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    abuse, moving to the mainland U.S. alone, raising three kids more or less on her own, and fighting cancer made her who she is today? She answered “it made me very strong”. I was stunned by her strength and perseverance. I then asked her how her relationship with her father and extended family is today. She said that her relationship with her father is much better, although I could sense a continued internal struggle with this issue based on her body language and lack of direct eye contact. I asked her about her…

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    If you were a teen, would you go boating by yourself? Boating is “rowing or sailing in boats as a sport or form of recreation” according to google dictionary. The article “Boating Starts Early for Many South Florida Water Kids” indicates that many children start boating when they’re little. “Parents of Rescued Teenage Sailor Abby Sunderland Accused of Risking Her Life” by Paul Harris and “Families Call Off Search for Missing Florida Teens” by CBS News are the two main articles that will be used…

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    Land Ho Memo

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    That is the proper way to do these things. And never forget to wash your hands before and afterwards! This custom does not seem to be practiced on the mainland at all, much to my disgust. I’ve been carrying around a waterskin just for this purpose since I began training under Doctor Valeron. How this city hasn’t been scoured by some mass-spread plague is beyond me, with these ignorant practices. What a start to this journey, no? Already I have performed my first surgery not a day after I arrive.…

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    The Surgical Self Analysis

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    Political ideologies have always been the driving force to define cultural practices, and these beliefs will affect the social performance. In The Surgical Self, Auslander discusses about the performance of medical body: ‘Medical body is the ideal form of art to present one’s identity, in which the body is transforming through the technological and mediatised culture’ (Auslander,55). In response to Auslander’s idea, Hong Kong is the transforming body where its identity is shaping by the…

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    Taiwan China Relations

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    of elemental factors have affected, and continue to affect, Sino-American relations. One factor, which has played a role in developing the complex relationship between the United States and China, is Taiwan. The purpose of this essay is to contrast the United States’ ever-changing stance on the “One-China” framework, against mainland China’s solid vision of its “One-China” principle. The observation of United States’ flailing stance on the issue of Taiwan, is notable when analyzing United…

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    through culture. Mcdonald’s is a strong part of American culture. Mcdonald’s is a day-to-day fast food restaurant. “And today mainland China, still officially Communist, is home to 800 Mcdonald’s restaurants-- with 200 more in Hong Kong” (Mcdonald’s, pg 1). Mcdonald’s fast food chains are growing rapidly throughout China, and traveling to other cities throughout the country. “Back in April 1992, a headline splashed across the world news section of the Los Angeles Times proclaiming “A cultural…

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    LGBT Tourism Case Study

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    LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) tourism is a term to replace ‘gay tourism’. They usually open-minded with their sexual orientation and gender identity. (Hughes, 2004) Over the past decade, Hong Kong has been relying too much on the mainland visitors since the Individual Visit Scheme in 2003. However, Hong Kong residents are resisting to receive more mainland travelers because of the cultural differences and government policies. While nowadays, many countries start targeting the…

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    Why I Want To Study

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    passionately desire and grant me the opportunity to establish meaningful connections with individuals from all over the world. I want to utilize the experience to not only enrich my academic experience but to assist me in working to leave a lasting impact on the world. The experience will undeniably cement a deep connection with the culture that I come from and strengthen my identity as an Asian American. I see immense potential for personal growth through studying abroad and the Gilman…

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    mainstream historians like Chai Winberg agree that the ROC was being abandoned by the US. Chai points to the secret meeting between Kissinger and Zhou, which they talked about giving up on Taiwan. Kissinger said that the US will not support Taiwanese Independence, and will not advocate for a "two Chinas" or “one China, one Taiwan” solution. This was followed by the change of UN recognition the succession of ‘China’ from the ROC to the PRC. Yet, other historians like Nancy Bernkopf Tucker…

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    Fraser Valley Case Study

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    Introduction The Fraser Valley contains the eastern part of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia (BC) and extends from Abbotsford and Mission to Hope. It has a mild climate with warm summers and mild winters, which is prior to produce apple crop (Climate Action Initiative, 2015; A Guide to BC’s Agriculture Resources, 2014). Apples are one of the most valuable edible horticulture crops in BC. BC produces 21% of apple in Canada (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2013). About 2% of BC apples are…

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