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Degrees for Sale: The Fight Against Fake Universities in China

Jun 30, 2015 Comments(12)

In China, a land of fake watches, and fake designer sunglasses, fake universities are a continuing issue. A fake university is an uncredited institute that hands diplomas to students for cash or scams students into enrolling. Read more>>

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Money, Stability, or Family? The Important Factors for China's Young Job Seekers

Jun 29, 2015 Comments(8)

What factors are more important to young Chinese graduates when looking for a job? This article, from the Chinese media, examines young graduates in Shanghai. Through this microcosm, we can better understand the priorities of young Chinese job-seekers ...... Read More>>

Tsinghua is Coming to America: University Partners with UW for Tech Grad School

Jun 25, 2015 Comments(19)

Tsinghua University will open a groundbreaking branch in the U.S. next year as part of a partnership with the University of Washington. Tsinghua will be the first Chinese university to open an institute in the United States. ... Read More>>

Analyze, Not Memorize? Chinese Student Struggles in U.S. Chinese Language Class Hot

Jun 17, 2015 Comments(21)

What happens when Chinese international students enroll in Chinese classes at U.S. universities for an easy A? Not exactly what you'd expect. One group of Chinese friends decided to take a Chinese class one semester. They all thought that it would be easy. ... Read More>>

The Perfect Match? Post on Marriage Between Chinese Men and Russian Women Goes Viral in Russia Hot

Jun 16, 2015 Comments(34)

An advertisement sponsored by a Russian state-run newspaper and a Chinese state-run broadcaster on Chinese men marrying Russian women recently went viral on Russian social media. However, the advertisement was merely a “discussion topic,” for young Chinese...... Read More>>

China Wants to Make Getting a Green Card Less Impossible for Foreigners Hot

Jun 11, 2015 Comments(39)

Have you ever met a foreigner who has a permanent residence card in China? These expats are few and far between, but the Chinese government hopes to change this in order to attract “top foreign talent.” ... Read More>>

A Story of Survival: “Eastern Star” Passenger Speaks

Jun 10, 2015 Comments(17)

A survivor from the “Eastern Star,” disaster from Shanghai has begun to speak to the press about what happened that night. This article tells the story of Hu Jianyue, a 54 year old man who was able to swim to safety. ... Read More>>

Love and Borders: U.S. Executive Struggles to Get Visa for Chinese “Peasant” Wife Hot

Jun 08, 2015 Comments(34)

Ms. Zhang's husband is an American citizen, but her visa application to the United States was refused. The visa officer rejected her because her income was vastly lower than her American husband's. The officer suspected that the marriage was fake. ... Read More>>

Humor Translates: Australia Loves China's Popular Dating Show “If You Are the One” Hot

Jun 04, 2015 Comments(29)

The Chinese dating show “Fei Cheng Wu Rao,” has unexpectedly become popular in Australia, where it is known by its English name, “If You Are the One!” ... Read More>>

The Next Jack Ma: In Tough Job Market, Chinese Graduates Turn to Start Ups Hot

Jun 02, 2015 Comments(20)

It's almost graduation season in China, which means a slew of articles about China's university graduates and the challenges that they face from the Chinese media. Now, founding or working for start ups is more popular than ever for Chinese graduates. ... Read More>>

Why Does the U.S. Embassy Report Higher Pollution Levels than Beijing's Monitoring Center? Hot

May 28, 2015 Comments(13)

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Monitoring Center use different standards to evaluate Beijing's air quality. Therefore, the U.S. Embassy's PM2.5 data is often inconsistent with China's own measurements. ... Read More>>

250 Popsicles, Anyone? What You Could Buy With 10 Yuan in China in the 1960s

May 26, 2015 Comments(19)

Those born in the 1960s and earlier in China may remember how different prices were back in the day. What could you buy with 10 Yuan in the 1960s, and what can you buy with 10 Yuan today? ... Read More>>

Tourism in 1985: What was Traveling in China Like 30 Years Ago? Hot

May 21, 2015 Comments(9)

This period of time in China is known as “The Age of Innocence.” These photos, taken in 1985, were recorded on film, before the age of digital cameras. Let's take a look at how the previous generation lived and traveled. ... Read More>>

Keeping the Language Pure: Does Mixing Chinese and English Have a Negative Impact?

May 19, 2015 Comments(14)

This article translated from the Chinese media discusses the phenomenon of mixing in English words when speaking Chinese, or jiazati. The author of the piece is concerned that mixing in English words will undermine the “purity,” of the Chinese language. ... Read More>>

Get Money: Which Chinese Universities Produce the Highest Earning Graduates? Hot

May 14, 2015 Comments(9)

Which colleges in China produce the graduates with the highest salaries? China Research Institute recently released a list of the top 100 universities in China with high salaries after graduation. ... Read More>>

Nightmare Vacations: Chinese Opt for Cheap Tours Despite Hidden Shopping Scams, High Deposits Hot

May 12, 2015 Comments(14)

Chinese travelers, like anyone else, look for bargains when planning their vacation. This article, translated from QQ News, discusses popular, cheap low-quality tours offered in China that often have hidden costs like forced shopping and high deposits. ... Read More>>

With Increased Kidnapping in China, Who is At Risk? Hot

May 06, 2015 Comments(5)

China's wealthy and famous are more at risk than ever of being kidnapped for ransom. A woman in Hong Kong was recently kidnapped for ransom and her kidnappers escaped. Increasing wealth in China has meant a rise of kidnapping as well. ... Read More>>

China Crime Beat: Criminal Gang Caught for Complex Bank Card Fraud Hot

Apr 30, 2015 Comments(6)

Editor's Note: A recent criminal investigation resulted in the arrest of a small criminal gang running a complex bank card fraud operation based in Guangdong. The author describes the case and gives a few tips on how to avoid bank card fraud in China. ... Read More>>

Canadian in Love Searches for Lost Online “Girlfriend” in Shenzhen Hot

Apr 24, 2015 Comments(42)

In either a love story for the ages, or a really embarrassing waste of effort, a 60 year old man from Vancouver, Canada named Jake traveled all the way to Shenzhen to find his Chinese online “girlfriend.” ... Read More>>

Streaming Woes: Monopoly on Mobile Data in China Keeps Prices High, Speeds Slow

Apr 23, 2015 Comments(5)

Data rates have become extremely high in China, especially when compared with income and cost of living. Li Keqiang recently stated that China must study ways to bring data costs down. However, the real issue is the monopoly on data in China. ... Read More>>

Get Rich Quick: Six Lucrative Industries On the Rise in China Hot

Apr 21, 2015 Comments(8)

Looking to go into business in China? There are a number of very lucrative low-cost high profit industries currently on the rise. Here are six industries booming China with very high profit margins.... Read More>>

Gamer Girls Gone Wild: Female Online Gaming Partners for Hire Provide Sexual Services Hot

Apr 16, 2015 Comments(15)

Female gaming partners in China often offer illegal sexual services in addition to game play. However, the emerging sparring partner market has the potential to provide legitimate opportunities for women as well. ... Read More>>

Why Can't China Attract Foreign Professionals? Hot

Apr 14, 2015 Comments(40)

Why are foreign professionals often unwilling to come work in China? The professional job market in China is difficult for the young and inexperienced, while more experienced foreigners are hesitant to move to China because of pollution and other issues. ... Read More>>

Survey: 45% of Shanghai Couples Date Less Than 1 Year Before Marriage Hot

Apr 09, 2015 Comments(10)

This translated article discusses a survey recently done in Shanghai on young married couples. A number of couples surveyed only dated for a short period time before getting married. ... Read More>>

Credit Cards, Cooking, and Criticism: 16 Differences Between Americans and Chinese Hot

Apr 07, 2015 Comments(33)

In this translated article, the author discusses a number of differences between Chinese and Americans on a number of subjects ranging from seat belt safety to retirement choices. ... Read More>>

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