thoughts: awkward interview questions in China

Recently, I have had the privilege to be interviewed by some relatively small private Chinese company for a position in sales and marketing. It was my first time to be interviewed by a Chinese in China, no less. We had the interview in English. I don’t know if there were many things just lost in…

thoughts: on braces

I have had my braces for approximately 4 years already. I am not proud of it, especially that I have arrived at an age when I should have moved on from my teeth to more of personality development. A friend once commented: “why do you wear braces now? University is supposedly mating season!” (Well, ideally)…

life planning: your monthly salary to own a condo in manila

Having just graduated, I was faced with the ever difficult problem of finding a place to stay. I had 3 options: (1) rent a room (2) buy a condo (3) live with my relatives As I am not a believer of rent (or having to pay for something that will never be yours) and have not a…