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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Mosuo Tribe

The Mosuo Tribe; Progressive or Oppressive?

A common trend dominating pop culture of the West is the emergence of exclusively women-only groups, who refer to themselves as...

Confused Confucius

The Rise of Individualism in a Collective Society For those of us who have yet to venture east to China, Chinese...
Dystopian Communication

Inter-Personal Communication in an Era of Dystopian Convenience

Wow, your Chinese is very good”, remarked the supermarket checkout employee. “Your pronunciation is very standard, better than ours”, chimed in her giggling colleague...

Fiat Justitia Ruat Cælum; Forgiveness & Vengeance in Modern China

I have wondered on many occasions if all Chinese people are born with a special type of DNA that contains a passive-aggressive brand of...

The Genuine Article

As can be seen blow, 2015 was not a good year for exports from Australia to China. That is why the recently signed Free...

Kuaidi Duanxin; Up Close and Personal

They know what time you go to work and what time you get home. They never stop phoning you or sending you texts until...

Cooking Up Collectivism

There’s no such thing as a free lunch. But not in China. Once upon a time in Chinese history, there was not only free...

Of Millionaires and Millions – China’s Pensioners

Zhang Juan (name changed) has just returned to her hometown of Hohhot after six weeks vacationing in England. The 44-year old has the liberty...
Nanjing Flight Simulator

Flight Attendants; Purses to Automatic & Shop Check

A Chinese-UK couple, who met in university, have succeeded in their dream of building a Boeing 737 flight simulator here in Nanjing. Now they...
This article first appeared in the Nanjinger, details below.

Global Initiatives; Local Action

Sustainability is an ugly word. Not for its meaning, but for the way politicians have been using it for years. The more cynical among...
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