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Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

“Entering the divide?” Are you serious? Yeah, that’s cheesy, real cheesy. But now you want to know the full extent of that cheesiness, right? Whether you enjoy Kai Pan’s posts here, or hate them, or him, it’s time for Kai to leave.

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CNBloggerCon: For The Chinese, Not The Foreigners

CNBloggerCon: For The Chinese, Not The Foreigners

The China Blogger Conference is largely inaccessible and irrelevant to most foreigners. Even so, what happens here, every year, is something we can all appreciate.

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Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

A popular video showing the military training all Chinese university students in the PRC are required to undertake is negatively received by Chinese netizens.

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Quote: Elaine Chow on Transformers & Children

Quote: Elaine Chow on Transformers & Children

“(dun dun dun!)” ... 

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Mosquitoes: How To Deal With These Blood-Suckers In China

Mosquitoes: How To Deal With These Blood-Suckers In China

Warm humid weather in China bringing out the mosquitoes to bite you in the butt? Information, experiences & tips for effectively dealing with the evil mosquito!

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High Heel Fetish Leads Boyfriend To Beat Up Girlfriend

High Heel Fetish Leads Boyfriend To Beat Up Girlfriend

A Nanjing man with a high-heels fetish forces his girlfriend to always wear them when they’re together. When one day she refuses, he beats her up.

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Why Chinglish Deserves A Spot In The Hall Of Fusion Languages

Why Chinglish Deserves A Spot In The Hall Of Fusion Languages

Chinglish is not all about poor grammar and misplaced context. This is according to German Oliver Radtke who is now based in Beijing and blogs about his Chinglish... 

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CNReboot: Welcome to the New and Improved CNReviews.com

CNReboot: Welcome to the New and Improved CNReviews.com

To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure we should write a self-referential post about our reboot but eventually I decided we ought to at least introduce a little... 

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Pleasant Experience Flying Dragonair, PVG to HKG

Pleasant Experience Flying Dragonair, PVG to HKG

An unexpectedly pleasant Dragonair flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong that included a menu, Häagen-Dazs, and flight attendants that just seemed extra…smiley?

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Michael Arrington Hurt the Feelings of the European People

Michael Arrington Hurt the Feelings of the European People

Just about everyone who follows international political news involving China has heard the Chinese government claim that someone or something has “hurt the... 

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2 New Shanghai Metro Observations: Patience & Top Gear

2 New Shanghai Metro Observations: Patience & Top Gear

Once you’ve been living in China for awhile, you begin filtering out all the background noise and taking many of the things you once marveled at for granted.... 

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Shanghai Nights: Dating Diary of a Legendary Expat Mattress Wrestler in China (Tale #1)

Shanghai Nights: Dating Diary of a Legendary Expat Mattress Wrestler in China (Tale #1)

      I have a friend, let’s call him “Terry”, he is a legendary “mattress wrestler”. What is a mattress wrestler? A mattress... 

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