(China-334) June 30, 2019 – Do visit Quanzhou (Fujian province) if you have the time!

personal note: I have a godson, now growing up in Quanzhou. His father owns a factory there, one of my former students. It is a beautiful city, not far from Xiamen. It is city full of history as you will learn from this incredible article. Go there and enjoy the early days of the Silk … Continue reading (China-334) June 30, 2019 – Do visit Quanzhou (Fujian province) if you have the time!

(China-333) June 20, 2019 – The re-education camps in Xinjiang

  personal note: I saw the video version of this story by John Sudworth...who to believe? What the reporter saw or what is truly behind the scenes? Steve, peace, usa, june 20, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com   https://getting2knowyou-china.com Searching for truth in China's Uighur 're-education' camps • By John Sudworth BBC News, Xinjiang June21, 2019 those inside the … Continue reading (China-333) June 20, 2019 – The re-education camps in Xinjiang

(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

(China-331) June 17, 2019 – What some graduate students did at the end of their campus life!

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!

(China-330) June 15, 2019 – Hong Kong decided not to pass the EXTRADITION BILL because of the riots

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

(China-329) June 14, 2019 – Today’s Chinese youth know little of Chinese history!

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   stephenehling@hotmail.com   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!

(China-328) June 9, 2019 – Chinese students are critical to USA

  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