With an improving standard of living comes a continuous rise in the number of Chinese who travel overseas — for study, tourism or business.
The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States unveiled its new logo decorated with Chinese calligraphy, a Chinese character that was written and given by China's top envoy to the US.
VIPs and Houston community leaders attended a farewell reception hosted by China's Consul General Xu Erwen in Houston on April 25. Xu, who came to Houston in August 2011, is leaving her post shortly.
"We will solve the world's great mental issues. "We will solve the world's terrorist issues. "We will solve the world's technical issues together. "If we don't do it, all of you are going to be worse off."
Comedian Guo Degang, described by the New York Times as China's Ricky Gervais, performed a cross-talk show on Saturday at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates contributes to People's Daily, China's Party paper, to encourage the country's wealthy to do more for the poor.
China's top media authority has ordered the nation's major video websites to remove four high-profile American TV series from their sites.
Former US ambassador to China Gary Locke paid an unexpected visit to the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on Thursday, saying "history cannot be forgotten".
Houston artist Wily Wang, a sculptor trained at the prestigious China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, has created numerous art works for public spaces from China to the US during the past 50 years. Now he is donating his major art works that are not in private collections to the public and is seeking to build a museum in the Houston area to exhibit them.
Ink has long been a widely used medium in Chinese art, especially in calligraphy or poetry, but an exhibit at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is putting the focus squarely on Chinese ink paintings.
President Barack Obama has appointed Grace Tsao-Wu, a Chinese-American, to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.