A voice for elephants

2013-07-21 08:22:49

Joyce Poole has been a lifelong campaigner against the ivory trade and the killing of elephants that goes with it. Her fascination with the animal began at age 6, when her father moved the family from the United States to Kenya, and quickly grew when as a teenager she began to study their behavior.

A new lens on American history

2013-07-19 11:29:19

As a Fulbright Scholar assigned to teach at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies from 2011-2012, Amy Werbel covered a span of US history, literature and pop culture.

Finding legacy with camera

2013-07-19 11:29:19

Anrong Xu spent the majority of his teenage life trying to ignore his Chinese heritage.

China's story is not over: scholars

2013-07-18 11:09:09

China will continue to undergo profound change, even as the nation completes its long quest for prosperity, the co-author of a new book on China said.

Youth choir to embark on China tour

2013-07-15 11:24:39

The heavenly sound of the popular Chinese folk song Mo Li Hua, or The Jasmine Flower, echoed through the Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church in the nation's capital on Friday evening at a concert by the Children's Chorus of Washington (CCW).

Teaching teachers how to teach Chinese, in Texas

2013-07-12 12:24:23

In Texas, 20 teachers from grades K through 16 schools and colleges are participating in a two-week residential program this month for instruction on teaching Chinese as a second language.

Ethan Allen seeks edge in China with custom furniture

2013-07-11 11:36:26

In an era of Asian dominance in furniture manufacturing, the chairman and CEO of US-based Ethan Allen Interiors said his company is increasing sales to China and other regional markets with custom-made furniture.

Monkey is king in New York City

2013-07-05 11:38:44

Monkey: Journey to the West at Lincoln Center Festival features martial arts and acrobatics by the Jiangsu Yancheng Acrobatic Company.

When kung fu meets hip-hop

2013-07-05 11:38:44

Bruce Lee is respected worldwide for his legendary kung fu prowess. But art curator Sean Dinsmore was shocked to discover there was no Bruce Lee museum when he was in Hong Kong.

Barilla designing new pasta for the wok

2013-07-05 11:38:44

Guido Barilla, chairman of Barilla Group, the world's largest pasta company, emphasizes the importance of "made for the people" when he talks about his company's global strategy.

NBA's Dwyane Wade signs with Li Ning

2013-07-04 12:00:18

NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade just kicked off a 10-day-long trip to China to promote the country's top sportswear outfitter, Li Ning Co.

Changing times: interracial marriages

2013-06-29 01:57:51

Attitudes toward mixed marriages in the US are less of a barrier today, but those in such marriages or partnerships often tell a different story, reports Kelly Chung Dawson from New York.