Washington, D.C. World markets tumbled Monday after the main Chinese stock market suffered its biggest plunge in eight years. Shortly after opening, the Dow Jones industrial average hit its lowest level in over five months and the Nasdaq composite saw its lowest point in four weeks. Serious setback The Chinese government’s dramatic efforts to prop […]
Beijing, China. Four years after his passport was seized by Beijing authorities, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has gotten it back. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei. The 57-year-old artist and government critic made the announcement Wednesday on the social media site Instagram, posting a photo of himself holding up the document, with a simple caption […]
Shanghai, China. I first studied in America when I was a freshman at Evergreen State College, WA. Over the summer when I was there I lived with a local family and made friends from everywhere. As transformative and impressive as the trip was, I didn’t think a summer would be sufficient for me to see […]
I grew up in China where racism has never been a social issue due to the lack of racial diversity, so learning what really happened here in America is not just eye opening; it changes how I see this country in a lot of ways.
Hong Kong. Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP), often abbreviated to Occupy Central, is an organization advocating the nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014. It had previously been scheduled to start in the second half of 2014. In Hong Kong, Occupy Central Gains Momentum. Photo: Hong Kong Freelancers Network. The campaign was initiated by Benny […]
Dalian, P.R.C. As part of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community, 40 Young Scientists from 19 countries will participate in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013, which will take place in Dalian from 11 to 13 September. The Meeting, held under the theme “Meeting the Innovation Imperative,” will welcome over 1,600 participants […]