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Extramarital Affairs in China: The Key to a Modern Marriage?

Aug 24, 2016 Comments(21)

In the recent past, having a mistress, or ‘xiaosan’ as they’re called in Chinese, has been a popular trend among men who take part in affairs outside of their marriage. Is it the pursuit of love or just mindless sex? ... Read More>>

How to Register Your Phone for China’s New Real-Name Requirement

Aug 19, 2016 Comments(5)

It looks like the new law requiring real-name registration for cell phone plans is real after all! China’s major carriers recently announced that all plans will now require the user to sign up using real-name registration. ... Read More>>

Chengdu Woman Buys Matchmaking Service Before Reading the Fine Print

Aug 16, 2016 Comments(7)

A woman in Chengdu was tricked by a matchmaking company into purchasing an expensive membership. However, when she read the fine print, she realized those profiles were most likely fake and did not represent actual men the company had available for her. ... Read More>>

Which International Destinations Are Most Popular with Chinese Tourists?

Aug 10, 2016 Comments(4)

This article summarizes a few recent reports on Chinese outbound tourism. Chinese tourists are also changing their traveling and spending habits as more education youth travel abroad, and the negative image that many have of Chinese tourists is improving. ... Read More>>

12 Traffic Violations that Will Cost You Your Chinese Drivers’ License

Aug 09, 2016 Comments(10)

China’s driver’s licenses run on a point system in which different violations can cost different amounts of points. Here are the 12 violations that will cost you 12 points–your entire license. ... Read More>>

Loan-Sharks Accept Naked Photos as Collateral for Female College Students Hot

Aug 05, 2016 Comments(22)

Loan-sharks are now accepting naked photos as collateral damage for female college students and female professionals. If the woman cannot pay, the photos are copied and hundreds a day are sold on QQ. ... Read More>>

The 10 Cities in China with the Highest GDP

Aug 02, 2016 Comments(5)

This translated articles lists the cities with the highest GDP in the first quarter of 2016 in China and examines each city’s economic growth rate. Shanghai had the largest GDP followed by Beijing, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Suzhou, Chengdu, ...... Read More>>

Young Chinese Forgo Traditional Workplace for Bigger Dreams

Aug 01, 2016 Comments(5)

Young Chinese graduates are heading out into the workforce, but may face a bit of a wake-up call. They hope to get funding for their own startups, work at jobs with flextime and other soft benefits, and while being the most attractive person in the office. ... Read More>>

Chinese Users: WeChat Moments Has Too Much Spam Hot

Jul 27, 2016 Comments(5)

We all have that WeChat friend (or two) that posts sneakers for sale or tries to promote their restaurant ten times a day on WeChat Moments. For many Chinese users, the amount of spam posts and advertisements on Moments is getting to be too much. ... Read More>>

China Plans to Open an Immigration Office for Green Cards (For Rich Expats) Hot

Jul 25, 2016 Comments(10)

China plans to open an immigration office in the hope to attract more overseas talent. However, the elusive green card seems to still only be accessible for those making a fairly high salary for most living in China. ... Read More>>

Photo Essay: Beijingers say Yes to Bamboo Bicycles

Jul 21, 2016 Comments(2)

In a short time, Beijing Bamboo Bicycles (BBB) has become a fixture of the Beijing bike scene. The studio makes helps volunteers make their own environmentally friendly bikes in a workshop space in Beijing. ... Read More>>

Didi Driver Posts Woman’s Information on Porn Site after Bad Review Hot

Jul 13, 2016 Comments(8)

After receiving a bad review, a Didi driver posted a woman’s personal information on a porn site, saying that she was an “experienced sex worker,” in Guangzhou. The woman was harassed to such an extent that she had to go to the police for help. ... Read More>>

Suki Speaks: An Interview with a Chinese Webcast Star Hot

Jul 12, 2016 Comments(8)

Webcasts in China are generally thought of as a step above pornography, but Suki’s story and interview shows that this is not always the case. Suki has become a famous webcast star in China by keeping it classy and having genuine online G-rated ...... Read More>>

Shanghai Startup Poised to Dominate Live Stream Market in Europe and the U.S.

Jul 11, 2016 Comments(6)

Live.ly and musical.ly, two apps that are popular for European and American teens, were actually created by a 50-person Chinese team based in Shanghai. This translated article talks about the company’s rise to popularity in the West, and why the ...... Read More>>

Boyfriend’s Mother Mistakes Hickeys for Physical Abuse, Forces Couple Apart Hot

Jul 08, 2016 Comments(10)

A young Chongqing woman was kicked out of her boyfriend’s apartment for three days after her boyfriend’s mom suspected that she had physically abused him. In reality, she had only given him a few hickeys, but found it difficult to tell her boyfriend’s ...... Read More>>

British-Chinese Couple Try to Avoid Paying Compensation after Car Accident Hot

Jul 06, 2016 Comments(15)

British driver flees China after he is ordered to pay 750,000 RMB to the woman he hit in his car. ... Read More>>

Netizens Highlight China’s Rape Culture with Comments on Nanfang Daily Rape Case Hot

Jun 30, 2016 Comments(6)

Comments by Netizen on a recent Guangzhou rape case involving a Nanfang Daily reporter and female intern show that China has quite a ways to go when it comes to rape culture. Many Netizens blame the victim, ask why she didn’t fight back, and analyze her ...... Read More>>

China’s Webcast Stars Already Earn Thousands, But Can They Appeal to a Mainstream Market? Hot

Jun 28, 2016 Comments(5)

Webcast stars are a huge phenomenon in Mainland China. Like in the West, online celebrities can make a living in China by hawking products online. The article recognizes the huge potential for the fast-growing market that revolves around webcast stars in ...... Read More>>

Even More Disney: Shanghai Disneyland Resort FAQ (Part II)

Jun 21, 2016 Comments(5)

Frequently asked questions on the food situation and rides at Disney Shanghai. ... Read More>>

How to Disney: Shanghai Disneyland Resort FAQ (Part I)

Jun 17, 2016 Comments(7)

How to buy tickets and book hotels for Disneyland. ... Read More>>

In Shift to Post-Industrial Economy, Beijing Will Overtake Shanghai Hot

Jun 14, 2016 Comments(4)

Economist Gao Wang discusses the link between the economic growth of political centers in China and the nation’s shift from an industrial to a post-industrial economy. ... Read More>>

Jaguar Land Rover Sues Copycat Chinese SUV Maker Hot

Jun 07, 2016 Comments(7)

Jaguar Land Rover is suing a Chinese automobile company for copying their Evoque. ... Read More>>

A Look at China’s Top Scorers on the Infamous College Entrance Exams Hot

Jun 06, 2016 Comments(3)

The results of a study from 60 years of gaokao data. ... Read More>>

How Much Does an Apartment Cost in Different Cities in China? Hot

May 26, 2016 Comments(11)

With rising rent and purchase prices, housing has become a hot topic in China. This author breaks down the cost of apartments in different Chinese cities with a handy chart. ... Read More>>

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