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So How's The Diet Going? A Series on Losing Weight. Part Two

Welcome to the second part of our look at dieting. If you read yesterday’s episode (CLICK THE LINK, FOR GOD’S SAKE!!), you’d know that it’s all about starting a diet, how hard it is, why people look stupid when they model for those diet photos, and the added idiocy of having a last final hurrah takeaway. 1,129 more words

Losing Weight

Find me a date: Bryan and Wan Lin

(Source: www.timeout.com)

The date: our daters had a meal at Senso Ristorante and Bar

First impression

Wan Lin: ‘He seemed like a very young, polite guy. 210 more words

Lifestyle

德国儿童绘本诉说叙利亚难民的真实故事 ·

(Source: zhs.globalvoices.org)

这篇文章由 Lucy Martirosyan 撰写,原文于2016年6月20日发布于PRI.org,现根据内容共享协议转载于全球之声。

今天,超过六千五百万人因战争与冲突而被迫流离失所,是有纪录以来的最高人数,当中有一半是儿童。

德国接收了超过一百万名难民,大部分是来自叙利亚及伊拉克。尽管支持者起初是歌颂总理默克尔的决定,很多德国人已开始忧虑难民移民潮何时才会结束。

然而当德国的成年人对于接收难民的情况忧喜参半时,德国作家基尔丝汀‧波伊 ( Kirsten Boie) 希望孩子们至少能够意识到难民孩子其实与世界上其他孩子一样,并无差别。

于PRI.org 阅读这个故事 »

在她最新出版的儿童绘本《一切都会变好》里,她叙述了拉哈夫一家人的真实故事,他们因叙利亚霍姆斯被战机轰炸而逃离家乡。拉哈夫一家坐着小船越过地中海,最终到达邻近德国汉堡的一个小镇,展开新生活。

绘本以德文及阿拉伯文出版,目的是为了让德国本地及新移民儿童都能够在学校里阅读。 (英文翻译本可按 10 more words

Current Affairs

Chan Hoi Wan, wife of tycoon Joseph Lau, becomes Hong Kong's richest woman with S$9 billion fortune

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Former entertainment journalist Chan Hoi Wan has come a long way. Not only has she become a celebrity in her own right, but she is now officially the richest woman in Hong Kong, worth some HK$50 billion (S$9 billion). 259 more words

Current Affairs

15,000 engineers needed for rail industry by 2030: Khaw Boon Wan

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: There are almost 10,000 engineers in the rail industry currently but this is expected to increase to 15,000 by 2030, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said on Thursday (Feb 23).  479 more words

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