(International-249) June 23, 2019 – From nobody to somebody…to be accepted as a Fulbright Scholar!

personal note: Everything is possible if you try and try. What a story of a refugee to a Fulbright Scholar...an incredible achievement. steve, peace, usa june 23, 2019 stephenehling@hotmail.com   blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com    Not welcome' in Australia: from Tampa refugee to Fulbright scholar, via New Zealand New Zealand gave a home, and hope, to Abbas Nazari. … Continue reading (International-249) June 23, 2019 – From nobody to somebody…to be accepted as a Fulbright Scholar!

(International-248) June 23, 2019 – Japanese men are now reporting domestic violence!

  PERSONAL NOTE: Japan is going through many social problems...now it is men reporting women for the violence. Something is going on in Japan, with all the social problems affecting the society...from men who isolate themselves or those who choose not meet the females, etc...what is going on in Japan today? Steve, peace, usa, june … Continue reading (International-248) June 23, 2019 – Japanese men are now reporting domestic violence!

(International-247) June 23, 2019 – A medical student died of measles!

PERSONAL NOTE: If a medical student could die of Measles, it is no wonder some young people (including children) could die of measles in America, where some parents are acting like doctors, deciding not to vacinate their children, exposing them to unnecessary danger or death! Peace, steve, usa june 23, 2019  stephenehling@hotmail.com    blog - … Continue reading (International-247) June 23, 2019 – A medical student died of measles!

(International-246) June 23, 2019 – In Peru, a bridge made of grass every year

PERSONAL NOTE: People in this part of Peru continue to use the old technology to build this incredible rope bridge without the use of modern equipment. Every is made of grass woven by women, and the men did the bridge...this is done every year by the communities from either side of the bridge. Peace, steve, … Continue reading (International-246) June 23, 2019 – In Peru, a bridge made of grass every year

(China-333) June 20, 2019 – The re-education camps in Xinjiang

  personal note: I saw the video version of this story by John Sudworth...who to believe? What the reporter saw or what is truly behind the scenes? Steve, peace, usa, june 20, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com   https://getting2knowyou-china.com Searching for truth in China's Uighur 're-education' camps • By John Sudworth BBC News, Xinjiang June21, 2019 those inside the … Continue reading (China-333) June 20, 2019 – The re-education camps in Xinjiang

(International-245) June 20, 2019 – Tensions between China and Xinjiang!

  PERSONAL NOTE: A math major student in China once told me his boyfriend is from Xinjiang but I had never met him! It is unfortunate that race (or ethnicity in China) and religion could impede better harmony and relationships in mainland China. Most people in Xinjiang are Uyghurs and many are Muslims...Unfortunately some Muslims … Continue reading (International-245) June 20, 2019 – Tensions between China and Xinjiang!

(China-332) June 19, 2019 – An old school wedding in East China

PERSONAL NOTE: The wedding took place in Suzhou, a very modern Chinese city. But this couple chose the old way, and did it their way. This is interesting because they followed the old custom, especially in terms of the gifts they received from their friends...dating back to the 1970s...the basic things a young couple might … Continue reading (China-332) June 19, 2019 – An old school wedding in East China

(International-244) June 19, 2019 – Ice melting in Greenland?

personal note: beautiful to witness but not good for the world and its climate...we should all be concerned about melting of ice sheets in Greenland. peace, steve, usa june 19, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com  Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image • 18 June 2019 BBC With their sled in tow, a pack of dogs … Continue reading (International-244) June 19, 2019 – Ice melting in Greenland?

(International-243) June 18, 2019 – Top Universities in the world

personal note: to me, you and your education determines your future, not your school! peace, steve, usa june 18    stephenehling@hotmail.com Education Five Hong Kong universities – led by University of Hong Kong – ranked among the world’s 100 best tertiary institutions • University of Hong Kong ranks 25th, followed by University of Science and … Continue reading (International-243) June 18, 2019 – Top Universities in the world

(International-242) June 18, 2019 – Father’s Day in China

personal note: what father's day means to some students in China this year...June, 2019   As this year's Father's Day falls on Sunday, a survey conducted in 561 universities nationwide by the news website youth.cn reveals students' relationships with their fathers. More than 79 percent of college students know their father's birthday, compared with 21 … Continue reading (International-242) June 18, 2019 – Father’s Day in China