(International-252) July 9, 2019 – An Uber taxi driver on the way to singing opera!

Personal Note: He is the 2nd black man who has the talent to sing opera...hm! I am happy for him...you cannot hide your talent, if you have one, and lucky enough to be singing to someone who will change your life! Peace, steve, usa July 9, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com     blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com The South African … Continue reading (International-252) July 9, 2019 – An Uber taxi driver on the way to singing opera!

(China-338) July 8, 2019 – New Tibetan youth, new citizens of China!

Personal Note: What a story about Dradul and his friends, now citizens of mainland China. Read the story below...what it means to become a Chinese citizen in China. Peace, steve, usa, july 8, 2019    stephenehling@hotmail.com   blog = https://getting2knowyou-china.com   Tibetan youth: Life transformed with Chinese nationality By Zhang Wenfang | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-07-08  … Continue reading (China-338) July 8, 2019 – New Tibetan youth, new citizens of China!

(China-337) July 8, 2019 – Why the Chinese government is promoting vocational education in China!

PERSONAL NOTE: During my 7 years as a visiting professor in mainland China, I continued to tell my students and some parents that NOT all students should attend colleges or universities. China has too many students with paper degrees, but what China needs is people with skills to help develop the country. It makes sense … Continue reading (China-337) July 8, 2019 – Why the Chinese government is promoting vocational education in China!

(America-139) July 8, 2019 – Why many young Americans are playing Mahjong!

Personal Note: When I was in college in Dallas, Texas, USA, a young American couple invited me to play Mahjong with them. Later when I was a teacher in Washington state (where I now reside) an American fellow female teacher invited me to play Mahjong. You are right...Chinese (most stupid Chinese) will not play Mahjong … Continue reading (America-139) July 8, 2019 – Why many young Americans are playing Mahjong!

(International-251) July 8, 2019 – Who is a Chinese? China’s definition and concept!

Personal note: I am a pure bred Chinese because my grandparents came from mainland China, migrated to Malaya around 1903, and we all grew up in Malaya (now Malaysia). Would mainland China allow me to become a citizen? Not quite! But they would claim you as a part of China...a real irony! Overseas Chinese continue … Continue reading (International-251) July 8, 2019 – Who is a Chinese? China’s definition and concept!

(China-337) July 7, 2019 – What I wrote to celebrate China’s 40th Anniversary of reforms and opening up (2018) under Deng Xiaoping!

CELEBRATING 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHINA’S REFORM AND OPENING-UP August 8, 2018 by Stephen Ling, USA (China Daily printed an edited version) On July 14 2001, China was awarded the 2008 Olympics. I visited Beijing and toured the Olympic sites, February 2008. I said to my host, “Are you sure these will be ready for the … Continue reading (China-337) July 7, 2019 – What I wrote to celebrate China’s 40th Anniversary of reforms and opening up (2018) under Deng Xiaoping!

(This Is China-66) July 7, 2019 – Chapter 67 from THIS IS CHINA

personal note: I decided to share my book with friends and students in mainland China because it is expensive to order one from USA.  Enjoy it and share it with people you care and love. Peace, steve, usa, July 7, 2019    stephenehling@hotmail.com      blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com   - 319 - Chapter 67 Imagine … Continue reading (This Is China-66) July 7, 2019 – Chapter 67 from THIS IS CHINA