Chinese-American Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Who is Peng Liyuan? The Chinese leader's wife enjoys fame to rival Kate Middleton'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 |

    The wife of President Xi Jinping is possibly the world's only superstar folk singer who also holds the rank of army general But when the wife of the Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in the UK for a state visit tomorrow it will be the first many Brits have heard of her. So who is the glamorous Peng Liyuan who shot to fame as a Chinese folk singer before marrying the future president? Here is the lowdown on China's First Lady.


  2. 10 immigration arrests in Fermanagh and BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | UTV

    UTV was there on Thursday at Annadale Flats in south Belfast where four people were detained by immigration officers. A UTV Officers acting on intelligence visited Lotus Garden Chinese takeaway on Main Street, Kesh, on Saturday evening and questioned staff to establish whether they had the right to live and work in the UK.


  3. Bizarre piercings at Thai festivalRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | CBS News

    Bizarre face-piercings to demonstrate one's devotion to their gods and ancestors are a featured part of the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival, that also includes sacrifice and spirit mediums. The Chinese community in Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore and Malaysia believe that abstinence from meat and the accompanying sacred rituals during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar help bestow good health and peace of mind.


  4. Second-Hand Smoke Kills Over 1 Lakh People in China: WHORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Outlook

    Second-hand smoke causes more than 100,000 deaths in China annually, the WHO has said as it called on the world's largest tobacco consuming nation to enact a national tobacco control law. According to joint report by WHO, WTO, International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project and Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention , around one million people die from tobacco-related illnesses in China annually and if uncurbed the number could rise to some three million by 2050.


  5. Meet Felix Kung: The yo-yo artist who stole the show at CountdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Chronicle

    Junior Felix Kung was one of the top student performers Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, showing off his skills as a yo-yo specialist. The main attraction at Countdown to Craziness may have been the stars on the basketball court, but student performer Felix Kung and his yo-yo drew some of the loudest cheers of the night.


  6. Research shows one in three young men in China could die from tobacco useRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Medical News

    One in three of all the young men in China will eventually be killed by tobacco, unless a substantial proportion stop smoking, according to new research published in The Lancet . Two-thirds of the young men in China start to smoke, mostly before age 20, and the study, led by researchers from Oxford University, UK, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Chinese Centre for Disease Control, shows that around half of those who start smoking cigarettes as young men will eventually be killed by tobacco, unless they stop permanently.


  7. Another Vietnamese fishing boat attacked by Chinese off ParacelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thanh Nein News

    Dang Dung , the owner and captain of the fishing boat codenamed QNg 90352 TS, narrates the attack with local authorities. Photo: Hien Cu Authorities in the central province of Quang Ngai are investigating claims by local farmers that they had been attacked and robbed by Chinese forces off Hoang Sa Islands last month.


  8. Brooklyn woman on mission to relate to Chinese peersRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | China Daily

    ... would have been like had she not left China for the US. So she is attempting to find out. The 27-year-old Chinese-American from Brooklyn, New York, has raised $12,810 on Kickstarter for her two-month trip to China, where she will chronicle the lives ...


  9. Peak burglars - injure 7th brother' of family behind upscale Hong Kong restaurant Fook Lam MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Chui Wai-kwan, now 67, is seen in a 2013 photograph after the opening of Seventh Son Restaurant in Wan Chai that September. Photo: May Tse The seventh son of the founder of high-end Hong Kong restaurant Fook Lam Moon suffered arm and leg injuries when he was confronted with two armed and masked burglars in his luxury house on The Peak last night.


  10. Advice for Business School Applicants From AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The GMAT Club Journal

    According to the Graduate Management Admission Council's 2015 Application Trends Survey report , China and India are the top countries where MBA and business school master's programs recruit international candidates. The interest is mutual, with Indian and Chinese applicants showing an overwhelming preference for studying in the U.S. There is, however, a very diverse marketplace across Asia, and these two countries in particular couldn't be more different.


  11. Liong Sik or Najib? the Choice is Clear but 'Umno Branch' Liow & Co WaffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    MCA secretary-general Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan has denied that the party has abandoned former president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik, saying it was torn between qing and li . "It is the greatest strength and also weakness of the Chinese people," said Ong in his speech during MCA annual general meeting on Sunday.


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    Oct 12, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The annual Vegetarian Festival, which begins today, is expected to see an increase of almost 3% in consumer spending from last year, according to the Centre for Economic and Business Forecasting. Life details where to find the best meat-free food in the country Yellow flags with a red Chinese character flutter all around town signifying that the 10-day vegetarian festival has begun.


  13. Studies say 1/3 of young men in China to die from smokingRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | KHGI

    Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking. The studies, conducted by researchers from Oxford University, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Chinese Center for Disease Control, show that two-thirds of the young men in China start to smoke, mostly before age 20, and that half of those will eventually be killed by tobacco unless they stop permanently.


  14. Chinese men smoking one-third of all the world's cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Chinese men now smoke one-third of all the world's cigarettes, and a third of all young men in China are doomed to eventually die from the habit, scientists in China and Britain have concluded. Their study, published last week in The Lancet , estimated that two-thirds of all males in China smoked, more were still taking up the habit and more were starting as teenagers, which adds risk.


  15. Nicholas Kristof thinks all Asian Americans are alike: What the New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Salon

    Reading Nicholas Kristof's recent Op-Ed in the New York Times, " The Asian Advantage ," a Seinfeld episode came to mind where Jerry muses about Chinese women, proudly saying, "if I like their race, how can that be racist?" Similarly, Mr. Kristof heaps praise and wonder on Asian American achievement with little awareness of the damage he does to the community. While he thinks he cleverly argues against critics who claim that racism is no longer an issue, Mr. Kristof naively reinforces the tired and long debunked noxious notion of the model minority.


  16. Review: Stageworks' 'Lights Rise on Grace' a gritty, challenging dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... and Karla Hartley's direction. The story begins with Grace, a shy 17-year-old whose estrangement from her Chinese-American parents forces her to fend for herself. She meets Large, a charming African-American man who sees something in her no one else ...


  17. Liberals look to knock off Conservative incumbent Daniel in Don Valley NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Hill Times

    After swinging from longtime red to blue in 2011, the battle for Don Valley North is one to watch this election, and Liberal candidate Geng Tan says he's "confident" he can win the riding back on Oct. 19. He's up against Conservative incumbent Joe Daniel and a smaller, but enthusiastic and well-versed, NDP campaign with candidate Akil Sadikali. Mr. Tan is hoping to benefit from undecided voters - whose "goal is very simple: to defeat or beat the Conservatives" - as his party's numbers improve nationally.


  18. Emergency Rule as No-Confidence Vote Nears? Najib May Again Fan Malay-Chinese HatredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    On Sept. 30, a force of 19 Malaysian immigration officers - all ethnic Malays - staged a raid on a Malacca karaoke parlor to arrest women illegally in the country who were working as prostitutes.


  19. What is the secret to Asian academic success?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Age

    ... of psychology who has written an excellent book about intelligence, cites a study that followed a pool of Chinese-American children and a pool of white children into adulthood. The two groups started out with the same scores on IQ tests, but in the ... 15 comments

  20. History must reflect our diversity, says WeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Star Online

    Making his point: Dr Wee showing a copy of a reference book on history for primary school children at the MCA annual general meeting in Wisma MCA, Kuala Lumpur. The MCA deputy president underlined that when pointing out the Year Four history textbook had a one-sided narration of the country's past, a point of contention within the Chinese community.