David Feng's Cities

David Feng's Cities

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By David Feng
David Feng's Cities - A look at David Feng and the cities he belongs to - or is travelling through... Home cities are Beijing, China, and Zürich, Switzerland.
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Show 12 (24 Jul 2018) English and Chinese Languages in China
How are the English and Chinese languages used and viewed in China? And why do Chinese users of English get it wrong — expressions, spelling, all?
08:39
July 27, 2018
Show 11 (23 Jul 2018) Grievances / ANGRY SHOUTY TWEETS
The infamous went super loud today in the form of SHOUTY ALL CAPS TWEETS. SO HERE'S A SHOUTY LOOK AT MY BIGGEST CHINA GRIEVANCES TO DATE. (PLANES, CARS, PIZZA, ENGLISH.)
08:54
July 23, 2018
Show 10 (22 Jul 2018) The KTV Microphone
The KTV microphone is big in town. They're also everywhere as in KTV boxes as of late. But not everyone — certainly not many expats — are into them...
06:51
July 22, 2018
Show 9 (21 Jul 2018) Calendars and China
David always gets the days wrong (sometimes!) so here's something calendar-related... oh and also very much China-related...
05:54
July 21, 2018
Show 8 (19 Jul 2018) Jingjinji
Jingjinji? That's what you get when you mix and match the Chinese abbreviations for the northern Chinese cities and provinces of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei! Talking trains and regional integration plans.
06:24
July 21, 2018
Show 7 (17 Jul 2018) Should you drive in Beijing?
Should you drive in Beijing? And in this stop-and-go traffic, should your set of wheels have an automatic or manual gearbox?...
05:48
July 17, 2018
Show 6 (16 Jul 2018) World Cup & Trains
When China, the World Cup, France, Sweden, and the trains mix and match...
05:30
July 16, 2018
Show 5 (15 Jul 2018) Sunday Trading
Sunday Trading in Beijing, London, and Switzerland... and how it can really dent your day if you're unprepared...
05:27
July 16, 2018
Show 4 (13 Jul 2018) - What numbers mean in China
666 and Friday the 13th are disliked in the West, whereas Chinese lifts lack a 4th or 14th floor. Learn more about the best and worst numbers in these two cultures.
05:24
July 13, 2018
Show 3 (12 Jul 2018) - Western Beijing Staying Green
Move away from the big cities! We take a very brief look at Western Beijing and the Greener parts where there used to be some coal mining...
03:41
July 12, 2018
Show 2 - 09 Jul 2018 - Faster Beijing-Tianjin trains soon
Just under a month from now Beijing-Tianjin intercity trains will run faster... hopefully to the benefit of Tianjin, missing out on development!
02:37
July 9, 2018
Show 1 - 07 Jul 2018 - The Rain in Beijing
Coming to you from a very, very wet Beijing... in mid-summer, we are more in Deluge Mode than you'd think..
05:25
July 8, 2018
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