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10 Questions for Ji-Yai Shin at the Samsung LPGA World Championships

10 Questions for Ji-Yai Shin at the Samsung LPGA World Championships

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Hanging out at the Samsung LPGA World Championships I am privy to a press conference with Ji-Yai Shin of Korea who leads the field after the first round. Here is a transcript —- MIKE SCANLAN: Ji‑Yai, thank you so much for coming in. A great round, 5‑under par 67. You are now in the lead…

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Cyworld Takes On Myspace (part 1)

Cyworld Takes On Myspace (part 1)

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I have been waiting for this…not with baited breath, and I haven’t lost any sleep over it…but I have been anxiously waiting for South Korea’s Cyworld to make its debut in the US. I love it when the little guy takes on the big guy. In this case the smaller in stature Asian (Yao Ming…

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How to Say Happy Thanksgiving in 7 Asian Languages

How to Say Happy Thanksgiving in 7 Asian Languages

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. How do you say Happy Thanksgiving in Japanese, Chinese, Russian? I could tell you here but then you still might not know. Ask a friend from one of these countries if the translation is wrong/right? Then ask them how to say it. Finally, look them in the eye and tell them from your heart –…

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Korea’s Capsule Camera

Korea’s Capsule Camera

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has a capsule-type endoscope that passes European medical standards. The endoscope is being sold in: 1. Portugal, 2. Sweden 3. the Czech Republic, and 4. is wanted by buyers from some 20 other countries