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BlackBerry Chinese Input Method Support

Friday, November 14th, 2008

At some days I really hate the ignorance that comes along my way. Today's protagonist of discomfort: The BlackBerry Chinese Input Method Support doesn't exist... luckily I can use Google and luckily there are some hackers out there that helped pave the way to enjoy Chinese on my BlackBerry Curve ...

Real estate in Hong Kong becoming cheaper?

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Hong Kong is well know for the worldwide highest real estate prices. Buying just a small flat in a top location in a new building might cost You more than a million US dollars. However this might change and prices might go down. Caseway Bay buildings in Hong Kong Island are ...

Singapore has the highest density of rich people

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Which place has the highest density of rich people? The answer seems to be Singapore at the moment. According to a report(pdf, right-click and save) of the Boston Consulting Group some interesting developements can be observed People with $US 100,000 in their account The number of people who have $US 100,000 (one ...

Rich in Hongkong

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Hongkong is wealthy, but how much money and bling bling is there really? Today I picked up a copy of The Standard (free HK newspaper that You get on the Street in English and Chinese) and there was an article about the wealth of Hongkong. How many...? Ah yes, how many Millionaires ...

What makes work different in China?

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

My last post was about if learning Chinese is worth the effort, especially with a look on the recent visa changes. I also listed my main reasons why I am in China, one of them is WORK. Justrecently who is a fellow German and has a blog about the political ...

Is it still worth learning Chinese with the current visa policy?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Recently I heard this this dialog: - Hey man, I want to invest in China, I want to settle here, can I do that? I mean because of visa and stuf... - Sure You can. The law states You can. But we don't know if this law still exists tomorrow. Two weeks later, ...

Do You have a Chinese name?

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

I just got my Chinese name. It has been a long journey, but now my girlfriend gave me my new name. jùn jié. Which could be translated as very talented person. However jùn has more meanings beside talented. It also means smart or handsome. I'll go with these 2 instead of ...