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The Moving Life Story of Xin Fengxia, Queen of Northern Opera and Daughter of China (Part 1)

Xin Fengxia (January 26, 1927 – April 12, 1998), was a Chinese Pingju opera star, a performer, actress, and founder of the China Pingju...

How Does China Feed Its Billion-Plus Citizens?

China is home to about 1.4 billion people, more than the population of Europe and North America combined. Such a large population inevitably demands...

Meet Cixi, China’s Last Empress

Cixi Taihou, known better as Empress Dowager Cixi, ruled China for 47 years between 1861 and 1908. Hailing from the Manchu Yehe Nara clan,...

Elmer Yuen: The CCP Is Becoming More Isolated and Reckless (Part 1)

The relationship between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the United States is becoming increasingly tense. Elmer Yuen, a Hong Kong industrialist residing in...

Chinese Angry at Foreigners for Eating on the Subway

In China, eating on subway trains has been banned by the government. If caught by the authorities, violators will be fined. Recently, a foreigner...

Black Ghosts of Shanghai (Shanghai Friendship Store: Chapter 6)

This novel chronicles the experiences of a small foreign community living in Shanghai in the 1980s, when memories of the Cultural Revolution were still...

Chinese Virologist’s Daring Escape From Hong Kong to the United States

Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan, who fled Hong Kong and escaped to the United States, appeared in an exclusive interview on Fox News recently....

Generous and Broad-Minded Empress Zhangsun

In ancient times, it was really rare for a queen like the Empress Zhangsun to be generous and broad-minded. Empress Zhangsun was the wife of...

General Han Xin: A Shining Symbol of Tolerance

Han Xin (231-196 B.C.) is listed as a hero from the early Han Dynasty. Han Xin was an ingenious military leader. The general’s contribution...

The Last Emperor of China and His Valuable Possessions

The Last Emperor was, for most moviegoers, an unforgettable cinematic experience. It encompasses Puyi’s noble birth and brief reign. Born in Beijing on February...

Friends All Over the World (Shanghai Friendship Store- Chapter 5)

Friends All Over the World, from Susan Ruel’s novel Shanghai Friendship Store, portrays the claustrophobic social lives of a small, insular “foreign expert“ community...

Deep Impressions (Shanghai Friendship Store — Chapter 4)

Deep Impressions, from the novel The Shanghai Friendship Store (Chapter 4), introduces some Chinese college students (circa 1982) who exemplify their nation’s next generation...

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