Cover Stories: The Book Gets a Look

When it comes to the PRC, even the most innocuous choices—say, a book cover for a city guide—can turn into frustration. The audience for this Shanghai guidebook is primarily made up of expats. But anything that goes into China, even briefly, even if it will leave China once again, must adhere to Chinese rules. Expats…

The Contract

Taking stock today of contracts—social, personal, and professional. Since this is a blog about China, I’ll stick with Chinese contracts or at least the ones that have to do with China. Forbes offers good advice to foreigners about verifying a Chinese contract—check the official ‘chops’ and look up business licenses—that sort of thing. If you’re a foreigner signing a contract in…