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Journal Updated on May 20th, 2012
By     |    May 20, 2012   
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Website Updated

Due to some reasons, the Journal had rarely been updated for some time. Recently, however, we thought that we might revitalize this site and re-engage in more active discussions on intercultural matters. For this purpose, we have updated the template so as to give it a fresh new look. We streamlined the content and simplified the navigation links so as to make the site more focused, and in the meantime, we [...]

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By     |    May 27, 2008   
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Encouraging American students to study in Europe

As the 2008 NAFSA conference on international education opens, Ambassador John Bruton, Head of the European Commission Delegation to the United States, issued a statement encouraging American students to study in Europe through the Erasmus Mundus program. Launched in 2004, Erasmus Mundus was inspired by the EU s highly successful Erasmus Program, which supports cooperation and mobility between European higher education institutions. The program provides EU-funded scholarships for non-EU nationals participating [...]

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By     |    Jun 25, 2007   
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Health Cultural identity appears to influence mental health prospectively

Finding from this article entitled Cultural Identity Of Adolescents Influences Mental that “Health Cultural identity, as indicated by clothing preferences, appears to influence mental health prospectively, according to a new study on the risk of common mental disorders among Bangladeshi and White British school pupils.”

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By     |    Jun 24, 2007   
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Chinese pilots have to take TEA

Required by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) of Chian, besides flying aircraft, more than 7,000 Chinese pilots are grappling with a tough new problem — The Test of English for Aviation (TEA).

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