Spreading Lunar New Year on the web

2014-02-06 12:52:03

Lisa Deng used to relax and celebrate the Chinese New Year with family, but this year she has been spending the holiday with her laptop and smartphone. Running an online campaign with her team, Deng hopes to bring Chinese New Year celebrations to the US audience.

Legal battle over ancient robes

2014-02-06 12:52:03

Three years after the passage of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act to bar immigration of Chinese people to the US, a group of men in Tacoma, Washington rounded up 200 Chinese residents and marched them out of town before looting and burning down their businesses.

A lifelong fascination with China

2014-01-31 10:24:30

Born in 1949 in Canton, Ohio, Robert Berring never thought the People's Republic of China — established in the same year — would influence his whole life across the Pacific Ocean so deeply.

Grooming the first Asian-American President

2014-01-31 10:08:21

International Leadership Foundation (ILF) founder and CEO Chiling Tong visited Houston recently to encourage local chapter advisors and promote ILF’s on-going mission, calling on local youth to get involved in its various leadership training programs.

Shue Haipei: Pushing for change at the highest levels

2014-01-29 05:48:12

Back in his student days at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the late 1980s and early 1990s, almost every evening between six and seven, Shue Haipei would religiously watch The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour to learn about current affairs and the "power English" spoken by the top personalities being interviewed. Shue would take notes and imitate the way they spoke.

Ornate Ordos wedding draws crowds 

2014-01-27 09:11:52

At the Eisenhower Theater of the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington on Friday and Saturday evening, some 2,000 people observed probably the grandest wedding ceremony in their life.

Wealthy Chinese eye priciest US home listing

2014-01-25 03:19:21

At the end of an 1,800-foot cobblestone driveway in the woods in Greenwich, Connecticut, a Victorian French-renaissance mansion sits on 50 acres on Long Island Sound.

A tireless advocate for Chinatown

2014-01-24 09:07:42

San Francisco Chinatown has a long and varied history that has seen enormous strides in progress, in no small part thanks to activists and community leaders like Rose Pak.

NBA games will connect with Chinese New Year

2014-01-22 09:11:06

The National Basketball Association (NBA), looking to increase its fan base in China, will stream 23 live NBA broadcasts over eight days timed to coincide with the Chinese New Year.

US still China’s top pick for study abroad: survey

2014-01-21 10:59:03

The US remains Chinese students’ top destination for studying abroad despite a slight sag in popularity, according to a recent survey.

Popular Chinese TV show plays in NY's Times Square

2014-01-20 11:44:52

online video-sharing platform iQIYI and PPStream started to air a promotion video in New York’s Times Square of the popular Chinese entertainment show,The Hero of Hanzi.

Students challenged on China knowledge

2014-01-20 03:35:58

The 10th Chinese Bridge Cup Contests for K-12 will be held in San Francisco, California, which is expected to involve more than 1,500 local students.