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Old Town rebound rattled by rules - Thursday, 20 June 2013 11:00
When Stephen Ying looks down Northwest Third and Fourth avenues he sees, as anyone would, a run of empty and near-empty buildings.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
People's Daily Online
Tales of the American dream
California-born artist Lenora Lee believes the most romantic story in the world is the one about her Chinese grandparents.
Twin lions in Barrhaven park a 'monument' to Chinese-Canada relations
Two Chinese guardian lion sculptures were "awoken" Wednesday morning in a Barrhaven park as a symbol of the neighbourhood's large Chinese community, and Ottawa's close ties to the Asian country.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
MCA says alcohol drinking is against Buddhism
MCA has angrily spoken out against the opening of a global bar franchise branch in Kota Kinabalu which uses the name 'Buddha' on its business.
Three-Dollar Chicken: The Ethical Dilemma of the Food Pantry Black Market
"How much? How much?" asks a reporter in a checkered button-down and a pair of Air Jordans.
The verdict on tiger-parenting? Studies point to poor mental health
Long before Amy Chua's provocative 2011 memoir, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, raised the bar for tough-love parenting, psychologists at UC Berkeley were studying the effects of three kinds of child-rearing: authoritarian , permissive and authoritative .
University of Central Lancashire appeals to Chinese community
THE University of Central Lancashire is calling on the region's Chinese community to help shape a visual arts project.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
North Carolina Chinatown set to open next year
A non-traditional Chinatown is slated to take over a deserted outlet mall in Morrisville, North Carolina, bringing together Chinese businesses, a 5-star hotel and a cultural center.
People's Daily Online
Chinese community in South African celebrates Dignity Day
The Chinese community in South Africa gathered in Johannesburg and Cape Town on Monday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Dignity Day.
Cultural Images Affect Second Language Usage
People with multicultural backgrounds may change a speech pattern in their second language after seeing an icon from their first culture.
The Aspen Times
China highlights Aspen Summer Words Literary Festival
The Aspen Writers' Foundation's Aspen Summer Words Literary Festival opened Sunday and continues through Friday with events at the Aspen Institute's Doerr-Hosier Center.
Give Up on Umno! Chinese can be PM if they drop 'racist' mindset, says 'non-racist' Shahidan
Newly-minted Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Shahidan Kassim advised the Chinese community to break away from what he alleged was racism inculcated by the opposition, and integrate themselves with other races.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Attack on Chinese in France sparks fears
A violent attack on six Chinese students in southwestern France has provoked widespread outrage and safety concerns in China as well as the Chinese community in France.
The New Zealand Herald
Dame Susan's talking nonsense: Peters
Winston Peters says he will send a copy of his speech to Dame Susan Devoy. Photo / Mark Mitchell, Brett Phibbs NZ First leader Winston Peters has accused Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy of "talking nonsense" about his "Super City of Sin" speech on the growing Chinese influence in Auckland.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Fraud suspects brought back from Malaysia
POLICE have escorted two Chinese men accused of involvement in economic crimes back from Malaysia, including one who fled China eight years ago, the Ministry of Public Security said.
Ghana Gold Mines Suggest Larger Crisis For China
A recent announcement by Chinese officials that Ghana will release Chinese citizens detained for illegal gold mining and grant them a safe return to China seemed to end that crisis.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Book Review: 'The Dark Road'
George Orwell once remarked that we have less sympathy for the 7 million victims of Stalin's famine in Ukraine and the Caucasus than we do for the dog that we just hit on the road.
South China Morning Post
Chinese college threatens libel suit against US author Ping Fu
Chinese-American author Ping Fu may soon be hit by international lawsuits for her controversial memoir Bend, Not Break: A Life in Two Worlds , which has been debunked by Chinese academics and critics.
People's Daily Online
Making the breast decision
When Angelina Jolie, often described in celebrity magazines as the "world's most beautiful woman," decided at the age of 38 to have a double mastectomy because she was genetically susceptible to breast cancer, Chinese women were among those who wondered whether they too might unknowingly be susceptible to breast cancer - insiders say that the ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Police museum tour explores city's illicit past
The city's dark past of crime and corruption is explored in a new walking tour by the Vancouver Police Museum.