(International-246) June 23, 2019 – In Peru, a bridge made of grass every year

PERSONAL NOTE: People in this part of Peru continue to use the old technology to build this incredible rope bridge without the use of modern equipment. Every is made of grass woven by women, and the men did the bridge...this is done every year by the communities from either side of the bridge. Peace, steve, … Continue reading (International-246) June 23, 2019 – In Peru, a bridge made of grass every year

(International-245) June 20, 2019 – Tensions between China and Xinjiang!

  PERSONAL NOTE: A math major student in China once told me his boyfriend is from Xinjiang but I had never met him! It is unfortunate that race (or ethnicity in China) and religion could impede better harmony and relationships in mainland China. Most people in Xinjiang are Uyghurs and many are Muslims...Unfortunately some Muslims … Continue reading (International-245) June 20, 2019 – Tensions between China and Xinjiang!

(International-244) June 19, 2019 – Ice melting in Greenland?

personal note: beautiful to witness but not good for the world and its climate...we should all be concerned about melting of ice sheets in Greenland. peace, steve, usa june 19, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com  Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image • 18 June 2019 BBC With their sled in tow, a pack of dogs … Continue reading (International-244) June 19, 2019 – Ice melting in Greenland?

(International-243) June 18, 2019 – Top Universities in the world

personal note: to me, you and your education determines your future, not your school! peace, steve, usa june 18    stephenehling@hotmail.com Education Five Hong Kong universities – led by University of Hong Kong – ranked among the world’s 100 best tertiary institutions • University of Hong Kong ranks 25th, followed by University of Science and … Continue reading (International-243) June 18, 2019 – Top Universities in the world

(International-242) June 18, 2019 – Father’s Day in China

personal note: what father's day means to some students in China this year...June, 2019   As this year's Father's Day falls on Sunday, a survey conducted in 561 universities nationwide by the news website youth.cn reveals students' relationships with their fathers. More than 79 percent of college students know their father's birthday, compared with 21 … Continue reading (International-242) June 18, 2019 – Father’s Day in China

(International-241) June 18, 2019 – Death houses in India and in Singapore

India’s city where people come to die • For Hindus, Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in the world, and ‘salvation homes’ have been set up across the city to house the men and women who come to live – and die – here. • By Romita Saluja 18 June 2019 BBC TRAVEL   … Continue reading (International-241) June 18, 2019 – Death houses in India and in Singapore

(International-240) June 18, 2019 – What is a Japanese Convenience Store like?

  personal note: I would claim to know, understand nor appreciate Japanese convenience stores. We have here in USA 7-Elevan, or AM/PM stores, which I would not personally shop because they carry limited items which are much cheaper in a regular grocery stores. We go there to buy petrol or gasoline for our cars! Not … Continue reading (International-240) June 18, 2019 – What is a Japanese Convenience Store like?