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  • Chinese Heritage Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary

    The Chinese Heritage Foundation (CHF) will observe a milestone when it holds its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.  It will be its 10th year! As noted on the CHF website, upon reaching her 80th birthday in 2004, Ming Tchou reflected on the full and rewarding life she and her husband had led in Minnesota.  She was grateful Read More
  • The nebulous “Chinese Dream”

    By Elaine Dunn   On a recent trans-Atlantic flight, I caught a Chinese movie called “American Dreams in China.”  It’s a story about three college friends who wanted to study in America, but only one was granted a visa.  The two who were left behind started a school teaching other students English and tutoring them in the visa-interviewing process.  In Read More
  • The struggle for Hong Kong democracy

    By Elaine Dunn "Hong Kong is my home ground, (Beijing) is not representing me," Lester Shum, student leader, at Sept. 24 student protest. Not since the 1960s or 1970s have so many Hong Kongers been asking themselves, “Is it time to leave Hong Kong?”  The issue that is again stoking discontent and uncertainty this time is much the same as Read More
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China Moves to Enact Rule of Law, With Caveats http://t.co/sZkrAKTP8M
LIVE: Student-government talks underway as CY Leung hints at concessions over 2017 election http://t.co/Z1ZjSK7Q1L via @SCMP_News
China says no to Dumbledore http://t.co/ZaE0Sb2BRk
China's communist leaders gather http://t.co/oUfhO5JlTn
China warns against 'immoral' art http://t.co/aVvrL24prY
Beijing marathon runners hit by smog http://t.co/REkfKrmuTa
Clashes at Hong Kong protest site http://t.co/8C0hyAZsfl
China students cash in on running http://t.co/wgfvbnaf5R
BBC website blocked in China http://t.co/OM0MgNEI1e
China 'will not change mind' on HK http://t.co/MVl07gIrKe
Beijing detains prominent scholar on charge of troublemaking http://t.co/3IrRdF8khI
Chinese Writer, Tackling Tiananmen, Wields ‘Power to Offend’ http://t.co/GPbE4k1525
HK students call for fresh protests http://t.co/0at7EVGbXy
What can Hong Kong talks achieve? http://t.co/0YWUIuF7ww
Hong Kong calls off student talks http://t.co/23aS3T97cE
Hong Kong leader faces crisis over report of secret $6.4-million deal http://t.co/pzdyvqRn61
In Hong Kong, a tale of two sit-ins -- gritty and intellectual http://t.co/TnhQ72V6y7
Hong Kong government due to hold first talks with protesters http://t.co/J2zWq8JqRf via @guardian
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HK back at work as protests dwindle http://t.co/i8VjnbgCll
Hong Kong protesters regroup http://t.co/i8VjnbgCll
Hong Kong arrests 'triad' members http://t.co/FD5CbP9Gat
Talks accepted amid HK stand-off http://t.co/X0o4Hdf4Yn
Meet the 17-year-old leading Hong Kong's protests http://t.co/7TyKHZCUj3 via @USATODAY
Instagram appears blocked in China http://t.co/aUFWkSSpoo
Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind http://t.co/2nMQBLuUuM
UK to refund Chinese tourist visas http://t.co/LRwGqoyhyT
China's Pakistan visit 'postponed' http://t.co/joG5OGqTgZ
China Nixes Free Elections In Hong Kong http://t.co/sHkXlgdEGC via @theworldpost
China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students http://t.co/CRvfSEbvux
China plans new PC operating system http://t.co/r1qpesFDRn
Passengers with HIV sue China airline http://t.co/MvA8HvpOiB
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China criticizes Obama for 'free riders' comment http://t.co/gMeDpf7w7H via @usatoday
BBC - Culture - Tiny Times: China’s Sex and the City? http://t.co/4KK0Ck92qU
China bans Apple products for government use http://t.co/cttynvXNDr via @engadget
China Cracks Down on Muslims: No Large Beards, Islamic Clothing on Public Buses http://t.co/uU6PeciNzC via @BreitbartNews
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China adoption outlook

By Snow Wu, President, Great Wall China Adoption

The year 2008 has been a very difficult year for China adoptions. Actually, I can honestly say it is the hardest and most challenging year since China began its international adoption programs in the early 1990’s. After sustaining record number of adoptions by American families from 2004 to 2007, Chinese adoptions start to slow down as the waiting time to be referred a child grew longer. Due to the long wait to receive a referral, the number of interested adoptive families has declined sharply as well. 

First year as parents brings joy to Minnesota couple

Charlotte and Tracy Emanoff

In 2007, China Insight followed the journey of Adam and Tracy Emanoff in their adoption of daughter Charlotte Rui from Changsha, China.  The adoption process began in 2005 and the Emanoffs picked Charlotte up in Changsha on Oct. 29, 2007.

The evolution of Chinese adoption over the years

By Will Ahern, Staff Writer

Over the past 10 years, 52,759 children have been adopted from China by families in the United States. As a proud father of an adopted child from China who is almost 14, the experience has been incredible. For many parents, adoption is the only way to build their families and for others, adoption is a loving way to extend it.

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