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Rock’n’Roll Finally on the Map in China; Only Took 35 Years

Rock’n’Roll Finally on the Map in China; Only Took 35 Years

Rock'n'roll has traditionally always been held in low esteem in China, considered a cult for minorities. Now, however, it’s seeing the big...
Summer Hits; Top 7 Running Spots for Joggers

Summer Hits; Top 7 Running Spots for Joggers

For the joggers amongst us, it becomes a tricky task to find a suitable running route in a congested urban environment, especially...
China’s Substitute for Knowledge; Hysterical Fashion Consumerism

China’s Substitute for Knowledge; Hysterical Fashion Consumerism

Uniqlo has gone viral again in China, with crazed customers rushing into shops, fighting for new T-shirt crossover KAWS. On shelf, online,...
Nanjing Xinjiiekou

The Evolution of Nanjing’s Xinjiekou

As the Central Business District (CBD) of Nanjing, Xinjiekou endlessly pumps life into the city’s economy, and acts as, not only the CBD, but...

What’s in a Name? The Big Bear Cat

In China, the panda is known today as "daxiaongmao" (大熊猫) which literally translates as "big bear cat". In English, it is the...
Beijing West Road

Along Beijing West Road Beats the Very Heart of Nanjing

Steeped in history, Beijing East and West Roads have since 1949 been home to the city’s most important government bodies and military...

Jiangsu “Teacher Mums” Help Nurture Left-Behind Kids

Teachers in a Jiangsu town practice being a Teacher Mum, a phrase that has been coined to a number of teachers who...

How a Non-Paying Train Passenger Made Me Doubt My Safety in China

It was 17:19 on a Friday evening and my train was departing Nanjing South Railway Station, headed for Shanghai. The seat next...
Chinese square dancing in Australia

China’s Active Aunties; Square Dancing a Hit in Melbourne

Early morning China is when you see it the most: Tai Qi, Qi Gong, badminton, swimming, square dancing and more. Before the...
China dating market

Dating Market; Tamed to Tether; Whackos and Wusses

Earlier in 2018, Sammi Zhao, a returnee and a holder of Australian permanent residence, slurped her drink and thudded the tall glass on a...
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