Tag Archives: Chinese culture

In US, demand surges for Mandarin lessons

As more than 1,000 Chinese language teachers gathered in Houston to exchange the latest ideas in teaching, education leaders from the United States and China recounted the achievement of Chinese learning in the US over the past decade on the opening day of the 10th National Chinese Language Conference on Thursday.

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Culinary delights put city of gastronomy on the map

“Is there any possibility that people may fall in love with a city because of a certain taste? The answer is yes,” said Jonathan Kott from Seattle.

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Travelers flock to ‘Best of the World’ destination

Chengdu, a city with 3,000 years of history in western China, is attracting an increasing number of foreign visitors with its giant pandas and unique historical and cultural charm.

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US issues Year of Rooster Lucky Money

The Chinese Lunar New Year is still more than two months away, but the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) under the US Treasury Department is ready to release its Year of the Rooster 2017 Lucky Money.

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Though youths’ interest wanes, some traditions thrive

Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Thursday this year, is celebrated by families reuniting under the full moon and eating mooncakes, the emblem of festive foods. Those traditions aside, in the run-up to and during the annual festival, Fujian province residents of all ages preserve the tradition of mooncake-gaming.

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An overseas study experience, at home

After years spent studying the higher-education market, overseas universities with joint ventures in China are now attracting a better class of student.

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