Op-Ed

Are You Done Complaining Yet?

The more people whine about the way Chinese do things, the more I have to wonder if they’ve ever…

Choosing ESL Teachers: To Go Native Or Not?

For many students and schools in China, having native English speakers as language teachers is the gold standard, but…

The Rise of The Girly Men

  One real man in our city has decided that enough is enough, and that men need to man-up!

Getting In A Jam

As Dongguan develops, the traffic gets gradually worse, and One city resident finds it is slowly driving him to…

Why I Prefer Dating Foreign Men

Are Chinese men really all that different to their foreign counterparts? One Dongguan resident certainly thinks so…

I’m an Expat and I Take Bribes

Business dealings are different in each of the world’s corners. some are more open, others would rather speak behind…

I Beat China’s Stock Market

It’s been called a spectacle, a coal mine canary and a disaster, but somebody won out. What did it…