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All the Single Ladies! Why Does China’s “Leftover Women” Phenomenon Exist?

May 23, 2017 Comments(1)

China’s notorious “leftover women” are the lucky ladies who’ve reached the age of 27, but have not yet married. Why are these ladies being set apart? Why don’t men want them? In a land with a male dominated gender imbalance, how can this be happening? Read more>>

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Dealing with Negative Stereotypes of Cross-Cultural Dating HOT

Dec 26, 2016 Comments(175)

Bowie, Iggy or Bo-ggy combo ran the boozy argument. My friends and I were debating who penned the track 'China Girl'. A quick internet search later and we were none the clearer. The mysterious algorithms and search bots, which are supposed to know our wants ...... Read More>>

The 9 Most Developed Mega Cities in China HOT

Dec 22, 2016 Comments(1)

Which cities in China are the most economically developed? This translated article lists China’s nine largest and most developed cities. The author includes each city’s population and per capita GDP. ... Read More>>

The Most Lucrative Jobs for Foreigners in China HOT

Dec 21, 2016

Given the China’s colossal population, foreigners must tailor their career options to the work available here. We’ve prepared a short guide to the types of work available for English speakers in China, using data from eChinaJOBS.com. ... Read More>>

5 Reasons Why Foreigners Come Work in China HOT

Dec 20, 2016 Comments(35)

Talk to any group of assorted foreigners in China and you’re bound to hear a different “China story” from every single one. We've looked at some of the reasons foreigners choose to come and work in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. ... Read More>>

The Best Companies to Work for in China HOT

Dec 19, 2016 Comments(1)

Zhaopin, China’s largest career platform, recently announced its annual rankings of employers in Mainland China. The company surveyed more than nine thousand companies in partnership with Peking University’s China Social Science Research Center. ... Read More>>

What Are China’s Future First-Tier Cities? HOT

Dec 15, 2016 Comments(2)

China’s second-tier cities are catching up the “Big 4” first-tier cities. Which second-tier cities will become first-tier cities in the near future? This author predicts that Hangzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan, and Suzhou have the best chances of being first-tier ...... Read More>>

China’s Workforce is Aging: How Can an Economic Decline Be Prevented? HOT

Dec 14, 2016 Comments(1)

The “China Human Capital Report 2016” shows that China’s labor force is aging, and may cause the nation’s economic growth to decline with in next fifteen years. China must increase its birthrate in order to have enough human capital for economic growth. ...... Read More>>

Best Universities for Foreigners in China HOT

Dec 13, 2016 Comments(2)

China is one of the most popular places in the world for international students. Listed below is the eChinacities list of best universities for foreigners in China. ... Read More>>

Do Expats Understand Chinese Women? The Truth Behind the Stereotypes HOT

Dec 12, 2016 Comments(1)

This translated article claims that Chinese women often stay in loveless or abusive marriages to avoid being an older divorcee. Chinese women have strict conditions for marriage because getting married is a huge gamble for young women. Divorced women have a ...... Read More>>

Envious No More: An Overseas Returnee Praises China HOT

Dec 08, 2016 Comments(1)

Overseas returnees in China often receive negative coverage in the Chinese press. However, this particular returnee has written an article about their appreciation for their home country and its rapid development over the past decade. ... Read More>>

The World’s Most Interesting Chinatowns Outside of Asia

Dec 07, 2016

The Chinese can be found at just about any corner of the planet, and wherever they go their culture is preserved through that most essential of ingredients to any cosmopolitan city. The Chinatown. ... Read More>>

German Companies in China Unsure about Future Prospects

Dec 06, 2016

Many German companies in China saw their profits decline this year and are worried about their economic prospects for the future. Concerns include air pollution, rising labor costs, and unpredictable policy. However, most German companies in China have no ...... Read More>>

Workplace Face Off: Chinese vs. Foreign Employees HOT

Dec 05, 2016 Comments(71)

Over the last few years, China has seen an influx of foreign talent wanting to gain experience in the world’s fastest growing economy, explore China and its culture, and take some time away from life at home, if only for a year or two. As the ...... Read More>>

Language Learning Tips for Chinese Newbies

Dec 01, 2016

If you’ve just moved to China or are looking to jump-start your language learning, YCIS Beijing Secondary School Chinese Curriculum Coordinator Jessica Sun have some essential tips that will make sure you’re learning the right way. ... Read More>>

China’s Top 5 Lower Tier Cities For Expats to Live HOT

Nov 29, 2016 Comments(3)

Life in the big city is exhausting and expensive at times, but never fear. We’ve prepared a list of some of the best lower tier cities to live so that you know where to head when its time to uproot. ... Read More>>

Overcrowding in China: The Cons are Obvious, What About the Pros? HOT

Nov 28, 2016 Comments(6)

The word ‘crowded’ takes on a whole new meaning during national holidays in China. Seas of pedestrians, jam-packed buses and subways, and stand still traffic jams are everywhere. Complaints come in every year from all over China so can anything good be ...... Read More>>

Daimler Executive Fired After Yelling “All Chinese Are Bastards” During Parking Quarrel HOT

Nov 24, 2016 Comments(3)

A heated incident in Beijing has made international headlines this week. An executive from German auto-maker Daimler (which owns Mercedes-Benz) was fired after yelling “All Chinese are bastards!” during an argument over a parking spot in Shunyi district. ... Read More>>

Beijing’s Havens from the Modern World: Life in the Hutongs HOT

Nov 23, 2016 Comments(2)

Beijing’s hutongs have been a staple of the city’s culture for centuries. Their distinctive architectural style and contrast to the bustling city around them have endeared them to tourists and residents alike, but are they for everybody? ... Read More>>

Ten Year Legal Battle in China Over Trump Trademark Still Unresolved HOT

Nov 22, 2016 Comments(2)

United States president-elect Donald Trump has been involved in a legal battle over the TRUMP trademark in China for almost ten years. Trump was rejected for the trademark after a Chinese man applied for it 14 days before his company did. ... Read More>>

Top 5 Viral Videos in China 2016 HOT

Nov 21, 2016 Comments(5)

2016 is nearly over and while its been a fantastic year for viral videos in virtually all corners of the world, here are a few of our favourite viral videos from China in 2016. ... Read More>>

The 10 Wonders of China: Add Them to Your Bucket List! HOT

Nov 16, 2016 Comments(5)

Did you know that China is home to the world’s longest canyon, the world’s oldest giant Buddha, and the world’s largest ancient palace? This translated article details China’s most epic and most record-breaking natural and man-made sites. Have you been ...... Read More>>

Freelancing Foreigners: Making Some Extra Mao HOT

Nov 15, 2016 Comments(6)

Many see China as the new land of opportunity. Certainly there is a lot of money to be made here, and the job prospects are great. If you’re interested, here are some of the best options available to you. ... Read More>>

A More Western China? 4 Areas Where the West Has Impacted China HOT

Nov 14, 2016 Comments(13)

One can hardly sum up the influence of the West on China in just a few words, but we certainly can’t deny that a role has been played. The following list covers some key ways in which foreign influence can be seen in modern-day China. ... Read More>>

Nine Ways to keep Healthy While Drinking HOT

Nov 10, 2016 Comments(13)

Drinking is hard to avoid. Especially in China, where ritualized drinking culture recently killed one official and put another in a coma. Drinking a proper amount is good for the health – and as a recent study shows, wealth and education as well -- while ...... Read More>>

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