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Singapore Is the Best City in Asia for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

While Singapore is the only Asian city in the overall top ten, Beijing is considered the best place for personal finance. Melbourne, Houston and Madr...

China: My Father's Observations (1923)

Helen Davey | Posted 11.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this post I want us to once again stroll the decks of the Laconia, the ship on which my father was a passenger on its maiden voyage. The year was 1...

Making cities, workplaces healthy for all

Oleg Chestnov | Posted 11.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Oleg Chestnov

What makes a healthy city, and can people, from political leaders and parents, help make their homes healthier? At the 9th Global conference on he...

Yes on M: Transit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Here's a grateful shoutout to ULI Los Angeles. As usual, at today's ULI Los Angeles Planning for Transit conference, I learned something new. Thanks ...

His Brother's Keeper: Chinese 'Schindler' Defied His Government To Rescue More Than 3,000 Austrian Jews | Posted 09.13.2016 | Impact

EDITOR'S NOTE: At a time when Americans are being encouraged to shun those whose beliefs or backgrounds are different than our own, and a wave of rac...

500 Women Over 50 Show Off Bodies In Badass Bikini Contest

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.26.2016 | Fifty

Bikinis know no age bounds. Don’t believe us? Then check out these photos of just a few of the 500 middle-aged and elderly women who decided to str...

#FredinChina: Tao Bao believes in live-streaming platform for eCommerce

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

Discovering the Shanghai Art Market

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Looking back twenty years ago, Shanghai, China was a near art desert. Today, a sudden eruption in the art market has led Shanghai to become a multi-fa...

A (Non-Intellectual-Property-Infringing) Disney Theme Park Comes to China

Sam Johnson | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Sam Johnson

Shanghai Disneyland will officially open on June 16, a move eagerly awaited by many Chinese and expats alike. (With some notable exceptions.) An expat myself, I too am excited to visit.

#FredinChina: Contrasting opinions about the racist ad in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

International Career Startup

Ryan McMunn | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Ryan McMunn

I speak at university business schools across the country about international business and my work in countries that are as different culturally as th...

A Purple Rain Falls in Shanghai

Josh Stephens | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Josh Stephens

I awoke to news of Prince's death that Friday morning (still Thursday in the U.S.) in a hotel room about as far from Minneapolis as you can be. I reacted with a combination of sorrow and homesickness, tempered by words of mourning that I shared with friends.

47 First-Look Photos Inside Shanghai Disney

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Photo: Xinhua News Agency/Getty ImagesWhile we've gotten glimpses and heard rumblings about the upcoming Shanghai Disney, the opening is still a month...

Peek Behind The Scenes At One Of Apple's Most Secretive Facilities

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology

Unlike actual apples, the fruits of Apple Inc.'s labor don't grow on trees. They're made by humans, some of whom labor long hours for a meager monthly...

#FredinChina: Durex launches the weirdest PR event ever

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

A City in Bloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.25.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to ...

5 Unexpected Spots to Slack Off in Shanghai

Marriott Traveler | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel

With more than 20 million people, 14 metro lines and hundreds of skyscrapers, Shanghai is the picture of a busy city—even if you’re not there on b...

The World's Newest Disneyland Looks Postively Magical In Photos

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel

Asia is about to get a BIG dose of Disney, and we're already packing our bags. Shanghai Disneyland is set to open on June 16. The park looks absolute...

#FredinChina: Millennials to Steal Women's Day

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

'Women's Day' is on March 8th, and celebrates equality between the men and women. This is a very serious day in China, where every Chinese woman expects to be treated extremely well on this day by her entourage, family, company and her husband.

Life Unfolding on the Suzhou Creek

Mimo Khair | Posted 03.10.2016 | World
Mimo Khair

It's late afternoon, all are a bit too sluggish to go fast, slow moving people, dragging their feet, pushing their bikes uphill over the bridge and the woman too tired to walk, sits on top of her bike load letting her husband pull the tricycle; it has been a long day.

#FredinChina: The Mobile Payment War

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.25.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

The HotTopic of the week is the Chinese New Year, going from the year of the Goat to the year of the Monkey. It's a huge celebration in China. It is the biggest migration of all species on the planet at that particular time of the year.

#FredinChina: Alibaba Wins the Chinese New Year

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.11.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.

Photographer Captures Remnants Of Shanghai's Past As It Moves To The Future

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.11.2016 | World

Shanghai-based British photographer Graham Fink considers demolition sites to be places where magic happens. He believes the rubble is where the past ...

Top 3 Restaurants in Vancouver for Chinese New Year

Chris Morrow | Posted 02.09.2017 | Taste
Chris Morrow

Foodie Craig Stowe takes me to three of the best Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver to celebrate Chinese New Year. Lin's for the juicy dumplings, Peaceful for the handmade noodles, and Shanghai for the fish noodles.

There's Actually A Person Under This Massive Moving Stack Of Crates

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.31.2016 | Weird News

Tricyclists carrying heavy loads are nothing new in China. But this delivery driver gets major kudos for navigating downtown Shanghai's streets undern...