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Dating Chinese Women in China: Valentine’s Day Arrives and Chaos Ensues
Valentines Day in China is Flower Chaos and sometimes that can stand in the way of an otherwise great relationship.

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2/13/2015 9:14:37 PM by John Abbot
Welcome Daniel's New Baby Into The World
Blogger Daniel Chermont and his lovely Chinese wife, Angela, welcome Daniel Appers-Chermont, their newborn baby boy, into the world. Talk about piling success onto success!
3/1/2014 11:16:47 AM by John Abbot
How Do You Say “Gong Hey Fat Choy” In Other Asian Countries?

Chinese New Year is celebrated to varying degree across SE Asia. Read how a number of countries enjoy this holiday.

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2/9/2014 3:27:37 PM by Achelle Vinzon
Are Chinese Women Disliked or Hated by Western Women?

Juju, a Chinese woman living in Australia, questions whether some Western women may dislike Chinese women. This article is in English and Chinese.
1/4/2014 3:37:41 PM by Juju
Making English Out of Chinglish

Chinglish isn't always a funny linguistic screw up; on occasion it actually changes the English language for the better.

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9/12/2013 1:58:08 PM by Achelle Vinzon
The First Month After Your Chinese Wife Gives Birth
Chinese Moms can have a rough time of it during their first month after child birth, and Western Dads should plan ahead.

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7/30/2013 4:14:57 PM by Staff Writer
Do Chinese Women Like Mama’s Boys?
To some degree being a Mama's Boy is a good thing to a Chinese woman, just don't get carried away with it.

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7/10/2013 6:41:47 PM by Achelle Vinzon
Chinese Dating Versus American Dating

There's a whopping big difference between the mindset of a Chinese woman and an American woman when they start dating a man, and you'd better know what it is!

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5/11/2013 5:12:41 PM by Achelle Vinzon
Why Foreign Men and Chinese Women Make Good Couples

Chinese women can make great lifemates for Western men, so long as they both come into the relationship committed to solving problems.

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5/5/2013 4:04:40 PM by Achelle Vinzon
What Can Foreign Men Expect from Chinese Women?

Modern Chinese women are a mix of traditional Chinese values and current Western/Chinese independent thinking. It can be a great mix.

Achelle Vinzon tells you what to look for and expect.
4/19/2013 10:46:18 PM by Achelle Vinzon
What Can Chinese Women Expect from Foreign Men?

What exactly is a Western man anyway? This article describes what we believe our male members offer to a Chinese woman. If you are a male member and don't fit this description, maybe you aren't ready for a Chinese lifemate.
4/19/2013 10:45:30 PM by Achelle Vinzon
Chinese Dating, Cross-Cultural Relationships: What Makes Them Work?

Many couples are forming between Chinese women and Foreign men, and many but far from all seem to withstand the test of time. Here's how...

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2/9/2013 3:18:27 AM by Achelle Vinzons
I Must Ask My Parents If It's OK

Getting dumped is never great, but it's especially devastating when it's her parents who dumped you.

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1/20/2013 5:04:39 PM by stevenstattooz
She Just Wants My Passport
This is the first in a series of articles by this author on Chinese/Western cultural issues – what to look for, how to overcome, when to run.

Painting: "Bar Girl" by popular Shanghai artist Zhao
11/4/2012 2:03:38 PM by John Abbot
Chinese Women, an Enigma Wrapped in a Conundrum

Chinese women are a puzzle. Once you've had a relationship with one there is no going back, but try to figure out why?

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5/27/2012 4:36:12 PM by John Abbot
Chinese Dating Fairy Tale: Be Careful What You Wish For Because It May Come True!
Sometimes your Chinese Cinderella becomes your life long loving Chinese wife, but sometimes she just can't quite connect and never stops running away.
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1/14/2012 12:18:56 AM by Suhandi
Matchmaking Services of China Love Matchmakers introduces our latest associate, for members who live outside China and are interested in first class executive style Chinese Matchmaking Services.
1/8/2012 10:22:20 PM by
Open Secret

The manner in which Chinese women open cans in China just might give you a brief cause for concern.

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3/5/2010 4:27:15 PM by Justin Mitchell
Stupid Cupid Lands in China

Chinese Women and Flowers: It's a Natural Fit

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3/5/2010 4:05:32 PM by Justin Mitchell

Chang'e Delivering Delectable Mooncakes

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3/5/2010 3:52:25 PM by Justin Mitchell
Teach Your Children Well
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Cindy coments "This is what the kids wear in china. when they need to pee/shit, they just squat anywhere and everywhere! Trust me, anywhere and everywhere! *faints*"
3/5/2010 3:49:26 PM by Justin Mitchell
Of Hits and Misses: Zhang Ziyi's Latest Flame
Zhang Ziyi is hot, but her latest relationship is creating a different kind of heat back home in China.
Story courtesy of ChinaDaily & Raymond Zhou at 2007-02-08

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3/5/2010 3:47:03 PM by Raymond Zhou & CLM staff writer
What Do Women Want?
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3/5/2010 3:33:55 PM by Justin Mitchell
We Love Juicy Lucy (But China Begs To Differ)
Lucy Liu is thought of quite differently in China as compared to the West.

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3/5/2010 3:28:31 PM by Justin Mitchell
See Titanic, Hindenburg & Pearl Harbor
Almost always cynical, honest and humourous, Justin Mitchell is a well known American Journalist currently residing in Asia and into his 5th year with a wonderful Chinese Lady.

Painting: "Breathe No. 6" by well known Zhejiang artist Li Qu
3/5/2010 2:56:08 PM by Justin Mitchell
How Beautiful Chinese Women Helped Canada Win the Olympics

Canada is declared the winner of the 2010 Winter Olympics

You heard it first on CLM, where sound Chinese female logic prevails. Photo courtesy of (with minor corrections)
2/28/2010 2:36:36 PM by John Abbot (A Canadian)
I Read The News Today, Oh Boy…

Justin Mitchell gives a taste of what it is like to edit the "news" in China, but is it really much different than most of the crap printed around the world.

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2/26/2010 4:47:52 PM by Justin Mitchell
Cupid Takes On The Tiger

Cupid has a big job in China this year.

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2/11/2010 6:52:38 PM by John Abbot
Stupid Cupid Revisited

Not everyone has mastered the fine art of giving on Valentine's day as it is, but add cross cultural barriers and confusion reigns supreme.
2/11/2010 6:28:36 PM by Justin Mitchell

Chinglish, while the subject of ongoing ridicule ad nauseam, can sometimes ring poetic.

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2/5/2010 4:19:12 PM by Justin Mitchell
The Couple Quandary, Chinese Style
Robert Fulghum brilliantly describes the Couple Quandary from the POV of the onlooker, then John Abbot adds some specific pointers for the person being looked upon who has a Chinese wife.
1/15/2010 12:01:37 PM by Robert Fulghum & John Abbot