(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

(This Is China-64) June 14, 2019 – Chapter 65 from THIS IS CHINA

  personal note: I decided to share my book with friends and students in mainland China because it is too expensive to order one from USA Amazon. Read it and share it with those you care and love. Peace, steve, usa, June 18, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com     https://getting2knowyou-china.com     - 310 - Chapter 65 It … Continue reading (This Is China-64) June 14, 2019 – Chapter 65 from THIS IS CHINA

(International-241) June 18, 2019 – Death houses in India and in Singapore

India’s city where people come to die • For Hindus, Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in the world, and ‘salvation homes’ have been set up across the city to house the men and women who come to live – and die – here. • By Romita Saluja 18 June 2019 BBC TRAVEL   … Continue reading (International-241) June 18, 2019 – Death houses in India and in Singapore

(International-240) June 18, 2019 – What is a Japanese Convenience Store like?

  personal note: I would claim to know, understand nor appreciate Japanese convenience stores. We have here in USA 7-Elevan, or AM/PM stores, which I would not personally shop because they carry limited items which are much cheaper in a regular grocery stores. We go there to buy petrol or gasoline for our cars! Not … Continue reading (International-240) June 18, 2019 – What is a Japanese Convenience Store like?