Bay Area takes lessons from Napa quake

2014-08-29 13:03:11

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee discussed South Napa earthquake recovery and San Francisco's emergency preparedness and resiliency efforts during a meeting with the disaster council in San Francisco.

EB-5 visa ceiling is short-term, expert says

2014-08-28 11:29:57

The US may have run out of EB-5 visas for Chinese applicants for the first time ever, but experts say it should have little effect on those wanting to apply.

Peking Opera honored in DC

2014-08-27 11:15:18

Mei Baojiu, son of Peking Opera all-time great performer Mei Lanfang, has become more confident about the upcoming performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington on Wednesday and Thursday evening.

California's parents urge more Chinese in mid-school

2014-08-26 10:09:29

Six Palo Alto, California, parents spoke to the Board of Education during a public comment session to urge the board to expand a Mandarin immersion program to the middle school level.

Reinterpreting Ink

2014-08-24 05:10:10

Zhang Hongtu displays some of his techniques for painting using soy sauce on Saturday at an event hosted by the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York.

Life story honored at Carnegie Library

2014-08-22 06:50:03

Visitors view the exhibition of the late Chinese marshal Ye Jianying's life story at Carnegie Library in Washington on Thursday.

Chinese, US attitudes on dementia vary

2014-08-20 11:23:48

People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.

US police uses Weibo to reach Chinese

2014-08-19 07:10:26

The police department of Alhambra, Southern California, is using China's Twitter-like micro blogging site, as an outreach tool for its Chinese residents.

Beauty's diversity

2014-08-18 09:22:41

Organized by the World Beauty Organization, Miss United States Intercontinental (MUSI) 2014 was held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center on Sunday in Alexandria, Virginia.

California Chinese open pockets for quake relief

2014-08-18 09:10:23

Danies Wang, chairman of California-based bio-tech company E-World USA Holdings, has donated $50,000 to the Yunnan earthquake relief effort through China's Consulate General in Los Angeless.

Immigrants get help with hurdles

2014-08-18 09:10:23

Most immigrants to the US begin their Americanization by learning English. Though some are faster learners than others, it is wrong to assume that Chinese or Asian learners are more advanced than others.

'Wooing' Asian Americans into politics

2014-08-15 12:11:21

By 2025, Asian Americans are projected to be 18 percent of California's population and comprise more than 12 percent of registered voters, according to a survey by the California League of Conservation Voters.