Will China’s population situation affect China’s future?

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?

The Contemporary China

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

New year’s Celebrations in Zimbabwe

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” Movie Review

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

What is the largest difference between Chinese food and Zimbabwean food?

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?