• Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrated at Mall of America

    Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrated at Mall of America

    By Greg Hugh The local Chinese American community recently gathered for a day of music and cultural performances at Mall of America to celebrate China’s Mid-Autumn Festival.  The daylong event was free and open to the public. This festival is one of the most popular holidays in China.  Much like America’s Thanksgiving, it is celebrated Read More
  • Design of Congressional Gold Medal for Chinese American WWII veterans marches forward

    Design of Congressional Gold Medal for Chinese American WWII veterans marches forward

    Source: Jennifer Zhan, Asian American News    Image courtesy of U.S. Mint The Citizens Coin Advisory Committee (CCAC) has recommended a design for the Congressional Gold Medal for Chinese American World War II veterans, Coin World reports. On Sept. 18, the committee reviewed more than a dozen designs each for both sides of the medal Read More
  • Minnesotan fall traditions with a Chinese twist

    Minnesotan fall traditions with a Chinese twist

    By Judy Hohmann, contributor   The fall season brings many Minnesota traditions, old and new.  Why not make fall a reason to celebrate Chinese culture, too?    Start with the tradition of a changing Minnesota landscape, as it transforms from green to brilliant displays of red, orange, purple and yellow.  Whether on paved walkways along Read More
  • Two national days: Oct. 1 and Oct. 10

    Two national days: Oct. 1 and Oct. 10

    By Elaine Dunn In 1949, Chairman Mao Zedong declared on Oct. 1 the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Oct. 1 would be its National Day. That first inaugural proclamation was followed by a military parade, numbering 16,400 troops and thousands of cheering civilians marching along.   The first National Day (1949) Read More
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Congressional Gold Medal
The Citizens Coin Advisory Committee (CCAC) has recommended a design for the Congressional Gold Medal for Chinese American World War II veterans, Coin World reports.
Fall Tradition
The fall season brings many Minnesota traditions, old and new. Why not make fall a reason to celebrate Chinese culture, too?
Hong Kong
The answer to that million-dollar ques-tion is not black and white. As the saying goes, “It’s complicated.”
Being Chinese-ness
On the afternoon of March 31, the Chinese Heritage Foundation’s Sunday Tea Series presented photographer Wing Young Huie in a talk on his career and his new book, “Chinese-ness, The Meaning of Identity and the Nature of Belonging.”
STEM
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?
Chinese Street Food
Next time you visit China or any other country, make sure you seek out the street foods. Keep Bourdain’s street food spirit alive!
Hmong
One of five Peanuts characters that will be sent to the City of Changsha, Hunan Province, China.

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