Chinese student enrollment causes flap in California

2012-09-28 10:59:47

Recruitment of nearly 800 Chinese students by a small Roman Catholic university in San Francisco has prompted one of its administrators to resign.

A friendship founded on love of music

2012-09-28 10:59:47

Philanthropy and classical music will unite with a concert this weekend by acclaimed pianist Lang Lang to open the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall at California's Sonoma State University.

California dreaming

2012-09-28 07:53:46

Winemaker emeritus basks in golden years and the fruit of his own winery.

Red singer rising

2012-09-23 07:59:56

Mention "red songs" in China and images of massed choirs belting out patriotic, revolutionary scores spring to mind.

NGO founder reaching out to rural students

2012-09-23 07:59:56

A dense thicket of sugarcane lit by the moonlight, and homemade chicken soup are some of the fond memories Andrea Pasinetti has of his first visit to a Chinese village. He was on his way to a school in Shuangjiang county, Yunnan province, to learn more about rural education in China, when the truck he was traveling in became trapped on a muddy road.

26 Chinese students in US receive govt award

2012-09-22 15:39:19

Twenty-six Chinese students studying in US Midwest received the 2011 Chinese government Scholarship for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad on Friday in Purdue University.

Fashion's Wu brings understated style to New York

2012-09-21 11:12:47

The late-summer edition of New York Fashion Week swept through the city with about 100 top designers, including Wu Qingqing, who showed his 2013 spring/summer men's collection for VLOV, a major label in his native China.

Filmed memoir strengthens bond between mom, daughter

2012-09-21 11:12:47

Mulberry Child, the acclaimed memoir by Jian Ping of China's "cultural revolution" (1966-76), was published in 2008, but it would take eight months for the daughter who inspired the book to read it.

Comfort Zone

2012-09-21 07:37:16

As night falls, the colors of the Middle Kingdom's capital briefly fade into the dark. Then a different set of colors emerges.

Rebel yell

2012-09-21 07:37:16

As David O'Dell admits, Chinese punk rock would have developed with or without him. However, its story would not be complete without his contribution.

Puppeteer spins two Chinese yarns with new vigor

2012-09-19 10:59:24

Two supernatural tales from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) have been brought to life this month by the renowned puppeteer Hanne Tierney and projection artist Hannah Wasileski.

'Green' warrior says doing nothing has a cost, too

2012-09-16 08:10:43

The green technology sector is a political and financial minefield.