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 [General News] This is not a story of winning. But it would be dishonest to say that the Partez Rowing Club took a 15-hour flight from Tokyo to Boston only to wear lane number 46, for their ninth time racing in Head Of The Charles Regatta (HOCR). At 10:46 a.m. on Saturday, … Continue reading Tokyo Rowers on Charles River
By Yanshu Li In the evening of Oct. 23, 2007, at Boston Common, a public park located in downtown Boston, Senator Barack Obama spoke the rally for his campaign. “Congratulations, by the way, Red Sox nation. I am a White Sox fan.” He said. “You don’t want somebody who pretends to be Red Sox fan … Continue reading What do you think about President Obama?
By Yanshu Li Claire Chan was telling a story in her living room. It was pleasant, in the warm light of early sunset. She was sitting on a sofa near the window. Behind the trendy black-frame glasses, her eyes sparkled. “Which color of stripe was on the bottom of the national flag of America?” Chan … Continue reading Between East and West – Story of Claire Chan