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    Democrat U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s May visit and CNN rankings

    Less than a month after Andrew Yang, the first Chinese American candidate for president of the U.S., arrived in Minnesota to appear at a rally and a separate fundraising dinner, CNN released their latest rankings for the 2020 Democratic field.  Out of 24 candidates, only 10 are placed in the ranking. “For the first time,” Read More
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    (Tea) Leaves of change

    By Bill Waddington, owner, TeaSource, contributor There are more than 3000 types of teas in the world, most of them from China, where tea dates back almost 5,000 years.  Legend has it that the emperor Shen Nung discovered tea in 2732 B.C. when some tea leaves blew into his pot of boiling water. It is said the Read More
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    The Titanic story never told: Chinese Titanic survivors

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Department of Justice targeting ethnic Chinese in economic espionage cases? If so, is such targeting justified, or does it represent yet another noxious instance of American authorities using racial or ethnic profiling? Is the government targeting Chinese people at all, or are ethnic Chinese just more likely to be caught up in economic espionage?
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Next time you visit China or any other country, make sure you seek out the street foods. Keep Bourdain’s street food spirit alive!
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“The Greatest Spirit” presented poetry, music and dance in mural-like story scenes, telling the tale of the Chinese spirits (liquor) culture, and highlights the grandeur of traditional Chinese operas, the exquisite beauty of the costumes of past Chinese dynasties and the unique styles of Chinese ancient architecture.
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On May 4, 2017, bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate for the award of the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the Chinese American veterans of World War II.

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