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2015 Chris Wu Dramas

Chris Wu’s 2015 Drama and Film Projects

Chris Wu (also known as Wu Kang Ren / 吳慷仁) has a great number of dramas/films out this year. We thought we had them all counted up with three television dramas and one film, but we were wrong. Alongside the [...]

June 10, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Roy Chiu Drama Marathon

Roy Chiu Drama Marathon

We’ve been on a Roy Chiu roll, lately. We’ve been watching Waking Love Up—a Mainland Chinese romance-comedy-drama series and Office Girls—a Taiwanese romance-comedy series. We first came across Roy Chiu years ago in a Taiwanese drama called, Easy Fortune Happy [...]

May 24, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
The Four (2015)

The Four (2015)

The Four / 少年四大名捕 is a Mainland Chinese Wuxia-detective series based on the Si Da Ming Bu novels by Woon Swee Oan (also known as Wen Rui’an), a Hong Kong-based Malaysian-Chinese poet and writer. We came into this series especially [...]

May 15, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Sweet Sweet Bodyguard (2012)

Sweet Sweet Bodyguard (2012)

Sweet Sweet Bodyguard is a three-year-old Taiwanese series which we only had the opportunity to watch this year because, up till the last year or so, it wasn’t available to us. It’s a lengthy 82-episode series featuring a romance plot [...]

May 13, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Shan Shan Comes to Eat (2014)

Shan Shan Comes to Eat (2014)

We don’t watch a lot of Chinese dramas—probably because they aren’t as easily available to us as say Korean dramas or Taiwanese dramas—but Shan Shan Comes to Eat / 杉杉来了 (also known as Boss and Me) was available and we [...]

May 13, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
US Withholding Tax

Claiming Reduced Rate of Withholding Tax on eBook Sales

Those of us who aren’t tax residents of the United States., selling eBooks online via U.S. online stores like Amazon, Apple iBookstore, Smashwords and Createspace means 30% of non-resident withholding tax (NRWT) is deducted from earnings from sales. You can [...]

February 5, 2015 Writing
Yanwen as Shipping Method

Using Yanwen as a Shipping Method

We’ve recently been shopping on the Chinese mega online shopping store, Aliexpress, where all sorts of things can be found here—from Apparel to Electronics, commercial appliances to novelty items. This site contains Chinese businesses big and small selling their products. [...]

December 29, 2014 Julia and Tania's World
Television Dramas Featuring Chris Wu

Drama Recommendations Featuring Chris Wu!

We have drama recommendations! If you’re looking for your next awesome romance drama watch—or in this case, watches—we recommend Rock ‘n’ Road / A咖的路 (2014), Substitute Princess / 金大花的華麗冒險 (2013) and What is Love / 花是愛 (2012). They’re all Taiwanese [...]

December 27, 2014 All-Time Favourite Asian Series, Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
SimpleMind+ iPad (Free Version)

Brainstorming App for iPad – SimpleMind+ (Free Version)

We’ve been looking for a simple app that allows us to brainstorm ideas and be able to see those ideas easily and navigate our ideas for writing projects. We came across SimpleMind+ for the iPad and found that the free [...]

December 21, 2014 Writing
You're All Surrounded (2014)

You’re All Surrounded (2014)

Korean action/comedy/romance series, You’re All Surrounded / 너희들은 포위됐다 , focusing on an unsolved murder case spanning 11 years had us from the opening scene with the car chase to the end as it uncovered the perpetrators and their motivations. [...]

August 19, 2014 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas