(Personal-16) Round the world…flying one direction, from USA to China to Europe to UK to USA…my trip 2018

Wearing my Indian clothes, sitting on a desk, talking to students! Here with David, a journalism graduate, now working in Xiamen, here with his parents and little nephew Peter SPECIAL NOTE: I wrote a simple letter to share with many friends around the world about my travel plans for 2018. The good news is: GROWING … Continue reading (Personal-16) Round the world…flying one direction, from USA to China to Europe to UK to USA…my trip 2018

(Personal-15) Happy holidays and Merry Christmas, from USA

Helloooo? ...Anyone home?...It’s me, Steve!... Let me take this opportunity to wish all the people I care and love around the world a very happy merry Christmas...I also want you to know GROWING UP CHINESE should be available at Amazon.com some time in December. CRAZY AMERICANS is available for the last few years. I am … Continue reading (Personal-15) Happy holidays and Merry Christmas, from USA

(Personal-14) The best simple article on why to retire/LIVE overseas!

Kathleen Peddicord U.S.News & World Report SPECIAL NOTE: I spent 7 wonderful years living and working in China as a visiting professor...I would prefer to live there any time: three important things Kathleen Peddicord writes about in her article: Housing, transportation and taxed.  Easy to understand...You do not need to be a phd to understand … Continue reading (Personal-14) The best simple article on why to retire/LIVE overseas!

(Personal-13) Why bother to write a book THIS IS CHINA…!

SPECIAL NOTE: THIS IS CHINA...my 6th book. So why bother to write a book about China? Land of my ancestors? After spending and living in mainland China for 7 years as a visiting professor ...I  am  privileged to experience China first hand...like sitting in the front row of a stage drama. The world is hungry … Continue reading (Personal-13) Why bother to write a book THIS IS CHINA…!

(Personal-12) Letter to the China Ambassador to USA

INTRODUCTION On May 17, 2015, I wrote a letter to Ambassador Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to China, essentially to introduce myself and why I am writing this book This Is China. And now I am sharing this letter with you so you may understand my motives for writing This Is China. Ambassador Cui Tian-Kai Chinese … Continue reading (Personal-12) Letter to the China Ambassador to USA

(Personal-11) My “commencement” speech to the students in China…an honor!

“Because You Care” Commencement Address Xiamen University Tan Kah Kee College June 24, 2012 By Stephen Ling Professor, Tan Kah Kee College President Wang, Vice-presidents, members of the faculty, dear parents and graduates, giving a commencement speech, on behalf of our faculty, is a great honor and a heavy responsibility. I come to you with … Continue reading (Personal-11) My “commencement” speech to the students in China…an honor!

(Personal-10) Businessman Donald Trump and his thought on “Immigration”!

SPECIAL NOTICE: Businessman Donald Trump and his thought about Immigration in 2011 in a book he co-wrote with Robert T. Kiyosaki, then a famous author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” (2007). “Personal finance author and lecturer Robert T. Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective from two very different influences - his two fathers. One father … Continue reading (Personal-10) Businessman Donald Trump and his thought on “Immigration”!

(Personal-9) Mr. Bryan Fagan, I believe you can save me!

SPECIAL NOTE: In case you wonder which one is Mr Fagan?...he is the first one on the top left. But there is a problem here! Which left? My left or his left? Early one morning many moons ago in a hospital here in Puyallup, a small quiet town outside Seattle, the hospital staff was preparing … Continue reading (Personal-9) Mr. Bryan Fagan, I believe you can save me!