Oliver Stone made news recently for his remarks about mainland Chinese censorship. Many Chinese agree with his criticism but are afraid to voice their thoughts. “The film director Oliver Stone, never one t . . .
Found out that we were quoted in LA Times! A humorous personal story of Julie Makinen and her Chinese names. “Andy Chuang, a native of Taiwan with a background in psychology, runs a Fresno-based company ca . . .
Central California Chinese Culture Association (CCCCA) 2014 Chinese New Year Gala—a showcase of Chinese music, dances, songs, and martial arts—was held on Saturday February 1, 2014. The following video is S . . .
Central California Chinese Culture Association (CCCCA) 2014 Chinese New Year Gala—a showcase of Chinese music, dances, songs, and martial arts—was held on Saturday February 1, 2014. The following video is t . . .
True stories of the missions give a vivid picture of California’s early history. Tales of Indian raids, pirate attacks, courageous deeds, forbidden romance, stolen treasures, and more breathe life into any vi . . .
The Chinese Alphabet Calligraphy Kit is the only brush calligraphy cultural and educational kit designed to enable anyone to start writing Chinese characters immediately without years of learning the Chinese la . . .
(with apologies to Judith Viorst) By Andy Chuang Sometimes I wake up happy. Sometimes I wake up feeling grumpy. Yesterday I woke up late and in a cloudy mood. However, it didn’t take me long to feel . . .
Have you wondered if your English (or any non-Chinese language) name might sound profane or have negative connotations in Mandarin Chinese? Here’s a poor man’s linguistic screening using your iPhone with vo . . .
We’re happy to share with you a martial arts certificate authentication stamp we recently made for Grove Martial Arts in the UK. Master Chris wanted the stamp to say “Grove Martial Arts” and informed u . . .
The following is a lesson plan for a school presentation on the overview of California missions, an introductory lesson. I hope you will find it helpful. “I taught this yesterday to three classes (Grades K . . .
For the feedback, we asked two questions: Question 1: On a zero-to-ten scale, how likely is it you would recommend our seminar to a friend? (0 = not at all likely; 10 = extremely likely) Question 2: What . . .
Traditional Chinese Holiday: Mid-Autumn Festival (Thursday, September 19, 2013) Pronounced joong chee-yoo, the Mid-Autumn Festival is also known as the Moon Festival. It is celebrated not only in China and T . . .
Every public school fourth grader in California has to learn about the California missions. The subject is often taught in the context of social, political, cultural, and economic development from the pre-Colu . . .
Stories of the California Missions (iOS app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad) is a collection of short narratives of interesting events connected with the 21 missions of Alta California during the mission perio . . .
By Andy Chuang What prompted me to write this article: Recently Inc. Magazine published an interview with Paul Graham on Building Companies for Fast Growth in which Graham said he had noticed a correlatio . . .