Author: jeff

  • The 4th of June: Remembering the Tiananmen Square Massacre

    Coincidentally as I started writing this editorial, it was the 4th of June. The Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago. It is somewhat linked to the story of ACCS. As I write this editorial now, the picture of a man who stood in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square that appeared in the AGE […]

  • THE GENDER TRAP AGAIN: UNHAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

                I am writing this editorial on International Women’s Day so without much prompting, my mind shifts gear into thinking about Chinese women. As a Chinese woman living in a global world, I am sad to say there is not much to celebrate on this year’s International Women’s Day.   […]

  • What I Love About Australia – A Chinese View Of Holy Days In Oz

    What l love about Australia is that we do things differently here. Most cultures celebrate their big days which are usually holy days or days related to something semi “sacred”, for example, Chinese New Year, which is actually the Spring Harvest in traditional China. Its semi sacred status derives from the Chinese view of food as […]