Taiwan: About the Country
Introduction :: Taiwan Background: In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan....
Adopting a Child in Britain
Well, you’ve made it; the agency has accepted your application. I’m assuming for this chapter that you have been accepted in general, and not accepted for a particular child. If you’ve been matched with a particular child, you can skip this chapter and go to the next one. So, you sit back and wait... Siblings Abroad
When the Dan and Patty Paolini family traveled to Hefei, China last year to adopt their three- year-old daughter Marissa, there was never any question that daughter Kelsey, one month shy of four years old, would travel with them. "We are what you might call activists for allowing parents to take... Cloning
Peas in a Pod: The Cloning Option Cloning, as a form of reproduction, has been discussed by scientists since at least as far back as the 1930s and in recent years, the focus on human cloning has intensified dramatically. There are three basic types of cloning we generally read about: ...
Japan chooses resort outside Sao Paulo as World Cup base
Japan have chosen the comfort of a cooler resort to try to escape the rigours of Brazil's hot and humid weather in deciding their base camp for the World Cup. The Japan Football Association said the Asian champions will be based in Itu outside Sao Paulo when they travel the expanse of Brazil in... Japan's next defence budget to post biggest rise in 18 years
Japan's defence budget will grow 2.2 percent in the next fiscal year from April, Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said on Friday, posting the biggest rise in nearly two decades. The budget increase comes as tension between Japan and China simmers over tiny islands they both claim. Japan's... Japan boosts military purchases as China row simmers
Japan announced Tuesday it will buy stealth fighters, drones and submarines as part of a splurge on military hardware that will beef up defence of far-flung islands amid a territorial row with China. The cabinet of hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to spend 24.7 trillion yen ($240 billion)... Japan new security plan focuses on island dispute
A Note on the Children in Crisis in Japan
March 17, 2011, 9:29 am
There are so many images of the reality that Japan is facing which flash through my mind as I write to you tonight. Every channel on the television shows riveting new photos and stories of the devastation. Our hearts go out to the people of Japan as they try to regain their footing and figure out... Listening to a Transracial Adoptee
August 5, 2013, 3:58 pm
I noticed that in the "Transracial/Transcultural Adoption" section of this website, most of the posts are from the adoptive parents. Well, I'm here to change that.
This is my first post to Adoption.com. I'm glad to be part of the blogging team, as I've been wanting to re-dedicate myself to... TRA Gratitude Project: Day 3
November 3, 2013, 6:48 pm
In my previous post , I explain why thanksgiving and gratitude is important to me. And because this is National Adoption Month, I will continue on with my gratitude project "30 Things I'm Grateful/Thankful For..." -- Adoption Edition!
Day 3: I'm thankful for the neighborhood where I grew up....
Hambun-Hambun [half and half]
The census form came today. I saw the dreaded instructions, the stern admonishment to check only one box. White. Japanese. Other. There is the blank space to fill in, a half inch in which to claim... Searching for Birth Family
I have often thought about searching for my birth family, but some part of me just didn't. I don't know if it was the fear of finding or not finding the mother/father who gave me up. I had a lot of...
Adoptive Parent: Adoptive Parents, Parenting, Family ...
Sondra Hill, birthparent, Nedra Lambert, adoptive parent. 22.Support and Resources: Serving the Need of Those Affected by Adoption. Featuring the work of two organizations: PACE, an adoptive parents support group, ...
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