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Dear President Trump: let me share some home truths about Africa with you

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.24.2017 | World
The Conversation Africa

Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand Africa has occupied a more or less constantly insignificant position in both Republican and De...

Homemade Chinese Dumplings, The Dumplings that Will Take You Straight to China

Vincenzo Prosperi | Posted 01.21.2017 | Taste
Vincenzo Prosperi

Chinese Dumplings Recipe Try something new with Jacqueline easy to make Chinese dumplings! Enjoy the flavours of Yum-Cha right from the comforts of yo...


Mona R. Washington | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
Mona R. Washington

Customer Service Person Shopper One Shopper Two Christmas Season 2016. An afternoon in late December, 2016 at a crowded mall in suburban New Jersey....

German Politician Apologizes For Calling Chinese People 'Slit-Eyes'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

Günther Oettinger, a European Union commissioner from Germany, issued an official apology Thursday after calling Chinese people “slit-eyes,” maki...

Hillary Clinton: The Caricatured Experienced Politician

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

She is not going to move the voters with her oratory skills, or by making promises that everyone already predicts. She needs to narrow her communication gap with the voters by dispensing with the guarded persona that muddles her message--even though the content in her message is far more defined, corporeal, and nuanced than her opponent's rather murky "plans" (declarations only, no details).

Malaysia's Dangerous Path

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.30.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Muslims from around the world have long chosen Malaysia as a holiday destination, being widely viewed as a moderate Muslim country, where people of di...

Which Way Should I Lean In The Current War Over Vietnamese Cuisine?

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.21.2016 | Taste
Andrew Lam

People take pride in the food they eat, and ethnic communities especially form and retain their identities around their traditional cuisines. What's Italian without pasta? Or the Thai without their Tom Yum Goong?

So You Want To Work In Chinese?

Frances Chan | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Frances Chan

You’ve been studying Chinese for a few years, and you want to take your China-savvy to the next level: your career. But what do you do with it? Ther...

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 02.16.2017 | 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 02.09.2017 | 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 01.13.2017 | 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 12.30.2016 | 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 11.11.2016 | 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 10.26.2016 | 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 10.16.2016 | 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.