Remembrance of Flying Tigers & WWII Veterans

2014-10-25 23:28:43

Florence Fang, chairwoman of the Florence Fang Family Foundation and curator of WWII Pacific War Memorial Hall in California, is appointed by James T. Whitehead Jr, chairman of Flying Tiger Historical Organization, as the honorary chairman of the Flying Tiger Historical Organization at the reception Honoring Flying Tigers & WWII Veterans at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on Friday night. Lian Zi / China Daily

Ding Yuan: Safeguarding history's truths

2014-10-24 07:00:34

Ding Yuan became a convert in the early 1990s. He went from being a high-tech professional in Silicon Valley to a persistent and indomitable fighter for preserving the historical truth of World War II.

Rob Efird: It was 'love at first sight' for China

2014-10-24 06:43:58

In 1992, Rob Efird made his first trip to China, and the month-long visit became a turning point for the rest of his life.

Mozart Mania

2014-10-23 23:29:51

Classical musician Lang Lang plays a Mozart piece from his Mozart Album - released on Sept 30 - at the Harman music store in New York on Wednesday

Zuckerberg turns on his Chinese charm

2014-10-23 16:05:30

The founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg opened a dialogue with a complete half-hour public conversation in the Chinese language.

China volunteer work honored

2014-10-23 12:04:55

China's rising volunteerism was celebrated at the 2014 Points of Lights Tribute Awards gala Wednesday evening at the Chinese Embassy in Washington.

100,000 Strong boosts Mandarin effort

2014-10-23 12:04:55

More and more American students may be studying Chinese, but the number of them studying abroad in China and developing the linguistic competencies to engage with Chinese people remains few, according to Dan Davidson, president of the American Councils for International Education.

General aviation is ready for takeoff

2014-10-23 12:04:55

Personal-aircraft sales and the general-aviation market in China are poised to grow as the country eases restrictions that have hampered the industry, according to aircraft manufacturers.

Chinese tourists get CA welcome

2014-10-23 12:04:55

With its unrivaled and legendary natural wonders and attractions, California is a leading destination for Chinese tourists.

Book tells story of 'comfort women'

2014-10-22 12:22:49

The story of China's World War II-era "comfort women" should be told to help ease their historical pain, said the author of a new book on the subject in Washington on Tuesday.

Exhibit explores Chinese immigrants' inclusion in US history

2014-10-22 12:22:49

When you consider that the tea that went overboard at the Boston Tea Party was from China, it's fair to say that China has long been steeped in American history.

Beijing reforms moving with 'purpose, urgency'

2014-10-22 12:22:49

One year after China's Third Plenum reforms were announced, Beijing has shown that it is "moving ahead across all economic dimensions with purpose and urgency", says a new report released by the Asia Society on Wednesday.