By Xujun Eberlein Nearly two years ago, when I translated Yang Jisheng’s response to Dikötter’s strange comments on Tombstone, I said I was intensely interested to find out whether Mao really said “It is better to let half of the people die so that the other half can eat their fill,” and if he did, […]
By Wenhua Zhang, Newton, Mass. My name is Wenhua Zhang. I am a parent of Newton Public School student.
By Dr. Ted Lee, translated by Eric Wu, bostonese.com Born in 1902 at the Licun Village, Yinzhuang Town in Lingbao County of Henan Province, Major General Lee Xuezheng graduated from the 5th Advanced Program of the Republic of China Military Academy. His father’s name was Lee Yingtian, and his mother’s maiden name was Lu. His […]
Photos by Christy Jian This is my go-to place for lunch at work. It can be busy at lunch hours on weekdays. The atmosphere of the place was calm for a later afternoon snack-meal yesterday. I enjoyed the soft rock songs on a Pandora playlist displayed on a screen.
By Sun Chenghao, assistant research fellow, Institute of American Studies at China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations Hillary Clinton is seeking the Democrat Party’s nomination for US President in 2016. She unveiled her economic plan on July 13 at the New School in New York City. To the surprise of no one, there was nothing […]
By Jennifer Rose Nelson My time in Hangzhou is drawing to a close, and I want to extend my gratitude generally to the kind people of this city, and specifically to the more than 400 HFLS students I had the pleasure of teaching this past semester. I bow to your studious, curious natures and credit […]
By Larry Ho, Gordon McKay Professor of Systems Engineering, Emeritus, Harvard University The current problem facing Greece and the Eurozone has been dominating the news lately. The reports people sees in newspaper and broadcasts make the problem overly complex, difficult to understand and resolve. As a citizen of the US, this is my own simplified […]
By Organizing Committee, Asian American Coalition Short Hills, New Jersey, July 8, 2015, — We are very disappointed to learn that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education has recently dismissed our Administrative Complaint against Harvard University filed on May 15, 2015. Even though our Complaint presented overwhelming evidences indicating that Harvard […]
By Eric Wu, bostonese.com As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII this year, many people are wondering when WWII did start? Answers to this question many depend on which ocean you are looking at. This 1942 USPS stamp commemorates the five-year anniversary of China’s resistance against Japanese invasion(file photo).
By Eric Wu, bostonese.com Yangtze River and Yellow River are the two longest and most famous rivers in China. They also played vital roles in China’s War of Resistance during WWII. The 1938 Yellow River Flood was created by the Nationalist Government in central China in an attempt to halt the rapid advance of Japanese […]