Personal Note: SINCE the best foie gras are made from only Male ducks or geese, what you do with the female ducks or geese? Here is the answer: "Since foie gras is made from the livers of only male ducks, all female ducklings—40 million of them each year in France alone—are useless to the … Continue reading (International-236) Jan 29, 2020 – Do you like fatty livers from ducks and geese? This article is for you!
Personal note: Why are some Chinese inclined to marry on Feb 2, 2020? "Feb 2, 2020, is written as 20200202 on the Chinese calendar, and Chinese people often like to get married on an even date as they believe that good things come in pairs." Same with the 2008 Beijing Olympics 080808...open night August … Continue reading (China-422) Jan 29, 2020 – Why it is good to marry on Feb 2, 2020 (20200202)!
Full stack of innovation gives Huawei edge in smart cities By Ma Si | China Daily | Updated: 2020-01-06 09:15 Several Chinese tech giants are betting on local governments' growing enthusiasm for building smart cities, which they see as new growth opportunities. Huawei Technologies Co aims to stand out among this string of firms, with … Continue reading (China-421) Jan 29, 2020 – Why is Huawei doing so well in the world?
Personal note: After my first years in China, I was thinking about my own legacy...yes, I believe that we only pass through this world but once, so what good can I do for the students entrusted to my care? I approached my dean, who hired me to teach in her English Department, and I suggested … Continue reading (China-420) Jan 29, 2020 – One Chinese academic’s way to preserve or save his legacy in China
The memory of China’s Sars outbreak in 2002 and 2003 has cast an especially large shadow over the current crisis. Officials initially suppressed information, worsening an outbreak of the deadly respiratory virus that went on to infect more than 8,000 people and kill 744, the majority of them in China and Hong Kong. Coronavirus … Continue reading (China-419) Jan 29, 2020 – Can you trust the Chinese government about the virus in Wuhan now?
PERSONAL NOTE: The following report on the coronavirus attempts to answer the following 6 questions. Be careful! You could a potential career of the virus without knowing! 1. Can the virus be transmitted among humans? 2. Is there a confirmed cure for the virus? 3. Do folk medicines like banlangen have any effect on … Continue reading (China-418) Jan 29, 2020 – 6 Important questions about the coronavirus from Wuhan, China
Trump's Middle East peace plan: 'Deal of the century' is huge gamble By Jeremy Bowen BBC Middle East editor, Washington January 28, 2020 Personal Note: Why are the two world leaders doing it now?..."The timing of the announcement of the Trump initiative suits the political and legal needs of Mr Trump and Mr Netanyahu. Both … Continue reading (International-237) Jan 29, 2020 – Trump’s plans for Israel are rejected by the Palestinians!