(China-84) A Chinese double amputee reaches the peak of the mountain at age 69!

  SPECIAL NOTE: SO WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT THIS DOUBLE EMPUTEE? He is 69 years old and he finally succeeded in reaching the peak of the highest mountain in the world...what an inspiration to all of us who find it difficult at times to achieve a simple task with our use of our legs … Continue reading (China-84) A Chinese double amputee reaches the peak of the mountain at age 69!

(America-38) Will English continues to be the Lingua Franca of the world?

SPECIAL NOTE:  "Which country boasts the most English speakers, or people learning to speak English? The answer is China. According to a study published by Cambridge University Press, up to 350 million people there have at least some knowledge of English..." The information in this recent report by an English reporter is not telling the whole truth … Continue reading (America-38) Will English continues to be the Lingua Franca of the world?

(China-82) New generation of migrant workers in China today..

SPECIAL NOTE: 2018 sees happy faces of new migrant workers in China...the first or older generation of migrants were mostly uneducated youth happy to find work in the major cities in China...they are the ones, workers, laborers and builders who helped to build the China we see and visit and enjoy today. They were the … Continue reading (China-82) New generation of migrant workers in China today..

(International-77) An Australian professor travels to Europe to die?

SPECIAL NOTE:  Assisted suicide describes any act that intentionally helps another person kill themselves, for example by providing them with the means to do so, most commonly by prescribing a lethal medication. It differs from euthanasia, which is a third-party intervention to end a life to relieve suffering, such as when a doctor administers the lethal dose. Assisted … Continue reading (International-77) An Australian professor travels to Europe to die?

(China-80) An Oxford university professor writes how China is learning from its past?

Five ways China's past has shaped its present By Prof Rana Mitter University of Oxford • 20 April 2018 To understand today's headlines about China's approach to issues such as trade, foreign policy or internet censorship, turn to its past. The country is perhaps more aware of its own history than any other major society … Continue reading (China-80) An Oxford university professor writes how China is learning from its past?