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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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!
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 email@example.com blog - … Continue reading (International-247) June 23, 2019 – A medical student died of measles!
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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!
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