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US first lady promotes role of arts in education

[2014-05-21 10:17]

US first lady Michelle Obama dances onstage during the Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House in Washington May 20, 2014.

Mutual support

[2014-05-20 23:08]

The African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County, the Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats and the Hispanic Club of Montgomery County got together on Monday to present the joint endorsements of Democratic candidates for Maryland and Montgomery County offices in front of the County Executive Office Building in Rockville, MD.

Peking University alumni celebrate in Houston

[2014-05-20 11:21]

To celebrate their alma mater's 116th anniversary, the Peking University Alumni Association (PUAA) in Houston held the third Soluxe International Boya Forum on Ocean Energy and Economic Development at Rice University on Sunday. "Peking University (Beida) is in the process of establishing an institute for ocean research," said PUAA president Liu Zhiqiang. "This is why we picked this as our forum topic."

New York gets taste of the yage

[2014-05-20 11:21]

When opera singer Fan Jingma first introduced a new musical genre, yage, to audiences back home in China five years ago, they were unenthusiastic.

Chinese museum heads join world gathering

[2014-05-20 10:02]

The global museum community converged on Seattle for the 108th American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting & Museum Expo at the Washington Convention Center. The annual gathering of more than 400 museum professionals from more than 50 countries attracted more than 5,000 participants.

Sailors exchange visits before joint exercise

[2014-05-19 19:43]

Officers and sailors from Chinese and Russian navies visited each other's ships in Shanghai on Monday as a joint exercise was set to begin in the East China Sea.

Global music festival tunes up

[2014-05-19 12:19]

Yin Chengzong, Chinese pianist and composer of the Yellow River Piano Concerto; Pavlina Dokovska, winner of the Claude Debussy International Competition in Italy; Tang Diyi, silver medal winner at the prestigious Hilton Head International Piano Competition in South Carolina in 2006 and Vladimir Valjarevic, professor at Rutgers University.

Air China moves in Sao Paulo

[2014-05-19 12:19]

Air China, China's largest aviation enterprise, officially moved to Terminal 3 of the Sao Paulo International Airport (GRU) on Sunday. The new terminal is a part of the infrastructure construction plan of the Brazilian government for the coming 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Wushu team wows the crowds in DC

[2014-05-19 12:19]

Most Americans probably got to know wushu, or martial arts, through Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet Li or the animation figure Kungfu Panda on the silver screen.

Peking Univ raises funds from alumni

[2014-05-19 12:19]

A charity auction featuring 12 high-value items donated by alumni was the highlight of the Peking University Alumni Association of Southern California's 2014 Convention held on Saturday in California.

Across America May 19

[2014-05-19 11:30]

Chicago students prep for China trip

[2014-05-19 09:47]

Yin smiled and gently caressed Sargent's head, an act in China that means love and appreciation from an elder to a youngster.

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