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Searching For Swimming

Summer’s tropical heat is already pounding Dongguan, and we sent…

Birthing In Modern China: Biographies From Parents and a Midwife

You have just found out that you are pregnant. I’m…

Raising China’s Second Hand Car: Insiders Discuss Growing Pre-Owned Industry

For more than a decade, China’s new car market has swelled,…

Recycling Buddha: How One Organization is Changing Bad Habits

Industrialization brings people to Dongguan, as well as garbage, but…

Shared Support: Self Made Infrastructure for Disabled Workers

The world—big, awe-inspiring, dangerous and uncertain—has hosted everything that’s ever happened…

Decorate for Chinese New Year

Spring Festival—often called Chinese New Year, which it is, although it’s called Spring Festival—is without question the biggest holiday…

春联Chūnlián: Spring Couplets

The messages on red paper that appear around doors everywhere before the Spring Festival are among the most visible…

Zodiac To-Do List

According to the Chinese Zodiac all of our actions are a response to animal energies. As the old adage…

Life during Chinese New Year

Watching kids play with firecrackers and wondering,…

Don’t Rock the Horse: Living in the Element of Wood

Horse people would have gotten good news if they read…