The 100,000 Strong initiative, originally launched to increase the number of US students studying in China to 100,000 over a four-year period from 2010 to 2014, will continue beyond 2014 and become a long-term program.
A federal judge said on Tuesday that she will decide by next week what sentence Chinese national Ma Lisong will serve for pleading guilty to attempting to exporting weapons-grade carbon fiber from the US to China.
The Flying Tigers, a volunteer group of American pilots who helped China fight Japan in WWII, is one of the most familiar and respected names among the Chinese, so it came as no surprise that the visiting Chinese General Fang Fenghui, chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army, wanted to meet them and their families.
The annual Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant finale is more than three months away, and its organizers are seeking women aged 17 to 25 of Chinese descent to enter the competition, with the winner to appear in a bigger beauty pageant in Hong Kong.
When banjo-player Abigail Washburn performed for a group of Chinese kids - some of whom had just lost their families in a devastating earthquake - in Sichuan in 2008, she felt China was a part of her and that she was making a difference in people's lives there.