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All-Out Phone Ban on Chinese Flights to be Lifted

All-Out Phone Ban on Chinese Flights to be Lifted

Passengers traveling on domestic flights in China may soon be able to use their phones in flight mode, as the all-out, infuriating ban is set to be lifted.   This will no doubt be music to the ears of mobile-obsessed China dwellers who have long been angered by being forced to turn their phones off completely, even when sat on a runway enduring lengthy delays. In August last year, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) decreed that passengers using their phones on domestic flights could be fined up to RMB 50,000.   In just one month at the start of this year it is reported that three passengers were detained b... Read More>>
The Ultimate Guide to Scooter Maintenance in China

The Ultimate Guide to Scooter Maintenance in China

There are plenty of expats who own and use scooters in China. There are also plenty of guides about buying scooters in China, but what happens after you’ve made your purchase? How do you keep your new scooter from falling apart? This guide will lay out some basic maintenance tips for scooter owners in China.  

Denomination

Scooters and e-bikes are often and, somewhat erroneously, used interchangeably in both English and Chinese - 电动车 (di&... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

Everyday Life

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