Mayor of Wuhan: Stay away By ZHOU LIHUA in Wuhan and ZOU SHUO in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2020-01-22 Reducing travel in and out of city may curb disease spread, he says The mayor of Wuhan, Hubei province, called on people not travel to and from the city in order to combat the … Continue reading (China-427) Feb 2, 2020 – Mayor of Wuhan says Not to come to my city!
WHO IS LIU PEI LIN, WHO HAS SHOT TO FAME IN CHINA TODAY Phoebe Zhang SCMP Feb 1, 2020 The story of Liu Pei Lin, who shot to fame when a video of her escape a burning building went viral, has cast a spotlight on the struggles of country’s LGBT community. It was a … Continue reading (china-426) February 2, 2020 – The sad story of a trans person in modern China, named Liu Peilin…an incredible story
Personal Note: RATS? WITH THE ONSLAUGHT OF THE novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, since Jan 20, 2020, and reports that animals are responsible for today’s many diseases or virus around the world? But what a surprise to learn that in Zacatecas, Mexico, ‘field rats’ made the best rat soup in the world! Steve Ling, Jan … Continue reading (China-425) Feb 2, 2020 – What does the Year of the Rat mean to all the Chinese in the world?
Post-80s young man gifts 20,000 face masks in N China (People's Daily Online) January 29, 2020 A post-80s man recently attracted attention up and down the country thanks to his good deed of giving free masks to citizens all around Baotou in Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Baotou Evening News reported. Li Hui, a self-employed businessman … Continue reading (China-424) Jan 29, 2020 – A young and his family gave out free masks to people in this time of the virus crisis in China
Personal Note: China's economy seems to be booming, one reason was the rise of P2P lending practice, the free flow of money from people to people, hands to hands, without much governmental regulations. Right now a friend's mother has lost tons of money because she trusted one of her former students with her money … Continue reading (China-423) Jan 29, 2020 – P to P lending in China is in trouble today
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