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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    American investment adviser set up own dating website in Beijing

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com American investment adviser set up his own dating website as a hobby after finding Chinese sites did not offer satisfactory services Getting couples together ... is compatible with your life. What I'm doing now is for passion. I consult for investment banks and work on the dating service as a hobby. In order to make the dating service website become ...

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    Patent expert gives up 'iron rice bowl' for website

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:42am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Beijinger saw only monotony in his future as a government patent examiner, so he went off on his own with a now-thriving website Patent expert scraps 'iron rice bowl' Zhu Jiaqun spent 10 years working as a patent examiner for the government, but eventually realised his future looked dull. He was passionate about his work, and as a hobby ...

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    How a former train driver dedicated 26 years to mapping Beijing's hutongs

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:25am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... I have done nothing else since the 1980s but photograph and draw maps of the hutongs. I don't drink or smoke and I have no other hobbies. When doing my research, I awoke no later than 5am ...

  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Lure of China proves strong for USC grad Allen Wu

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... in my spare time. I used to enjoy surfing, skiing and scuba diving in southern California. Now my hobby is roller skating. What has inspired you in your work? I am an adventurer. Ever since ...

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    Love of aquariums leads to business

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and high pressure made me feel that I was in the wrong place. I always wanted to do things differently, and I'm not a very organised person. Many people take aquascaping as a hobby. Some make ...

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    'Homework uncle' Lin Dongping uses Weibo to help pupils dig up answers

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... suddenly woken up, realising that I have already graduated and do not need to take such tests again. Then I feel so happy. This is just my hobby and I am having a lot of fun. I won't bother ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Trekker Jin Qiao leads walks across Asia

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun celine.sun@scmp.com Rather than languish in an office, Jin Qiao carved out a path pursuing his walking hobby Trekker feels miles better in nature What is a walk worth to you? ... in their seats, spending the whole day with copies of newspapers and a cup of tea. I knew it just wasn't the life I wanted. I decided instead to pursue my hobby and set up the walk centre ...



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