I have been asked many times by people if I could give them a list of good Hakka restaurants in Toronto. It seems that Hakka food has become very popular in TO. Hakka food is now associated with Indian style Chinese food. People I come across are confused with the meaning of Hakka, they think […]
My grandmother passed away three years ago and I think of her often, especially during the Lunar New Year, which for me can be summed up with her trademark dish: braised pork with Chinese dried mushrooms, black fungus, dried oysters and black moss in a preserved red bean curd sauce.
There are probably hundreds of […]
The cash damming technique lets you reduce your income taxes by gradually converting your personal debt, for which interest is not deductible, into a new debt to cover your business expenses, for which interest is fully deductible.
This tax strategy is for self-employed workers, individual business owners, rental property owners and members of a general […]
This headline caught my attention “Canada to sell seal meat to China”. This came as a surprise to me, I did not know that the Chinese people eat seal. I know that the Chinese have very little qualms about eating many types of living things. But seal meat is unchartered territory. Seal is not in […]
‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’ book sparks debate on Chinese parenting
There’s good reason why Chinese kids excel in music, math and all academia, argues Amy Chua in her controversial new book: they were raised by “tiger mothers” who pushed and ridiculed them into success.
“Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” argues that “Tiger […]
CNN Hero 2010
Anuradha Koirala was voted the CNN 2010 Hero. She rightfully deserved the recognition for dedicating her life to rescuing the children of Nepal from the sex industry. I have great admiration for someone like her who makes it her life duty to help those who have lost all hope. She is […]
Mascot of the Hakka Conference — Hakka A Mei (girl) (Guangzhou Daily)
Ah – Moi, as I a Moy-yan Hakka would pronounce it. All-right, all-right my father was from Moy-yan. I on the other hand was born in India, but have settled in Canada for most of my life.
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Hakka, meaning “Guest People” in Chinese, is a subgroup of the Han ethnicity. Most of them live in south China and overseas. According to statistics, there are about 90 to 100 million Hakka speakers around the world.
And every two years, they have a Hakka conference, for reunions […]
The World Hakka Conference kicked off on Monday in southern Chinese city of Heyuan, Guangdong province. Heyuan, which is often referred to as the home of Hakka culture, staged a grand parade featuring colorful floats to project the Hakka folk culture and arts to the world.
Eleven floats made a […]