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WeChat in Yiwu:The Front Desk in the “International Hostel”?

By Sile Huang, Songjie Zhou, Yichi Zhang, Xinyan Wang
As the door cracks open with an electronic tune, Jason finally arrives at the hotel. Walking into the washroom, Jason sits down, reaches for toilet paper, before touching a metal pipe, a sprinkler attached on top. At the table in a Turkish restaurant, Jason excitedly flips through the menu as he has heard long before this trip how it is known for its savory Turkish cuisine, before encountering a panel of five different languages. Jason fishes through the list, finally finds the familiar English word that he could understand, only to realize how this five-line panel is all describing a single dish. Continue reading WeChat in Yiwu:The Front Desk in the “International Hostel”?