Google was recently slapped with a $2.71 billion fine by the European Commission’s antitrust comity. Google allegedly used unfair means to gain an advantage over it’s competitors in its shopping comparison service, often relegating other services to no higher than page…
This is The Silk Road episode of a six part series by National Geographic, “Lost in China With the Hutchens Brothers.” The other episodes are The Three Gorges Dam, Ice City, Going Local, Beijing Boom, and Kicked Out of Gansu.
Mimicry is form of mastery in China. There’s a term for these almost identical knockoffs called ‘Shanzhai‘ (山寨). Here’s a list of the top 10 Shanzhai Knockoffs in China. Send us photos if you have seen anymore!
Bú kèqì (不客氣) is “you are welcome” in Chinese. The literal meaning in English is “not at all”, as if to say that it was no trouble to do whatever you did that made someone say thank you to you.
Like in the West, saying “thank you” in Chinese is a common courtesy after receiving something. “Thank you” (謝謝你) is pronounced xiè xiè nǐ. It is also common for speakers to leave out the last character 你, which means “you,”…
Here is an interesting Chinese idiom that deals with rabbits, 守株待兔 Shǒu zhū dài tù.
Did you know that the people with the top 3 surnames in China are more than the population in Indonesia? Or the surnames Zhang, Cheung and Chang are for the same Chinese characters? Find out more here!
“過大禮” is presenting the wedding gifts and it’s one of the most important customs in a Chinese wedding.
What are the proper ways to eat a Chinese meal? We give you 8 Chinese dining etiquettes.
In a road accident on Aug. 7 at around 2 a.m., a self-proclaimed Communist Party member yelled at Hong Kong police after crashing, and refused to take a breath test. The online video shows the minivan with a Hong Kong…