2016 Teachers Summer Workshop

On July 16 & 17, The Association of Chinese Schools in Florida (TACS-FL) 佛羅里達州中文學校聯合會 organized the 2016 Teachers Summer Workshop 佛州暑期教師研習會 at the Florida College of Integrative Medicine 佛州中醫學院. Workshop co-organized by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Miami 駐邁阿密台北經濟文化辦事處 and Florida College of Integrative Medicine. Philip T.Y. Wang, Director General in Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Miami,...

Who To Listen To If You Want To Grow Your Business

According to the National Retail Federation, the annual holiday season makes up an average of 20 percent of annual sales for retailers. It is critical for businesses to make sure they are catering to their market's demands, particularly to their "superconsumers," or consumers who buy a lot and care a lot about their category. A new book by Eddie Yoon...

He Wanted To Change The World

Gal Orian
When he was a young man, he wanted to change the world. He found it was difficult to change the world, so he tried to change his nation. When he found he couldn't change his nation, he began to focus on his town. He couldn't change the town and as an older man, he tried to change his family. Now, as an...

Jeremy Lin plays piano and dances in the Taiwanese pop star’s Jay Chou music video

On Aug 26, Jeremy Lin is pretty excited about the whole thing and posted the full-length YouTube video online via his Twitter page. Check it out below. Jeremy Lin is in the Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou’s new music video. The song translates to “Turkish Ice Cream.” You can turn on the subtitles on YouTube to see the song lyrics...

Travel the World in a Day at SPIFFS 41st Annual International Folk Fair

From October 29 to November 1, 2015, St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society, Inc. (SPIFFS) and its ethnic member groups will present the 41st Annual International Festival at Vinoy Park on St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront, transforming it into a microcosm of the world. In addition to ethnic foods and cultural displays, Folk Fair offers a multitude of special entertainment in...

Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar

Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar
On Nov. 2 the Rising Sun Dojo held their annual Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu Seminar at the Shindai Dojo in Orlando. This year the seminar was kacchu kumitachi – sword combat while in full armor. Teaching the seminar was Ohashi Kenshin, sensei – 15th generation souke (headmaster) of Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu, and the head of Wasaka Ichiryo Gashuka no Kai-a group dedicated to the restoration and preservation of authentic samurai armor (yoroi). Ohashi sensei, along...

Mandarin – the most spoken language in the world

Chinese School of CAACF
The Times recently reported on the rise of Chinese- language instruction in American schools, a push supported by aid from the Chinese government. While language fads come and go, is the boom in Chinese language education going to last? Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world with 14.4% of world population speaking it, way ahead of Spanish with 6.15%. Photo: C.K. Lau (To view the...

Getting the Most from Your High School Summers

It may be difficult for high school students to recognize while studying for standardized tests and cramming to manage course loads, but summer is coming. Before you start making mental plans for your Netflix queue, however, take a moment to plan. What you decide to do with two months of free time says a great deal about what you...

Alien Taxation – Some Essential Concepts

Alien Taxation
According to IRS, Alien is defined as non-US citizen, not someone who is visiting from other planets!  There are two types of aliens – Resident aliens and Nonresident aliens.  To be classified as a resident alien, the individual must meet one of the two tests 1) Green Card Test and 2) Substantial Presence Test.  Nonresident aliens are those who...

R&D 100 Awards —Celebrating 51 Years of Innovations

The 51th Annual R&D 100 Banquet and Awards Presentation, identifying and honoring the top 100 technology products of the year, took place at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel at Seaworld, Orlando on Nov. 7, 2013. The awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials, or software that were developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. Past winners have included sophisticated testing...
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