Category Archives: China & East Asia

An Illegal #Immigrant’s Passage to #LandOfHope

  Nothing left but despair. Only one way out of that mess – the snakeheads, gang masters, agents, or whatever name people used to label them. They were the only ones who could ‘help’ me and my family, and seemingly … Continue reading

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#Music Monday: #AmazingGrace & #Mama by #IlDivo to #ThankYou

Last Thursday on WeChat, my Brother Brad’s update suddenly caught my eye and my breath: It went something like this in Chinese: Mother fell ill all of a sudden, I’m rushing to Chengdu to keep her company. At the famous … Continue reading

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How Famous Are You in #CyberSpace?

A few nights ago, I woke up at an ungodly hour and I could not go back to sleep. I decided to do an online search of a few people, including myself and a couple of people I saw during … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

Taking the small footpath into the woods next to their house, they followed a familiar route which they had walked countless times in the past. Carefully choosing her words, she began: “There is something I’d like to tell you, Andrew, … Continue reading

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