The Meaning of Happy Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival since the spring season in the Chinese calendar starts with lichun, the first solar term in a Chinese calendar year. The Chinese calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms, and while lichun usually lasts from Feb. 4...
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Gilead’s Drug Sent to China to Combat Coronavirus

As of Feb 5., the number of people confirmed to be infected by China’s novel coronavirus has skyrocketed to almost 30,000 and near 600 people have died. Gilead Sciences—a research-based biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative medicines—is hoping their experimental drug, Remdesivir, can combat the symptoms of China’s novel coronavirus. The American...
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A Journey of Tea

The production of tea leaves and the drinking of tea has a long history in China. The camellia sinensis plant species which yields tea...
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Chinese Festivals and Culinary Delights

The December (Là Bā) Festival In the Chinese Lunar calendar, December is referred to as “Là Yuè” (腊月)--with là (腊) referring to ‘preserved meat’ and...
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Journey to the West Abridged: Part 15

On the Coiled Snake Mountain the Gods Give Secret Help, In the Eagle's Sorrow Gorge the Thought-Horse Is Reined in Sanzang and Money reach Eagle's Sorrow...
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Parenting: A Modern Encounter with Divinity

Days ago, my son walked home with one of his classmates after finishing school at 4pm. About halfway down  the street, a relatively young...
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Prince William and Jacinda Adern Discuss Mental Health at the World...

Prince William addresses mental health at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Duke of Cambridge is taking part in the Mental Health Matters panel discussion alongside Becky Quick, John Flint, Jacinda Adern, Bernard J. Tyson and Dison Chibanda. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjKDFhdLhuk
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