Category Archives: Economics & Society

Finding the Pulse of #Finland (2): The Helsinki #Vappu and Island of #Suomenlinna

Following my previous post on feeling the heartbeat of Helsinki, experiencing some profound spiritual elevation, I am sharing a few cultural discoveries about the Finnish capital and her people. There was no better timing than the last week of April, … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Reunion at ‘Ends of the Earth’ in #China’s #Sanya #天涯海角记忆

A couple of days ago, my 83-year old mum called me using Chinese Social Media- WeChat. She could see me but I could not see her during the video call. “Switch to the video call not audio,” I tried to … Continue reading

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Thank You, #University of #Helsinki #ChineseStudies

Five weeks from now, I will be travelling to Finland for the first time. Why? You will find out exactly why from Professor Julie Yu-wen Chen‘s recent post which I am reblogging below. I can’t wait to visit University of Helsinki, … Continue reading

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Should #Europe Close Its Doors to #Migrants?

Take a look at this week’s headlines and hot topics on Social Media, you will not fail to see migrants and immigration policies making huge waves across Europe. First, there was the Danish new law which will allow authorities to seize … Continue reading

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