Page A8: Asian children: 59%
White children: 44%
Black children: 19%
Why? Perhaps Asian parents have been influenced by Confucianism i.e. Stressing education as the way of life. Education and Training would generate marketable skills in the world.
Washington Post, Dec. 8, 2009 page A20:
Photo: Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said he is using software to learn Russian, the mother tongue of team star player Alex Cvechkin.
NFL Star Yao Ming's mother tongue is Wu dialect(Shanghainese) and Mandarin.
Hanukkah Happenings to brighten the holiday season: Jews around the world celebrate the start of Hanukkah on Friday at sundown. There are many Jews in China especially in Shanghai,the cosmopolitan city in the world.
Photo: Light Fantastic: The annual menorah lighting on the Ellipse with plenty of standing room takes place Saturday at 4 p.m.
Page B6: Philip S. Brown,economics writer left this mundane world at age 100. Perhaps students of economics shall live to be centenarians. Well,we are all linked with economics so we all can live to be centenarians. Amen!
Francis Shieh a.k.a. Xie Shihao on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 10.26 a.m.