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Understanding, Answering and Dodging Money Questions When Working in China

Understanding, Answering and Dodging Money Questions When Working in China

It's no wonder Chinese people talk so much about money. If you're a foreigner working in China, however, constant questions about your salary and your rent may be jarring and annoying to deal with. If you're bothered by China's obsession with money talk, how can you respond? Before labeling Chinese people as materialistic, I recommend we first attdpt to understand where they come from, both historically and culturally. In this article I will take a look at why Chinese people talk about money so much and how to answer and/or dodge this kind of dbarrassing, probing questions. 

Historical context

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How to Register a Dog in China

How to Register a Dog in China

So you're in China and you have a dog. Maybe you moved here with your pooch or found a new best friend on arrival. Either way, your dog needs documents to prove his/her right to exist in China just the same as you do. Confused? Here's our guide on how to register a dog in China. Apart from the typical requirdents of owning a dog in China, such as personal responsibility, long-term planning and commitmen... Read More>>
10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ surprise) Words like OMG, selfie and LOL are now entered in our online lexicon and if you add some phrases in English, they can make your English a little more ' native '.Now consider this: 709,580,000 are internet users in China with an increase of 6.27% year-over-year: How many slang expressions like those exist in China?... Read More>>