Expat Decides Partly Overheard Chinese Conversation “Probably Racist”

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Expat

BEIJING — While traveling on the Line 10 subway after finishing his tutoring work Monday evening, Beijing-based Jake Gryczynski spent approximately 35 seconds attempting to decipher a loud conversation between two middle-aged Chinese women before deciding that what they were saying was “probably racist.”

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HSBC Survey Rates China Top Destination for Expats

Friday, November 15, 2013

An HSBC survey of over 7,000 expatriates ranked China as the best place for expats to live and work. Egypt was ranked last. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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Visiting Parents’ Relentless Enthusiasm Ruins Expat’s Week

Sunday, May 19, 2013
Expat

BEJIING — Local English teacher Brian Murphy described himself as “exhausted, deeply frustrated and utterly crushed” by the enthusiastic responses of parents Mark and Irene Murphy during a week-long visit to the Chinese capital, where Murphy has lived for the past eight years.

Murphy, 28, originally from Boulder, Colorado is described in his LinkedIn profile as “a battle-hardened old China hand with stories to tell.”

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