Why ANYONE Can Be Chinese !

A scholar who’s lived in China for more than two decades argues that Chinese identity should be cultural, not racial Daniel Bell, center, with a group of students earlier this month.PHOTO: WANG PEI Who is Chinese?  The answer may seem simple at first: a person who is born looking Chinese. But consider my own case. […]

Caucasian Men HYPER-SEXUALIZED by Chinese TV

Every time I turn on Chinese TV the only white men I see are either sex objects or learning Chinese in China. Stop fetishizing my whiteness and hypersexualizing my image! How does everyone feel about a support group for Caucasians around China? tan_guan This is so true. We are pigeonholed into a few main groups: […]

I had a chat with an expat "Uncle Tom"

My wife, who is not a PoNY (Person of Non-Yellowness) as I am, took me to meet with her cousin once. This cousin happened to also be married to a PoNY. Friends let me tell you something before I get into this story further. Like other PoNY’s in China, I find the dreaded LW (LaoWai) […]

How to say "Caucasian-Chinese" in Mandarin? 白中国人?

白色中国人? 白族中国人? What about African Chinese? Pakistani Chinese? prosebeforhoes Simplified and traditional mandarine are only two of the recognized Chinese alphabets, the 26 letter Chinese Latin alphabet used by the majority of Caucasian Chinese is just as important a tool to express our Chinese thoughts but has been marginalized for centuries by the Aboriginal Chinese […]

CHINESE RACISM: Expats Share their Stories

Arcminute I don’t recall any racism directed at me, though on multiple occasions people would calmly say very racist things about black people as a matter of fact. TheNatureBoy There was a black teacher at my job like 20 years ago. They told me no one would learn anything because the students were so interested […]

Don't Call Me Laowai 别叫我老外 in Chinese! SHARE!

QQ Comments: ✿ “Starting from” 0 “✿2015/11/27 The master has a big belly, the arena may not be able to beat me such a layman is more than enough. Adventure Cat 66882015/11/26 The photographer is making a fool of himself. Head Big Grey Wolf, 2015/11/26 It’s like Vietnam. Head K Aberdeen 2015/11/26 Martial Arts is […]

WeChat Shops REFUSE Foreign Applicants

We’ve been trying to create a WeChat shop to support Expat Rights. We created our shop, uploaded our logo, stocked some merch.  When we went to link our bank card so we could accept payment, there was an option for a passport number instead of just Chinese ID card.  YES! Finally, a Chinese website that realizes […]


“Laowai”. That’s pronounced “Lao-why.” It means foreigner. To me, it means “dog.” It means an individual who isn’t really human. That’s how it feels when the Chinese say it in reference to me. They never say it directly to me, always among themselves. You aren’t privy to their conversation, but you can see the degree of entertainment […]

My Daughter's 1st RACIST BULLYING

My daughter, Eleanor, isn’t even 2 years old yet. But she’s already experienced being bullied for her race! (half Chinese, half White Canadian).  We were playing downstairs in our community complex, as usual, with a bunch of other kids and grandmas. My daughter spotted a toy she wanted to play with and started walking over to […]

My Company's in Shanghai, Can I Work in HZ?

If my company is registered in Shanghai and i live and work in Hangzhou? NO!!!! NO!!!! NO!!!! If your work permit and the new unified book replacement for the previous FEC and/or Alien Registration Work Permit are issued in City “A”, then you are required to work in that city.  If your employer has several […]

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WeChat Hotel Deals: CHINESE ONLY 艺龙的特价不给老外

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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