By David Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass. – In the afternoon of October 6, the MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF)’s Launch Ceremony of 2012 annual conference was held at the Marriott Hotel in Kendal Square near MIT campus. The organizing team announced this year’s forum topics and the latest progress. The registration website was officially… Continue reading 40-Day Countdown for the 2012 MIT-CHIEF Began at the Launch Ceremony
(from peopledaily.com.cn) The mixture of “Beijing opera headwear and bikinis” is actually like “drinking coffee and eating garlic at the same time.” It not only looks strange but also feels odd. Facing queries, organizers of the international bikini contest loudly explained that they were not deliberately imitating the Beijing Opera but just trying to transmit… Continue reading Beijing Opera in Bikinis? Art or Atrocity
BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists have made “important” contributions in hunting the Higgs boson, or “God particle,” in cooperation with the European Center for Nuclear Research, a Chinese research body said on Thursday. A simulated event at the Large Hadron Collider. This simulation depicts the decay of a Higgs particle following a collision… Continue reading Chinese Scientists Made Important Contributions in Hunting “God Particle”
Yang Lan, a journalist and entrepreneur who’s been called “the Oprah of China,” offers insight into the next generation of young Chinese citizens — urban, connected (via microblogs) and alert to injustice.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Twenty-five years after the publication of Professor William Julius Wilson’s groundbreaking book, “The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy,” Wilson and more than 20 leading social science scholars from throughout the country will gather September 14 at Harvard University. The one-day conference, organized by Harvard Kennedy School’s (HKS)… Continue reading HKS Conference Focuses on “The Truly Disadvantaged”, Poverty, Race and Inequality
John Dennis Liu is a Chinese American who has lived in China for three decades. In 1981 Mr. Liu helped to open the CBS News bureau in Beijing at the time of normalization of relations between the U.S. and China, staying with CBS News for more than 10 years. He also then worked for Radiotelevisione… Continue reading A Driving Force for a Better Planet – Mr. John D. Liu
Join us for a fascinating evening as author Eric Jay Dolin discusses his exciting new book: When America First Met China. Mr. Dolin’s book recounts the opening of the America-China trade, a dramatic rendezvous between two nations on diametrically opposed paths of destiny. The lecture will be held on Thursday, September 13, at 7:00 p.m.… Continue reading Eric Jay Dolin To Discuss When America First Met China at Cary Memorial Library
SHANGHAI — Buddhist and Taoist temples have no right to go public and list shares on stock exchanges, a Chinese official was quoted in state media as saying of an issue that seems to have touched a nerve with the officially atheist government.