Philanthropy is a virtue

Philanthropy is a virtue

Philanthropy Noun The desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes – Oxford Dictionaries The act of philanthropy is not something that can be taught in schools but it is heart-warming to see individuals...
Green tea a growing trend in the West

Green tea a growing trend in the West

Contrary to the popular belief, green tea didn’t originate from Japan. Rather, it was founded centuries ago, in another Asian country, China. As the legend goes, green tea was discovered when a Chinese emperor was boiling water only to have a leaf from the plant fall...
Chinese terms make their way into English dictionary

Chinese terms make their way into English dictionary

Even if you’re not of Chinese descent, you have probably seen or heard of “milk tea” before. You may have even tried it for yourself. That’s not surprising considering milk tea is one of the most popular Asian beverages enjoyed around the world. It’s become so...
The Chinese way of doing public relations

The Chinese way of doing public relations

There’s always a Chinese way of doing things — which can be good or bad. That goes for public relations too. China president Xi Jinping’s well-documented visit to the United States at the moment has certainly put him in the spotlight. Of course, he’s facing backlash...
What is in a name?

What is in a name?

It is my honour to introduce a community leader, a mentor and a great friend, Tung Chan, who has taken the time and trouble to write a blog post for us. Enjoy! The Federal election season is fast approaching. The BC civic election was a mere three months ago. Every...