Category Archives: People

China’s global popularity on the rise, surveys find

When China began its reform and opening up drive in 1978, its gross domestic product (GDP) ranked 10th in the world, trailing not only the United States, but a host of other nations, including Japan, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Brazil and Spain. In fact, it was smaller than the economy of California.

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Kidnap suspect charged; Chinese ‘heartbroken’

The Chinese consulate in Chicago is asking for a thorough investigation and swift justice in the case of a Chinese scholar, Zhang Yingying, 26, who is feared dead after an apparent kidnapping.

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Flying Tiger finally coming home

The first Flying Tiger pilot killed in China’s War Against Japanese Aggression will be brought home to Kansas on Saturday after his family’s 13-year quest.

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WWII veteran who helped China laid to rest

At 7:40 am on Jan 25, 1944, 24-year-old Robert Eugene Oxford and seven other crew members were on a routine supply mission on their B-24 Liberator heavy bomber from Kunming in Southwest China to Chabua, India.

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Bruce Lee exhibit gets viewers up close and personal

Every fan of kung fu knows who Bruce Lee is — a global icon who has often been credited with helping to change the way Asians are portrayed in American films.

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Feng gets her game in gear

Feng Shanshan won in Malaysia and Japan during an impressive stretch toward the end of the 2016 season.

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