Chinese Archive

  • The Performers Of Yulan

    CHINA COMES TO SAN JOSE

      A groundbreaking theatrical experience will light the skies of  San Jose in Theatre Ventures International’s North American premiere of YULAN – a creative collaboration of the spectacular talents of performers from Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Shenyang, Los Angeles, San Jose and Tokyo. The show is […]

    Full Story

  • Shanghai Pudong

    Shanghai Owns the International PISA Science Math Test

    Shanghai’s 15-year-olds topped those in every other jurisdiction in all three subjects,” he wrote on Flypaper, the Fordham Institute’s blog. “The 2009 testing cycle marked the first time that youngsters in China-proper participated. To be sure, it was only Shanghai, the country’s flagship city in so many ways, a single megalopolis on which Beijing has lavished much investment and attention, many favorable policies, and even (for China) a relatively high degree of freedom.

    Full Story

  • Kathie Lee Gifford Imitating Chinese on Today Show: Meng Demands Apology

    Kathie Lee Gifford Imitating Chinese on Today Show: Meng Demands Apology

    “You mah-weed to owd man!” Kathi Lee Gifford mimicked laughingly, squinting her eyes on the Today show earlier this week. Gifford meant “You’re married to an old man.”  She was supposedly imitating Al Roker who called her while she was in Beijing. Gifford said Roker […]

    Full Story

  • Chinese Women Gymnasts Win Gold – Age in Question

    Chinese Women Gymnasts Win Gold – Age in Question

    Yet another controversy surrounds the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Following the offensive photos taken by Spanish Olympians, the legitimacy of the gold medal won by China’s women’s gymnastics team is in question based on their age. Former standout Olympian gymnast Dominique Dawes says “Gymnasts tend to […]

    Full Story