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The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Your Chinese Boss

The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Your Chinese Boss

The Chinese workplace is a whole different animal to that of the West, as is your Chinese boss. To help you figure it out, here are some tips on the Do’s and Don’ts of dealing with your Chinese superiors.   Photo: Wikimedia 

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Know Your Place Age and hierarchy are very important in China, both in the workplace and in the country at large.Even if you’re coming into a Chinese business as the hot new hire or an industry expert, be sure to acknowledge the bo... Read More>>
Katy Perry Denied China Visa For ‘Supporting Taiwan Independence’

Katy Perry Denied China Visa For ‘Supporting Taiwan Independence’

Katy Perry will be absent from today’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai as the Chinese authorities denied her a visa, reportedly because she has shown support for Taiwanese independence.   Photo: Machecyp Page Six reports that the American popstar will be replaced by One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles at the beleaguered event. A source told Page Six that Perry’s visa was denied because Chinese authorities are unhappy about a performance in Taipei in 2014 in which she wore a dress... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

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