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Who’s more materialistic, the US or China?


I often hear Chinese and expats alike click their tongues in disgust at the flashy cars and loud attitudes of wealthy folk. There is both a need for and resentment of wealth, like a drug the Chinese just can’t quit. … Continue reading

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Message in an Ipad box


I received the following as an email a few days ago and thought it was interesting enough to share with you here- “Just wanted to share with you a message I received from my soon-to-be brother-in-law. He wrote: On a … Continue reading

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Western companies should be blamed for China’s pollution


When talking with Chinese friends and co-workers about the pollution levels in Nanjing (awful compared to developed countries, but decent for Chinese cities), they are quick to point out that foreign companies in China are the ones that should be … Continue reading

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