Tag Archive: work

The 996 controversy or China’s 72-hour work week

A few days ago, Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and one of China’s richest people (also #21 richest person in the world according to Forbes) made waves when he openly supported the… Continue reading

Working from home is also working

Working from home is not something common in China, a country where “being in the office” means “working”, when everybody knows that you can be in the office warming the chair and wasting… Continue reading

Pros and cons of working from home

Many people have been on holidays and traveling this month. Many blogs have not been updated so frequently these lazy summer days because their authors are busy doing holiday stuff and having fun. And me… I am… Continue reading

The coldest winter

There has been no other topic on the Chinese news and social media in the past few days: it is cold! The local Suzhou newspaper warned us a week in advance: it was… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from China

Christmas in China is a strange holiday. Well, that is a way of speaking. There is no holiday, in fact. Malls put up fancy decorations and play Christmas carols, but that’s about it. On… Continue reading

Getting up at 6:40 on a Sunday

I want to be honest with you. I am not a very active person. I have never been a big fan of sports. I don’t mind walking long distances, but that’s about it.… Continue reading

Chinese New Year party

It’s better late than never, or at least we say that in Spain. Almost a month later I finally have the pictures of our company’s Chinese New Year party, which took place on… Continue reading