New York City, Nov. 11, 2015, — On November 16, the Premiere of TV documentary Survival in Shanghai will be held in Park East Synagogue in New York. This event is also part of the Exhibition on Jewish Refugees and Shanghai Global Tour.
By Menlei Han, bostonese.com Boston, Nov. 10, 2015, — Chinese History Society of New England(CHSNE) held it annual meeting and dinner banquet at Empire Garden restaurant Friday evening. The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Impact of 1965: Immigration Law and Chinese in Boston. About 200 CHSNE members and guests attended the annual meeting. […]
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 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 […]
Beijing, August 31, 2015, — A Chinese animation about the American “Flying Tigers” air squadron, which helped the Chinese fight the Japanese during World War II, is expected to hit TV screens in September. This was announced at a new conference recently in Beijing. China has declared Sept. 3 as Victory Day national holiday to […]
Salt Lake City, July 25, 2015, — This coming September marks 70 years since the end of World War II. In commemoration of this anniversary, Salt Lake City Public Library will host China During WWII film exhibition at the main library auditorium. China is a key alley of the US during WWII in the Pacific […]
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 […]
Boston, June 12, 2015, — Arrived in Boston to peruse graduate studies in Oct. 1942, Prof. Shih-Ying Lee has stayed in the great Boston area for over 70 years. In the autobiography titled From Tsinghua to M.I.T. — My Journey from Education to Entrepreneurship, published by Boston Bilingual Media & Publishing Inc., Prof. Lee recalled […]
By Victor Chen, bostonese.com Boston, April 30, 2015, — “He was my best friend. He flew fighter plane in Southern France when I landed on Omaha Beach on D Day,” recalled Mr. Arthur Wong at a book release party for biography Late Glory at Empire Garden on April 24. Mr. Wong was speaking of his […]