Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! 2015 is the Year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat according to Chinese lunar calendar. The Year of the Sheep starts from Feb. 19, 2015 (the Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival) an . . .
Posted: 2014-07-28 Updated: 2014-08-04 Coca-Cola had a terrible initial Chinese naming blunder and a great comeback name. One of its first Chinese names was a transliteration meaning “bite the wax tadpol . . .
This article is a supplement for my other article: Things I did to improve my English and reduce my accent. The purposes are to show you what the Toastmasters club I go to is like and to encourage you to join T . . .
Now is the time to stock up on your brush calligraphy and painting supplies because prices will increase on July 7, 2014. Details: We have been offering calligraphy and art products at the same prices for . . .
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 . . .