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2012-12-29 05:01:02

Shen Yun's mission as a nonprofit is to revive the best of ancient Chinese culture and encourage traditional values in contemporary times. Shen Yun is a must-see show, with world-class performances of classical myths and legends and joyful ethnic dances, among magical realms of beauty and mystical wonder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 The China the world sees today is far from the grace and integrity of ancient China. Ancient Chinese culture was rich in beauty and rooted in the...

2012-12-05 05:00:33

For centuries the Chinese have talked about an all natural herb and its ability to bring back hair to its original natural color. Now for the first time in centuries, Natures Elements has brought this time-tested Chinese formula to the U.S. It's called Shou Wu which translates to "the man with dark hair" in Chinese. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Leading gray hair supplements Shou Wu and Fo Ti are now available at Natures Elements. Shou Wu is a native specie of China and serves...

2008-08-24 15:00:27

By Bonnie Washuk LEWISTON - Hannah Fazio is ready to go back to school - in China. The Lewiston High School junior won a School Year Abroad scholarship - awarded to one student in the United States each year - to study in Beijing. The $39,900 scholarship covers tuition, room, board, travel within China, medical insurance and laundry. What helped her win? Hannah, 16, is fluent in Mandarin, the standard language in China. Learning to read and write in Chinese is challenging, she said....

2008-08-04 09:00:46

By Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press Aug. 4--Growing up in a small village in central China that lacked a sewer system, Kevin Yan never imagined that his country would transform into an economic power. Like millions of other Chinese emigrants, he saw a better future for himself outside his native land. So seeing China host the Summer Olympics creates a sense of wonder for him and many of the millions of Chinese expatriates around the world, including the roughly 45,000 living in...

2008-08-03 21:00:14

DETROIT _ Growing up in a small village in central China that lacked a sewer system, Kevin Yan never imagined that his country would transform into an economic power. Like millions of other Chinese emigrants, he saw a better future for himself outside his native land. So seeing China host the Summer Olympics creates a sense of wonder for him and many of the millions of Chinese expatriates around the world, including the roughly 45, 000 living in Michigan. The swift changes have brought...

2008-07-04 06:00:37

By Jonathan Adams Outside a popular tourist site in Taipei on a baking-hot morning recently, Gao Mingzhu, 56, a visitor from Beijing, took a break in the shade and posed as his tour group companion took a picture. Six meters, or 20 feet away, 10 members of Falun Gong, the spiritual group outlawed as an "evil cult" in China, were greeting the newly arrived Chinese tourists and trying to pass out promotional flyers and newspaper articles. Gao shook his head disapprovingly. "They're...

2006-08-26 00:32:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which says its Catholics must belong to a state-backed church that does not recognize the Pope's authority, has freed an underground bishop after more than 10 years in jail, the U.S.-based Cardinal Kung Foundation said. Bishop An Shuxin, 57, who once preached in the northern province of Hebei, was released from prison on Thursday, but remained under surveillance despite appearing to have a permit to work as a bishop in China, it said in a faxed statement....

2006-07-07 01:18:48

BEIJING (Reuters) - China sentenced three members of a local Christian sect to death for the murder of followers of a rival group and ordered likely life sentences for three other members of the controversial underground religion. The court in Shuangyashan in northeast China's Heilongjiang province ordered the execution of Xu Shuangfu, the 60-year-old founder of the "Three Grades of Servants," or Church of Truth, and members Li Maoxing and Wang Jun. Three others were given death...

2006-05-11 13:17:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush met on Thursday with Chinese activists who said afterward that he had pledged to raise the issue of religious freedom with Chinese leaders in the future. Bush met at the White House with Yu Jie, Li Baiguang and Wang Yi -- Chinese Christian dissidents who have criticized their government's controls on religion. When Bush visited Beijing in November, he attended a service at a government-registered church. He also raised religion at a White House...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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