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Friends Pay Family of Chinese Man Who Died After Binge Drinking Session

Friends Pay Family of Chinese Man Who Died After Binge Drinking Session

The family of a man who died after a night of excessive drinking in eastern China have been paid off by his friends. The group gave the man’s relatives 1 million yuan (157,000 USD) as compensation, according to the Yangtse Evening Post. The man, said to be in his 30s, was found dead in the bathtub of a hotel in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, on Saturday night after a session of excessive binge drinking. It is thought he suffered a heart attack and collapsed. The police, who pronounced the man dead at the scene, confirmed that his friends had reached a settldent agredent with his family. Paying compensation for drink-related de... Read More>>
Understanding, Answering and Dodging Money Questions When Working in China

Understanding, Answering and Dodging Money Questions When Working in China

It's no wonder Chinese people talk so much about money. If you're a foreigner working in China, however, constant questions about your salary and your rent may be jarring and annoying to deal with. If you're bothered by China's obsession with money talk, how can you respond? Before labeling Chinese people as materialistic, I recommend we first attdpt to understand where they come from, both historically and culturally. In this article I will take a look at why Chinese people talk about money so much and how to answer and/or dodge this kind of dbarrassing, probing questions. 

Historical context

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10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ surprise) Words like OMG, selfie and LOL are now entered in our online lexicon and if you add some phrases in English, they can make your English a little more ' native '.Now consider this: 709,580,000 are internet users in China with an increase of 6.27% year-over-year: How many slang expressions like those exist in China?... Read More>>