Father of Chinese hard-pen calligraphy brings distinctive script to US

2014-08-04 06:54:48

Driven to teach and promote traditional Chinese calligraphy, Chinese calligrapher Pang Zhonghua, a pioneer of hard-nib calligraphy, brought his art and unique style of instruction to the "Vision & Innovation" annual forum in New York on Aug 2.

Film spotlights 9-Man volleyball

2014-08-01 11:52:37

As half-Chinese, half-German descendants growing up in a predominantly white suburb of Boston, Ursula Liang and her brother had never experienced much of their Chinese-American roots until they discovered 9-Man, a popular form of Chinese volleyball played in Chinatowns across North America.

Teens swap visits on entrepreneurship

2014-08-01 11:52:37

One year ago, 20 students from China came to the United States to pair up with 20 counterparts in Connecticut to learn more about entrepreneurship and the global economy. Next week, the 20 Connecticut students will go to Shanghai to do the same thing.

From Harlem to Guangdong

2014-08-01 11:52:37

She grew up black in Harlem not knowing anything about her ancestors or her family history, except one thing - she had Chinese blood in her veins.

Prodigy, 11, wows chess world

2014-08-01 11:52:37

The biggest things on a preteen's mind normally revolve around family, friends and school. Life for Awonder Liang, an 11-year-old from Madison, Wisconsin, is no different. Except that he is the youngest National Master in the 75-year history of the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

Pleas for help on murder case

2014-07-31 11:13:07

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $70,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects responsible for the murder of a Chinese family in Texas.

4 charged in USC student's death

2014-07-30 11:27:16

Four teenagers, including two juveniles, were charged Tuesday with murder in connection with beating a USC Chinese graduate student to death with a baseball bat as he walked near campus.

Philadelphia Orchestra continues China ties

2014-07-30 11:27:16

In 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra was invited by then US President Richard Nixon to go to China following his historic trip there a year earlier. Its performance in front of a fully packed audience at Beijing's Cultural Palace of Nationalities was the first by an American orchestra since 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded.

Silicon Valley rally calls on Fox News to fire Beckel

2014-07-30 07:07:32

More than 50 local politicians and community leaders joined a rally at city hall in San Jose, California, calling for Fox News to fire talk-show commentator Bob Beckel for what they said are racist remarks he made on his show earlier this month.

Artists advocate for environmental protection

2014-07-29 10:53:20

Twenty-six young artists from the US and China showcased their original artwork on the importance of protecting the planet as part of an exhibit held at the United Nations in New York on Monday.

Amateur team aims for great heights

2014-07-29 06:51:13

Wu Peixuan fell in love with American football when he attended college in the United States.

Glitch delays visas for US-bound students

2014-07-28 04:44:50

Chinese students who plan to start their studies in the US might miss the beginning of the semester as the US visa issuance system has broken down.