Sunday, May 27, 2018
Many people have heard about China’s plan to “sinicize” Christianity. What does that mean? The government has published its plans online, both in Mandarin and English. Below are some of the highlights. To catch the flavor of the government’s plan, you...
When I was 15, a friend went to a Comic Conference in Italy. The next day he approached me excitedly, raving that “the ramen was delicious.” He...
Ivan Mui, Republic Cafe family member. Image courtesy of Dean Wong During the 1890’s, Portland had the second-largest Chinatown in the United States. Even in the 1930s, a Portland Chinese American woman remembers it is as a friendly and lively...
A display panel from the “World War I Honor Roll” traveling exhibit that opens May 26 at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines. The exhibit honors more than 4,000 Iowans who lost their lives a century...
Japan’s unprecedented evangelistic meetings are only the beginning. Seventh-day Adventist leaders now intend to hold evangelistic meetings at 2,019 sites across the entire Northern Pacific-Asia Division in 2019. Division leaders approved the ambitious plan during midyear meetings on May 22-24,...
WASHINGTON ― In 1882, Congress voted to ban an entire ethnic group from immigrating to the United States.  The Chinese Exclusion Act, iterations of which remained on the books for over 60 years, had a lasting effect on the history...
“Xing dong! Xing dong! Xing dong!” (Mandarin for “Action! Action! Action!”) is one refrain wafting on the Hawaiian breeze. The other is “Collaborate! Collaborate! Collaborate!”Laurance S. Rockefeller, the American philanthropist and conservationist, would have been intrigued by the meeting...
Andres Iniesta has been officially unveiled as a Vissel Kobe player, with the J-League outfit having snapped up the Barcelona legend in the wake of his departure from Camp Nou.Having graduated out of the famed La Masia...
The ancient Silk Road had a profound influence on Tang Dynasty China, opening it up to the world Imagine an aristocratic woman during the Tang Dynasty (618- 907) more than a millennium ago. Exuberantly beautiful, a lush pile of hair...

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