Monthly Archives: September 2016

Manhattan condos and Chinese buyers

The reports of Chinese snapping up luxury/trophy properties in major cities, in China and aboard are nothing new, we have been reading them for a few years.  But I only get to see it first hand this week when my … Continue reading

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Ants have mercy

http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001069383?from=groupmessage&isappinstalled=1   They eat my flower. They’re so tiny. How could they climb so high? But high, they did. I preyed. I begged. Begged for their mercy. And mercy they did. All are taken by cell phone, from yesterday except … Continue reading

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Divorces, Shanghai style

WSJ and 上海离婚登记处 Are you being shanghai’ed should add one more meaning now: divorce. They certainly do thing differently: In Shanghai, Couples Rush to Divorce to Buy Property Later. Splitting up often means selling the house. But Shanghai couples dashed to … Continue reading

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