Asian Americans are more optimistic about work

2013-06-13 11:54:22

The Asia Society's annual corporate survey is a good gauge of how Asian Pacific Americans (known as APAs) feel about their career-growth prospects in the world's largest economy. The organization's latest report, however, goes into new territory by finding that APAs now view acceptance of their distinct cultural traits in the workplace as their major requirement for job satisfaction.

Chinese designer joins NY fashion exchange

2013-06-13 11:54:22

A DJ stood inside the foyer of the hotel room, mixing songs 57 floors above Times Square as drinks and light bites were served and people gathered to greet the guest of honor.

Chinese alumni form new alliance

2013-06-10 12:01:38

The Chinese University Alumni Alliance functions as a platform for exchanges between Chinese alumni of North America universities and Chinese universities.

Taiwan dancers support New York dance school

2013-06-10 12:01:38

"Every video I watched, the styles were slightly different," Wei-Chia Su said at a news conference with Eliot Feld and fellow dancer Wu-Kang Chen.

Outstanding overseas students receive top awards

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Thirty Chinese from 16 US colleges and universities are the newest recipients of an annual award from their government for outstanding achievement by students self-financing their overseas education.

Visiting farm promoters talk turkey

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Steve Olson has been to China seven times since 2004, always with turkey in mind.

Social-welfare pioneer wins honor

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Zhang Xiulan, dean of Beijing Normal University's School of Social Development and Public Policy, addressed graduates of the University of California, Berkeley, both as an alumna and the latest recipient of the school's Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award.

Weddings: US planners are in demand

2013-05-17 11:40:25

Getting married in the world's most populous country is big business. About $57 billion is spent annually on 10 million weddings in China.

Chinese seed that sprouted in US culture

2013-05-17 11:40:25

When Anchee Min came to the US in 1984, she spoke little English. She had barely slipped through on a student visa granted by an American consul impressed with her "crazy determination".

Calligraphy aids language learning

2013-05-17 11:40:25

Two years ago, the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina initiated a trial calligraphy immersion course in a K-8 language school to accelerate their learning of the Chinese language.

Lacquer painter brings artistry to NYC

2013-05-14 14:48:26

Zhang Wenzhi's exhibition of lacquer paintings, Back to Renaissance, opens this week in New York, giving American audiences a rare look at the Chinese contemporary artist's work.

China's swimming legacy makes splash

2013-05-13 11:44:32

When Bruce Wigo saw the Chinese movies Enter the Water Dragon (1959) and Diving Girls (1964), he was amazed by the quality of swimming and diving that existed during decades when China's borders were closed.