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Migration is a difficult gamble our ancestors have undertaken

It’s Mother’s Day today and Asian Heritage Month here in Canada. I think it’s a good opportunity to show appreciation for our parents, grandparents and ancestors who have moved from China to places abroad. Migration is difficult and it’s a complete gamble. The prosperous countries today might just be the ones facing strife and poverty …

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Chinese people in Spain: are businesses ‘a space of resistance?’

Short of interviewing a person directly, I try to understand them through their words. I encountered an interview with a 23-year-old Chinese person in Spain, Paloma Chen, in the Spanish newspaper El Pais. The first time I picked up El Pais was in 2005 when I lived in Salamanca, Spain, and picking one up in …

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