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NEVER AGAIN – Concentration Camp

It’s late and I’m back from watching the ballet version of Don Quixote. I had read the history of the performance and learned that it was first performed for the royalty of Russia.  So, taking this information I imagined myself a European royal attending the ballet. What went through my mind? Well, being a business […]

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Culture

Asian college strategy: Don’t check Asian

Woke up to this article today in USA  Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’  Sounded like a good topic for this blog and is a choice my own boy will have to make someday so thought I’d do a post.   My personal opinion, being a completely white, blond/brownish, blue eyed, half Asian on […]

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Culture World

Culture Shock

As I have mentioned before, once you return to your home country the culture shock abates but never seems to disappear completely. I’m not sure if it is because I have changed so much or the culture that I remember has changed. Perhaps it is both.

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World

Too many hungry people in the world

For the past decade, most talks on Asia Pacific focused on its dramatic economic rise, on China and India’s new status as global super powers, on Vietnam and Cambodia’s staggering growth, and on how the region is fast becoming a magnet for serious foreign investment. Pictures and articles of the region focuses on Shanghai’s skyscrapers, […]

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From Study to Work for Study Abroad Students

The reason it can be challenging is from the moment you graduate, you are on your own and in “the real world,” where you will have to deal with visas, skill sets and a lot of competition from local candidates. The good news is jobs can be found but it really takes a lot of persistence and drive.