Asia

China Sees Risks With Or Without Trade Agreements

Commentary Does China actually want a new trade deal with the United States or the European Union? Given the current situation in the country, the realization of any trade deal that is actually signed is […]

Health

11 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Inflammation has been found to be associated with just about every health condition, and researchers are furiously investigating chronic inflammation’s effects on health and possible preventive medical applications. It’s an emerging field, UCLA’s Dr. David […]

Culture

An Old Cow Dotes on Her Calf (老牛舐犢)

The idiom “An old cow dotes on her calf” (lǎo niú shì dú) is used to describe parents’ love of their children. The idiom is based on a story about Yang Biao from the Book […]

Health

6 Powerful Health Benefits of Cacao

Cacao is a powerful medicinal substance used since ancient times with a growing body of research affirming its health benefits. Raw cacao powder has recently gained popularity among health food enthusiasts, but cacao concoctions have […]

Culture

Chinese Character: Powerful, Mighty (雄)

According to “Shuo Wen Jie Zi,” Xu Shen’s text Explaining Simple and Analyzing Compound Characters, the original meaning of the character 雄 was “the father of little birds,” or male birds. The left side of […]

Asia

China’s 2020 Crisis: $283 Billion of Maturing Local Debt

News Analysis China will face another potential financial crisis in 2020 when local governments must pay-off over $283 billion in maturing municipal debt. The Sino-U.S. trade war has cost the Chinese economy about $117 billion […]