Runaway gym owners must pay


On a recent visit to the gym in my neighborhood, I walked up to the front door to find a mob of members yelling as movers hauled the equipment out of the building. I realized that I wouldn’t be renewing my membership. The owner had cleared out with all the money. This has become commonplace in Shanghai as gyms struggle to sign up new members … Continue reading Runaway gym owners must pay

Universities in China: Reforms are Required


As many managers worry over whether their factory workers will return after the Spring Festival, about 600,000 new graduates remain unemployed, a government official stated on January 26. Ministry of Education statistics show that more than 6 million students graduated in China last year, up from 1.45 million in 2002. The other day, I interviewed a recent graduate who was struggling to make ends meet … Continue reading Universities in China: Reforms are Required