China’s Wings

Back to War-time China In 1937, when the threat of war hung over Shanghai, the Chinese swarmed into the Shanghai French Concession and Shanghai International Settlement. The residents in the settlements were panicked by the sudden influx of a million refugees, who packed every corner, road, street, and sidewalk. Among...

On Portugal’s Rejection of the Euthanasia Bill

On May 29, the Portuguese parliament rejected a bill that would have introduced medically assisted suicide and euthanasia of terminally ill patients to the predominantly Catholic nation. The bill, introduced by socialist parties that are currently in office, was voted on by Portugal’s 230 parliament members. The law garnered 110...

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Kindness is the most prominent beauty in young people

We only see the health and beauty of young people, but it is difficult to see where their beauty originates from. At a...

Parent-child relationship: Does Santa Claus Really Exist?

Ever since my son was three, my wife and I would always tell him that Santa Claus would send gifts every year on...

How Video Games Can Become A Trap For Your Mind

Playing video games can be really satisfying some times. I mean, in some cases, video games can give you complete control over a...

Between Parents and Children: Learn How To Handle Time Well

My son is the only child in the family, so he used to ask my wife and I to accompany him when he's...

News

Looking into the depths of ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

Recently, on a flight I was lucky to watch In the Heart of the Sea in a new light, and reflect on the subtle nuances, and humanist spirit of the characters caught in a desperate situation. I first watched the movie when it was released at the end of 2015,...

Kindness is the most prominent beauty in young people

We only see the health and beauty of young people, but it is difficult to see where their beauty originates from. At a...

Parent-child relationship: Does Santa Claus Really Exist?

Ever since my son was three, my wife and I would always tell him that Santa Claus would send gifts every year on...

How Video Games Can Become A Trap For Your Mind

Playing video games can be really satisfying some times. I mean, in some cases, video games can give you complete control over a...

Between Parents and Children: Learn How To Handle Time Well

My son is the only child in the family, so he used to ask my wife and I to accompany him when he's...

Art

Nansheng Liu’s Inspirations

During the Chinese New Year of 1998, I returned to China and was lucky enough to engage in local celebration events and temple festivals...

The Flow of Sensation—The Chinese Touch on Western Interior Design

As more and more Chinese are being exposed to Western interior design concepts, they too are bringing some of their customs and traditions to...

Jewels at 50 : Pacific Northwest Ballet

In 1967, George Balanchine choreographed three ballets, Emeralds, Rubies and Diamonds, for New York City Ballet. Today, we know them as Jewels. Pacific Northwest...