The China Daily has announced a contest for foreigners interested in spending two weeks travelling around to some of China’s best tourist attractions — all expenses paid.Read More
The results of China Daily’s 2011 Amazing China voting have been released, and the top 10 “most attractive cities for foreigners” have been announced.
The cities that made the top 10 list are: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Chongqing, Xiamen and Hangzhou.Read More
I just finished reading Hong Huang’s opinion piece in the China Daily entitled, “Dear laowai, don’t mess with our Chinese-ness” and I can’t figure it out. What I’d like to think, based on Hong’s reputation, is that it is self-depreciating humour actually directed at Chinese about Chinese superiority and penchants for stereotypes. If this is …Read More
In rare form, I happened by the China Daily Web site and noticed a large picture with a caption stating, “Jiang Yu is among the most beautiful women in politics…” leading to an article lauding China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s appearence in a user-created poll at Spanish newspaper 20minutos.es. The poll has visitors rating the world’s …Read More
Recently a friend forwarded my name to a freelance reporter for the China Daily Hong Kong edition. Yes, like many of you, I didn’t know China Daily had a Hong Kong edition …more on that later. The Canadian born Chinese China Daily reporter emailed me a list of questions regarding English teaching and English use …Read More