7 Habits for Better Health

Good health can be tough to achieve, and it impacts our lives in so many ways, from finances, to how we perform at work, to our relationships with family and friends. Most of us know we […]

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China’s Environmental Malpractice Hurts Everyone

Commentary A lot of things are going wrong on this planet, and a lot of those problems are made in China. The deadly coronavirus is being linked to “wet markets” that traffic in wildlife. Not […]


Oven-Baked Korean Chicken Wings

Unlike their batter-coated American cousins, spicy Korean fried chicken wings have a delicately crisp skin and are drenched in a mildly spicy and sweet chile paste called gochujang (go-choo-jang) sauce. This deliciously addictive condiment is the secret […]

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Markets Tumble Worldwide as Fears Over Deadly Viral Outbreak Grow

WASHINGTON—The outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has raised concerns about the disease’s potential impact on the Chinese economy, causing volatility in global stock markets and oil prices. The epidemic that originated in the […]


Chinese Idiom: Respect the King and Defend Against Barbarians

The Chinese idiom 尊王攘夷 (zūn wáng rǎng yí) means to “respect the king and defend against barbarians.” This idiom is based on a diplomatic policy advocated during the Spring and Autumn Period (春秋時代) (770–476 B.C.) […]

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China’s Economy Teeters as Coronavirus Hits

China’s economy grew by 6.1 percent over 2019, official data showed on Jan. 24, being the lowest annual growth in almost three decades. The slowing growth rate, which sits within the lower bound of the […]

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Is the Coronavirus the Black Swan of 2020?

Commentary Is it too early to start thinking about how the global outbreak of the coronavirus will affect the world’s economy? With the Dow falling 454 points for a 1.6 percent decline on Jan. 27, […]