Conversation Piece: Beauty = Happiness?

According to the China Daily, the China Association of Plastics and Aesthetics has reported that more than seven million cosmetic surgeries were performed in China in 2014. Plastic surgery is a booming business in China; the industry is currently valued at $62.6...

The Importance of Relationships in a Chinese Context

The China Partnership Blog, in celebration of a year of blogging, recently recapped their most liked posts of the past year. One that caught my eye was a post pondering what encourages the making of disciples among Chinese scholars in America. Good question indeed....

On Peaches and Coconuts

Interesting post over at From the West Courtyard. The author uses fruit (peaches and coconuts, to be specific) as metaphor for the differing views of relationships that Chinese and Americans typically have.   In China, overlap in relationships is diffuse. In...