Category: discrimination


ORIGINALLY FROM: I want the Chinese ID equivalent China seems to be a kind of plastic card utopia. Before I came to live here, I don’t think I ever had more than three plastic cards: an ATM card, a credit card and my driver’s license. Now, I have three ATM cards, two gas cards, an […]

88% of Recruiters Hire ‘ILLEGAL’ Teachers

Yesterday we ran a little experiment on TheBeijinger’s classified ads section.   We created a fake e-mail address, a fake name, a fake tefl and a fake backstory.   Meet “Uvlovig Innvandrer”   We then e-mailed every teaching position available on theBeijinger’s 1st two pages of “employment available”.   (we also called every phone number […]

SixthTone blames whites for China's anti-black racism

SixthTone: “Of course, while some of us are expats, others are immigrants. If you are Western and white in China, then you are an expat. If not, then the terminology becomes more pejorative. There have been calls for an end to the use of the word “expat,” whose connotations perpetuate a distinction from migrants that is based […]

it's TERRIBLE being Chinese-American in China

…is, IMO, a uniquely terrible experience. Maybe not for everybody, but it has been for me. I come onto this sub sometimes and I find it hard to relate to a lot of what I see, so I wanted to write a little about what it’s like after living here for 10 years. There’s this […]


#ExpatRights was recently contacted for our free Legal Help by an Expat in Trouble! Dear ExpatRights, About a month ago I was added into a Wechat group called “Muslims in China”. On Thursday the police showed up at my work and took me in for questioning. I cooperated to the fullest extent and I am pretty sure they know […]

Japan Cant Legally KIDNAP KIDS anymore

We had an important Supreme Court ruling come down earlier this month, where an international custody dispute between two Japanese divorcees living in different countries resulted in the custodial parent overseas being awarded custody of the child, as per the Hague Convention on International Child Abductions. (See Japan Times article excerpt below.)     […]

Japan to Hire 800,000 Indian IT Professionals

The demand for IT professionals in Japan is likely to swell to 800,000 professionals by 2030, said Shigeki Maeda, executive vice president, Japan External Trade Organisation. By Little India Desk | March 9, 2018 Japan will be hiring 200,000 information technology (IT) professionals from India to support its rapidly expanding IT infrastructure, Shigeki Maeda, executive vice president at […]

“When you judge others, you don't define them, but yourself”

30 Judgement Quotes in the spirit of positive thinking and connecting ExpatRights with Chinese 💕 “It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you […]

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I was traveling to ZhuZhou to get my marriage visa,
I decided to try WeChat's Hotel Booking,


I booked it , arrived at and checked

I was on a late night shopping Taobao binge, attempting to buy some delicious cereal from T-mall,
I added them to my cart, went to checkout, clicked

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