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Guest Post – How I Met My Wife and Lost My Visa: Chinese-Foreigner Relationships in the 90’s


Today’s guest post comes from Mr. Kuaizi, who writes wonderful comments in response to many of my posts (and sometimes he eve agrees with me).  He writes a blog that covers a wide variety of topics, and that can be … Continue reading

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What Happened to Traditional Chinese Weddings?


One of the things I enjoy about living in China is that culture here seems to be in a constant state of change, even if many Chinese stubbornly claim that it isn’t. This is true of many cultures but China … Continue reading

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The Boss’s Speech and Other Oddities at Chinese Weddings


With so many changes in China over the past 30 years of opening up, it isn’t surprising that weddings have been hugely impacted as well. The result is that in modern China it’s incredibly hard to say what a “typical” … Continue reading

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