Recently I stumbled upon a blogpost written by a BBC – British Born Chinese – titled “Wanted: Chinese Women”. The post pointed out a painful, yet truthful reality of stereotypes with Chinese women dating white men. Having been dating a white German for the past few years, I, being Chinese, cannot agree more. Well, where […]
Month: August 2016
Just another normal day of a reporter
After daily research and surfing on websites, I found an interesting video about the life of a reporter, daily. Some days are easy, but some of them are very busy. Busy by traveling, searching, making phone calls, meetings, interviews and a lot of other things what reporter needs to do in his working time.
Five Reasons Why Skype Is Killing Long-Distance Relationship
Long-distance relationships are much more common than ever in the young generations. More than half of the people I know between 17-25 are in one. It is true that with the help of technology, especially Skype, our distance seems to be shortened; after all, your (true) love is only one dial away. However, the longer […]
To aid or not to aid?
Despite the austerity measures in the UK, the foreign aid budget will soar by upto 37 percent from £6.3billion to £9.4billion this year, according to the DailyMail. But many are sceptical about if international aid really works. In a panel discussion “Is International Aid Working”, aid workers and experts demanded for more efficiency and countability […]
Employee Benefits Conference Attracts Thousands Amidst Economic Downturn
Motivation, employee loyalty, engagement and communication are catch words for businesses, especially during the recent economic downturn. The two-day Employee Benefits Live Conference, organised by Centaur Exhibitions and held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, is aiming to bring together more than 230 companies and experts to discuss the future of business models. The […]
The journey of three children reclaiming their childhood
The beautifully-made documentary, The Nurture Room, tells the story of three children from Glasgow with disruptive behaviors. Jamie, Jason and Jordyn were trouble-makers in the eyes of many; they threw tantrums, they never played with other kids and sometimes they became aggressive and violent. When teachers and educators gave up hope on these kids, The […]