Tag Archives: Asia

The Children of the Dragon and Fairy – World History and the Meaning of Being Human – by Francesca Do. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

The Children of the Dragon and Fairy – World History and the Meaning of Being Human – by Francesca Do. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

Pic #1: I am the little girl wearing the yellow “Ao Dai” meaning “long shirt” in the front

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Alphabet Soup on the Steppes: Language Reform in Kazakhstan – by Marin Ekstrom. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

Alphabet Soup on the Steppes: Language Reform in Kazakhstan – by Marin Ekstrom. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

[Figurines representing Kazakh national dress, and Kazakh camel figurines]

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A Review: Professor James Gelvin – The Roots of the Israel – Palestine Dispute – by Hannes Stenström. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

A Review: Professor James Gelvin – The Roots of the Israel – Palestine Dispute – by Hannes Stenström. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Ethiopia, China – Chinese Investment in Ethiopia – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

Ethiopia, China – Chinese Investment in Ethiopia – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

The North Star Reports gratefully acknowledges Mr. Abdi Bekele for granting us permission to share photos from instagram.com/abdi.bekele/ All rights are retained by our generous contributors.

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Thailand and Vietnam – The Flow of Travel: The Beginning – by Kyle Hellmann. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

Thailand and Vietnam – The Flow of Travel: The Beginning – by Kyle Hellmann. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

[Picture of motos: This was right after a light turned green at a busy intersection. Motos weave through traffic and move to the front of the light when traffic is stopped. As soon as the light turns green, the motos rush forward and are followed by cars and buses.]

When people ask me why I decided to travel to Thailand and Vietnam, I told them that my twin brother, Kurt, was serving in Cambodia for a year. We had procured a plan to meet in Thailand once his contract was completed. That was my go to answer, which was a reason why I traveled. The larger reason why I decided to travel was that I had heard, studied, and read many stories of international travel. I had been on the sidelines and an opportunity presented it to myself. I said, “Why not?” Continue reading

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