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Tuangou Tutorial: How to Use Group-Buying and Daily Deals Sites in China

Nov 24, 2015 Comments(2)

A step-by-step guide on how to use Meituan, one of the group buying companies in China similar to Groupon. ... Read More>>

Office Space: 6 Ways to Connect with your Chinese Colleagues

Nov 17, 2015 Comments(11)

6 common issues with Chinese colleagues, and advice on how to deal with them. ... Read More>>

Insider’s Guide to Teaching English in China Hot

Nov 10, 2015 Comments(27)

The flow of noise from any English language classroom is a bit like the flow of ketchup from a ketchup bottle. There is either too little or too much. But China's unique cultural fabric makes finding the right level of student engagement particularly ...... Read More>>

Winter Wonderland: China’s Best Cold Weather Snacks

Nov 03, 2015 Comments(4)

Four Chinese dishes that will keep you warm during the winter. ... Read More>>

How To Carve a Pumpkin: A Step-by-Step Guide

Oct 28, 2015 Comments(1)

Halloween is creeping up. Get festive and carve your own jack-o-lantern. ... Read More>>

How to Play the Chinese Lottery Hot

Oct 27, 2015 Comments(6)

Gambling is illegal in China, except for the lottery, which you can play! See how. ... Read More>>

Take it Easy: 5 Things To Make Your China Trip Comfortable Hot

Oct 21, 2015 Comments(19)

A short list of items that will make travelling around China much more comfortable. ... Read More>>

11 Chinese Phrases You'll Keep Saying Long After You Leave China Hot

Oct 14, 2015 Comments(14)

A list of Chinese phrases every expat knows and will never forget. ... Read More>>

What You Must Know About Renting an Apartment in China Hot

Oct 12, 2015 Comments(22)

For most Westerners, we relish in the independence of renting our own apartment. However, renting culture is different in China and is rife with hassles. The best way to learn is to prepare in advance, so we’ve listed tips for new and seasoned renters in ...... Read More>>

Tsinghua Ranked Top Engineering School in World, Beating Out MIT Hot

Oct 10, 2015 Comments(14)

Tsinghua University has just been ranked as the top engineering school in the world. This is the first time a Chinese university has been ranked as number one in a subsection of the U.S News & World Report. ... Read More>>

Into the Wild: Camping in China 101 Hot

Oct 05, 2015 Comments(6)

Living in a congested Chinese city can make one pine for the outdoors. If you’ve toyed with the idea of getting away from the crowds and pollution and going camping, it’s time to make it happen. ... Read More>>

Hollywood's Top 10 China Kow-towers Hot

Oct 01, 2015 Comments(10)

A list of Hollywood movies that have surrendered artistic integrity to be included in the 34 foreign movies allowed to play in China every year. ... Read More>>

Five Off the Beaten Track Destinations in China Hot

Sep 30, 2015 Comments(5)

The October National Holiday is approaching and many of us are considering our travel options. China’s full of notable tourist attractions – the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors, etc. – but where to go once you’ve visited all the obvious places? ... Read More>>

Go Solo: A Guide to Traveling Alone in China Hot

Sep 28, 2015 Comments(6)

While there are a few obstacles that make traveling alone in China more challenging, if you’re well prepared you’ll quickly discover the pleasure of independent travel in one of the world’s most interesting countries. ... Read More>>

All You Need is Love (and Cash): How to Get a UK Partner Visa for your Chinese Spouse Hot

Sep 23, 2015 Comments(9)

Following controversial immigration policies enacted in 2012, the financial requirements to acquire partner visas have become oppressively high. The article lists the requirements as well as offering one possible a workaround. ... Read More>>

Chinese Classes Live, Anywhere, Anytime: TutorMing Hot

Sep 21, 2015 Comments(2)

Many expats' Chinese is poor, but TutorMing offers a certified method of teaching that allows students to study anytime, anywhere with a live tutor. ... Read More>>

‘Red Flags’ to Watch Out for When Working in China Hot

Sep 15, 2015 Comments(35)

Finding a job is one thing, but securing a good one that will legally provide you with a work visa is another. This article outlines some of the ‘red flags’ to look out for when browsing through job adverts and negotiating with your future employer. ... Read More>>

China's Top 10 Favorite Dog Breeds Hot

Sep 14, 2015 Comments(6)

A list of the ten most popular breeds of dogs in China with detailed information about their characteristics, lifespan and cost. ... Read More>>

A Teacher's Guide to Working at an International School in China Hot

Sep 09, 2015 Comments(13)

There are many different types of opportunities to teach in China, but finding a good fit can be a challenge. The articles is a thorough guide on how to find a good gig at a foreign school or Chinese international program as well as detailing what to expect ...... Read More>>

Travels With Fluffy: How to Take Your Pets In and Out of China Hot

Sep 07, 2015 Comments(3)

A step-by-step guide for those of you who want to bring your little guy with you to China or bring him back home with you. Read up on what vaccinations you need, quarantine policies, and costs. ... Read More>>

Expat Finances: China’s Depreciating Yuan and its Effect on You! Hot

Sep 03, 2015 Comments(8)

As an independent expat financial advisor living in Shanghai, I’ve been bombarded with various questions after Black Monday from clients looking to protect their hard earned RMB. Here’s my advice. ... Read More>>

8 Apps and Websites that are Changing the Way China Does Dating Hot

Sep 01, 2015 Comments(6)

China’s online dating scene has long belonged to two main gatekeepers: Jiayuan and Momo, but times are changing. Where are young people in China finding love these days? Here’s eight apps and websites that are changing the way China does dating. ... Read More>>

Conquer China: Become a Schwarzman Scholar Hot

Aug 27, 2015 Comments(9)

A game-changer took place recently when American financier Stephen A. Schwarzman, founder of private equity firm Blackstone, established an international scholarship program in China endowed with $300 million. ... Read More>>

10 “Made in China” Products that are More Expensive in China Hot

Aug 26, 2015 Comments(9)

China is the world’s manufacturing hub, but being made in China doesn’t mean a product is cheaper in China. Even though the products are made in China, they are still considered imports and are thus subject to tariffs on foreign goods. ... Read More>>

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