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How Desk Napping in the Chinese Workplace Lead to Surgery

How Desk Napping in the Chinese Workplace Lead to Surgery

Taking a nap at your desk is a common occurrence in the Chinese workplace, but it can damage more than just your productivity. A office worker from Harbin surnamed Zhang found this out the hard way recently when she had to have surgery on her arm as she’d damaged the nerves by regularly using it as a pillow. The 28-year-old would nap at her desk every day during her hour-long lunch break. Her arm and hand would often feel numb and sore when she woke up but the symptoms would quickly dissipate. However, one day the numbness in Zhang’s arm continued and she found herself unable to complete menial tasks such as p... Read More>>
10 Reasons Why Working In Shenzhen Is Awesome

10 Reasons Why Working In Shenzhen Is Awesome

Often mistaken as one of China's top tier cities along with Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Shenzhen in Guangdong province is a place where foreigners tend to land and stay for years -- but not without good reason. Working in Shenzhen provides a great deal of opportunities to foreigners while also serving up a standard of life that's much more comfortable than many of China's other second tier cities. Let's take a closer look.

Amazing work opportunities

Much like the rest of China, Shenzhen ... Read More>>
10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ surprise) Words like OMG, selfie and LOL are now entered in our online lexicon and if you add some phrases in English, they can make your English a little more ' native '.Now consider this: 709,580,000 are internet users in China with an increase of 6.27% year-over-year: How many slang expressions like those exist in China?... Read More>>