“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
A sarcastic take on how stressful different cities in China are for their white-collar workers. Compares different areas of a white-collar’s lifestyle, from the daily grind to relaxation.
Cultural differences in the eyes of a Chinese living in the United States. Stuff that seem trivial may actually hold meanings to another culture.
Here are the top 10 “not to be missed” food at the World Expo (according to various people who have been there already). If you can not go out-of-the-country that often, tasting the yummy snacks at the World Expo could be enough.
Especially for this season’s Mid-Autumn Festival, should you go home for the holidays? Today’s generation does not think so. There are 2 ways of looking at it–being practical and/or just not placing much significance in the cultural background of the holiday.
The dream of earning your own house in China is presenting a lot of issues like the skyrocketing prices of housing and its effects among the young people. Netizens talk about housing affordability and why those applying for housing loans are getting younger and younger.
Definitely not a how-to guide on using the famous or infamous Chinese toilets. Toilet stories in China. Toilet terms you should know.
Interview with the director of the Saudi Arabia Pavilion. His thoughts on why their pavilion is so popular. What’s inside anyway–why people would line-up for 9 hours?!
Official spokesperson of the UK Pavilion Katherine Dixon explains the concept behind the Seed Cathedral. She shares some background on the world’s first Expo, the Crystal Palace, and also what to look forward in the UK Pavilion in the next months.