AYI Instructions - Fresh Fish

Many ayi's will go shopping for the family/families they work for, which could pose a problem when it comes to freshness. Most Chinese tend to buy fish at the market not looking, nor knowing how to identifying fresh fish. Chinese also buy fish though the scales or other parts may be infected. The belief here is that once cooked, the problem is gone!

Below you can find an instruction you can print for your ayi. The writing and translation has been provided by Expat 2 Expat Co., Ltd.

Read more: AYI Instructions - Fresh Fish

China National Holidays 2010

Below you can find the National Holidays in China for 2010. Please be aware that some schools may have other holidays as well, especially the International Schools.

Read more: China National Holidays 2010

Should you cheat on your spouse in China?

I know that many follow the news and see all the articles of people, usually influential ones, are caught having at least one mistress.

A few foreigners have already gotten into trouble, because there's actually a law protecting the spouses in China!

Read more: Should you cheat on your spouse in China?

Having an Ayi (Chinese Maid)

Each week I receive many calls and emails regarding Chinese Ayi's, mostly because problems have arisen, be it accidents, salary payment or other problems. The answer is never simple and this is due to the specific laws here in China. I'll try and shed some light on this below.

Who is responsible for the Ayi?

This is a very tricky question that needs some examples in order to understand properly.

Read more: Having an Ayi (Chinese Maid)

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