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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cartoon Character Colours City Calling Card

A little boy with sausage lips, small eyes and a school uniform is the unofficial city face of Nanjing. His name is “A Mei”...

Real Lives; An Ordinary Busker in Nanjing

It was a typical Friday evening outside the Zhujianglu station, lights lit and road busy. People coming and going, a young man with light...

Avoiding the May Day Holiday Crowds

With the May Day around the corner, a great number of people are planning to take a trip. Yet so many crowd the hot...

Green Dumpling; Tomb Sweeping Festival’s Bite of Spring

Qingming, 4th April this year, also known as Tomb Sweeping Day or Ancestors' Day, is usually a sign of the early spring. At this...

Using Nanjing’s Five Varieties of Private Shared Bikes

There are many new bikes to share. Perhaps you’ve seen them on the streets of Nanjing; bicycles of eye-catching silver, bright green, yellow or...

Jiangsu is Football’s New Promised Land

Sheer pandemonium broke out in February this year when Brazilian superstar Alex Teixeira announced his arrival at Jiangsu Suning FC, the Chinese Super League...

Highly Educated Ayi in China; Supply & Demand Mismatch

For a long time in China, ayis (nannies) has been considered to be an inferior group who has low social status and low educational...

Cultural Literacy; the Patron Saint of Ayi

For a long time in China, the nanny (locally referred to as “ayi”, meaning “auntie”) was considered to be an inferior group with low...

Surrogacy U Turn Ignites Ethical Debate

At the end of last year, the Chinese government last month enacted a new strict prohibition of buying or selling sperms or eggs and...

Mobile Phone Nightmares; Where Did My Data Go?

On the first day of every month, do you check how much data service you can use in the next thirty days? Do you...
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