Can you do your business in China? How competitive are you in a world where Mandarin speakers are increasingly able to influence the global economy? If you can't learn Chinese, you should start now, because if you don't your competitors will. 

China now has its own commercial airplane. Will you feel comfortable sitting in it when the time comes?

There is a new law regarding work visas out and it is confusing…

For now, the Western World still seems to own those moments people tell their grandkids about.

Ever gotten confused by the lunar calendar. Well, read this article and understand even less, haha

What to do with that incredibly short period of time between Western and Chinese New Year’s 2017?

Beijing’s blue skies in Winter seem to come at a price.

Note: most of this info should also be relevant for life in Shanghai or any other first tier Chinese city.

Visa regulations have tightened again in recent years with the Chinese government trying to control the influx of foreigners. Time to look at a short history of the modern Chinese visa.

Riding a bike in Beijing may be among the most satisfying things to do.

The Sinology Institute proudly presents its English, German and Portuguese curricula.

In part 1, we took a look at taking a train in China while ignoring people who fly. In part 2 you are finally arriving somewhere.