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…

China has launched the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation. India is the only South Asian country, apart from Bhutan, that does not support this initiative and, in fact, strongly opposes it.
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The Indian Elephant in the Room

China has launched the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation. The initiative aims to create a massive transportation network to…

Dried orchid flowers are used to boost the immune system of the body, fight stress, and improve blood circulation.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Oriental Blossoms

Hong Kong’s Flower Show in March 2018 opened up to much fanfare and celebration as it honored the joy of blooming flowers. This annual show is always a success as flowers have a great importance to the Chinese people.

Tiangong-1, the ‘Heavenly Palace,’ was an unmanned space lab launched on September 29, 2011. (Image:  CMSE)

The Pacific Ocean Takes the Hit

The Chinese space lab, Tiangong-1, was in the news for all the wrong reasons. The media frenzy over the school bus-sized space station suggested that bits of its debris could very well fall anywhere between 43 degrees north and 43…

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The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

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The Real Victims of the Trade War

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How to Bargain Like a Native in China

Thirty years of marriage to a Shanghainese-born wife has taught me a few lessons about her culture. One of them is that bargaining in China is a national pastime.