Author: Ruilin Yang

Taiwan’s Cultural Divergence From China

For those who don’t know, here is a quick background on Taiwan. Taiwan has been an independent country since 1950. China, on the other hand, regards Taiwan as a rebel region that has to be reunited with the mainland. China is willing to use force upon Taiwan in order to achieve reunification. The Nationalist government,… Read more »

China Through the Lens of Expats in Shanghai

Expats in Shanghai, China’s biggest city and commercial hub, form a diverse group in this country. Allen Chng is a Singaporean college student doing a long-term internship in Shanghai. When asked what’s the most Chinese thing he’s ever done as an expat, Allen’s answer was quick and easy: “Pushing and squeezing my way during the… Read more »