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Book Review: Living a New Language

Acclaimed Chinese author Ha Jin draws on his own experience as an immigrant in his first novel set primarily in America. 著名旅美华人作家哈金(原名:金雪飞)根据自己作为移民的亲身经历,撰写完成了他的第一部主要以美国为背景取材的小说。 Ha Jin (Jin Xuefei) has gradually moved westward…
June 20, 2008
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Dual Names, Dual Identities

The growing trend of Chinese taking English names presents challenges to their Chinese identity. 越来越多的中国人开始使用英文名,这对他们的中国身份认同感带来了挑战。 When it comes to choosing an English name, many Chinese are no longer choosing common…
June 20, 2008
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Growing to New Proportions: Chinese Gardens in the U.S.

America’s collection of Chinese gardens gets a major addition with the opening of Liu Fang Yuan at the Huntington Gardens in San Marino, California. 随着流芳园在加利福尼亚州圣马利诺市的亨廷顿花园对公众开放,美国民众又多了一个可以观赏中式园林的好去处。 Cherry blossoms bloom beside pagodas…
June 20, 2008
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How Young Taiwan Votes

The youth vote was critical in the recent Taiwanese presidential elections as the KMT won over 60% of youth votes. 台湾年轻人在最近的选举中占有举足轻重的地位。国民党获得的票数中有60%来自这年轻的一代。 All over Taiwan, youths waved flags in the air,…
June 20, 2008
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Commentary: PR Meltdown: What went wrong for Beijing?

Political Science professor Edward Friedman comments on the China-Tibet issue. 威斯康辛麦迪逊大学霍金讲席政治学教授爱德华·弗里德曼(Edward Friedman)对中国的西藏事件从公共关系角度做出评价。 Why has Chinese Communist Party regime’s crushing of Tibetan resistance to oppression turned into such a public relations…
June 20, 2008
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Working Conditions in China Draw Scrutiny

The state of working conditions has long drawn ire from Western countries, but change is in the works. 中国工厂的工作环境一直以来都是西方国家指责中国的一个焦点。在奥运前夕,中国政府将采取一些列措施 改善中国工厂的工作环境。 Though much of the world's attention has been directed towards…
March 7, 2008
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Another Day in Paradise

Tourism is booming in Yunnan as marketers sell the idea of Shangri-la; some worry the cost to local culture and the environment is too high. 随着香格里拉概念的推广,云南旅游业越来越兴旺。人们开始担心当地文化和环境为此付出的代价。 Globalization and China’s rapid…
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Commentary: Sports and U.S.-China Relations

Anthropologist Gene Cooper discusses how sports has and can continue to serve as a bridge across political boundaries. 从乒乓外交开始至今,体育运动就一直是中美两国政治文化交流上的桥梁. I am an avid sports fan, and follow Trojan football with…
March 7, 2008