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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.   Publicly Criticize Advice may well be welcomed by your Chinese boss, but be sure to offer it at the right time and place. While you might find Chinese people very direct about some things, such as talking about your weight or your pimples, they are generally not very direct when it comes to criticism in the workplace. Present your concerns delicately and in private. The most important th... 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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