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CARNAGE in Humen Warns Cycling Dangers [Warning: Graphic Content]

A man and his 2-year-old son riding on an electric bicycle were crushed yesterday as they were turning right onto Taisha Road (Humen Town, Dongguan) in front of a cement

Exposing Pains of Life Abroad

I once knew the manager of an English language training center here in China who had a hiring preference for middle-aged, white males. Her reasoning: “They looked professorial.” Trouble was,

The Manliest of Them All

It was originally the title of the movie, Never Back Down, and the poster, which includes a big, muscular black guy that’s wearing ragged gloves and looking ready to brawl

Becoming A Dinosaur in China

There are a ton of those “You know you’ve been in China too long when…” lists out there. You know the ones I’m talking about. This one is better. “…when

Wisdom From TV’s Best

For all the people who claim watching TV is pointless, I challenge you to find a better way to learn how to live and receive top quality entertainment AT ONCE.

Model Mandarin: July 2016

BEAR IN MIND Learn by saying things you shouldn’t It’s not just hot. It’s Africa hot! This weather is terrible. However, it is a good time to learn some commonly used

China’s Made-Up Maritime Holiday

In 1492, Columbus may have sailed the ocean blue, but compared to Zheng He, he was a Christopher-comes-lately in a tiny toy boat. Between 1405 and 1433, Zheng He’s massive

Temple Bar and Brewery: A Pint for the Gods

Tucked slightly into a narrow alley, at some far-off industrial area in Nancheng is a petite Chinese house with just enough room for a plain picnic table, opposite a finely