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I CAN! Life Skills Tournament Recap read more
Nov-15th-2017 | Post by expatree
The M&Y group is proud to present the first I CAN! Life Skills Tournament, focused on the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. It was successfully held in Yew Chung International School of Shanghai, Central Park Campus, last Sunday with over 100 parents and special guests and 8 teams of students from various schools and countries.
 
The goal of the tournament was to bring awareness and boost critical thinking among the next generations by developing Life Skills and taking actions to make an impact, reaching the four Sustainable Development Goals we focused on: Zero Hunger, Gender Equality, Quality Education and Climate Action Goals.

The M&Y team believes that developing right skills at the young age will form authentic character and wholesome personality that will lead to successful life.

Margarita and Yuliana, founders of The M&Y group, both went through leadership programs as kids. Having experienced the positive results of personal development edu
The Chinese lucky packets from hometown? Do you want to collect these? read more
Jan-18th-2017 | Post by expatree
Following Chinese tradition and custom, hong bao (Mandarin), another named red envelopered packetlai see (Cantonese) is a monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, graduation or the birth of a baby. The amount of money contained in the envelope usually ends with an even digit, in accordance with Chinese beliefs; odd-numbered money gifts are traditionally associated with funerals. Not limited to this, such as amount figure in 40, 400 and 444 is always forbidden because the pronunciation in Mandarin is homophonous to the word death.
 
The online virtual ‘Hong bao’ was born in 2014 by Wechat, a mobile application developed  by company Tencent. This application offers users the ability to provision deposited money in the form of virtual 'credits' to other users of the application. There are two types of ‘Hong bao’  which are the regular one as well as the lucky d