakers around the world. However, if you count only native speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the worlds most spoken language because of the sheer size of the Chinese population.

Online Vs Offline learning

Online Vs Offline learning

The differences, pros and cons of learning Offline Vs Online and which learning style is more...

How to learn conversational Mandarin?

How to learn conversational Mandarin?

5 practical, highly effective ways to improve your Mandarin conversational ability. Tried and tested over 13 years, endorsed by Inchin Closer students, these 5 ways will ensure that you can speak Mandarin confidently in any situation.

Is taking the HSK exam worth it?

Is taking the HSK exam worth it?

The HSK exams are important if you want to prove your mettel on the international stage. However, if you are learning Mandarin for fun to explore the culture, then don’t be restricted by only the HSK exam, learn conversational Mandarin

Is Chinese Language hard to learn?

Is Chinese Language hard to learn?

Chinese language isn’t hard to learn. In fact Chinese or Mandarin is a very logical language. Unlike English which has funny spellings and exceptions to many grammar rules, Mandarin is very straight forward. Also, Indians have a secret super power when it comes to learning Mandarin! Read on to find out what it is?

School Just Got Smarter

School Just Got Smarter

How technology is driving education for next-gen Chinese By Charmaine Mirza Sit up straight,...

The new HSK exam

The new HSK exam

The HSK exam will be completely revamped before the end of this year, read on to know the changes...

RABBIT IN THE MOON

RABBIT IN THE MOON

Narrative arts and storytelling traditions in India and China ~ By Charmaine Mirza Once Upon A...

Getting back to work

Resuming work safely post the Covid 19 lockdown. Issued in public interest by Inchin Closer In...

FLEXIT OR TE(CH)XIT? (2)

FLEXIT OR TE(CH)XIT? (2)

~ By Charmaine Mirza As the application of 5G technology grows amongst the Internet of Things...

FLEXIT OR TE(CH)XIT?

FLEXIT OR TE(CH)XIT?

Which tech passport has the most global muscle? ~ By Charmaine Mirza Riding high on the bubbly...

The Big Switch

The Big Switch

~ By Kavita Ogale A brief glimpse at how electric vehicles mobility is charging the future of...

I spy, with my little eye…

I spy, with my little eye…

~ By Charmaine Mirza Move over, Matahari. Double agents are passé. Today’s world is all about...

Lights, camera, gifts!

Lights, camera, gifts!

This could be the mantra for Diwali or Chinese New Year. ~ By Kavita Ogale Fire crackers ward off...

The Kashmir Corner

The Kashmir Corner

~ By Charmaine Mirza Prologue: Geopolitics in South Asia just took a twist – but it’s hardly a new...

A New Age Of Rising Suns

A New Age Of Rising Suns

Is India “Looking Further East” Beyond China? ~ By Charmaine Mirza Compete, collaborate and an...

What’s in a Language?

What’s in a Language?

How English is a language of exchange and empowerment for both nations By Kavita Ogale When...

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