XIAN (China Daily Show) – A middle-aged American caused widespread embarrassment Tuesday by arriving at a friend’s wedding dressed like a 19th-century mandarin.
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Planning that perfect party can be a headache – but this CDS guide to the perfect Chinese New Year will get you through it.
Apologies To My Readers (HarperCollins, 2013) is the eagerly awaited debut by legendary China expat Rich McConnell. McConnell also paints, plays the zither and even writes. Read an exclusive extract here.
GULOU (China Daily Show) – A nine-year veteran of Beijing’s hutong district has vowed never to leave the area again, after a shocking experience outside the Second Ring Road last weekend.
BEIJING (China Daily Mail) – A terminal alcoholic has startled fellow wastrels by announcing his decision to settle in China.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – An English student regrets drunkenly sabotaging her language partnership with an American filmmaker by sleeping with him.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – Mike Gutteridge has been stuck behind a couple walking slowly hand-in-hand for nearly three days, friends say.
Leaving China is not a new phenomenon and nor is writing about it – as this haunting letter, newly discovered in the archives of the North China Daily News, proves.
So you’ve finally decided to break up with China. You’ll probably want to write a blog post or newspaper article about it, then.