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Shanghai Lockdown Continues Posted by on May 11, 2022

One Chinese city has been in the news a lot lately – Shanghai (上海 shànghǎi). That’s because the city has been under an intense lockdown (封锁 fēngsuǒ). This is a result of the strict “zero COVID policy” (清零政策 qīng líng zhèngcè) that China has had in place. In this post, we’ll take a closer look…

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Chinese Citizens in Ukraine Posted by on Mar 7, 2022

On February 28, the Chinese Ambassador (大使 dà shǐ) to Ukraine, 范先荣 (Fàn Xiānróng), published a video, in which he addressed the Chinese citizens living in Ukraine (乌克兰 wū kè lán). Fan wished to refute the rumors that the Chinese embassy had evacuated the capital. So he addressed his fellow citizens on camera, assuring them…

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Is This the End of Private Education in China? Posted by on Aug 11, 2021

The Chinese government recently announced new restrictions on private tutoring. Read all about it and learn more about the education system in China in this post.

Xi Jinping’s Controversial Speech Posted by on Jul 14, 2021

As I mentioned in my last post, Beijing recently held a massive celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (中国共产党 zhōng guó gòng chǎn dǎng). During the event, which drew thousands of people to Tiananmen Square, Xi Jinping (习近平 xí jìn píng) gave a long speech to the nation that attracted a lot…

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China Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party Posted by on Jul 6, 2021

Last week in Beijing, there was a massive celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (中国共产党成立100周年庆祝活动 zhōng guó gòng chǎn dǎng chéng lì 100 zhōu nián qìng zhù huó dòng). The speech given by current General Secretary of the CCP and President of China, Xi Jinping (习近平 xí jìn píng) is making…

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My Favorite Places in China Posted by on May 25, 2021

For the past 15 months, travel has basically been on hold due to the pandemic. As people start to get vaccinated and countries announce their plans to open up, we can finally look forward to future travel again. I’ve had some of my best travel experiences ever in China, so today I’d like to share…

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China Shijiazhuang Lockdown Posted by on Jan 18, 2021

石家庄 (Shí jiā zhuāng) is the capital of Hebei province. Although the 庄character (zhuāng, means village) appears in its name, Shijiazhuang is rather a large city. In fact, it’s the largest city of the northern Hebei province. With a total population of about 11 million, Shijiazhuang ranked eleventh in mainland China. You can admire its…

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