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China’s Best Convenience Store Snacks

China’s Best Convenience Store Snacks

Chinese convenience stores can be strange and intimidating places for the uninitiated, full of unfamiliar sights and smells.But in among the oil-soaking fishballs  and the vacuum-packed unrecognizable meats are some snacks worth savoring. Let us introduce you to thd in our Guide to China’ Best Convenience Store Snacks.

Baozi

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You can always trust a baozi (steamed bun) to fill a hunger whole. While you won’t exactly see people queuing around the block for convenien... Read More>>
Man Arrested in Japan After Murder of Chinese Sisters

Man Arrested in Japan After Murder of Chinese Sisters

Police in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa have arrested a 39-year-old man after the bodies of two Chinese sisters were found stuffed into suitcases and abandoned on the side of a road.  Tatsuya Iwasaki is being held on charges of illegally disposing of bodies while officers work to build a murder case against him.The two sisters, Chen Baolan, 25, and Chen Baizhen, 22, were both from Fuzhou, the capital of China’s southeastern Fujian province.According to the Tokyo Reporter website, Chen Baolan arrived in Japan in 2009 on a student exchange programme, while her younger sister came in 2012 to study so... Read More>>
Types of Expats You May Not Meet in China Anymore

Types of Expats You May Not Meet in China Anymore

I came across a fun article on '12 Types of Expats You'll Definitely Meet in China' http://space.echinacities.com/1626450/blog/spacenodedetail/5300
I disagreed with some of the 'types' but mainly because I felt they were describing 'phases' or simply negative characteristics that anyone might express to some degree.... Read More>>