During a recent telephone conversation with my mom, she mentioned that few months ago she started receiving a monthly payment (about 50 RMB) for the fact that I am the only child in family. But if my parents wouldn’t comply with the one child policy, they – as urban residents belonging to Han majority – » Continue reading Chinese Women and One Child Policy »
What kind of impression do people have about Chinese girls? Some time ago I wrote a post summarizing the most widespread adjectives used by foreigners to describe us. It’s not surprise that in the poll (included in that post) most readers regarded Chinese girls as beautiful. People who think otherwise possibly wouldn’t visit my blog.
Interracial dating and marriage is a natural phenomenon in the countries where people of different races live together. Of course, the proportion of interracial couples is smaller than in the imaginary experiment where partners are paired in a totally random way. It shows that we do have a preference to date and marry people » Continue reading Why Chinese Men/White Women Couples Are Rarer Than White Men/Chinese Women? »
Dr. Tobias Hubinette was adopted from Korea and lives in Sweden
In July 2005 ”Times Higher Education” posted the information about academic scandal that arose in Stockholm University. Tobias Hübinette – the doctoral student from Department of Oriental Languages – was barred from a conference because of his controversial research on interracial marriages and » Continue reading Is Yellow Fever an Expression of Pedophilic Tendencies? »
Expats living in China notice many ways in which the Middle Kingdom is different from their homeland. However, some of these peculiarities are not merely Chinese and can be witnessed in other Asian countries as well.