» Chinese Vocabulary for Vegetables
26/04/17 12:00 from Chinese Blog
Shopping in the local markets is the only way to go in China. You’ll get fresh produce directly from the farmers at a reasonable price. Plus, you don’t have to wait in a long check-out ...
» Race to the Top
26/04/17 02:02 from The World of Chinese
Last year China completed three of its tallest buildings and more are on the way
» Bike Curious
25/04/17 07:02 from The World of Chinese
The bike startup race is on and China is just the starting line
» Prepare To Be Entertained
25/04/17 03:38 from The World of Chinese
Is Kaixin Mahua farcical theater or the savior of Chinese comedy?
» The Chinese Flag
24/04/17 12:00 from Chinese Blog
There is no symbol of a country more recognizable or important than its flag (国旗 – guó qí). It’s flown in front of important buildings, used in government functions, and also a big part...
» The Viral Week That Was: Ep 108
24/04/17 11:54 from The World of Chinese
Beijing's Oscars, crazy-rich footballers ditching games and China's best city: It's Viral Week
» The Half-Fox Girl
23/04/17 01:39 from The World of Chinese
Jack Hsing, chief editor of The World of English, retells a classic ghost story from the 17th century
» Strange Tales Indeed
22/04/17 12:44 from The World of Chinese
A close look at Pu Songling’s immortal short stories
» Show of the Week: In the Name of the People
21/04/17 14:36 from The World of Chinese
TV's hottest anti-corruption drama includes scenes once thought forbidden
» Frequently asked questions about studying mandarin Chinese in China
20/04/17 20:45 from ChinaHush
It’s a big decision to make, that’s for sure, but once you’ve decided to go and study Mandarin Chinese in China you’ll, naturally, want ot find out as much as you can before...
» Chinese Lesson – On the Plane
20/04/17 12:00 from Chinese Blog
It’s been a long journey so far learning Chinese related to air travel. We picked up some air travel vocabulary, booked a flight, and used Chinese at the airport. Finally, it’s time to ...
» Not-So-Hermit Kingdom
20/04/17 06:54 from The World of Chinese
China leads in numbers of tourists to North Korea, which is becoming easier to visit
» Chinese Vocabulary for Fruit
19/04/17 14:00 from Chinese Blog
Doing your grocery shopping in China is a lot easier when you can do it in the local language. Brush up on your Chinese vocabulary for fruit in this short video lesson. Learn 30 different Chinese w...
» Who Translates It Best?
19/04/17 10:00 from The World of Chinese
Google, Baidu, or Sougou—which translation software gets internet slang right (or the least wrong)?
» Ginger Coke Hits China
18/04/17 06:51 from The World of Chinese
It's supposed to bring out your "inner heat," but is it any good?
» Chinese Lesson – At the Airport
17/04/17 17:37 from Chinese Blog
So far, we’ve learned some useful Chinese air travel vocabulary, as well as how to buy a plane ticket in Chinese. Now that you’ve got your ticket and some important words/phrases down, ...
» The Best VPN for China: Our top 3 Choices (Apr 2017)
02/04/17 05:02 from chinaSMACK
A Quick Summary: Best VPNs for China in 2017 1. ExpressVPN: Editor’s Choice If you are looking for the best VPN for China that: works reliably in China has good speed has great apps that are ...
» Review: The Souls of China, by Ian Johnson
29/03/17 18:14 from The Useless Tree
Walking through the hutong of Beijing, a...
» Good Good: Authenticity & The Mexican Grill in Chengdu
27/03/17 10:46 from Chengdu Living
In this interview the founders of Chengdu's Good Good Mexican Grill talk about their come up, from street side taco startup to full-service restaurant and city-wide delivery. The post Good Good: Au...
» Podcast Ep. #20: Bicycle Share Programs
17/03/17 10:48 from Chengdu Living
In this episode of the podcast we speak to Larry and Jacob of the Natooke bicycle shop about Chengdu's shared bicycle economy. The post Podcast Ep. #20: Bicycle Share Programs appeared first on Che...
» How to Take Shortcuts to Elite Chinese Like I Did
08/03/17 11:40 from Chengdu Living
A handful of discoveries, many learned the hard way, helped me leapfrog my Chinese language skills. Here are those tips, and the journey I took to get proficient at Chinese so you can do the same. ...
» I Like My SUVs Dipped in Gold and My Skies Tinted Milky Grey: Let’s Talk About New Money and Bad Air in New Asia
02/03/17 02:54 from A Totally Impractical Guide to Living in Shanghai
This is not a rant. This is an open question/discussion prompt. A week or two ago, one of my former students (now grown up, married and somehow happily living...
» Scott Savitt’s Crashing the Party
01/03/17 01:23 from The Peking Duck
Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China by Scott Savitt grabs you by the throat in its first pages and keeps you turning the page until the end. From the opening page: I’m lying on ...
» Living in Xinjiang | One Foreigner’s Perspective
16/02/17 18:41 from Xinjiang: Far West China
For most people who want to study in China, moving and living in Xinjiang is not one of the first things that comes to mind. Why is that? For one, it’s a place that is full of stereotypes, in...
» Mao’s Hidden Massacres
19/01/17 23:37 from The Peking Duck
About nine years ago, when I was doing work related to the Beijing Olympics, I learned a lesson I should have been smart enough to know in advance. I should have known that Chinese people don’...
» Insert Coherent, Concise, Astute Title Here: Notes on Starting the New Year with a Question Mark
02/01/17 02:53 from A Totally Impractical Guide to Living in Shanghai
One of the downsides to writing every three or six or eight months is that all of the half baked ideas that might have made up a dozen different...
» 3 top Chinese social media news this week
13/12/16 05:24 from ChinaHush
Here are this week’s three hottest news of Chinese social media Aliporn : Alipay New App is Turning into Hook-up Tool Source sixtone Alipay handles the payment system of Alibaba but it also l...
» Fun With Ngrams: The Presence of Confucianism in America
12/12/16 19:46 from The Useless Tree
Now that my semester is drawing to an end (still have grading to do), my mind is turning toward my research question: why has Confucianism not gained greater prominence in the United States in the ...
» Welcome to the Age of Trump
06/12/16 01:38 from The Peking Duck
Since Trump’s victory, my favorite Middle Eastern restaurant in Phoenix, Middle Eastern Bakery and Deli, has had its windows smashed — twice. I know the owner and his wife and it is kin...
» Donald Trump Rears His Head
03/12/16 22:33 from The Peking Duck
Three weeks later, and the shock and worry won’t wear off. For months I had devoured every bit of news about the election. I donated three times to the Democratic campaign. I watched the thre...
» Mencius Says: Donald Trump is Inhumane and Should Not Be President
18/11/16 15:20 from The Useless Tree
When faced with challenging circumstance...
» Why Hillary Lost the Election, According to the Yi Jing
11/11/16 15:53 from The Useless Tree
Let me preface this with a statement of my own political position. I believe the election of Donald Trump is a disaster on many levels, and I will do whatever I can to limit his power while he is i...
» Xinjiang Street Food | Karamay Fried Yellow Noodles
03/11/16 20:33 from Xinjiang: Far West China
When it comes to Xinjiang street food, I’m a huge fan. I know that it takes a bit of courage to eat unknown foods but, for the most part, it’s absolutely worth it. In the past, I’...
» Living in Qingcheng: Digital Nomad in a Chinese Mountain Town
02/11/16 09:25 from Chengdu Living
There's tranquility and beauty to be found outside of China's major cities. Like Qingchen Shan, one of the birthplaces of Taoism on the outskirts of Chengdu. The post Living in Qingcheng: Digital N...
» 10 Years in Xinjiang | CCTV Documentary
27/10/16 08:44 from Xinjiang: Far West China
In July of 2016, I was connected to Han Bin, a senior producer who was planning to film a CCTV documentary series on the Xinjiang region. He was going to create 18 mini-documentaries on various sto...