This Week on beijingkids: New e-bike rules, a hongbao giveaway, Brit teachers on a “better life” in Beijing, and more!
What are the documents you need and where can you register your electric bicycles? We list the location of the official transport bureaus to go to, but be forewarned: a tight timescale has meant that these offices are being overwhelmed by owners trying to get register.
Several British teachers in Beijing describe China’s different attitude to schooling, in contrast to “bureaucracy” in England that creates an intolerable workload for teachers.
It’s not Chinese New Year yet, but several people have gotten lucky after a girl in Nanjing gave away hongbaos on a messaging app from her busy mom’s digital pocket. Will the mom be able to recover it?
The city is now home to numerous cafés, so just where can you find those that are kid-friendly and offering an alternative to coffee and alcohol for their younger customers?
We continue our coverage of mental health topics and this time, we talk about how open discourse about suicide can be empowering and can have life-changing ramifications. Just how can we offer assistance to a person we think might be suicidal?
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