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Has technology ruined handwriting? ... 1 2 Free Talk 10 1226 markwu 2017-9-21 08:47:09
  What worries me more is the better technology that allows text and messages to be sent verbally. Dic ...
Chinese teenagers sentenced to hard labour for bullying ... 1 2 China Watch 13 13675 huaqiao 2017-9-18 14:21:49
  An excellent response to bullying. Interesting to see the example here is about bullying by girls. B ...
Got expelled for being naughty? Free Talk 5 1368 Dracarys 2017-9-5 21:17:44
  I have always found schools in China extremely keen to do everything possible to facilitate children ...
Violent Women ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 21 China Watch 146 91176 HailChina! 2017-9-29 05:38:28
  Women behaving violently and abusively can be more vicious than men. Verbal abuse can be maintained ...
Should the SAS enter NK and dispose of Kim Jong Un? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 17 World Affairs 114 6889 AmericanDream 2017-9-24 06:54:19
  SAS action in assassination plots??? A very thoughtless proposition. Peace and stability in the reg ...
Chinese are famous for strict education, will UK follow suit? ... 1 2 China & World 12 12226 MichaelM 2017-8-18 12:29:40
  This is old news thoroughly discussed in this forum before. My views were made clear in two blogs re ...
Is forced donation moral? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 China Watch 83 40785 Liononthehunt 2017-8-19 21:21:36
  High earners pay tax. Some choose to donate sums to charity. No-one should be forced to donate or in ...
Will you be a pet owner? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 40 25174 seneca 2017-8-2 17:07:34
  "Do Chinese people eat their pets".... see my previous blog.
The changing of Chinese traditional Clothes in different dynasties Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Fun 24 5813 lionstar 2017-8-2 03:09:43
  and now..... following American fashion of ripped jeans and dirty Tshirts....... what a pity.
What should one do in their 20s to avoid regrets in their 30s or 40s? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 37 3717 Motika 2017-8-4 04:11:57
  An important part of learning is making mistakes. Therefore the greatest mistake is making a decisio ...
Are overseas study tours worthwhile? ... 1 2 3 4 China & World 25 10229 waterdroplets 2017-8-6 23:16:09
  Regardless of nationality, a study trip to another country is invaluable. It widens a person's persp ...
What is normal in China but is beyond your understanding ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 20 2302 Cdogg 2017-8-6 11:30:20
  Sleeping in restaurants! (see my blog "Sleepy China)
Is Trump racist for ignoring Asian girls? ... 1 2 3 4 5 World Affairs 34 2260 LCSULLA 2017-8-11 21:25:53
  Maybe these girls will be grateful for being ignored by such a person... probably not now, but when ...
China welcomes solutions to Korean Peninsula nuclear issue China Daily News 2 208 TedM 2017-6-22 16:28:49
  The problem is that this regime has proven not to be trusted to honour agreements. There is no guara ...
Is "Beijing bikini" becoming a fashion? Image attachment ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Everyday life 38 5485 ceciliazhang 2017-6-20 10:41:50
  I have found that this habit of rolling up a T shirt is often seen in Asia. I suppose on young , fit ...
What Americans don't get about China ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 China & World 158 7829 ktbond 2017-6-22 23:42:43
  The lack of knowledge and the misconceptions about modern China by the general public of the West as ...
Wedding pranks or sexual harassment? ... 1 2 China Watch 13 1760 ceciliazhang 2017-6-13 17:29:35
  I fear that this is another example of old customs and practice that is slow to change. Unlike indus ...
A foreigner caught running a red light in China ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 25 China Watch 172 6545 cmknight 2017-6-18 22:08:54
  How strange. Six years living in China and believed that no rules apply to pedestrians or bikes of a ...
Should parents set rules for their children, and why? ... 1 2 3 4 China Watch 24 2229 seneca 2017-6-13 16:53:58
  All children need rules. Indeed they want rules. If there are none, then they invent their own! Resp ...
Will you care if your girlfriend is not a virgin? Why, or why not? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 18 China Watch 120 7816 seneca 2017-5-29 13:19:05
  Six years living in China showed me a number of men who have such outdated attitudes. Also men who ...
Will you care if your girlfriend is not a virgin? Why, or why not? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 18 China Watch 120 7816 seneca 2017-5-29 13:19:05
  Another example of how Chinese society is still 100 or so years behind a modern and tolerant world. ...
Would you discipline someone else's kids? ... 1 2 Free Talk 10 1451 TedM 2017-5-20 13:44:29
  I have found Chinese people have the ability to hold two opposing views in their heads at the same t ...
Is it appropriate to call the police to displine the unruly child? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 50 5168 seneca 2017-5-15 16:18:38
  Reports like this open many questions At seven years old, the parent is responsible for a child's be ...
Award-winning teacher showcases Chinese educational innovation China Daily News 2 197 TedM 2017-5-9 16:23:46
  Here is at last a teacher who knows about children, learning and what children need. I echo her view ...
US Republican-controlled House passes bill to repeal Obamacare[2]- Chinadaily.co China Daily News 1 176 TedM 2017-5-6 21:52:37
  and these people smile and grin at depriving the poorest American citizens of affordable health care ...
Can we recruit foreign police officers? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Everyday life 38 4409 HailChina! 2017-6-6 20:24:38
  I would like to see foreign police attempting to control Chinese traffic. I would laugh so much.
Is the standard fair? ... 1 2 Everyday life 9 1498 smile1233 2017-4-28 17:02:32
  Another crackpot idea. I know; BAN dirt from the pavements. That should do it!
How serious is academic fraud in China? ... 1 2 3 4 China & World 27 2431 abcfirst 2017-5-6 14:10:20
  Many Chinese are judged by their performance, as are Chinese students. They are expected to achieve ...
Chinese Beggars Accept Mobile Payments Using QR Codes ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 40 4660 seneca 2017-4-27 10:47:20
  At first this seems an ingenius way of keeping up with technology, and paid for by thisman's family. ...
What happens if you cannot park your car? ... 1 2 3 Everyday life 16 1863 TedM 2017-4-24 15:04:15
  The standard of driving in China is bad. Chinese people are friendly and kind generally, but behind ...
Should students learn to cook? ... 1 2 Free Talk 12 1333 zuokanni 2017-4-20 17:08:04
  Everyone should learn how to cook.
Trump is asking for World War III? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 World Affairs 38 3397 GhostBuster 2017-4-22 17:39:51
  The best hope for stability in this region rests with the influence that China has. Trump understand ...
Is it acceptable to take toilet paper? ... 1 2 3 4 Q&A 27 6619 1584austin 2017-4-22 21:13:13
  It is comparatively easy to develop industries, manufacturing and business, but social development t ...
Xi: Dialogue needed to calm region China Daily News 6 204 TedM 2017-4-14 03:02:14
  All hope for peace and stability in this region rest with China. If they fail the Trumps of this wor ...
College students flock for match-making meeting in Beijing Attachments ... 1 2 3 China Watch 19 1854 TedM 2017-4-14 02:56:29
  Not weird but stuck in outdated traditions, harking back to long gone times when big families were ...
College students flock for match-making meeting in Beijing Attachments ... 1 2 3 China Watch 19 1854 TedM 2017-4-14 02:56:29
  How sad. What a waste of female talent and education. At school they have "no life" and then they ch ...
Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea? ... 1 2 3 China & World 18 1452 dusty1 2017-4-11 04:04:45
  If China does not act soon to remove the kimmy regime, Then the Trump idiot may well do something st ...
Is it right to break the private lock on shared bikes? Image attachment China Watch 4 839 dusty1 2017-3-31 19:21:16
  Locking public property is illegal, but cutting such a lock is criminal damage to private property. ...
Are you willing to help professional beggers? ... 1 2 3 4 China Watch 27 3187 seneca 2017-3-30 12:32:34
  Am I willing to help professional beggars? Definitely not. Professional begging encourages dishones ...
[spot]Fake beggers unmasked by a policewoman Attachments ... 1 2 3 China Watch 20 1702 pnp 2017-3-28 14:34:04
  Professional begging exists in most countries. Not only is this thieving by deception, but it under- ...
Will the toughest traffic regulations work? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 15 China Watch 103 5279 pnp 2017-4-3 15:44:26
  There are so many laws and rules in China, but to little enforcement, particularly traffic laws. Law ...
Have dangerous selfies become a trend? ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 14 2012 ceciliazhang 2017-3-23 17:02:36
  The young do not always do what is right or sensible. And some never grow up.
Where is the meaning of life? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 14 1789 cmknight 2017-3-24 01:54:36
  If "life" includes happiness, Samuel Johnson suggests in "Rasselas" that it is to be found in the pu ...
Are Chinese women more independent? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Q&A 43 10127 seneca 2017-4-8 17:02:24
  Social change takes a long time. The parents and grand-parents of today can still be stuck in the tr ...
Q&A: Should China increase the salaries of teachers in rural areas and provi China Daily News 2 247 seneca 2017-3-21 21:50:05
  Specialist teachers or teachers in special areas such as rural communities need preferential treatme ...
UK looks to learn from Chinese education China Daily News 4 167 TedM 2017-3-20 16:27:13
  I was hoping that this ridiculous idea was lost. Achievements in the teaching of maths in China are ...
Chinese language endangered by English? ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 19 3531 pnp 2017-3-24 15:27:40
  Any language is a living, constantly evolving thing. It is influenced by other languages, particular ...
Improved legal services urged Everyday life 6 1153 Ratfink 2017-3-20 14:08:34
  Improvements to legal services is always very welcome. It is a shame that China has a reputation for ...
Would it help use Latin spelling to learn Chinese? ... 1 2 Free Talk 13 1495 dusty1 2017-3-19 12:42:05
  "starting with speaking and listening"...... this is the proven way forward in the teaching of any l ...
Tillerson promises new policy on North Korea Image attachment ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 22 World Affairs 152 5806 sfphoto 2017-3-22 13:47:32
  Many of the comments here echo my own opinions as stated in various blogs . Moves towards a resoluti ...
Teenager fights for women’s rights through micro movie China Watch 5 1015 parcher 2017-3-19 14:21:37
  Social attitudes and behaviour in China are still 100 years out of date but catching up slowly. Indu ...
i am not sending a lady to jail for something like this.. ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 18 World Affairs 125 5464 foreignchinese 2017-3-22 06:15:22
  It is one of the main principles of law that everyone is equal before the law. Yet laws need to be f ...
Antarctica Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Travel 71 9675 petera 2017-6-21 18:20:22
  Amazing! A pity it is all melting!
Is the ban on paper money appropriate? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 China Watch 71 10213 Mishao 2017-8-12 00:16:49
  This is not superstition or stupidity, but a method of focussing thought on those who have passed on ...
Why do many parents regret having children? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 3682 dusty1 2017-3-17 09:17:24
  Many comments here are just a slanging match of insults. What a pity that they do not address this s ...
Why do some people keep damaging the shared bikes? ... 1 2 3 Everyday life 20 2021 HailChina! 2017-3-22 08:38:48
  Throughout the world there are ignorant and thoughtless people who behave badly. Some are not intell ...
What should THEY do to face the pressure? Image attachment ... 1 2 Friendship, Love, Relationships 8 2337 zuokanni 2017-3-17 09:34:05
  Unfortunately Chinese women have to be very strong if they want to counter the pressures on them to ...
Britain Should Also Apologize for War Crimes in China Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 44 China & World 304 64144 seneca 2017-8-6 11:14:55
  Britain, like France and Germany, has a lot to feel ashamed of regarding their historic behaviour in ...
Cannot believe these racist T-shirts are on sale! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 10 China & World 64 4590 TedM 2017-3-16 08:03:18
  Not "racist"..... maybe offensive to some? Protecting animal rights? A gimmic to sell T shirts? Actu ...
Soccer is really a shared language China Daily News 2 146 TedM 2017-3-16 07:50:27
  Just as Ping-pong was the catalyst for China's debut into the modern world, so soccer seems to be a ...
School forced to withdraw textbook after complaints, but it sells out online Image attachment Free Talk 6 1630 TedM 2017-3-16 07:33:54
  So many Chinese young people are ignorant and confused about sex and relationships. Boys and girls s ...
American woman offers US citizenship at Shanghai Marriage Marke ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 Friendship, Love, Relationships 156 13284 redtide 2017-4-17 05:21:55
  What a sad woman this must be... to auction herself to the highest bidder! I foresee a disappointing ...
Should China's only children get paid leave to take care of parents? Image attachment ... 1 2 3 4 5 China Watch 30 3932 ceciliazhang 2017-3-20 15:15:06
  Chinese society has changed since the days of large families living at home and caring for the elder ...
Why do Chinese women look younger than their age? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 16 Free Talk 108 7681 caijs@izpec.com 2017-3-22 11:19:00
  Chinese women are very conscious of their appearance and their health. In my experience they try har ...
Should kindergarteners celebrate Western festivals? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 43 3424 GhostBuster 2017-3-17 23:40:01
  BAN everything enjoyable or annoying.... it is easier than managing it all. When are intelligent Chi ...
Should kindergarteners celebrate Western festivals? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 43 3424 GhostBuster 2017-3-17 23:40:01
  Addendum: Businesses will always try to take advantage of opportunities for making money, whatever t ...
Should kindergarteners celebrate Western festivals? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 43 3424 GhostBuster 2017-3-17 23:40:01
  Whether anyone likes it or not we live in a multi-cultural world where travel makes possible experie ...
Why China Can't Innovate ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 26 China Watch 177 37401 East_Will_Lose 2017-11-1 16:43:26
  It would be the empathetic and emotional / social interpretations and responses that would inhibit ...
Should English be cancelled at GaoKao? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Chinese Economy 38 7791 Caged 2017-5-13 15:57:14
  I have been advocating changes to the GaoKao for the last 5 years....
Do Chinese Have Small Brains? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 28 China & World 189 10733 GhostBuster 2017-3-11 14:21:57
  Chinese education does not encourage initiative or independent thinking, but signs of change are evi ...
Should English be cancelled at GaoKao? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Chinese Economy 38 7791 Caged 2017-5-13 15:57:14
  A basic skill in understanding and speaking a foreign language is important. As English seems to be ...
Should parents be banned from homeschooling their children? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 China Watch 30 3876 GhostBuster 2017-3-11 23:30:59
  With the present structure of education purely devoted to passing the outdated Gaokao, restricting l ...
Why is there no toilet paper in public toilets? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 61 5136 dusty1 2017-3-8 03:31:26
  Responsible and considerate social behaviour is taking a long time for Chinese people to develop. Th ...
Middle school bans students from wearing foreign shoes ... 1 2 Everyday life 13 1780 BlondeAmber 2017-3-5 01:41:15
  Children should not dictate what they should wear to school. School policy on school uniform should ...
Should school days be shorter? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 18 2217 Jokic 2017-3-3 22:27:02
  The value of play is not recognised in China. The need for a child to rest, consider and internalise ...
Join us in the" I wonder" project Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 19 Talk to China Daily 129 8815 RENREW 2017-3-15 16:13:11
  Why are Chinese drivers so impatient and selfish, yet so kind and friendly when not in a car? Why ca ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  I summarise my comments again.... This is clearly a person playing devil's advocate to encourage res ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  Why has my comment on this not been added?
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  Oh..... and education in America is not anything to praise either!
First senior DPRK diplomat in 9 months visiting Beijing China Daily News 2 166 TedM 2017-3-1 21:20:16
  You cannot have a rational discussion with a regime whose behaviour verges on the insane. Their lack ...
What can Americans learn from China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 2718 seneca 2017-3-2 09:20:18
  With such a blatantly ridiculous blog I can only assume that Knox1234 is being devil's advocate and ...
My Chinese experience: Moral lapse ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 33 Talk to China Daily 230 88124 cwdy 2017-4-16 02:04:11
  This is not just in China. In different societies all over the world, intervention to help people is ...
What's behind Student suicides in Hong Kong? ... 1 2 3 4 China Watch 26 2620 Ted180 2017-3-3 21:44:25
  A disgraceful situation caused by an education system rooted in old and damaging attitudes and belie ...
Penalties help students know behavior boundaries China Daily News 2 205 TedM 2017-2-26 00:47:13
  Once again a regulation that is outdated and proven to be ineffective, a reactionary and ill thought ...
Can China build world-class universities? ... 1 2 3 4 5 China Watch 31 3206 seneca 2017-3-6 09:11:53
  Perhaps then the outrage should be directed at the Chinese system of university entrance requirement ...
Could compulsory education be replaced by home-school? ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 25 2788 seneca 2017-2-26 17:23:02
  Parents increasingly opting for traditional Chinese education????? Where did this suggestion come f ...
Are skyrocketing housing prices related to lefover ladies ? Image attachment ... 1 2 China Watch 10 1842 DMZappa 2017-2-23 08:06:32
  The whole concept of "left-over" people is ridiculous, and even more ridiculous to link it to housin ...
Should parents take charge of kid's 'yasuiqian'(gift money) ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 48 4208 parcher 2017-2-23 22:46:27
  Children quickly realise what money is for but need to understand its value. They need to do work to ...
Homework is for children, not parents China Daily News 2 202 TedM 2017-2-22 16:32:05
  The issue here is that students in China work long hours in school and are given unrealistic amounts ...
Leftover women or leftover men? ... 1 2 3 Friendship, Love, Relationships 15 3183 TedM 2017-2-17 06:39:21
  "Left-over men and women" is a disgraceful title to give older people who do not marry for any reaso ...
What is going wrong with Chinese higher education?[2]- Chinadaily.com.cn ... 1 2 3 China Daily News 20 1398 ngajia 2017-10-11 16:08:36
  Major reforms to the philosophy, curriculum, teaching methods and assessment of education is long ov ...
Britain to provide £1.3BN fund to help elderly in China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 China & World 51 4030 Ted180 2017-2-20 23:33:05
  I have a good idea..... ask China to help finance Britain's health services!
Britain to provide £1.3BN fund to help elderly in China? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 China & World 51 4030 Ted180 2017-2-20 23:33:05
  It is commendable that a country chooses to help people in other countries who are in need of help. ...
What will you do if someone is doing annoying things in public? Image attachment ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 China Watch 74 4813 seneca 2017-2-18 11:26:15
  Firstly China has developed so rapidly that its social behaviours are lagging behind in many ways. I ...
What will you do if someone is doing annoying things in public? Image attachment ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 China Watch 74 4813 seneca 2017-2-18 11:26:15
  A good response. I agree.
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