Musings on all things China.
Kathy Chattoraj and I first met in 5th grade and we’ve been friends ever since. In 1984, Kathy joined my family when we went to Russia on a family trip. Over the years, each of us pursued our dreams and built successful careers with international...read more
How a Positive Experience with Customer Service Turned into a Rescue Dog Donationread more
The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is starting to be felt by more companies and consumers on both sides of the Pacific. The worsening trade relations between the world’s two biggest economic superpowers will continue to have an impact on every industry. As the...read more
"‘Capitalism with Chinese characteristics’ is where Western products get ingested and spat out in mutated forms." Sums up the insights from a fascinating read on Aeon. You can check out the whole article RE-MADE IN CHINA here. When East meets West, it can be an...read more
Running this weekend here in Boston is “America’s favorite” Travel & Adventure Show at the Hynes Convention Center. We went down to check it out and see what travel companies were doing to attract more inbound Chinese tourists. The event was pretty well attended,...read more
The Year of the Pig marks the end of the Chinese zodiac 12-year cycle. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said that the order of the lunar cycle would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept. When he arrived,...read more