Most are from European countries and the United States and predominantly white.Beijing is a transitionary city for expats – few stay back forever. The pollution aside, Beijing still has a culture which remains alien for years after you have experienced it.Beijing is also where China’s identity crisis makes itself most evident – the struggle to hold to its traditions, while attempting to shake them off in a race to become modern and Westernised.
He was keen to meet Chinese women and had many blind dates organised by Chinese dating websites.There are the grizzled veterans of course, but three to five years is the cut-off point for most. Add to this the tiny difficulties of navigating daily life – and the idea of permanently settling in Beijing seem daunting. He’s now back in the Philippines.” She has been dating a Briton for six months now, and the murmurs about him wanting to move back soon have already “It’s like you get excited about someone new, but at the same time, you can’t get that excited either.Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) returns a salute from a Chinese naval officer (L) as Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (R) looks on during Duterte's arrival to visit the guided missile frigate Changchun berthed at the Davao international port on May 1, 2017.He was struck by the women's materialism and wished there was a better platform to find a significant other. How does your website differ from other Chinese dating websites?It took me months to experience blind dates the Chinese way.Beijing has been primarily an administrative capital rather than an industrial or commercial city.