The BBC is available in loads of languages, somewhere around 30, including Mandarin Chinese. If you are an advanced intermediate to advanced learner of Chinese, you can certainly benefit from reading the news in Chinese. It helps not only your language skills, but also keeps you up to date with current affairs in China and the rest of the world.
With the upcoming Olympics in Beijing and the ever-growing economic and political influence of the Middle Kingdom, China is quite the hot topic.
BBC gives the real deal when it comes to what's happening in China, so much so that it has historically been banned by The Great Firewall of China (Golden Shield), and thus inaccessible from within China.
Be a rebel and check it out! ;)
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Free Language has lots of love for the BBC - they have news in so many languages, plus learning resources for multiple languages, who can resist? :)