Chinese art goes public in NYC

2013-08-02 11:05:24

Above New York City Chinatown's busy Forsyth Street fruit market, five photographic banners affixed to a fence depict the obliteration of a colorful watermelon at the mouths of hungry farm animals.

Rock music tunes up for smaller cities

2013-07-30 11:29:52

As the music festival scene grows in China, organizers are looking to go beyond first-tier cities like Beijing and Shanghai because they aren't the only places where people want to rock.

US-born giant panda, Xiao Liwu, turns one

2013-07-29 11:11:10

It's time to bake a birthday cake, wrap some presents, and take them to the San Diego Zoo on Monday - for the first birthday of a US-born male giant panda.

Comedic opera brings Chinese culture outdoors in New York

2013-07-29 11:11:10

Families, couples and friends gathered under a light canopy of green foliage in New York Friday evening to watch a Chinese comedy.

Author explores 'China bashing'

2013-07-26 12:12:24

The debate over China's rise being a "threat" to many Western countries isn't a new topic, but a new book presents some unique analysis for this ongoing discussion.

'Unsavory' expats tell Chinese tales, in their own words

2013-07-26 12:12:24

After Matthew Polley spent the entirety of his life savings on an ultimately unsuccessful T-shirt venture while studying at the famed Shaolin Kung Fu Center, a local Chinese official proclaimed with great pity: "There is nothing more useless than a poor laowai (foreigner)."

Entrepreneur's 'double happiness' day

2013-07-26 12:12:24

It was a "double-happiness" day for Hui Zhang, CEO of Conviva, a San Mateo, California-based startup specializing in pre-emptive video-stream optimization and big-data video analytics technologies.

New kung fu film screened in LA

2013-07-25 11:18:24

A sneak preview of The Grandmaster this week warmed up the market for the film's premier in Los Angeles in late August.

A voice for elephants

2013-07-21 08:22:49

Joyce Poole has been a lifelong campaigner against the ivory trade and the killing of elephants that goes with it. Her fascination with the animal began at age 6, when her father moved the family from the United States to Kenya, and quickly grew when as a teenager she began to study their behavior.

A new lens on American history

2013-07-19 11:29:19

As a Fulbright Scholar assigned to teach at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies from 2011-2012, Amy Werbel covered a span of US history, literature and pop culture.

Finding legacy with camera

2013-07-19 11:29:19

Anrong Xu spent the majority of his teenage life trying to ignore his Chinese heritage.

China's story is not over: scholars

2013-07-18 11:09:09

China will continue to undergo profound change, even as the nation completes its long quest for prosperity, the co-author of a new book on China said.