Celebrating Chinese New Year, Feb 19, 2015

Chinese Spring Festival, also called Lunar New Year, has more than 4,000 years of history. Being one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people. It is also the time for the whole families to get together, which is similar with Christmas Day to the westerners. Originating during the Shang Dynasty (about 17th - 11th century BC), Spring Festival, which celebrates family reunion, is full of rich and colorful activities, and … [Read more...]

Cecilia.W.Yu 余詠詩 – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, a women's activist that has used social media to build an empire depicting incredible insight in her art and writings as a global multimedia professional! She represents a fine example as a unique role model for young girls and women, especially those living in the Far South East Asia and overseas Chinese       WOMAN of ACTION™     Cecilia.W.Yu 余詠詩     What … [Read more...]

Kung Hei Fat Choi, Chinese NEW YEAR celebrated JAN 31, 2014

Chinese NEW YEAR - JAN 31, 2014 The Blessings of this year of the Horse~! Chinese New Year Eve usually is on 30th lunar day of 12th lunar month. However, a lunar month might have only 29 days. In this case, the Chinese New Year Eve becomes on 29th day of 12th lunar month. The next day will be a new moon day, which is the Chinese New Year Day. 2014 Chinese new year will falls on Jan. 31, 2014 (Friday). It will be the year of the wood horse. In Chinese, Chinese New Year Eve … [Read more...]

When the Best and Brightest Leave India/China, Lorre White

In the 1970s, long before the word “globalization” achieved common currency, the buzzword in India was “brain drain” -- an apparent problem that almost everyone in my family and circle of friends wanted to be part of. Many young men and women educated at highly subsidized public institutions started leaving the country in the 1960s to deepen or monetize their skills in First World countries. Unlike short-term contract workers servicing the construction boom in the Persian Gulf and … [Read more...]

A Guide to China’s Social Media Landscape, Lorre White

Design Mind, citing an April 2012 McKinsey report, has pointed out that China is the world’s most active social media population: 91 percent of people with an internet connection have used a social media site within the last six months, compared with 30 percent in Japan, 67 percent in the United States, and 70 percent in South Korea. Social media has been a presence in China for almost 14 years – since the launch of the Tencent online chat forums. In that span of time, social media … [Read more...]

Lorre White, ‘China, Shopping is a Man’s World’

Women have traditionally been known as the big shoppers in luxury retail. But China is no traditional market. Men account for about 55 percent of China’s luxury goods market, much higher than the 40 percent global average, according to research firm CLSA. Furthermore, Chinese men are not only outspending Chinese women on luxury goods — 7 billion yuan ($1.1 billion) in 2010 versus 2.8 billion yuan according to Bain — they outspend them in many categories, reports China … [Read more...]

Sheryl WuDunn – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this globally re-known journalist, one who has devoted her life to the pursuit of justice, in the area of human rights. Her work, winning her the Pulitzer Prize, has taken her around the globe from Tiananmen Square, such as the Philippines, Burma and North Korea, as well as Australia through to North America. She is very first Asian American reporter that was hired at the New York Times ... and is now here to celebrate … [Read more...]

CHINA on track to skyrocket, McKinsey & Co. to reach $11 Trillion

Lorre White reports: “WHAT’S NEXT FOR CHINA?” China is on track to getting richer, and discretionary spending will continue to skyrocket. The country’s GDP is currently around $6 trillion. Within the next 7 years, McKinsey & Co. suspects it will reach $11 trillion or – as they say – the equivalent of two Germanys. As people get wealthier, discretionary spending increases. Service-related industries are expected to benefit the most. In particular, “sectors such as leisure (defined as … [Read more...]

Dr. Loretta Chen ~ WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of yet another powerhouse, a woman that has taken her creative talents and used them for the benefit of mankind. Choosing to work inside the genres of controversy, this power of example is Taking Action to create positive change in our world. Today, she is here to help the Women of our World. Partnering up with A Celebration of Women, this woman will be directing our events, working with Team Celebration to Celebrate the Lives of all … [Read more...]

ASIA, Women Leadership on rise in China

Across rural China, there is a transformation taking place. More and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power. UN TV (Multimedia) travelled to a remote region of China to meet women leaders who are shaping a new future for their country. Pung Weiling talking to a group of women For interest sake, here is a first hand report of our women in the Shanghai area of China. Excerpt from 5 Things the Foreign Media Gets Wrong About China By Andrea … [Read more...]

IPDC Project on Gender Awareness and Media in China Launched

A project on “Promoting Gender-Awareness in Chinese Mass Media” has kicked off in Beijing with a two-day workshop on 27 and 28 November 2012, organized by the UNESCO Chair on Gender and Media at the Communication University of China (CUC), and attended by about 80 media managers, journalists and scholars. The opening session was also the occasion to launch the Chinese translation of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) [The aim of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) … [Read more...]

Lai Ping Lee – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Amazing Example of Faith in Action. Not only did she Follow her Dream, she left her life as she knew it, taking only a backpack, and engaged on a Journey into Self. This WOMAN of ACTION found that the Joyof Self 'is' in the Service of Others! Aside from her personal accomplishments, Lai Ping's greatest achievement is finding a 'Knowing' that the Calling from the Divine Femine is one that every Woman on Earth must … [Read more...]

Chinese Language Day on April 20 – NUSHU, the “women’s script”

Counsellor Minister Lu Hailing presents a Nüshu scroll to UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra on behalf of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations. (Photo Credit: UN Women / Ryan Brown)   A scroll, given to UN Women by a Chinese delegation, has showcased a unique female-only script. Deputy Executive Director John Hendra received the scroll from a delegation of experts from Hunan Province, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The scroll was a … [Read more...]

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