A Question of Me

A morning with Andrew Lam: accomplished author, regular commentator on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and co-founder of New America Media “WHO AM I?” Is a question celebrated author and journalist Andrew Lam is, arguably, obsessed with. From his earliest published work Perfume Dreams through to his latest novel, Birds of Paradise Lost, the question of identity is pervasive. In the wider sense Lam is interested

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Opening of WeCare International Preschool

Happy news for parents in district 2 HCMC! Starting 30th of March, there is one more place for parents to consider sending their kids to. WeCare International Preschool offers classes for kids from 18 months old to 6 years old with full time programs from 8am – 3pm, Monday to Friday. WeCare is open to new

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Fighting Bacteria

Strengthening your child’s immune system Bacteria, viruses and other pathogens are all around us—it’s impossible to avoid them. Fortunately, we have a way to protect ourselves against the threat of infection in the immune system. When the human body is exposed to a threat from a pathogen, it fights back by analyzing that threat, designing antibodies, and then producing enough of them to disable the

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Life is a Sport

Why and how to raise “sporty” children “Kids today.” It’s such a timeless and all-encompassing phrase, used over the span of generations to denote the way that things and people change over time, and the ways in which those changes are reflected in our youngsters. One commonly held perception of children in the new millennium is that they’re too distracted by technology to bother to play

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Learning through Drama and Performing Arts

How Drama classes lead to happier and more socially engaged students, and The American School’s long tradition in quality art performances Drama and Performing Arts have always been a breath of fresh air to many of The American School’s students. If you google “the benefits of drama and performing arts,” you will see what the dramatic arts can help students achieve in the

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Pet of the Month

Yuki 2 is a beautiful white and ginger cat with a lovely disposition. Given his gorgeous light blue eyes, we think he may be part Siamese. Yuki 2 was taken to Saigon Pet Clinic as a stray and then was fostered for some time in the clinic, together with another cat named Tom. At first Yuki 2 was very scared and

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Cat Lives Matter

A refuge for stray and abandoned cats in Hoi An Since 2012, UK National and Hoi An Animal Welfare advocate Emma Bolton Nguyen has worked to create a better world for the city’s cats both through the animal shelter she operates alongside her husband and through educational work with local residents. Emma said one of

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1 in 5 Women

Seeking medical help and reporting sexual assault is one of the most important things you can do It is incredibly difficult to imagine oneself as the victim of sexual assault, yet statistics show that one in five women will be. When something like this does happen, it’s important to remember that any kind of sexual

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Trained for Fitness

Start off the New Year on the right foot Improving health and fitness usually tops the list of New Year’s resolution. It’s a time when people feel most optimistic and motivated to take better care of themselves by pledging to eat better or go to the gym more frequently. They usually start gung-ho with a

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Cat Spraying

Why does it happen and what can you do? One of the most unpleasant behaviorial problems to deal with in cats is spraying. Unfortunately, this topic is a very common reason why cats get abandoned at shelters. What is cat spraying? Spraying is also known as urine marking. A cat will not squat to spray, as

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