Musings on all things China.

Western Culture with “Chinese Characteristics”

"‘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...

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What Chinese Tourists Want

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,...

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Happy Lunar New Year 2019

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,...

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