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
PERSONAL NOTE: In America, both the rich and the poor love GARAGE SALES...I knew of a rich female friend who would offer her vast collections of everything, almost every weekend...SHE DID NOT NEED THE MONEY, but enjoyed meeting the people who came to her small weekend sales at her residence. I choose to give my … Continue reading (China-331) June 17, 2019 – What some graduate students did at the end of their campus life!
personal note: Whatever happens to the agreement between UK and China when Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997? That Hong Kong should be allowed the freedoms for the next 50 years (2017)...UK is too busy with their own political problems at the moment - election of a new Prime Minister and the Brexit … Continue reading (China-330) June 15, 2019 – Hong Kong decided not to pass the EXTRADITION BILL because of the riots
personal note: one man's opinion of the youth of China and their ignorance of Chinese history! yes, the modern youth grow up surrounding with things things things and wealth, and know nothing about the struggles of their grandparents or some parents! steve, peace, usa, june 14, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org blog = https://getting2knowyou-china.com Chinese youth can’t be … Continue reading (China-329) June 14, 2019 – Today’s Chinese youth know little of Chinese history!
personal note: International students in any country is important to the host country...financially, culturally and economically. It is sad that many Chinese students are now going to Canada, England, Australia or New Zealand and they do not feel comfortable or safe to come to study in USA because of president Trump's negative attitudes to … Continue reading (China-328) June 9, 2019 – Chinese students are critical to USA
personal note: It reminds me of different streaming platform in China now...one can make some money doing this, professionally! peace, steve, usa june 9, 2019 email@example.com blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com Survey shows more than half of Chinese watch vlogs Xinhua | Updated: 2019-06-08 Vlogging, short for video blogging, has become a new fashion in … Continue reading (China-327) June 9, 2019 – What is vlogging?
personal note: I will never forget the day a student and I were bicycling to see a famous seafood restaurant sitting on stilts, not far from the campus where I would spend 7 years as a visiting professor in mainland China. As we rode our bicycles leisurely towards the place, I was shocked beyond belief … Continue reading (China-326) June 7, 2019 – President Xi, taking the lead to deal with mounting garbage crisis in China