China Country Report

Survey Says: China Expats dig cost of living, unpleased with health & education has recently released the results of their Expat Insider Survey 2014, a polling of nearly 14,000 expats around the globe which aims to “provide a comprehensive picture of life abroad: Focusing on the general quality of life, it identifies the most popular expat destinations. Topics covered include work, family, relationships and romance, leisure, and … Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg at Tsinghua Q&A

Mark Zuckerberg Delivers Tsinghua Q&A in Chinese

This past Wednesday Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg delivered his “first ever public Q&A in Chinese” at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Handled with humour and aplomb, Zuckerberg discussed, “connecting the world,, innovation and the early days of Facebook.” According to his Facebook update, earlier in the week he joined the Tsinghua University School of Economics and … Read More »

Libo, Guizhou. Photo by Enn Hui.

Photos: 30 Most Beautiful Counties in China

The China Institute of City Competitiveness (CICC) has released a list of the 30 most beautiful counties in China for 2014. With little surprise to those who have visited, the tourist-laden picturesque heavyweight Yangshuo in Guangxi tops the list. The counties are graded based on their “excellence in planning and design, historical landscape, good maintenance … Read More »

BMW driver beats foreigner with belt in Beijing

Female BMW driver attacks foreigner with belt in Beijing

At around 8:30pm on September 6, in Beijing’s Chaoyang District, a taxi was abruptly stopped by an irate woman driving a BMW. She was not happy that the taxi had stopped in front of her to pick up a foreign man and his Chinese companion near the right-hand turn of an intersection. She proceeded to … Read More »


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Nov 8, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014

The 7th Annual O’Neill Surfing Hainan Open, the longest running surf competition in China, will be held this November at Riyue Bay in Hainan. Global surf brand O’Neill will return as the presenting sponsor. The event is organized by the Riyue Bay Surf Club, the largest surf club in China. Read More »

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