Tanjong Rhu gives an insight into Chinese norms and culture, values, religious beliefs and family practices like main charactor Mr Li, a successful businessman in the shipping sector, recalls the time spent with his mother and the events that took place before her demise. personally feel that this story is a touching and interesting one. It lets us learn more things and understand a lot of things. It makes us feel that family ties are important in families. They are essential to families as it helps build up better relationship in families, bringing them much closer together. Hence, family members tend to have a much better understanding about one another and as a result are able to live in harmony as a whole family. however,in our culture, this kind of family system or status is around us. Maybe you will say this is like a chain lock you, but in a contrary,this is such a huge power when you need someone help,and not require you feedback. maybe I saying is not closely between the story,but this is let I feel valuable in my family,that my family done.