Well, it was about time. Six years after me applying for my Chinese driver license the first time, it was time to have it renewed. As this is was the first time for me to renew, I was not sure where to start, so I asked one of my Chinese colleagues for help. He pointed … Read more
Back in the days when Shanghai World Trade Centre was still being built. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4qRd9Hsmz0]
A change to China’s visa laws due to come into force this (northern) summer could make the People’s Republic a more attractive destination for ex-pat IT professionals up for the challenge, but the vital details on exactly which skills are needed are still being worked out. More on this article here.
Yep, I have decided some time ago to tie the knot and getting married with my Chinese babe. Although marriage in China is an easy process, however getting all the necessary paperwork can be very time consuming and most of the information I found online at that time were either outdated or simply … wrong. … Read more
In my last post, I talked about my departure from HP. From March 1st, I started working for…IBM. Yep, from HP to IBM. Only this time, my work focus is in a new area: storage testing or in other words, from computer software to computer hardware. This past week, I got to re-meet my new … Read more
After more than 4 years of service, it felt very emotional for me to leave a team of friends and co-workers I have been with such a long time starting from the localization team to HP Client Automation and finally to Financial Planning and Analysis. Now a new step of my career will start but … Read more
I usually go for a cup of coffee after lunch at Secret Recipe near Zhang Jiang subway station before heading back to the office. Still, given that Secret Recipe was crowded on that day (January 31), I decided to go for a coffee at Starbucks. So far, this does not look unusual to the reader,, … Read more
Today, I decided to make a trip and visit my former university (Faculty of Sciences of Tunis), where I did my BSc of Computer Science. I graduated from there in 2002, so eight years later, many things have changed there. As I was walking around, old memories kept on coming back like the amphitheaters where … Read more