By Yanshu Li Spring arrived a little late in Blacksburg, Virginia this year. It still felt chilly in April. Khaing came to the quiet town as a Humphrey Fellow, which is a U.S. fellowship for professionals who had no previous experience in the states. Born is Khaing Thandar Nyunt, she now is a 37-year-old woman … Continue reading “Life can shape as it likes.”
By Yanshu Li After flying nearly 8000 kilometers from Beijing to Reykjavik, the tourists were experiencing an increasing excitement while the airplane descended. Through the window, they saw the land of wonder unveiled by the tip of the Reykjanes peninsula. The sheer beauty of Icelandic nature was about to become real. They were a group … Continue reading A Critical Feature on Tourism
What Data To Look? - Points can't miss in 2015 S.A.B.E.W. Conference By Yanshu Li "What data will you be looking at relevant to measuring those two things?" asking about the global weakness and market volatility, the room turned the attention to Dennis P. Lockhart, the President and Chief Executive Officer at Federal Reserve Bank of … Continue reading What Data To Look?
We want people to try the food. If you try, we think you can come and eat in our place. By Yanshu Li Ever since Simeng Dai, a native Chinese, tried the Torta with roasted beef, she started expecting the Tenoch food track every Thursday. “Tenoch reminds me the torta and the good time I … Continue reading The Tenoch Food Truck
Initially I started performing because I like to learn more. Seemed like it was the only way do your dancing,” By Yanshu Li - In BarLola - The dim lights from the edge of the ceiling dampened the diner’s chattiness. The two sets of chandeliers in the middle of the rooftop helped not much of … Continue reading The Dancer, The Learner – Lauren O’Donnell
By Yanshu Li Death might be the same for the deceased ones, conceptually. But it might not be the same experience for the living. The survivors will have the hardest task after the permanent silence happened to their loved ones, to those who mattered, to the important other. Tuesday, December 30, 2003, John Gregory Dunne … Continue reading On the Narrative of a Bereaved
The letterpress printing is not as fine art, which exists to exist, but an art serves bigger than itself. --- John Kristensen, the owner of FireFly letterpress printing shop. By Yanshu Li John Kristensen doesn’t possess a cell phone. He can be reached only by landline. He no longer possesses a car. The only car … Continue reading The Printer of Boston – John Kristensen