Vision Times Staff
Op-ed by Yan Xia, the chief editor of Vision China Times, an independent Chinese language media outlet in Australia Since the Australian government’s efforts to prevent foreign interference began, two arguments have been deliberately exaggerated when it comes to discussions about the Australian-Chinese community: racial discrimination and McCarthyism. At a hearing in October last year, […]
Visit any preschool classroom during free play and you will likely see a child pretending to be someone else. Make-believe play is a ubiquitous part of early childhood. And beyond being fun for kids, pretending and other kinds of imaginative play are also believed by some to be critical to healthy childhood development. Research has found a relationship […]
Although much of Chinese philosophy began in the Warring States period, elements of Chinese philosophy have existed for several thousand years. Some can be found in the I Ching (the Book of Changes), an ancient compendium of divination, which dates back to at least 672 B.C. It was during the Warring States era that the major philosophical schools of […]
Once, there was a homeless youth who went to a temple where he was fortunate enough to be accepted. After he had a bath and shaved his head, he looked quite attractive. The temple master took care of him and taught him basic lessons. He was quite smart and diligent, and soon the master let him […]
When I was a kid, my mother would make pink and white glutinous rice balls, or 汤圆 (tang yuan), on the 15th day of the Chinese New Year. That particular day is 元宵节 (yuan xiao jie) for the Lantern Festival and marks the end of the Chinese New Year Spring Festival celebrations. The round glutinous rice balls […]
A traditional greeting to our readers on Lunar New Year 2021 — we wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!