CELEBRATING 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHINA’S REFORM AND OPENING-UP August 8, 2018 by Stephen Ling, USA (China Daily printed an edited version) On July 14 2001, China was awarded the 2008 Olympics. I visited Beijing and toured the Olympic sites, February 2008. I said to my host, “Are you sure these will be ready for the … Continue reading (China-337) July 7, 2019 – What I wrote to celebrate China’s 40th Anniversary of reforms and opening up (2018) under Deng Xiaoping!
personal note: I decided to share my book with friends and students in mainland China because it is expensive to order one from USA. Enjoy it and share it with people you care and love. Peace, steve, usa, July 7, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com - 319 - Chapter 67 Imagine … Continue reading (This Is China-66) July 7, 2019 – Chapter 67 from THIS IS CHINA
Personal Note: President Xi spent 1985 to 2002 and married his 2nd wife in Fujian Province, where my grandparents came from and migrated to Malaysia in 1903. I spent 7 years in Xiamen as a visiting professor 2008-2014 and wrote the book THIS IS CHINA, to share with the world my time, life, work and … Continue reading (China-336) July 7, 2019 – The Chinese government is promoting Fujian province to the rest of China and the world!
PERSONAL NOTE: I find this story incredible, that a female would allow her parents to control every inch of her life...while the siblings seem to be able be relatively independent from their controlling parents. I grew up as an adopted child of a poverty-stricken family. My mother would not allow me to associate with my … Continue reading (America-138) July 7, 2019 – I am a prisoner of my Asian-Australian parents!
Personal Note: It is so sad that I had forgotten how to play this traditional Chinese board game, after I left my village many moons ago. I have to learn all over again. Mahjong or Mahjiang is a much easier game for me. Peace, steve, usa july 6, 2019 email@example.com blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com Intl … Continue reading (China-335) July 6, 2019 – Learn to play the Chinese Chess, now in 20 countries in the world
Personal Note: Heat waves everywhere, even in Alaska, north of where I live in Washington state! Heat Waves in eastern United States...unsafe in any place on this small planet earth! Something is going on in the world, and we humans must pay attention to the causes of this warming and warning! We cannot continue to … Continue reading (International-250) July 6, 2019 – Heat Waves across Europe!
personal note: something is very wrong with the world...imagine, a cold American state to the northwest of where I live, outside Seattle, and they are having heat waves! what is going on in the world? Earthquakes in California, not good news for us living north of California...our state government has been preparing us for … Continue reading (America-137) July 5, 2019 – Alaska is going through some heat waves!