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A Cultural Maifesto: Meditation on art & violence
That's just one of the expletive-laced threats I hear a middle-aged man scream at a young woman across several lanes of traffic at Meridian and St. Clair.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Sexist or helpful? Chinese women drivers get big, pink parking spaces
It's 2014. We should be well beyond the "women can't drive" sexism. But at one Chinese shopping mall, this clearly isn't the case.
REVIEW: 'Mambo in Chinatown,' by Jean Kwok
BOOK REVIEW: East meets West in a warmhearted novel about dancing, family loyalty and the trials of the Chinese-American immigrant experience.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Allendale Columbia Offering Unique Chinese/American Summer Experience
This summer Allendale Columbia School will welcome Chinese students between the age of 7-17 for a week of immersion and cultural exchange.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
McDonald's, KFC operations in China affected by food scandal
Two Chinese men walk past a billboard advertising U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's, in Yichang, central China's Hubei province.
Women trade empower ideas
Women leaders in politics, business, and design from the United States and China voiced their different opinions on how to empower women and move ahead in the workplace at a recent symposium held at the United Nations in New York.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Gene Luen Yang: 'Our world is colorful, so our books should be too.'
When we last spoke with graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang , his advice for writers is to "give up TV."
The Campbell Reporter
Asian-Americans and SCA-5: Here's why many oppose it
For high school students aiming to attend a top college, July is filled with exam prep, community service, lab work, internships, music and athletic camps.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Plus-sized parking spaces for Chinese women drivers
The parking spaces outside a Chinese shopping mall are distinctive: marked out in pink, signposted "Respectfully reserved for women", and around 30 centimetres wider than normal.
The Wall Street Journal
Bill Clinton Had Blunt Words During 1997 Speech Prep
As then-President Bill Clinton prepped for his State of the Union address in 1997, he offered his advisers blunt thoughts on everything from the desired racial make-up of the crowd to his failure to pass a health-care plan.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Asian Pacific Americans Demand Apology for Racist Comment by Bob Beckel?
Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national membership-driven organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans , demands an apology from Bob Beckel for the racist comment he recently made on Fox News' "The Five".
People's Daily Online
President Xi's four visits to Latin America raise China's profile
Chinese president Xi Jinping arrived in Brazil on his four-nation visit to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba on July 14, 2014 .
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Iggers Digest | Weekend Chinese brunch at the Minneapolis Tea House
The weekend buffet brunch at the Tea House , 2425 University Ave., Minneapolis is still pretty new, but word seems to have gotten out in the local Chinese community - we arrived around 1 p.m. last Saturday, and every table in the place was taken.
‘A Chinaman’s Chance’: what makes a Chinese American
There is a wonderful passage in "A Chinaman's Chance" in which Eric Liu describes the "obsessive-compulsive liturgy" he created in his head in order to pray for his hospitalized father's recovery: "It was an autodidact's hodgepodge prayer, with all the sincerity and hybrid incoherence of the self-taught.
Zhou Xun and Archie Kao's surprise wedding
Chinese actress Zhou Xun and her boyfriend, Chinese-American actor Archie Kao , surprised everyone at the "One Night" charity gala in Hangzhou last night, when they said their "I Dos" on stage.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Doing Good Job or Utter Failure! McA's responsibility to convey Chinese community's 'voices' - Wee
Although he is tasked to look after the affairs of new villages and handle SMEs that involve the Chinese community, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong said the MCA has the responsibility to convey Chinese community's voices if there is something contrary to the community's wishes regarding Chinese education.
Stop the Dishonest Culture: M'sian education authorities tinker with historical facts - Again
As a response to the demand of United Chinese School Teachers' Association , the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka had arranged a meeting for Jiao Zong, Curriculum Development Division and Textbook Division to discuss on the content and syllabus issues of History textbook for Standard Four students in Chinese primary schools.
poetry scholar offers new perspective on Chinese poet
Li Qingzhao, 12th-century Chinese poet, is the subject of a new book by Ronald Egan, Confucius Institute Professor of Sinology at Stanford.
The Green Turtle, the first Asian American super hero returns to comics
If you heard the recent NPR's Codeswitch segment on The Green Turtle , the first Asian superhero created in the United States, you heard descriptions of the 1940s comic.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
'Project Mah Jongg' at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
My knowledge of the Jews in China came through the novels of Pearl Buck, particularly through her novel, "Peony."