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6 Strange Compliments You Get in China (and How to Handle Them) HOT

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More often than not, compliments in China come across more as highly personal statements, ranging from the plain statement of fact to the bewildering to the downright offensive. So, how should you handle them? ... Read More>>

6 Steps to Help Ease Your Seasonal Depression HOT

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eChinacities.com blogger writes about a technique to assuage your winter blues. ... Read More>>

How to Win at China-ing HOT

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Just because your China job is getting you nowhere, doesn't mean you can't get somewhere. ... Read More>>

Chinese Movies To Keep An Eye Out For In 2016 HOT

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Here are our picks for the Chinese movies to keep an eye out for the rest of 2016 ... Read More>>

East vs. West: When Parenting Styles Clash HOT

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ECC blogger writes on the difficulties of raising children in a Chinese-American marriage. ... Read More>>

Don't Worry, Be Happy: 6 Tips to Enjoy Your Stay in China HOT

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Got the China blues? ECC blogger has found the secret to happiness in China. ... Read More>>

Men’s Style in China - Tips for Spring 2016 HOT

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Just because you look cool back home doesn’t mean you look cool in China. Here’s some advice for men living in China when it comes to casual style in 2016. ... Read More>>

Feeling Under the Weather? Try these Traditional Chinese Remedies HOT

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An introduction to 6 forms of traditional Chinese medicine. ... Read More>>

The Life of Xena: The Rise and Fall of a High School Vice-Principal HOT

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A fresh administrator of a college prep program tries her best at driving the school into the ground. ... Read More>>

How to Become a Chinese Citizen HOT

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Chinese citizenship is an option, but it is an option worth pursuing? ... Read More>>

The Relationship Minefield: 4 Challenges for Multicultural Couples HOT

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Many foreigners come to China and fall in love – not just with the culture, the history, the scenery, but with local Chinese people who become their boyfriends, girlfriends, or, eventually, husbands and wives. However, jumping into a relationship with ...... Read More>>

A Second Education: 4 Exams and Tests Expats Can Take in China HOT

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If you’ve got spare time on your hands, why not consider furthering yourself educationally or gaining some extra certificates to pad up your resume with? There are a number of tests and exams on offer in China that are open to foreign candidates. ... Read More>>

Scoot in Style: Life with a Scooter in China HOT

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Scooters may be the best and most affordable ways to get around in China. Here's what you need to know before buying one yourself. ... Read More>>

How to Rent a Fake Girlfriend for the Spring Festival HOT

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Hiring fake girlfriends for Chinese New Year is the newest option to appease parents pushing for marriage. ... Read More>>

Quiet, Please! Noise Polllution in China HOT

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eChinacities.com blogger vents about China's blaring soundscape. ... Read More>>

Just a Job: Are Teachers Settling? HOT

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eChinacities blogger considers the motivations of teachers in China. Some think of teaching as a way to keep the lights on, while others put their all into their job. ... Read More>>

How to Find a Job in China as a “Non-native” Expat HOT

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If you follow job ads in China closely, you will soon find there is no lack of work in sight for “native teachers/writers/consultants”, provided, of course, they come from the US, Canada, Australia or another “English-speaking” country. But what about ...... Read More>>

Spring Festival Travel Guide to Destinations and Buying Train & Airline Tickets HOT

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If you fancy trying your hand at dicing with travel death during the notorious Spring Festival rush, this article offers advice on where to go, what to do and most importantly, how to get there this upcoming Chinese New Year. ... Read More>>

The Great Laowai Exodus: Why Foreigners Are Leaving China HOT

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It seems that the glory days of the past are long gone – twice as many foreigners left China then moved there in 2014. ... Read More>>

It’s Pickpocket Season. Here’s how to Avoid being a Victim HOT

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Pickpocketing in China is at its height during the Spring Festival travel period. Be alert and prepared for pickpockets, and most importantly be watchful of your valuables. Here some tips on how to avoid being a victim to thievery. ... Read More>>

Protecting Yourself from Air Pollution: 5 Things You Need to Know HOT

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Minimising the amount of polluted air you breathe will help you decrease your chances of developing lung-related diseases. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of five ways to help you deal with air pollution while living in China. ... Read More>>

Virtually Hilarious: Chinese Internet Humor HOT

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An attempt to explain why people are laughing at jokes on Chinese websites. ... Read More>>

Run China Run! Jogging Tips for the Middle Kingdom HOT

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Tips on getting in your cardio in the country that doesn't jog. ... Read More>>

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