PERSONAL NOTE: HM! HOW a simple book ...Born 1982, about a fiction female in South Korea is stirring up many females around the world...how the life of simple Korean woman is getting the attention of females around the world...fighting for respect for who they are...however imperfect and ordinary their lives...precisely because they are so … Continue reading (International-235) June 14, 2019 – A fiction book in south Korea is getting attention worldwise
Even after declaring a crisis, government seemed focused on managing its image as well as the outbreakEmma Graham-HarrisonWed 12 Feb 2020 The Guardian· Flowers and a photo of the whistleblower doctor Li Wenliang at a hospital in Wuhan. Photograph: APChina’s two new hospitals built in as many weeks were the official face of its fight against … Continue reading China-437 – March 9, 2020 – Virus History
CAN THE JEWS OF KAIFENG, CHINA, SURVIVE XI JINPING, AS THEY HAVE 1,400 YEARS OF CLOODS, REVOLUTION, AND INTERMARRIAGE? Dwindling community in city in Henan province is threatened by a campaign against ‘unaurthorised religion’ It has an unlikely ambassador in the form of an 18-year-old schoolboy from Hong Kong Etan Smallman SCMP March 8, 2020 … Continue reading (China-436) March 8, 2020 – A young man in Hong Kong interested in the history of the Jews in China
personal note: I am happy to share with you 3 articles about CHINA IS THE REAL SICK MAN OF ASIA: the first article is written by Walter Mead, working for the Wall Street Journal (which got a response from China), the second article is about why China decided to expell 3 WSJ reporters working … Continue reading (CHINA-435) Feb 26, 2020 – The truth behind THE SICK MAN OF ASIA
A different Tibetan New Year amid epidemic Xinhua | Updated: 2020-02-25 Putting on new festive costumes and setting the table for a big New Year's feast, Yangjen Drolkar and his wife in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, are ready to celebrate the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Monday, in the traditional manner. Only … Continue reading (China-434) Feb 25, 2020 – Celebrate the New Year in Tibet
From horses to haute couture, billionaire’s daughter Jaime Xie is a fashion influencer in the making • As a teenager, Xie hung out with Steve Jobs’ daughter and was obsessed with her family’s five horses • She had a spot on Netflix’s Bling Empire, and is building herself a career in the fashion industry Kavita … Continue reading (America-175) Feb 23, 2020 – What an influencer looks like?
Exploitation in focus ‘A step away from hell’: the young male refugees selling sex to survive Jochen* (71) and Mohamed* (21) sit in the Tiergarten Photographer Heba Khamis spent a year and a half documenting the lives of ‘black birds’: the male Afghan and Iranian sex workers in Berlin’s Tiergarten • All photographs by Heba … Continue reading (International-243) Feb 23, 2020 – Muslims selling sex to survive in Germany!
Post Magazine / Long Reads Anne Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss, recounts horrors of Auschwitz 75 years after liberation The peace activist and international speaker recounts how she was torn from her happy childhood in Vienna and ‘saved’ from the concentration camp’s angel of death, Josef Mengele, by a hat Kate Whitehead 27 Jan, 2020 scmp … Continue reading (International-242) February 22, 2020 – Who is Anne Frank’s half sister?