"The heaviest rain in six decades"

"The heaviest rain in six decades"

On Saturday, we were stranded in Xi’an due to “the heaviest rain in six decades” to hit Beijing. In some places, rain was as high as 4 meters, and 37 people were killed.  It is extremely fortuitous that I made a last-minute decision to cancel our...

No water or power = street protests

Outside my apartment in Beijing, residents of a neighboring building have taken to the streets to protest the management’s decision to shut off power and hot water for the day. Apparently there was a disagreement between the previous and current management that...

Do not Marry Before You're 30

Last Saturday, I attended a talk that featured Joy Chen, an Asian-American woman who was the former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles. It was interesting that she wrote a book for Chinese women, “Don’t marry before you’re 30,” that supposedly tells...
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