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Monthly Archives / November 2006

Busy, busy

November 22, 2006 | Uncategorized | by TofflerN

As you may have guessed, I’ve been very busy recently.  I had a strange work schedule for awhile and during my off time was working on my report for work and my other projects.  Then this week my mom and grandparents have been in town so I’ve been showing them around.  Anyway, I’ll have a […]

Weddings & Leftover Food 婚礼 & 剩菜

November 7, 2006 | Knowledge and Experiences, Uncategorized | by TofflerN

By ‘attending’ 6 weddings over three days I was offered an additional insight into Chinese culture by watching this key cultural component of any society.  Chinese weddings in recent years have become more Western.  Traditionally the bride would wear red to symbolize prosperity and happiness; however with the interest in Western culture, modern brides in […]

Contract Negotiations

Having read numerous books and articles on contract negotiations in China, I thought I had a good familiarity with the process…until it came time to negotiate my own (employment) contract.  A common theme among literature discussing contract negotiations in China is after all the issues had been discussed and settled, the Chinese partner comes back […]

Internet in China

November 1, 2006 | Knowledge and Experiences, Uncategorized | by TofflerN

My uncle just sent me an online article quoting a Chinese official asserting that they don’t censor the internet in China and I didn’t find the Chinese official’s comments all that surprising and the article was even less interesting. But what I did find interesting are the ridiculous comments that people wrote in reaction to […]