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Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

The Chinese Know That

Frank H. Wu | Posted 06.07.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

The Chinese know better than we do the problems their nation faces. I was chatting with a student from China. She was interviewing me for a program on...

Trump Will Soon Be Getting Intelligence Briefings! God Help Us

John Blumenthal | Posted 05.09.2016 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

What do you give a buffoon with a big mouth? The CIA may have to be somewhat creative (read: make up stuff) in order to keep the nation's intelligence community from being completely annihilated by an idiot with itchy tweeting fingers.

4 Things China Can Teach Us About Aging

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.18.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

China today has well over a quarter billion people over 60, and that number will grow to about the size of today's entire European population. It's a market if ever there was one. It's also a challenge if the public policy and external conditions are not ripe.

Asians: Polite, Rude or Angry?

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.15.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Within my lifetime, Asians, Asian immigrants, and Asian Americans -- despite blurriness in the lines, these are distinct categories -- have come to be seen differently.

Note to Asian Americans: Stop Saying "Americans" as if You are Not One

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.02.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

I am ticked off whenever it occurs: an Asian starts talking, whether in her native language or English, and refers to someone white as "American." To make it worse, she then refers to someone else black as "Black." She, meanwhile, is "Chinese."

Chinese American History is American History

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.01.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Photo by Jeff Lee "They were there at the beginning," Jennifer Fang told me. "Chinese Americans were an integral part of the founding of Portland," s...

A Mid-20s Single Girl Shares the Ultimate Guide to Learn 3 Different Languages at the Same Time

Davis Truyen | Posted 03.30.2016 | Education
Davis Truyen

Learning foreign language becomes important and necessary for those who want to have a big change in their future career. Language is not only a communication tool but also a main bridge leading to the endless knowledge source of human wisdom.

The Empress: An Interview with Weina Dai Randel

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 02.26.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Weina Dai Randel is the author of The Moon in the Palace. A work of historical fiction, The Moon in the Palace, captures the early life of China's Em...

Transition in the Fierce Year of the Dragon

Willy Wilkinson | Posted 02.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Willy Wilkinson

Chinese New Year was the most important holiday in my family, and has always felt very special to me, so it was fitting that I would announce my transition on the eve of the New Year.

Top 3 Restaurants in Vancouver for Chinese New Year

Chris Morrow | Posted 02.10.2016 | Taste
Chris Morrow

Foodie Craig Stowe takes me to three of the best Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver to celebrate Chinese New Year. Lin's for the juicy dumplings, Peaceful for the handmade noodles, and Shanghai for the fish noodles.

Small Businesses Need Export Opportunities

Hector Barreto | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Hector Barreto

America is home to nearly 30 million small businesses, which make up the backbone of our diverse, multi-layered economy. Much attention has been focus...

A New Device Can Translate Speech In Real Time

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.08.2016 | Technology

Say "hello," "bonjour," "konichiwa" and "salaam" to a wearable device called "ili" that translates your speech in real time. It looks like a USB flas...

3 New Years Resolutions for a Climate Movement

Carl Pope | Posted 12.30.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

Wanting to accelerate low-carbon development and getting it done are two different things -- and the biggest challenge for the climate movement is to dramatically speed up successful implementation of the Paris commitments made by almost 200 nations.

Angel Island: A Troubling History Lesson in American Immigration

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

While there were parts of the immigration experience that were challenging for me (like transitioning to the school system), the physical journey itself and the citizenship process were straight forward from my perspective.

Best-Selling Author Lisa See Offers Valuable Chinese-American Genealogy Resource

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 10.26.2015 | Books
Megan Smolenyak

"In all my novels, including the mysteries, I've written about history that has been lost, forgotten, or deliberately covered up. I've written about h...

On Being A Chinese-American Woman

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.16.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

I want to be vocal about my experience in order to encourage others to do the same. The experience is one that needs to be collectively shared so that future generations will one day feel empowered and thus embrace their culture.

Want to Learn a Foreign Language?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.02.2015 | World
Dorian de Wind

Before selecting which language you would like to invest your time, effort and perhaps your money in, you may want to ask yourself, "For what purpose do I want to learn a new language?"

'Little Jamaica' Rocks on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.07.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Along the way down the coast are towns such as Bolivia, San Clemente and Puerto Vargas, where tourists might half expect to find Harry Belafonte sitting on a dock in striped, clam-digger pants, happy to see daylight after a long night of picking bunches of bananas.

The Bata Shoe Museum In Toronto Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 09.05.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I admit to being a museum aficionado, particularly art and cultural emporiums that showcase quality and extraordinary examples of art forms and repres...

Eight Feng Shui Ways to Turn Your Student Into a Scholar

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 08.14.2015 | Education
Ellen Whitehurst

These easy-to-understand Feng Shui tips that anyone can use to strengthen their education luck can be sued by parents who want to use these cures to benefit children's scholastic luck while teens can use this advice to be motivated to get the best grades possible.

Trump Joins Narratives of Hate over Immigration Battles

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The gigantic cover banner headline, "CLOWN RUNS FOR PREZ," appeared on the New York Daily News the morning following real estate mogul Donald Trump's announced run for the office of the presidency.

3 Fun Ways to Learn Chinese This Summer

Nick Norton | Posted 06.13.2016 | College
Nick Norton

While learning Chinese has been a challenge, no language is easy to learn. There is this misconception that Chinese is especially difficult to learn. It's difficult for westerners to conceptualize learning a language without an alphabet, or how to speak in a tonal language.

'Running Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is usually in hot water, which I am using as an excuse for all my wrinkles, I recently found myself in the unusual situation of being in hot water because there was no hot water.

Hong Kong's First Tea Sommelier (VIDEO)

Christian Remde | Posted 06.04.2016 | Taste
Christian Remde

Ever since there has been wine, there have been experts that have paired it with food, creating a harmonious balance. Now, a similar art is taking pl...