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Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. (Image: Courtsey bohanphoenix.com )

The Chinese American Rap of the Phoenix

Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. His music stands out because it’s not a mere imitation of the Western style. He presents himself as the product of two cultures, and his work demonstrates…

Pink dhalia blooming, the theme flower of the Hong Kong Flower show. (Image Credit: Jenny Wu)

The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of greening.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of local citizens and…

Statistics demonstrate that the Oscars are losing out on viewership because people are unable to relate to the nominated films, as they have neither watched them nor care about their stories. (Image: Davidlohr Bueso via  Flickr  / CC BY 2.0)

The Oscars: Do They Really Matter?

On March 4, 2018, Americans, and folks all over the world, were treated to the 90th annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars. With 26.5 million viewers, the Oscars certainly dominated Sunday evening at most homes, however, they…

Music plays an important role in the growth of children. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Music Brings Language to Down Syndrome Boy

Music plays an important role in the growth of children. From birth, babies respond positively to music. Songs are used to help children sleep soundly, learn a language, develop logic, gain knowledge, and of course, songs also bring a lot…

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The Chinese American Rap of the Phoenix

Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. His music stands out because it’s not a mere imitation of the Western style. He presents himself…

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Book Review: Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies

Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies is a story based on true historical facts from 1902 to the end of  World War I in 1918. The author, Jackie French, felt inspired to…

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The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of…

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The Oscars: Do They Really Matter?

On March 4, 2018, Americans, and folks all over the world, were treated to the 90th annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars. With 26.5 million viewers, the…

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The Guqin: The Instrument of the Sages

The guqin, or qin, is a seven-stringed classical musical instrument that is a relative of the zither family and has a history in China of about 5,000 years.

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Music Brings Language to Down Syndrome Boy

Music plays an important role in the growth of children. From birth, babies respond positively to music. Songs are used to help children sleep soundly, learn a language, develop logic,…

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Chinese Character for Law: Fǎ (法)

The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or way. It is composed of two parts: 氵(shuǐ) and 去 (qù). 氵is a variant of 水 (shuǐ), the radical for water,…

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Chinese Character: Heal (治)

The character 治 (zhì) can be traced back to the time of Dayu (大禹) (2200-2100 B.C.), or the Great King Yu, and how he managed the ancient floods.

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Taiwan’s Customs Choir’s New Year Flash Mob

Taiwan’s Customs Choir, also known as the Guan Sheng Choir (關聲合唱團), performed a flash mob at the lounge of the Customs Building located in downtown Taipei at noontime on January…

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The Pipa: The Traditional Chinese Guitar

The pipa is often referred to as the Chinese lute, and may remind you a little bit of a Western guitar. The history of the instrument reaches back over 2,000…