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Self-Portrait: Saída

Both Chinese (Cantonese) and Portuguese are Macau’s official languages. Other languages such as Mandarin, English and Hokkien are also spoken by some local communities. The Macanese language, a distinctive creole generally known as Patuá, is still spoken by several dozen Macanese […]

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Living in China: braving the traffic

Back in 2009, China became the world’s largest automobile producer with the world’s largest automobile market, selling over 8 million units […]

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Chinese Calligraphy: Art on the Streets

An artist practicing Chinese Calligraphy with a brush soaked in water on the side walk in the entrance Zhong Shan Park in Shanghai […]

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Living in China: Capoeira?

It’s interesting to see that, even though I’m living 16,469 kilometers away from home (or 10234 miles or 8893 nautical miles), there is always something here and there to bring you back that feeling of “being at home”. In Portuguese, we would call that feeling Saudade.

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Visual Communication in China: “You are here”

Note to Pudong Airport Administration: “produce more meaningful signage” […]

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Visual Communication in China: “Push the Button to call for assistance of creepy tentacles”

Your emergency is very important to us. At the moment, all our creepy tentacles are busy […]

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Visual Communication in China: “Visitors, this way”?

I hope you’re not desperate to get out!

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Visual Communication in China: “This is a no-car bomb area”!

If you’re planning a suicide attack, please find the nearest suicide-allowed zone.