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Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to India with a bi-partisan delegation to visit the spiritual leader The Dalai Lama and to shed light on the alleged human rights abuse of Tibetans. “As we visit His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our bipartisan delegation comes in his spirit of faith and peace. We come on this […]

Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archeologists in China have unearthed some major booty. More than 10,000 items made from gold and silver were found more than 10 meters into the Earth at bottom of the Minjiang River in Sichuan province. Some say these gems, which include iron weapons and golden coins, offer proof to the tales of “The Yellow Tiger,” a […]

Chinese Judge Ranks Jailing of Human Rights Lawyer Greatest Achievement of 2016

Chinese Judge Ranks Jailing of Human Rights Lawyer Greatest Achievement of 2016

2016 was one for the books. In China, one prominent judge recalled the year in justice and declared a victory for human rights, by praising the arrest of a human rights lawyer. He specifically called out Zhou Shifeng and commended his “severe punishment” for “endangering state security.” Known for taking politically sensitive cases and defending dissident […]

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

The “safe space” movement that’s been sweeping the American campus is now rubbing off on international students well, beginning in California. The University of California at San Diego announced it was welcoming the Tibetan spiritual leader Dali Lama to speak at commencement, causing Chinese students who view him as a dangerous separatist – a popular […]

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Every country is filled with rich history, traditions, and customs that are what make that nation what it is. Part of receiving foreign diplomats and royalty is to understand those cultural significances – especially when giving gifts. Texas governor Greg Abbott apparently didn’t get the memo. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is making a four-country tour […]

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. June 4th, 1989 in Tiananmen Square was like a scene out of a horror film – not one of those paranormal ghost-types, but the gory aftermath of a slasher flick […]

San Francisco’s Old Chinatown: Reborn Through Photos

San Francisco’s Old Chinatown: Reborn Through Photos

San Francisco’s original China Town was shattered by a devastating earthquake in 1906, but its sights have risen from the ashes through the photographs of Arnold Genthe. This German immigrant traveled to San Francisco during the 1800s and immediately fell in love with China Town. He decided to capture the essence of the cultural hub […]

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of China’s first premier Zhao Enlai. Zhou is remembered in Chinese history as one of Chairman Mao Zedong’s most trusted lieutenants, and his right-hand man. He also is recognized for saving lives without being purged during the Cultural Revolution, which coincided with the height of Mao’s […]

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

A historic documentary on Confucius aired on China Central Television (CCTV) Friday night. The 90-minute, six-part documentary took two years to make and it is the first documentary to be produced by China and a foreign company. It was produced by state-run CCTV in cooperation with Britain’s Lion TV, China International Television Corporation and the […]

Humanitarian Elsie Tu Dies at 102

Humanitarian Elsie Tu Dies at 102

Justice for the People Those are the words that renowned humanitarian Elsie Tu lived by up until her death on Dec. 8, 2015 at the age of 102. This Englishwoman arrived in the colony of Hong Kong in 1951 as Elsie Elliot to support her husband, a missionary named Bill Elliot. But she soon wanted […]

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