Personal Note: When I was a visiting professor in China, I visited another school in Fujian Province...I remember the students were telling me that the dormitory for the foreign students had better facilities. That I remember...I did not ask if the students had to pay more to live in this better dormitory. So there could … Continue reading (International-284) December 29, 2019 – Are foreign students getting better treatment in China than locals?
Personal note: One man's view of London since its Olympics in 2012! He did not think UK is on the way or road to economic expansion or prosperity but a country troubled by too many events that did not help with the image of UK around the world! Steve, peace, usa, December 28 firstname.lastname@example.org blog … Continue reading (International-283) December 28, 2019 – London since its olympic games?
Personal Note: I grew up in Malaya, now Malaysia, a world and especially in my village...there were ghosts everywhere. So much so my mother would caution me how I should behave when I was out in the woods...do not offend the ghosts! Ghosts were everywhere I went, to the extent I feared for my well … Continue reading (International-282) – A famous Indian University is introducing a course in Ghost Studies!
PERSONAL NOTE: WHO are some of the prodigies and where are they now, today? In a hurry to succeed or gain some kind of attention, the prodigies strive to succeed for reasons only they know. Lucky there are just a few here and there in the world...one should not envy their pursuit of knowledge or … Continue reading (International-281) December 21, 2019 -Prodigies…who and where are some of them now?
PERSONAL NOTE: When I was an international student in Texas and I was living in a house outside the city of Austin (now famous and very famous for tourists), a parent of my good friend gave me a short gun, they called it. I learned to use it but decided to give it away...I was … Continue reading (International-280) December 21, 2019 – Gun Amnesty in New Zealand! There is a will there is a way!
To know China better, make more efforts By Wang Zhengxu/Tan Guiwen | China Daily | Updated: 2019-12-19 07:11 Shi Yu/China Daily China Global Television Network recently released a documentary film on fighting terrorism in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in Northwest China, which registered close to 200,000 views on YouTube, a US video-sharing platform. Many … Continue reading (International-279) December 20, 2019 – Learn more about China to understand China!
personal note: I grew up watching how my brother would castrate the piglets--maybe a month old--in the farm where I grew up. He would hold the piglet between his legs, with the hindlegs facing him, and with a sharp blade, he would simply slice open the skin, squeeze out the balls, and smear some concoction … Continue reading (International-278) December 15, 2019 – Should piglets be castrated without use of anaesthetics?