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2014-04-11 08:24:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of Jonathan M. Peacock, former Chief Financial Officer of Amgen, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Peacock's appointment is effective immediately, bringing the number of Kite's directors to eight. Arie Belldegrun,...

2014-03-31 23:36:17

China Love Date, one of the leading international dating websites used by Americans and the British, recognizes the ancient Chinese Qing Ming Festival with how-to tips for reconnecting with family members living afar. The dating website, which connects Chinese women with Western men, is an authority in assisting the meet ups of long distance relationships, and offers helpful, insightful tips for family members looking to maintain close relationships while living far apart. (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-27 08:28:43

ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shi DeRu, with his assistants, conducts Zen meditation and meditation in motion - Tai Chi classes in greater Atlanta on World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, April 26, 2014 at 4350 Peachtree Industrial BLVD. On Saturday, April 26 morning, Shaolin Institute (www.shaolin-world.net), Atlanta observes World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day starting with an experience of Zen Meditation on Consciousness-Health and Happiness, followed by a lecture on Zen,...

2014-03-21 20:20:53

' has a host of unforgettable characters keeping you on the seat of your pants. NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 'Losing Plum Blossom' a compelling novel of love, intrigue and war in the Far East, by Eleanor Morris Wu, published by BookBaby, Clarissa, a Vietnam war widow from Kansas travels to Taiwan the last place her husband was deployed before he was shot down over China. Depressed and lonely, Clarissa falls madly in love with the charismatic half Taiwanese,...

2014-03-21 04:21:47

BANGKOK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's long-awaited porcelain painting and artistic works exhibition, the Thailand International Porcelain Painting Convention ("TIPP 2015"), is now back on track. The event is guaranteed to be one that cannot be missed based not only on its past success, but by the planned gathering of world-class porcelain painting artists in one exhibition. More than 200 of the finest porcelain painting works of art from 20 countries will be displayed. A crowd...

2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200) announced that it has commissioned Fireworks by Grucci, to produce the Star-Spangled Spectacular Fireworks on September 13, 2014. Grucci is a 5(th) generation family-run business that holds the Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display ever recorded. The pyrotechnic fireworks display will be visible...

2014-03-12 20:23:45

Studio Partners with New Classics Media on Chinese Martial Arts Action Feature "THE MONK" (aka "A Monk in the Floating World") Directed by Chen Kaige CULVER CITY, Calif. and BEIJING, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to expand its local language production presence in China, Columbia Pictures has secured key partnerships with local high-profile filmmakers and entered in to split-rights agreements with Chinese production companies. Included among these, Columbia Pictures...

2014-02-27 23:02:06

Residents at Lake Prince Woods retirement community are benefitting from a Chinese form of movement known as Qigong, and the public is now invited to attend the classes. Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Residents at Lake Prince Woods retirement community are benefitting from the ancient Chinese practice of Qigong, and persons 62 and older from public are welcome to attend. Maiyah Olivas, Lake Prince Woods' instructor, became interested in martial arts while a teenager and...

2014-02-21 23:05:11

The rise of the east is met in the west with a new Mandarin Language Program - Mandarin Matrix. Evergreen, CO (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A multimedia Mandarin language program for K-12 students is making waves in Colorado and other U.S. states. Benchmark Education, the U.S. distributor for the language program, is making an effort to spread the word about Mandarin Matrix in the hopes that Mandarin language teachers in Colorado will adopt it as part of their learning systems. According to...

2014-02-05 23:29:06

Maureen Calamia, owner and founder of Re-Nature Consulting LLC, launches the premiere event of the Luminous Spaces MASTERS Series TM, an educational platform to expand earth consciousness with a one day workshop led by William Spear on Sunday, March 30th from 10 am to 5 pm at the BTE Center for Conscious Living at Nassau Hall, 1864 Muttontown Road, Muttontown, NY 11791. Muttontown, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Hailed by The New York Times for writing “the most user-friendly translation...


Latest Chinese culture Reference Libraries

Qilin
2014-01-20 09:42:33

The Qilin is a mythical creature known throughout some Eastern Asian cultures. They are thought to be a good omen and bring prosperity. They are said to appear when a with the arrival or passing of a sage or ruler. They are also sometimes called a Chinese Unicorn. The fifth century BC is when the Qilin was first mentioned. One was supposedly captured in 122 BC, but with skepticism. The legend of the Qilin states that the creature became tiger-like and were identified along with giraffes...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.