Butterfly Lovers flutter onto US stages

2013-10-18 11:21:14

In the West, audiences are accustomed to Shakespeare's ill-fated love story Romeo and Juliet, but in the East there is a legendary couple known as the Butterfly Lovers.

New building for study of Mandarin

2013-10-17 10:57:02

It was more than a ribbon cutting ceremony for Florence Fang, who was present for the dedication of the building she donated to Peking University to teach the Chinese language to foreign students.

Yao, NBA to open training school for teens

2013-10-16 11:21:42

China's tallest entrepreneur, basketball club owner and political adviser has added another hat, as the operator of a training facility to encourage youth sports participation.

A life devoted to China-US ties

2013-10-16 08:01:00

When Stephen Orlins, President of the National Committee on US-China Relations, started learning Mandarin in 1970 at Harvard College, he never imagined that decision would impact the rest of his life and lead him to becoming one of the most reputable China hands in the US today.

Chinese musician seeks airlines' understanding

2013-10-11 10:26:25

Chinese musician Wu Man was unable to find room in the compartment of a small US Airways jet for her pear-shaped pipa.

On the Road premiers in New York

2013-10-09 10:34:55

Inspired by a barroom quote from a Beat Generation classic - and about 1,000 other things - a new kind of dance work takes the stage in New York.

A day of Chinese cultural exchange at Pace University

2013-10-09 09:48:40

China's Nanjing Normal University joined the Confucius Institute at Pace University in Manhattan to host a day of cultural exchange that celebrated the partnership between the two institutions.

Premier Chinese art students make US debut

2013-10-08 10:26:44

Imagine having a pen pal who is an up-and-coming artist in China. What would you ask?

SF Chinatown honored

2013-10-08 10:26:44

The 165-year-old enclave of San Francisco Chinatown has been ranked as one of the "Top 10 Great Neighborhoods" in the United States by the American Planning Association for 2013.

US Sinophile traces the evolution of Chinese words

2013-10-08 08:01:13

For 20 years Richard Sears has been devoted to making the etymological information of Chinese characters available online.

Author reaches 'fearless' kids

2013-10-04 12:15:55

What can children teach the world? That is a question that many famous authors have tried to explore in their books, and now Christie Hsiao wants to give it a go.

Jia's violent new film at US festival

2013-10-04 12:15:55

Chinese director Jia Zhangke's new movie A Touch of Sin was screened twice at the 51st New York Film Festival, which runs from Sept 27 through Oct 13.