Tag Archives: Wenzhou

Leaving China


Today my co-worker informed me that she would be sending her 14 year-old son to study in New Zealand, and she was understandably sad about it. For the last year he has struggled to meet the school’s standards, but has … Continue reading

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Top Stories of the Week – 10/9 10/15


The story most deserving of your attention this week can by found on Foreign Policy, and was written by Charlie Custer of ChinaGeeks.org, highlighting the problem of kidnapping in China (hopefully you already noticed the link on the right hand … Continue reading

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The Shanghai metro crash should have been avoided – reactions from Chinese friends


My office’s usually chipper intern (the same one whose budget we looked at last week) surprised me on the way to lunch today when she told me she was in a bad mood. “Our society has too many problems everywhere,” … Continue reading

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