What do you think about China?

I guess I come from the unique perspective of having been to all the East Asian countries (China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea) and my feelings about China has changed because of this. Roughly 30% of my friends are Chinese and 40% Korean. Before I lived in Korea, I was in China for a few months, visiting… Continue reading What do you think about China?

What is the difference between instant noodles in Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan?

I’m qualified to answer this since I’ve eaten a lot of instant noodle brands from all three countries. They do tend to be quite different from each other, I can’t say that one is necessarily better than the other. But in general Japanese instant noodles (Nissin, Sapporo Ichiban, Maruchan, etc) -the Noodles are normally wheat… Continue reading What is the difference between instant noodles in Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan?

Is China the least sexist of the East Asian countries?

In general, yes China has better gender equality than Korea and Japan. For example if you’re looking at the percentage of female CEOs (often a good measuring stick for breaking the glass ceiling) – China has the second highest proportion of female CEOs in the world List of female top executives – Wikipedia – this exceeds even the… Continue reading Is China the least sexist of the East Asian countries?