Chinese gaming industry – the way it works “World of warships” slash “Steal Ocean”

December 3, 2016

I’m not really much of a gamer myself but what China does to manufacturing industry is also happening to …. everything else:D. We’ve all seen photos of “Nyke” shoes or “Ploy Stations” back in the day but the same is happening to more sophisticated products nowadays. Sooo… there is that game “Steel Ocean” which is pretty much a copy of “World of Warships”. Not that I played any of these…


My first job in a Chinese company – how it doesn’t work

September 18, 2016

Once, I’ve heard somebody working in the European parliament saying that it’s the most inefficient place he has ever seen. Well I’m quite sure he has never worked in any Chinese company or institution. Even though I have never worked in the European Parliament can already tell that compared to some Chinese companies it’s (or must be) an example of efficiency and orderliness. Getting recruited So in 2014 I landed…


Foreign bums, Chinese scams and looking for job in Beijing

June 17, 2016

  Posted By Jan Piatkowski on November 12, 2014 I bet everybody has heard some weird stories about getting strange jobs in China. It’s about the things which seem to be impossible back home and about which you hear on the TV sometimes. Thus, probably a “fake orchestra” would be considered a scam in Europe but in China an orchestra in which performers have never performed or even learned anything about music…


Can people in China live together before marriage?

January 15, 2016

Once I’ve heard a funny story of a Chinese girl living with her fiancé. All was quite normal, at least until the girl’s mother didn’t decide to pay them an unexpected visit. The latter called after having already arrived at the airport so that the couple had just one hour to prepare. While the girl went to pick up her mother, the boy had to…. fetch a mattress to pretend…