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10 Habits I Picked Up in China That I'll (Probably) Keep for Life HOT

Oct 14, 2013 Comments(42)

Here are 10 ways in which you’ll return home a reformed person after having experienced Chinese culture for an extended period of time. ... Read More>>

A-Z Guide to Navigating a Chinese Pharmacy HOT

Mar 16, 2015 Comments(10)

Getting sick in China can be quite inconvenient, but that doesn’t mean we should refrain from seeking proper medical treatment. While Chinese pharmacies may seem daunting with all the mysterious elixirs and concoctions, they can actually prove to be very ...... Read More>>

What You Need to Know About Transferring Money Overseas From China HOT

Dec 28, 2016 Comments(31)

Whether you have mountains of student loans and credit card debt looming or you’re just looking to dump some red notes into your hometown bank, it’s important to find the cheapest way to transfer your hard-earned RMBs to your overseas bank accounts. ... Read More>>

Yellow Fever: Why Western Guys Date Chinese Girls HOT

Sep 18, 2009 Comments(396)

It was a warm night. I was sitting with a friend on the terrace of a bar in town, enjoying the balmy evening air, listening to soft jazz, and sipping beers. All was good. Until my friend raised her eyebrows in the direction of the table beside us. A portly ...... Read More>>

5 Tips on How to Spot a Fake iPhone and Avoid Getting Scammed HOT

Jan 17, 2011 Comments(49)

Yes, China is the land of the fakes. You can buy fake handbags, designer clothes, wallets… But there are simply some situations in which only the genuine product will do. Once such product is an iPhone, and with the fairly new release of the iPhone 4, ...... Read More>>

China’s Porn Industry: Does It Exist? HOT

Nov 10, 2012 Comments(28)

Despite being made illegal when the Communists rose to power in 1949, pornography flourishes in China. Just look at any DVD stand. Although the penalties for purchasing, peddling and producing pornographic material are draconian, it is clear that the threat ...... Read More>>

Dongguan Sex Clubs: Reporter Explores City’s Prostitution Underworld HOT

Jan 20, 2013 Comments(4)

An in depth investigation looks into the seedy workings of the sex industry in the famed “sex capital” of China, Dongguan. ... Read More>>

Zhang Xiaoyu: The new star of Chinese female body art HOT

Apr 23, 2009 Comments(9)

Photo: Baidu.com The world of female body art is something that has taken off in quite a big way in China over the last few years. Bookshops up and down the country, not to mention countless websites promote the art form which provides the viewer with ...... Read More>>

Keep it Legal: China’s 10 Strangest Rules and Laws HOT

Sep 23, 2011 Comments(27)

Most law-abiding citizens know the difference between right and wrong, and many rules and regulations, such as those governing deportation, are common sense, but sometimes you get things that are illegal that just aren’t that obvious. Laws around the ...... Read More>>

Top 10 Iconic City Landmarks in China HOT

Jun 27, 2009 Comments(28)

Every city has its iconic landmark which defines it in the eyes of the world. The top 10 iconic city landmarks in China are as follows: Tian’anmen Square, Beijing 1. Beijing - Tiananmen Square and TiananmenThis architecture of this historic site ...... Read More>>

Food Safety in China: From the Field to Your Dinner Plate HOT

Apr 27, 2013 Comments(6)

While food scandals in the West appear to be a consequence of globalization, in China there are a number of other underlying and interrelated factors that result in unsafe food, including opportunists and profit-making attitudes, untraceable contracts and a ...... Read More>>

The 8 Degrading Ways Chinese Police Battled Prostitution in 2010 HOT

Feb 06, 2011 Comments(59)

China’s nationwide crackdown on prostitution was well documented last year. Journalists and photographers were conveniently nearby when hundreds of popular entertainment venues were raided across the nation. As a result, images of utterly belittled ...... Read More>>

China Sex Scandals 2.0 HOT

Oct 09, 2009 Comments(6)

The internet keeps on growing, the technology allowing us to record ourselves in all matter of compromising positions keeps progressing and people certainly aren't going to stop having sex. Even China's internet censors can't seem to stop flesh from ...... Read More>>

What Men Think Is Sexy HOT

Aug 04, 2009 Comments(2)

This article was published on popular Chinese portal site ifeng.com on July 29th. At the time this note was written, over 400 readers had added their comments to the article. Many of the commenters agreed with the article’s rankings, while some ...... Read More>>

Breaking Your Contract in China: New Consequences for Pulling a “Midnight Run” HOT

Jan 02, 2017 Comments(37)

While breaking your contract in China had few repercussions in the past, new measures were recently issued to punish foreigners for pulling a so-called “midnight run”. Before you decide to do so, here’s some information you should know. ... Read More>>

The Residue of Design: 8 Symbols of Luck and Good Fortune in China HOT

Apr 04, 2017 Comments(4)

Chinese culture certainly has no shortage of symbols of luck and good fortune, many of them stemming from wordplay or riddles. These symbols are easily seen in everyday life, but sometimes their meaning is not easily discernible. Here we take a look at ...... Read More>>

All Aboard!: How to Buy Train Tickets on WeChat HOT

Mar 23, 2015 Comments(19)

Beat the rush at the ticket windows and book your train tickets effortlessly through WeChat instead. Here are step by step guidelines for those with shaky Chinese to help you navigate the world of WeChat ticket buying. ... Read More>>

Jobs for Non-Native English Speakers in China HOT

Jun 15, 2017 Comments(5)

It is well known that native English speakers have an advantage when it comes to finding work in China – if nothing else, there’s always English teaching. However, what if you don’t come from one of the major English speaking nations, what if English is ...... Read More>>

Oldest Profession Learns Some New Tricks: Prostitution in China HOT

Oct 19, 2009 Comments(16)

Most of us have encountered them. Beauty salons that are somehow still open past midnight. Late night phone calls when you’re staying at a hotel in a strange city. Massage parlors where the massages are not the most exciting thing on the menu. Women ...... Read More>>

African Gigolo-Gate Scandal: Female Sinopec Executive Denies Sex Allegations HOT

Feb 06, 2013 Comments(10)

We take a look at a recent online scandal regarding a female Sinopec executive who was reportedly bribed by a US supplier by being supplied with African gigolos. ... Read More>>

Chinese Girls: A Province by Province Guide (Part I) HOT

May 08, 2011 Comments(44)

Editor’s Note: This incredibly thorough article, posted online by a Chinese man living in Yunnan, China, describes many stereotypes about women in different parts of China, putting special emphasis on their physical appearances and where to find ...... Read More>>

How to Get an Abortion in China HOT

Aug 02, 2010 Comments(63)

While it isn’t a particularly uplifting topic, many foreign women have faced an unplanned pregnancy while living in China. Without getting into political or religious issues, it is safe to say that the options for dealing with an unplanned pregnancy in ...... Read More>>

Smart and Practical: The Best Apps for Travelling in China HOT

Jun 13, 2016 Comments(22)

Smart phones have drastically changed the way we obtain information, almost rendering paperback dictionaries and travel books obsolete. From incredibly smart translating tools to up-to-date transport maps, here’s our list of essential apps for travelling ...... Read More>>

Boys, Boys, Boys: Dating Chinese Guys HOT

Sep 25, 2009 Comments(32)

"It’s not fair." I often whine to my French boyfriend. "It’s like a playground for you western guys here in Shanghai. All the Chinese girls fancy you." "It’s not my fault." he says with a Gallic shrug. "Anyway, a lot of Chinese guys look ...... Read More>>

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