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Entries from March 2008

#50 Western Culture

Posted March 31st, 2008 by Shaun · 20 Comments

Look around you. Western culture is everywhere. Be it the Coca-Cola you’re sipping on, the Hollywood film on television, or the American president you wish would stop putting his foot in his mouth. (Gosh, how many “˜Great Moments in Presidential Speeches’ moments does Letterman have?). Let’s face it, western culture is all-encompassing. For this reason, [...]











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#49 Language Proficiency

Posted March 29th, 2008 by avaliant · 25 Comments

The very first thing an Asian person will do when meeting other Asians of the same ethnicity (Chinese, Korean, etc.) is evaluate how ‘Asian” the other people are. A quick assessment will be made based on clothing, hairstyle, and accent. However, the most important part of this process involves speaking in the Asian mother tongue. [...]

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#48 House Hunting

Posted March 28th, 2008 by Shaun · 14 Comments

Whether they are in the process of buying, selling, or renting a house, Asians love house hunting, mainly for the opportunity for them to visit open homes. The main thing to be noted is that Asians often visit open homes even if they have no intention of buying the property itself. This is because the Asian [...]

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Featured Topic: Alberto Fujimori

Posted March 27th, 2008 by Shaun · 9 Comments

I know what you’re thinking. Who the hell is this guy, and why do asians supposedly like him so much? Here are the facts: Alberto Fujimori, born on the 28th of July 1938 in Lima, Peru, is the former president of Peru, who served as Peru’s head of government for more than a decade from [...]

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