Online learning is the future of education–at all levels, but especially in higher education. Project-based learning, once only a valid teaching strategy in a vocational classroom or hands-on setting, is now becoming a reality in online learning. The COVID-19 has resulted in schools and borders shut all across the world. Many students could not attend… Continue reading What I think about the future of online education
Europe and the United States have traditionally led in scientific development, but China has emerged as a new science and technology powerhouse. China’s rise in science and technology is not an accident. China is building up its global competitiveness in knowledge-intensive sectors and its ambition to be a global leader in science and innovation by… Continue reading How the achievement of science and technology in China affects my daily life? A Review by a Zimbabwean.
There are many things that bind Zimbabwe and China, but chief among them is the two countries’ ideological principles and orientation. China–Zimbabwe relations date back to January 1979, during the Zimbabwe’s liberation war. China was thus one of the main supporters of Zimbabwe’s struggle for independence, chipping in with arms and technical expertise as well… Continue reading Does China’s economic development affect my country Zimbabwe?
Many African singletons struggle to find love, but for many men in China the task seems insurmountable, due to a severe shortage of women. The one child policy, though I believe necessary, has had some very harsh knock-on effects. Put briefly, the one-child policy and China's traditional preference for sons has led millions of couples… Continue reading “Lonely Hearts” The Story of the Unwanted Bachelors
For years China implemented a series of policies intended to slow the growth of its population, including limiting the number of children couples could have to one. This enabled China to stabilize its total population successfully. However, it seems that China delayed relaxation of the One Child Policy. China ended its one-child policy only in… Continue reading Will China’s population situation affect China’s future?
Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. China has been pursuing a modernist vision of rapid economic development by implementing several policy variants. From the 1950s up to the 1970s, China followed the Soviet model of development. Which meant that industrial production was solely in the hands of the central government… Continue reading The Contemporary China
In Zimbabwe we celebrate New Year according to the Georgian calendar. The New Year’s is on the first of January. New year’s celebration customs in Zimbabwe are a blend of European, and American traditions. Celebrations in Zimbabwe are usually a spectacle, with fireworks, celebrations, and countdowns to midnight. A jubilant spirit usually grips the nation… Continue reading New year’s Celebrations in Zimbabwe
Shanghai Calling is a 2012 romantic-comedy movie about modern day American immigrants from different walks of life, who are residing in Shanghai. Shanghai Calling is a Sino-American co-production made possible by China Film Group Corporation (China Film Co., Ltd.), Americatown, LLC, and Manifest Films. The film was written and directed by Daniel Hsia and produced… Continue reading “Shanghai Calling” Movie Review
I once had an opportunity to have lunch in a Chinese restaurant in my home country Zimbabwe and I noticed some differences between Chinese food and Zimbabwean food. The Zimbabwean diet is pretty much the same as any other traditional Southern African diet. It is high in fiber and low in fat, with lots of… Continue reading What is the largest difference between Chinese food and Zimbabwean food?
Alibaba is the new game in town for shoppers of the sort that have traditionally shopped on eBay, and its consumer-level marketplace, AliExpress, has been drawing lots of attention in recent months. eBay shoppers will find that there are a lot of good deals to be had, and some may even been tempted to ask… Continue reading eBay or AliExpress? Reasons to Shop (or Not) on Each of Them