Orchestra celebrates 40-year relationship with China

2013-06-28 11:57:12

When the Philadelphia Orchestra performed in China in 1973, the musicians found the audience's enthusiasm muffled. Forty years later, they felt like they were performing for a crowd at a football game.

Elisa Lam’s father unhappy with autopsy

2013-06-26 13:30:53

The father of a Chinese-Canadian woman whose body was discovered in a hotel's rooftop water tank in downtown Los Angeles said he is unsatisfied with the autopsy conclusion that his daughter accidentally drowned.

Aspiring Chinese college students boost US economy

2013-06-25 15:20:52

Latest statistics have revealed that international students contribute more than $20 billion to the US economy every year, of which more than $4.4 billion comes from Chinese students. The economic benefit from foreign student education is becoming a new highlight in the US economic recovery.

Astronaut sends greetings to taikonaut

2013-06-17 11:02:25

As China's first space teacher Wang Yaping orbited the earth, Barbara Morgan, the world's first astronaut to ever teach in space, was signing her name on a letter to cheer on the Chinese newcomer.

Asian Americans are more optimistic about work

2013-06-13 11:54:22

The Asia Society's annual corporate survey is a good gauge of how Asian Pacific Americans (known as APAs) feel about their career-growth prospects in the world's largest economy. The organization's latest report, however, goes into new territory by finding that APAs now view acceptance of their distinct cultural traits in the workplace as their major requirement for job satisfaction.

Chinese designer joins NY fashion exchange

2013-06-13 11:54:22

A DJ stood inside the foyer of the hotel room, mixing songs 57 floors above Times Square as drinks and light bites were served and people gathered to greet the guest of honor.

Chinese alumni form new alliance

2013-06-10 12:01:38

The Chinese University Alumni Alliance functions as a platform for exchanges between Chinese alumni of North America universities and Chinese universities.

Taiwan dancers support New York dance school

2013-06-10 12:01:38

"Every video I watched, the styles were slightly different," Wei-Chia Su said at a news conference with Eliot Feld and fellow dancer Wu-Kang Chen.

Visiting farm promoters talk turkey

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Steve Olson has been to China seven times since 2004, always with turkey in mind.

Social-welfare pioneer wins honor

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Zhang Xiulan, dean of Beijing Normal University's School of Social Development and Public Policy, addressed graduates of the University of California, Berkeley, both as an alumna and the latest recipient of the school's Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award.

Outstanding overseas students receive top awards

2013-05-20 11:07:22

Thirty Chinese from 16 US colleges and universities are the newest recipients of an annual award from their government for outstanding achievement by students self-financing their overseas education.

Weddings: US planners are in demand

2013-05-17 11:40:25

Getting married in the world's most populous country is big business. About $57 billion is spent annually on 10 million weddings in China.